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Contributed by Pat Walsh on 11/11/09 


Congratulations to Residential Life “Of the Block Award” Winners!

It is with great pleasure that the RA Recognition Committee announces

the winners of the Block 1 Awards:


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Think Slavery is History- WRONG

There are approximately 27 million slaves in the world today.

About 14,500 are trafficked into the U.S. EVERY YEAR.

Want to learn more about slavery? Come to the I C Justice Night!


This year, Free the Slaves presents Ithaca College Justice Night, on December 7th, from 6:00-9:00 PM.

This will be a night where various human rights organizations come together to raise awareness about their causes. We will also feature the very best of bands and performers from Ithaca College. Buy your tickets ASAP. We will be tabling on the 1st and 4th of December. The price of tickets is $3 in advance, and $5 at the door. All proceeds go to abolishing modern day slavery.

It is a night you cannot miss!


One World Concert Thank You's

Contributed by Pooja Shah on 11/10/09 

The IC International Club would like to thank everyone who made the One World Concert a huge success!

Thank you to:

- All the performers
- Diana Dimitrova
- Doreen Hettich-Atkins
- Conference and Event Services
- Office of International Programs
- ICIC Exec Board
- Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies

We would also like to thank the Dining Services for preparing a delicious international dinner as well as the Caribbean Student Association for their collaboration in International Jeopardy.

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Thank you all for coming and voting for your favorite photos! The results are in! Below are the names of the winners in the photo contest- congratulations to them all! The winning photos will be available to view at the OIP until the end of the semester, so stop by and check them out.

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 You could win $100 if you sign up for ICMSA's Lip Sync by Friday!

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Come learn how to design webpages in the CS Club's ongoing Language Labs!!!

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Submitted by Eric Maguire, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Brian McAree, Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Life

Once again, in an effort to better accommodate prospective students and families visiting campus, O and U lots -- in front of Phillips Hall and adjacent to the Roy H. Park School of Communications -- will be reserved for our guests from 5:00 a.m. until noon on  Wednesday, November 11.

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The Ithaca College pep band is a student music ensemble that performs popular music at home games for the IC football team! Pep Band is a great outlet for showing school spirit while also playing a musical instrument! All players are welcome regardless of instrument or skill level! 

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, for "Come, Look, and Listen," a program in which Introduction to Museology students Melissa Newmann and Kristina O'Connor will demonstrate how the traditional gallery setting affects how one views art.

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Monday, November 16; “Race and Indo-Caribbean Immigration in the Poetry of David Dabydeen." Anjali Nerlekar; Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ithaca College.

7:00pm in the Clark Lounge. Light refreshments will be served.


This event is free and open to the public.




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  • Elect officers
  • T-shirt updates
  • Relay of Life
  • Other upcoming events

Thanks to everyone who signed away their meals for Helping Hands Across America at late night in Towers or during Thursday dinner at Terraces the past two weeks!

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There is a last chance opportunity to purchase Cortaca Jug tickets on Thursday, November 12 from 11 am - 2pm in the Campus Center Lobby.  Sales are open to the general community.

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Hillel's annual Shoshanna Rudnick Inch-a-Thon

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Jason Diaz, 2009 Biochemistry Alumnus & Ph.D. Student

"The Ins and Outs of Applying to Graduate Programs in Science"

November 18
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4:00 p.m.

Meet for pizza at 3:40.
All are cordially invited to attend.
Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages.

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Cortaca: Text Away Cancer

Contributed by Dylan . Prill on 11/10/09 

On Saturday, November 14, 2009 (yes, that is Cortaca- Let's go Bombers!), Up 'til Dawn is holding their next fundraiser, Text for a Cure. 

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"Mathematical Art with Computers” is a 3-credit hour online course offered during Winter Session 2010 (January 11-22).

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Professor Tom Shevory and Lecturer Tsatsral Davaadorj (Mongolian National University) presented the paper, "The Ethics of Politics and the Politics of Ethics:  The U.S. and Mongolia," at the Conference on Democracy and Political Parties, Genghis Khan Hotel, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 15, 2009.  The conference was sponsored by the Mongolian National University, the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, and the Mongolian Academy of Public Administration.

The Ithaca volleyball team (23-17) has been selected for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tournament. Ithaca, the top seed in the eight-team tournament, will host eighth-seeded St. Joseph's (20-14) in a quarterfinal match Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Ben Light Gymnasium. Wednesday's other quarterfinals feature second-seeded St. John Fisher hosting seventh-seeded Medaille, third-seeded Elmira hosting sixth-seeded Baruch and fourth-seeded FDU-Florham hosting fifth-seeded Ramapo. The four quarterfinal winners will advance to Saturday's semifinals and final at a site to be determined following Wednesday's matches. Ticket prices will be announced by the ECAC Tuesday.

The Ithaca College women’s soccer team (14-4-1) has been selected for the NCAA playoffs. The Bombers, champions of the Empire 8, will compete in a four-team regional this weekend at William Smith. Ithaca takes on Muhlenberg (12-6-0) at 1:30 p.m. in the second of Saturday’s semifinals, with the host Herons (13-3-2) facing Simmons (12-5-3) at 11:00 a.m. in the other. The regional final is scheduled Sunday at a time to be announced.

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