November 25, 2015
Ithaca, NY

Faith Meckley

Student judicially referred for posting threats on Yik Yak

Ithaca College has identified a current student as responsible for posting two threatening messages directed at the POC at IC protesters on Yik Yak on Nov. 11 and 12 leading up to the Nov. 14 Cortaca football game, according to an announcement released Nov. 20.

Ithaca College business professor dies

Michael LaTour, professor of marketing and law at Ithaca College, died “peacefully at his home” Nov. 8, according to a Nov. 13 announcement by the college.

Students circulate document against Rochon at Family Weekend

At several Family Weekend events around campus, POC at IC handed out a document called “The Case Against Tom Rochon” to guests.

Former student files lawsuit against Ithaca College

A former Ithaca College student filed a $10 million lawsuit Oct. 8 against the college under the Americans with Disabilities Act for failing to provide accommodations for a physical handicap.

Ithaca College revisits Shared Governance

The Ithaca College Faculty Council and Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs, are reviving conversations around improving the current system of Shared Governance at the college.

Developer to bring more student housing downtown

A Texas-based developer is moving forward with plans to transform a one-story building at the corner of E. State Street and Aurora Street into a $40 million, 11-story mixed-use residential building marketed toward students.

Gorge jumping in Ithaca continues despite summer death

On July 26, 20-year-old Eric Richardson, a Cortland High School graduate, jumped from a cliff into the water at Second Dam and did not re-emerge.

Ithaca Commons completed as students return

A year after its estimated completion date and nearly $6 million over budget, the new Ithaca Commons has opened for business.

Update: Memorial service scheduled for Lew Durland

Ithaca College has announced that Lew Durland, director of energy management and sustainability, died May 21.

Sustainability falls low on administration’s to-do list

Amid many other concerns Ithaca College is facing — successfully instituting IC 20/20, part-time faculty unionization and the demand for better mental health services — initiatives to keep the college a leader in environmental sustainability no longer seem to be a priority, according to students and faculty involved in sustainability effo

Senior works to reintroduce endangered tree species

Senior Jordan Frey, a senior environmental studies major, is working to reintroduce the endangered American chestnut tree on college lands.

Thank You, Climate Hero

On April 20th, Heather Doyle plead guilty to her actions at Dominion’s Cove Point LNG export terminal in Lusby, Maryland on Feb.

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