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 ITHACA, NY — A documentary about rough contact sports — and the gay men that play them — will be the next offering in the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College. “Straight Acting” will be shown on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Textor 103. It is free and open to the public.

“Straight Acting” is a 2005...

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ITHACA, NY — The National Collegiate Scouting Association’s 2011 power rankings — which assess academic and athletic standards of all NCAA athletic programs — has placed Ithaca College 57th among the nation’s 449 Division III institutions. The NCSA developed its annual power ranking system to help prospective student athletes and their families evaluate the...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Men’s Rugby Team is bringing a whole new meaning to the saying “Sweet 16”; after a 16-year absence from campus, the undefeated club team is pushing its way to a national championship. The 34-member squad has recently vaulted itself into the Division III National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO)’s Final Four by beating the...

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ITHACA, NY — A baker’s dozen of Ithaca College alumni working at ESPN will return to campus on Friday, April 15, to talk about their experiences with the self-proclaimed “worldwide leader in sports.” Hosted by the Roy H. Park School of Communications, the presentation will take place from 2–4 p.m. in Park Auditorium. It is free and open to the...

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ITHACA, NY — In April, the NCAA will invite members of the higher education community to a summit in Indianapolis to develop strategies to prevent and intervene in acts of campus violence committed by college athletes.

“Some say this summit is a long time coming,” said Ellen Staurowsky, professor and graduate chair of sport management and media at Ithaca College, in...

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