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Open Mic Night Tomorrow- SAB

Contributed by Lilly Miller on 02/21/11 

 SAB Presents...

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The Ithacan Online has been named one of seven finalists for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's 2011 Online Crown Award. 

Founded in 1925, the CSPA is owned by Columbia University and operated as a program affiliated with its Graduate School of Journalism. The Crown Awards, first presented in 1982, are the organization's highest honor. The Online Crown recognizes overall excellence in newspaper websites. The Ithacan Online was awarded the CSPA Gold Crown in 2009 and 2010.

Winners will be announced at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 13–15. 


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Wednesday February 23th, 2011

Ithaca Falls Room, 2nd floor, Campus Center 

Noon - 12:50pm

Launch Your Semester With Focus, Optimism, and Joy

with Vatsav Raman, of the Art of Living Club, Cornell University


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If you missed the Podcasting training series offered in the TLC last week, don't worry. You have a second chance! All IC faculty, staff, and students are cordially invited to attend. Click the links below to see more details and register online instantly. Take just one topic, or join us for the whole series!

Noon to 1pm Series

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As the rigors of academic life get more and more intense, consider taking time each day to practice mindfulness. Neuroscientists have found compelling evidence that spending ten minutes to sit quietly and clear your head can lift mood, improve focus, and lessen stress. New York Times writer Sindya N. Bhanoo cites a study which found that people who practice regular meditation had increased grey matter in the brain's hippocampus - an area associated with "memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress."

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Don't forget to apply to be an SLC!

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At its winter meeting, February 16–17, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved a budget for 2011–12 that features the smallest rate of increase in tuition, room and board in nine years.

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At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 8 retired faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 15 current faculty members.

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Then come to Spectrum, a student group for those who identify as bisexual or want to talk about bisexuality.  Our next meeting is Wednesday at 7PM in Williams 211!

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You may not know, but 1 in 4 women WILL experience rape or sexual assault during their time in college*

LET'S CHANGE THIS! Students Active for Ending Rape is a proactive organization that strives to end rape and sexual assault. Our next meeting is Tuesday February 22 at 7PM in Williams 202!

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See the new film that follows several openly gay and lesbian high school athletes through their senior year in high school and beyond - Saturday February 26, 4 pm in Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center.  Utilizing footage shot by the filmmaker and video diaries kept throughout the year by the students, the film shows a new generation of courage in the most homophobic place on a high school campus: the locker room.

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Check out the latest happenings in dining!

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Hillel has invited Rabbi Jeff Roth of the Awakened Heart Project to conduct a Shabbat meditation week-end Friday evening March 4 - Sunday morning the 6th.  Jeff's the real deal - he's been teaching mindfulness meditation to Jewish and other groups for many years, and he is excellent at what he does.

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Are you interested in working to build international peace and friendship?  Learn about opportunities with the Peace Corps during their on-campus information session

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Do you want an opportunity to help children stay in school and on track, while transforming schools and communities?  Learn about opportunities with City Year during an on-campus information session.

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Are you interested in shaping a freer, more secure, and more prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing the President's foreign policy?  Learn about opportunities with the U.S. Department of State during an on-campus information session.

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Working in the nonprofit sector or a government agency can be rewarding for many reasons, regardless of your profession.  Learn about the variety of career options and types of organizations that exist!

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There is still time to nominate graduating seniors for this honor. Nominations are due to the Office of Career Services by 5:00pm on Friday, February 25, 2011.

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Do you want to learn more about preparing for your career while helping your peers? Career Services is looking for motivated students who like to help others, to serve as Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) for the 2011-2012 academic year.

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Join Food for Thought and Stop Wasting Ithaca’s Food Today  (SWIFT) for the Ithaca College Hunger Banquet on February 22, 2011 at 6 p.m. in Emerson Suites. The Hunger Banquet will illustrate the inequalities in our world through an interactive event.

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