Imagine waking up to the sound of a fire bell at three in the morning, venturing into the freezing cold to fight the fire, and returning home to get some shut-eye until maybe six o’clock. That’s when you have morning ice hockey practice. Oh, and your first class starts at eight: gymnastics. Better hope you shaved, because if not, the coach will send you away. For Bob Driscoll '74, M.S. '75, that was campus life at Ithaca College.
Visitors to the Office of Admission on October 23 experienced a frightening surprise, as dozens of ghosts took over the outdoor patio of the Peggy R. Williams Center. These "Climate Caspers" were only some of the nearly 200 students, alumni, faculty, and staff that came together in support of 350.org’s global day of action to stop climate change.
A chance meeting at a Red Cross center with a young couple who’d filmed Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a camcorder led two filmmakers to direct and produce Trouble the Water, an Academy Award-nominated documentary which screened to a packed house at Emerson Suites last month.
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