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Anthony Maiello '65 B.S., '67 M.S. -- whose many activities include serving as professor of music and director of instrumental studies at George Mason University -- will make two appearances at Ithaca College as the second Colonel Arnald Gabriel '50 HDRMU '89 Visiting Wind Conductor.

Maiello will conduct the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble on Wednesday, December 5, and the concert and symphonic bands on Thursday, December 6. Free and open to the public, the performances will start at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music at Ithaca College.

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The Ithaca Brass will present a free concert on Monday, December 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. The program highlights contrapuntal music written or arranged for brass.

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Have a brother or sister currently in high school who would be interested in a $250 gift certificate to the Apple Store or iTunes? Urge him or her to participate in the Gerontology Institute-sponsored essay contest for a chance to win some great prizes!

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Congratulations to our latest "Passport To Your Future" winners, Rebecca Ann Staudt and Tamara Sokolson.

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Cory Brown, associate professor of writing, has published poems in recent issues of three literary journals and has published a philosophical essay, "On Thinking," in the most recent issue of the literary magazine Diner ( The essay is a version of an unpublished, book-length essay.

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New Campus Phone System Coming Soon!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 11/28/2007 

ITS and Verizon are working together to install new telephone and voice mail systems on campus in January. The current systems are at the end of their life cycles and are being updated to a modern communication system with many new features and capabilities.

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Doug 78 and Julie Weisman support the things that matter most in their lives, and Ithaca College is fortunate to be counted among their priorities. The Weismans have established a scholarship at IC and also serve as volunteers on the New England committee for the Campaign for Ithaca.

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Be a Buzzsaw Editor

Contributed by Emily Mcneill on 11/28/2007 

Buzzsaw Haircut is looking for a marketing director and website/blog editor to begin working for us next semester.

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Design a Website and Get Paid!

Contributed by Emily Mcneill on 11/28/2007 

Buzzsaw Haircut -- Ithaca College's independent, progressive magazine -- is looking for someone to aesthetically and functionally redesign our current website, using Wordpress.

This is a paid position. For an application, e-mail

The Organization Development Series is a set of workshops and presentations designed to assist student organizations in the fulfillment of their missions. The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement will be hosting another session this week:

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Madelyn Mooney Williams, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, a presented a paper at the 19th biennial international conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS). During a panel discussion, Williams presented a research paper entitled, "Hands across the Table: An Exploration of Food TV in Canada and the United States."

The final event in the fall Tuesday Salon series: an informal gathering of students, staff, and faculty to discuss, question, and think aloud -- together -- about issues and events that vex, entertain, confuse, and connect us.

What: "Beyond 'Beyond Beats and Rhymes' - Hip Hop, Masculinity, and the American Dream" -- a discussion facilitated by Sean Eversley-Bradwell, assistant professor, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity. Long-awaited follow-up to the thought-provoking September screening of the similarly-titled documentary by Byron Hurt.

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John Confer has recently received a three-year State Wildlife Grant for $150,000 to assess habitat restoration for golden-winged warblers and to develop statewide plans for shrubland management.

Time is running out as November comes to a close. If you have thank-you cards, please write a note to someone and give it to them. Rewards are flying off the shelves, so if you have coupons to redeem please do so within the coming week.

Due to overwhelming participation this year, we will keep the Reward Center open until Friday, December 7.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of cinema, photography, and media arts, delivered the keynote address at the Future Histories of the Moving Image conference at the University of Sunderland, England, on November 15. Her address was entitled "Migratory Archives."

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Now is the perfect time to try the Ithaca College rock wall, open to climbers of all skill levels. Check out the deal Rec Sports has for you!

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20% Off*
All clothing, school supplies, general reading books, giftware, and clearance items!

*Cannot be combined with any other discounts. Not available on software purchases, textbooks, special orders, or services.

Available on in-store purchases only, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 4-5, 2007, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

See a sales associate for questions or clarification.

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Posted on behalf of Melanie Serrou

Are you a working-class student at Ithaca College? Are you willing to share your story?

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Career Services and the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers invite Ithaca College students to take a road trip to the real world!

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Career Services and Teach For America invite community members to screen a CNN documentary that follows four TFA corps members through their first year.

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