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Thanks to everyone who signed away their meals for Helping Hands Across America at late night in Towers or during Thursday dinner at Terraces the past two weeks!

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There is a last chance opportunity to purchase Cortaca Jug tickets on Thursday, November 12 from 11 am - 2pm in the Campus Center Lobby.  Sales are open to the general community.

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Hillel's annual Shoshanna Rudnick Inch-a-Thon

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Jason Diaz, 2009 Biochemistry Alumnus & Ph.D. Student

"The Ins and Outs of Applying to Graduate Programs in Science"

November 18
CNS 112
4:00 p.m.

Meet for pizza at 3:40.
All are cordially invited to attend.
Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages.

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Cortaca: Text Away Cancer

Contributed by Dylan . Prill on 11/10/2009 

On Saturday, November 14, 2009 (yes, that is Cortaca- Let's go Bombers!), Up 'til Dawn is holding their next fundraiser, Text for a Cure. 

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Mathematical Art Online Winter Course

Contributed by Dani Novak on 11/10/2009 

"Mathematical Art with Computers” is a 3-credit hour online course offered during Winter Session 2010 (January 11-22).

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Professor Tom Shevory and Lecturer Tsatsral Davaadorj (Mongolian National University) presented the paper, "The Ethics of Politics and the Politics of Ethics:  The U.S. and Mongolia," at the Conference on Democracy and Political Parties, Genghis Khan Hotel, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 15, 2009.  The conference was sponsored by the Mongolian National University, the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, and the Mongolian Academy of Public Administration.

The Ithaca volleyball team (23-17) has been selected for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tournament. Ithaca, the top seed in the eight-team tournament, will host eighth-seeded St. Joseph's (20-14) in a quarterfinal match Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Ben Light Gymnasium. Wednesday's other quarterfinals feature second-seeded St. John Fisher hosting seventh-seeded Medaille, third-seeded Elmira hosting sixth-seeded Baruch and fourth-seeded FDU-Florham hosting fifth-seeded Ramapo. The four quarterfinal winners will advance to Saturday's semifinals and final at a site to be determined following Wednesday's matches. Ticket prices will be announced by the ECAC Tuesday.

The Ithaca College women’s soccer team (14-4-1) has been selected for the NCAA playoffs. The Bombers, champions of the Empire 8, will compete in a four-team regional this weekend at William Smith. Ithaca takes on Muhlenberg (12-6-0) at 1:30 p.m. in the second of Saturday’s semifinals, with the host Herons (13-3-2) facing Simmons (12-5-3) at 11:00 a.m. in the other. The regional final is scheduled Sunday at a time to be announced.

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Weight Watchers rolled out the new Momentum program for 2009, designed to help you modify the plan so that it works for you!

We have had two wonderfully successful back-to-back 17-week series here at Ithaca College. We have four members who have achieved their goal weights and Lifetime status. Our group as a whole has dropped a total of 450 pounds during the current series, and a whopping 1067 pounds since starting the campus program in April. It can be done--join us to find out how!

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November 14, 2009

To All Ithaca College Fans,

As the regular season for football winds down, the anticipation for the Cortaca Jug is felt throughout campus. This tradition is something that we as a football team look forward to year round. We take pride in representing our legacy and the Ithaca College student body against our opponents, especially against Cortland.

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Michael Whelan, a member of IC's Department of Speech Communication, was appointed to the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) of New York State on November 3, 2009. 

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European Club holds its second movie night of the semester with the famous German film, Goodbye Lenin! 

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Rec Swim will be canceled Saturday, November 14, due to the home football game against Cortland. We apologize for any inconvenience.                 

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Pre-VET Meeting:  Thurs, Nov. 12

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 11/09/2009 

Pre-VET Meeting:  12:10-12:50 p.m., CNS 117.  Pizza will be served, but you need to bring your own drinks. Topics include:

  • events in November
  • fund raising and volunteering
  • answer questions about classes and what is required for grad school.

Due to a home swimming and diving meet, the evening rec swim on Tuesday, November 10, is canceled. All are encouraged to cheer the Bombers on as they swim against William Smith.

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, events and performances that happen on our campus.

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Vivian Bruce Conger, History, has published "'There Is Graite Odds between A Mans being At Home And A Broad': Deborah Read Franklin and the Eighteenth-Century Home" in the journal Gender and History, Volume 21, Issue 3, 2009, pp. 592-607.

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"Welcome to the Party" Screening

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 11/09/2009 

Students Active For Ending Rape (SAFER) and Health Promotions invites you to a screening of a rape awareness and prevention film, Welcome to the Party, directed and edited by Tom Nicholson, assistant professor of television and radio in the Park School. The screening will take place on Thursday, November 12, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103. There will be a discussion afterward led by an advocate from the Advocacy center, Patty Tvaroha.

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The next Spectrum meeting is Nov. 11 Wednesday at 6PM, but it will take place somewhere else besides Wiliams 317. Instead of the meeting I want to check out this great presentation about Ani DiFranco's music and politics.  Ani is an musical artist, and most of her lyrics involve being bisexual, and the issues and joys that come along with it.


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