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I would like to encourage members of the Ithaca College community who are eligible to vote in the election on Tuesday, November 7 to exercise this privlege. I hope you will evaluate the candidates and issues and determine who and what best represents your values and priorities, your hopes and dreams.

Also, please tune into ICTV Channel 16 or WICB 91.7 for election coverage.

Sustainability Café Series
and the
Department of Biology Seminar Series
presents:

Stephen Nicholson
"How you can influence your local government to become more sustainable"
Thursday, November 9
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112


Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm) in first floor lobby.

Featuring “teachable edibles” (local, organic, seasonal foods)

* Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!

Everyone is welcome to attend!

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Catering Prices for 2007-2008

Contributed by David Prunty on 11/03/2006 

Every year at this time, the Office of Conference and Event Services works with the Office of Dining Services to project catering costs for the following year.

This information should be helpful to student groups and departments as they begin the budget process for 2007-2008.

Based on projected changes in labor, benefits and product cost, catering prices will increase an average of 4% for the 2007-2008 fiscal year.

If you have any questions about catering prices or policies, please contact the Office of Conference and Event Services, 274-3313.

Students and staff at the Ithaca College James B. Pendleton Center in Los Angeles joined 30,000 others in the 22nd Los Angeles AIDS Walk on Sunday, Oct. 15.

Ithaca's team, The Stompers, and its sponsors helped the AIDS Walk set a new record of $3.7 million raised.

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Venezuelan film director Freddy Siso will give two talks on Thursday, November 9. Both events are free and open to the public.

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Zillah Eisenstein delivered a plenary address
at the "Feminism and War" conference along
with Cyndi Sheehan and Angela Davis, October
19-20, 2006, Syracuse University.

She next delivered a "Solidarity Statement" at
Spelman College's 25th year Anniversary
Celebration of their Women's Reasearch and
Resource Center, October 27-28, 2006.

Monday, November 6, 2006
7 p.m., Clark Lounge
Presented by LeBron Rankins, PhD, Counseling Center
Many of us start to feel down at the thought of the long winter months and darker days ahead. Almost 20% of IC students experience some symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Join us to learn some copying strategies for yourself and those around you.

Art History Faculty Present Papers

Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 11/03/2006 

Three faculty members in the Department of Art History have presented papers in the last month.

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New Web Design Available

Contributed by Laurie Ward on 11/03/2006 

As you’ve noticed over the past few months, the Ithaca College website has a new look! Many of you have asked how you can have the same look on your own website.

The web development team has been working on several options to make elements of the design available to you.

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Danny Green ’85, co-creator of the Smoking Gun Website, will give a lecture titled “Google Isn't Everything” on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The Smoking Gun is known for featuring celebrity mug shots and court documents.

Danny Green ’85, Co-Creator of the Smoking Gun Website
Lecture: “Google Isn't Everything”
Followed by Question-and-Answer Session
Wednesday, Nov. 15
7:30 p.m.
Park Auditorium

The talk will focus on how inexperienced investigative journalists rely too much on the Internet and not enough on the telephone.

Sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications. The lecture is part of the Park Scholars’ Tenth Anniversary Speaker Series, made possible by the Park Foundation.

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Ithaca College School of Music faculty violinist Rebecca Ansel will give a free recital of baroque music on Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. She will be assisted by harpsichordist Gabriel Shuford and Nicholas Walker on bass viol in music by Biber, Castello, Corelli, and Vivaldi.

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Clarinetist Richard Faria will give a free recital at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music at Ithaca College. Faria, an associate professor of music performance in the School of Music, will be joined by colleagues Jairo Geronymo, piano; Heidi Hoffman, cello, and Deborah Lifton, soprano. The program includes the Brahms sonata for clarinet, cello, and piano; the Saint-Saëns Clarinet Sonata, Bozza’s “Bucolique,” and a new work by Sally Lamb, “Love’s Philosophy” for clarinet, soprano, and piano. Sally Lamb is a recently appointed assistant professor of composition at the School of Music.

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Ithaca Brass Concert Monday

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 11/02/2006 

The Ithaca Brass performs Monday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. in a free concert in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Their program includes quintets by Sanders and Arnold, along with some Renaissance dances by Praetorius and a transcription of Fauré’s “Dolly Suite.”

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At this time, all laundry room doors have been outfitted with locks to prevent the misuse of the Laundry Service by people who do not currently reside in on-campus housing.

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Ithaca College Dining Services Newsletter is now available.

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The Ithaca College Wellness Clinic and Exercise and Sport Science department want to thank all the participants who took part in the No Pressure Blood Pressure program on October 10th.

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John Confer gave an invited presentation on "Managing Early-Successional Forests For Avian Species of the Declining Shrubland Guild" at the annual meeting of the Society of American Foresters.

The panel was on avian management, which was organized by Jeff Larkin (Bio 1995).

Pittsburgh, PA. October 2006.

RHA Hall Wars

Contributed by Drew Hatton on 11/01/2006 

Residents of the East and West Towers:

The IC Residence Hall Association has officially challenged you to compete against each other in a HALL WAR. The victor of this war will be determined by which tower uses the least amount of electricity in a two week span. The war will begin at noon on Friday, November 3rd, and will end promptly at noon on Friday, November 17th.

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CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS

Contributed by Amanda Howard on 11/01/2006 

Do you want to be a member of a championship squad?

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All students, staff, and faculty are invited to join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, November 7 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.

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