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Volume 23, No. 5       October 16, 2000

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Sister Helen PrejeanAuthor of Dead Man Walking to Speak at Ithaca College

Sister Helen Prejean, a two- time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize and the author of the book on which the 1995 movie Dead Man Walking was based, will give a talk Monday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

Carole SimpsonPark Distinguished Visitor Series Brings ABC Reporter to Campus

Emmy Award–winning news reporter Carole Simpson will share her insights and expertise with Ithaca College students during a three-day stay on campus as part of the Park Distinguished Visitors Series in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

Bach Aria Group Will Inaugurate Hockett Chamber Music Series

The ensemble will give the first performance in the Shirley and Chas Hockett Chamber Music Concert Series on October 25. Named after two longtime educators, the new series will honor the Hocketts’ love of music and devotion to Ithaca College and the School of Music.

Family Weekend Offers a Glimpse of College Life

Parents and family members of students will get a chance to sample the Ithaca College experience, this year set to start on Friday, November 3, and run through Sunday, November 5.

Parents Maintain Their Generous Support of Ithaca College

Ithaca College parents continued their generosity to the College in the 1999–2000 fund year.

Sodexho-Marriott Brings New Approach to College Dining

In addition to physical renovations that include new carpets, serving-line fronts, and cooking and salad bar stations, Sodexho-Marriott has overhauled the menu and spiced up the ambience.

Ithaca College Theatre to Present ‘A Little Night Music’

The Tony Award–winning musical A Little Night Music, by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, will mark the final directing effort of longtime Ithaca College theater professor Earl McCarroll.

Gospel Music Expert Boyer Will Lecture and Perform

The yearlong lecture and performance series "Reverberations: Music of the African Diaspora" will continue on Sunday, October 29, when Horace Clarence Boyer, professor emeritus of music theory and African American music at the University of Massachusetts, presents "Old Ship of Zion: African American Gospel Music." Boyer will be assisted by the Amani Gospel Singers.

Panels from AIDS Memorial Quilt to Be Displayed in Emerson Suites

One hundred twenty-eight panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display in the Emerson Suites from October 29 to November 2.


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Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 27. Oct. 2000