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At its annual business meeting held at Siena College on October 6, 2007, the New York State Economics Association's board of directors elected associate professor Bill Kolberg president for a two-year term.

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The Offices of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs recently unveiled their new master plan. This plan will guide their staff through the next five to seven years in their work to further improve the services and opportunities they offer our residential students. We were delighted to discover that an entire section of their new plan focuses on sustainability.

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Cortaca Jug Message to Fans

Contributed by Brian McAree on 11/07/2007 

As you know, the annual Ithaca College vs. Cortland State football game is scheduled for Saturday, November 10, at noon at Ithaca.

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Thursday, November 15, is the Great American Smokeout. More people quit on the Smokeout than any other day of the year. You, too, can be a quitter!

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E lot will be closed early mornings on Thursday, November 15, and Friday, November 16.

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CFE Colloquium: AIDS in Africa

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 11/07/2007 

The Second CFE Colloquium is "Global Perspectives on HIV/AIDS Prevention: Images and Stories from Namibia," presented by Lis Maurer on Thursday, November 29, 12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Cayuga Lake Room.

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On Monday, November 12, at 4:00 p.m. in Friends 201, the Sustainability Café topic will be "Northeast Climate Change and the future for our farms, gardens, and natural landscape," presented by David Wolfe, professor of plant ecology with the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University.

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The Great American Smokeout is on Thursday, November 15. Planning ahead to quit for the day increases the likelihood that you'll do it. Not a smoker? Adopt a friend for the Smokeout.

Visit the Great American Smokeout table in the Campus Center north foyer on Thursday, November 8 (11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) to pick up information about quitting, an "Adopt a Friend" contract, or a Quit Kit.

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Living and Learning Together

Contributed by Peggy Williams on 11/07/2007 

The following letter appeared in the Ithaca Journal on Tuesday, November 6, 2007. I was prompted to write the letter because of the local stories that are referenced in the first sentence (which appeared in the paper on October 24), as well as the declaration of the week of October 22-26, 2007, as "Islamo-facism Awareness Week," sponsored by the Terrorism Awareness Project in higher education. (Please see the link at bottom for that story.)

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Do you have a student that needs to drive a College vehicle? The last driver safety class for the fall 2007 semester will be held on Tuesday, November 13, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Ithaca's women's soccer team will compete in the NCAA playoffs this weekend, while the Bomber volleyball and men's soccer teams have been picked for the ECAC Upstate NY tournament.

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92 WICB's coverage of the 2007 Cortaca Jug begins at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday with a special one-hour edition of Countdown to Kickoff, hosted by Robert Schroeder and Evan Heidenrich.

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Jodi Cohen, professor of speech communication, recently published an article in the November 2007 issue of the Journal of Language and Society. The article, entitled "Drawing on the Words of Others: Zoning, Wal-Mart, and the Threat to the Aquifer," is part of a long-term project regarding risk communication.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series will feature the documentary, Transparent, on Monday, November 12, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103.

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When you receive mail for a previous resident of your room or mail that has been placed in the wrong mail box, it should immediately be placed in the misaddressed mail slot located at each mail room.

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The International Students for Social Equality is holding this public meeting, "Racing toward disaster: War, inequality and the crisis of American democracy", as part of a broader series of public meetings, open to the general public, being held in college campuses across the country. The meetings will elaborate a socialist perspective and response to the occupation of Iraq, the growing danger of a US-led war against Iran, the threat of world war, and the heightening of inter-imperialist antagonisms. The ISSE calls on students around the world to take up the fight against war and inequality, and help build an independent socialist movement of the working class.

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The Student Alliance for Israel welcomes David Weisberg, executive director of Friends of the Arava Institute. He will speak about environmentalism and coexistence in Israel.

He will speak on Thursday, November 15, at 7:00 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge. This event is free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, November 13 at noon
CNS 204
Professor Francis Everitt of Stanford University will present:
"Gravity Probe B: Testing Einstein's Universe"


**Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Remember to bring your own cup.**

What is GP-B?

Physicists and engineers at Stanford University have created a wide range of exotic technologies to perform a satellite experiment that will probe the very foundations of space time:

Gravity Probe B: Mission Update

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Massage Is Back at the Wellness Clinic

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 11/06/2007 

Get relaxed without having to leave campus. Jacqui Hamilton, licensed massage therapist from Bodyworks, has returned to the Wellness Clinic. We still have openings, so contact us today.

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Unity/360 magazine, a new campus magazine that focuses on diversity issues and raises awareness about issues, is seeking writers.

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