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Alternative Spring Break Applications will be accepted through Friday, November 12, at 5:00pm! Don't wait to fill out your application and get involved with a life-changing service opportunity.

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 All students are welcome to Audrey's House Tie Dye Party, this Friday November 12, 4-6 p.m. in Terrace 2 first floor lounge (someone will be at the first floor entrance to let in non-T2 residents throughout the event). Take this great opportunity to celebrate the weekend by helping out post-Katrina New Orleans with friends!

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SGA PAINT PARTY FRIDAY AT 5pm!

Contributed by Julia Dunn on 11/09/2010 

The Student Government Association is hosting a pre-CORTACA event Friday at 5pm to get everyone excited for the game and involved in school spirit!

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JUST 24 SEATS LEFT! GET YOUR BUS TICKET TO CORTACA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY!

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Are you looking for performance time at an event with a large number of Ithaca College students? Interested in helping in the fight against cancer? Want to use your talents for a good cause? Then you should definitely sign up to be a 2011 Relay For Life performer!

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Nobody wants to experience the fever, chills, and body aches that come with the flu, but do you remember the proactive things you can do to prevent it? It is common knowledge to wash hands frequently - but how many of us take the time to wash in between our fingers? Disinfecting commonly touched areas like light switches, door knobs, and computer mouses will also help reduce risk.And don't forget to mark your calendar for a flu vaccination this year. Taking these simple steps to prevent the spread of viruses and germs can help maintain a healthier community.

For information on Hammond Health Center's upcoming Student Flu Vaccination Clinics, visit:

www.ithaca.edu/sacl/healthcenter/StudentFluvacc/

 

Contributed by Erin Wilday '12

Join us today, Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Noon-12:50 pm, Ithaca Falls Room, 2nd floor, Campus Center

Yoga: So Many Types...Which Fits Me Best?

Featuring: James Eavenson, Master Yoga Instructor

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Alcohol drinks that also contain caffeine have been linked to some hospitalizations for alcohol poisoning among college students. Be informed to keep yourself - and your friends - healthy and safe!

Under brand names such as Four Loko, Joose, Sparks, and others, the drinks blend high amounts of sugar, caffeine and alcohol. As an example, one can of Four Loko contains the alcohol equivalent of a full bottle of wine or 6 cans of light beer, and the same amount of caffeine as a tall Starbucks. The caffeine can fuel a false perception that you are not as intoxicated as you really are, which may increase your liklihood of overdrinking. At approximately 660 calories per can, the drink may be giving you more than you bargained for.

Don't allow the alcohol industry to get the best of you. Be an informed consumer, and get what you want out of your social time.

For more information about alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs, visit the Center for Health Promotion website at: www.ithaca.edu/sacl/healthpromotion/alcoholanddrugs/

The Philosophy Club will meet on Thursday 11/11 at 7 pm in Park 228.  All are welcome to come and join the conversation.

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What are you doing tonight?

On Thursday, 11/11, make sure to check out After Dark's website, icafterdark@ithaca.edu, for the positions available, application, and position descriptions! More information will be coming out later this week, so make sure you keep an eye out!

 

Interact in small group discussions with officers and staff from a wide range of U.S. Unions & other social justice organizations during the 8th Annual ILR Labor Round Table at Cornell University.

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Ithaca College has challenged SUNY Cortland to sign 500 holiday cards to be sent to our servicemen and women both here in the states and abroad.

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Join the Sisters in Faith Affinity Group for their November meeting.

This group is open to all women who would like to share their faith in Christ and discuss his Word.

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Submitted by Eric Maguire, vice president for enrollment management and Brian McAree, vice president for student affairs and campus life.

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Interested in international issues?  If researching issues like energy & climate, Chinese/Russian/Middle East/South Asian studies, nonproliferation or the rule of law appeals to you, apply to be a Junior Fellow with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

This exciting event, which is hosted by the African-Latino Society (ALS), includes a dance routine by PULSE and performances by Dahlak Brathwaite and iLL-Literacy.

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Make networking contacts for your internship or job search, learn about careers and meet other college students from across the Northeast during Road Trips to the Real World

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Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month?

There are three main kinds of diabetes that a person can have. There are Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes.

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Hold the Date – Krout Reception

Contributed by Penny Bianconi on 11/09/2010 

John Krout, professor and director of the Gerontology Institute for more than 17 years, will begin a terminal sabbatical on January 1 and retire from the College in May 2011.

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Show your Bomber pride at the big game and help people in Haiti!

The Ithaca College Haitian Relief Effort is selling a limited supply of Cortaca t-shirts for $15. If you are interested in buying one please e-mail ichaitireliefeffort@gmail.com. All proceeds will go to Zanmi Lasante, a health clinic in Haiti.