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Intramural - Indoor Soccer

Contributed by Ben Paquette on 02/11/2014 

Intramural indoor soccer sign-ups have OPENED! Teams will only be able to register until MONDAY 2/24!

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Intramural - 4v4 Volleyball

Contributed by Ben Paquette on 02/11/2014 

Intramural indoor soccer sign-ups have OPENED! Teams will only be able to register until MONDAY 2/24!

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 Who has your heart at IC?

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The Seattle Repertory Theatre has been a a vital source for creative thought and conversation for 50 years.  Seattle Repertory Theatre creates productions and programs that surprise, entertain, challenge and uplift our community through a shared act of imagination.

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The Office of Residential Life is now accepting applications for RAs for the Fall 2014 semester.

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Annual 2-14 Sale @ Campus Store!

Contributed by Rick Watson on 02/11/2014 

The Campus Store will be hosting our annual 2-14 Sale on Friday, February 14th.

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No Pressure Blood Pressure is Back!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 02/11/2014 

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Friday, February 14th. Important reasons not to miss the next screening:

1. 65 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure)

2. Many people don't even know their blood pressure is high because there are no symptoms in most cases

3. Hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease

4. 66% of those IC employees measured at the last screening were pre-hypertensive   (above ideal )

5. A 20 point increase in systolic blood pressure (top number) or a 10 point increase in diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) doubles the risk of heart disease.

6. Poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure

7. If one does not adopt a healthy lifestyle, the hypertensive individual will need to take costly medication with potential side effects

8. Physical and emotional stress can elevate your blood pressure

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IC Fit Kids!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 02/11/2014 

It is recommended that your child gets one hour of physical activity per day. Whether your child is an athlete or not, IC Fit Kids can help.

  Mission Statement:

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Nutrition Club Meeting 2/13

Contributed by Lindsay Simpson on 02/11/2014 

Come join the Nutrition Club Thursday the 13th at 7:00 PM in Hill G10!

We will be watching clips from the film "The Future of Food" followed by a discussion on genetically modified foods. After that we will break down into groups to work on various projects for the semester. Hope to see you there! 

Email icnutrition1@gmail.com with any questions or concerns

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Anthony Di Renzo, associate professor of writing, will read from Trinàcria: A Tale of Bourbon Sicily: 7:00 PM Tuesday, February 11 in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.

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Currently Open SGA Positions

Contributed by Dominick Recckio on 02/11/2014 

 See below for open SGA positions. Email Dominick Recckio at dreccki1@ithaca.edu.

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Auditions for Teatro!

Contributed by Annette Levine on 02/11/2014 

 ¿Te gusta español?

¿Te gusta actuar?

¡Únete a TEATRO!

Auditions for our spring production of La historia de nuestras vidas will take place:

Wednesday, Feb. 12th from 7-8pm in Friends 302

Thursday, Feb. 13th from 12:10-1pm in Friends 302

 

All are welcome - no experience necessary

Please contact Annette Levine for further information: alevine@ithaca.edu

 

 

 

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Career Services is pleased to announce that student registration for the 2014 Central New York Communications Consortium is now open.  This is an opportunity to apply to interview for full-time jobs and internships with some of the top firms in the communications industry. 

Interviews will take place at the event in April and to be considered you must apply for each opportunity that interests you by February 23, 2014!

An application consists of 1) Your resume, 2) A cover letter and 3) Writing samples (if requested).  All resumes and cover letters should be customized toward the opportunity to which you are applying.  Career Services can assist you with this process.

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This is a friendly reminder to students living on campus that all Residence Halls, except for Terrace 03, Boothroyd Hall, the Circle Apartments, and the Garden Apartments, will be closed for Spring Break beginning at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Closed Residence Halls will not reopen until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Sunday, March 16, 2014, and residents will not be authorized to return early for any reason.

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You are invited to attend a special advance screening of RoboCop.

When:   Tuesday, February 11
Time:     7:00pm
Where:  Regal Cinema at the Ithaca Mall.

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The Office of Career Services will be moving from the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life to the Division of Enrollment and Communication, effective March 1. The move will enable the Office of Career Services to better serve students in charting their paths from college to future careers and further education.

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Do you enjoy acting? Do you want to help make the world a better place? Audition for The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: 10 Years later and do both!
 

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Pakistani theatre actor/director/producer Tughral Turab Ali will be on campus for a screening of "Moliere's Tartuffe", a documentary film following Alliance Francais d'Islamabad's company as they rehearse and produce a controversial production of Moliere's play. The screening will be held in Park Auditorium with a talk back to follow.

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Carlos Figueroa, assistant professor in the Politics Department, has just published an article titled "Developing Practical/Analytical Skills Through Mindful Classroom Simulations for “Doing” Leadership" in the Journal of Public Affairs Education (Vol. 20, Number 1, Winter/February, 2014), pp. 113-129, which is the flagship journal of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Classroom simulations are an often-used teaching tool. But how can one maximize their benefits?  Figueroa provides suggestions as well as recommendations for making simulations "mindful."

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  • Want to find full-time, summer or internship opportunities?
  • Excited to expand your professional network?
  • Interested in learning about possible career paths?

Then take control of your future at the spring Job & Volunteer Fair, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm in the Emerson Suites!

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