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Join SGA, STAT, SAB, and After Dark to support our sports teams on Homecoming Weekend.

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Ongoing Katrina Support

Contributed by Brian McAree on 10/04/2005 

For those students, faculty and staff who have been affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to you and your families. We would like to make you aware of the following support services that are and continue to be available on campus and in the area.

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National Coming Out Day is approaching. Our campus observance of Coming Out Day will be held on Thursday, October 6. Events will include:
• Noon -- The student group Prism will hold a rally at Free Speech Rock.
• 7:00 p.m. -- Performance artist, poet, and playwright Lenelle Moise ’02 will be our featured Coming Out Day guest artist, in Emerson Suite B.

The theme of this year’s national observance is “Talk About It.”

Is there a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) person in your life? Do you work with LGBT students? Does your curriculum include topics about sexual minority youth, adults, or families?

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Norm Pure, an instructor in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance's Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services, was recently interviewed in the September 16, 2005 Ithaca Journal article entitled, "Helping Boys Become Men."

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Hugh Stephenson (Psychology) and Nick Quarrier (Physical Therapy) have jointly authored an article entitled “Anxiety Sensitivity and Performance Anxiety in College Music Students.”

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Any student/Faculty/staff interested in attending the Cortaca Jug game on Saturday, Nov. 12 must have a ticket in hand to enter Butterfield Stadium.

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Senior Giovannina Agnitti has been awarded the Ronald Zarella Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF).

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Enjoy a weekend full of entertainment, athletics, and Ithaca College spirit during Homecoming 2005, October 7-9.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce that John Hanson, director of Hope College's DePree Gallery, will give a gallery talk on contemporary media at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 6. Hanson's talk will focus on issues associated with the installations on display in the exhibition "Light Boxes/Dark Rooms," which opens on Thursday.

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The American Friends Service Committee’s acclaimed traveling exhibition, "Eyes Wide Open: Beyond Fear, Towards Hope," is coming to Ithaca, October 6 through 9.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the opening “Light Boxes/Dark Rooms,” a traveling exhibition organized and circulated by the De Pree Gallery, Hope College, Michigan, on Thursday, October 6.

“Light Boxes/Dark Rooms” presents work by three contemporary Japanese artists, Shinji Ogawa, Tomoaki Shitara, and Ko Yamada, who explore basic themes in art such as the nature of imagery and the nature of looking. Their sources, which include Zen philosophy, postmodern theories, and contemporary film, demonstrate a sophisticated and erudite knowledge of the world.

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Composer, writer, and lecturer Michael Colgrass will be the focus of two October events at Ithaca College as the School of Music's 2005-6 Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition. In addition to the public events, Colgrass will provide individual instruction for composition students in the School of Music.

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Choral Collage This Weekend

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 10/03/2005 

The Ithaca College School of Music’s five choral ensembles will present a free joint concert on Sunday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m. in Ford Hall. Participating ensembles will be the Choir and Madrigal Singers under Lawrence Doebler’s direction, the Chorus and Women’s Chorale led by Elizabeth Swanson, and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble directed by Lauri Robinson-Keegan.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of "Daniel Jackson: Upon Reflection," curated by Cheryl Kramer, on Thursday, October 6.

"Upon Reflection" offers the viewer a glimpse into the intimate, playful world of Daniel Jackson’s still-life paintings. This body of work is characterized by a small selection of objects brought into a unified composition through subtle tonal variations within a virtually monochromatic background. Enhancing the intimacy of the works is their small scale and simple, but monumental, design. The artist subtly captures the effects of light and the textures of objects though his sophisticated handling of paint.

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Jennifer Hayghe, an assistant professor of music performance at Ithaca College’s School of Music, will present a free recital on Friday, October 7 at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. The program includes Bach’s “Partita in D Major,” Beethoven’s “Sonata, Op. 110,” and works by Debussy, Faure, and Grieg.

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Rent-a-Rower

Contributed by Becky Robinson on 10/03/2005 

The rowing crew will have workers available on Sunday, October 30 at 1:00 p.m. to help you with those tough and tedious domestic jobs. We can rake leaves, move furniture, clean garages, dig ditches, paint fences, and do a variety of other tasks.

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Are you or is your student organization looking to help with the hurricane relief effort? Then we could use your help!

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The Perialas Prize in Persausion 2005

Contributed by Jodi Cohen on 10/03/2005 

The 8th Annual Perialas Prize in Persuasion is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Ithaca College School of Humanities and Sciences this year by inviting students to speak on the topic "What event since 1955 has had the most impact on higher education in the U.S. Today?"

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The entry deadline for intramural flag football and indoor soccer is this Friday, October 7th.

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We would like to thank the over two hundred and fifty people who participated in No Pressure Blood Pressure on September 21st.

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