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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Mental health support on campus must continue

Editorial: Mental health support on campus must continue

By The Ithacan September 28, 2022
Identifying mental health issues is the first step to solving them. Continual resources are the strongest way to support those with mental health issues.
Editorial: Medical Amnesty Policy needs more clarification

Editorial: Medical Amnesty Policy needs more clarification

By The Ithacan September 28, 2022
The majority of students would not know all of these details, because they are mostly reserved from the purview of students unless they specifically seek it out.
First-year student Sebastian Pickford writes about the importance of sleep in the life of a college student. He argues students should personally prioritize their sleep schedule.

Commentary: Sleep is a vital element to student health

By Sebastian Pickford September 28, 2022
Sleep deprivation is a problem often overlooked in college students, despite the fact that over 70% of college students report having sleep problems.
First-year student Cole Turner discusses the importance of exploring the community the City of Ithaca offers. Turner notes the many festivals, restaurants, wineries and natural wonders found around the city.

Commentary: Students must explore beyond their residence hall

By Cole Turner September 28, 2022
Compared to other big state universities which are entire towns themselves, we’re so fortunate to call a town with so many opportunities our home.
Editorial: IC administrators must prioritize their faculty

Editorial: IC administrators must prioritize their faculty

By The Ithacan September 21, 2022
Raising wages and allocating funding for dying programs should be the highest priority for the college if they are to stay afloat as an institution.
Editorial: Makeup commencement proposal too little too late

Editorial: Makeup commencement proposal too little too late

By The Ithacan September 21, 2022
Ithaca College opted for the safer choice by not hosting a graduation for the Class of 2020, but to do so now would be a difficult endeavor.
Sophomore Ares Garcia details his experiences in the classroom as a BIPOC student. Garcia argues that lived experiences BIPOC students share in class discussions should be given serious consideration.

Commentary: BIPOC experiences belong in class conversations

By Ares Garcia September 21, 2022
I’m tired of having my oppression intellectualized by white students and faculty. I’m tired of hearing “life’s not fair” from white students discussing class structure.
Sophomore Nane Hakobyan discusses the importance of helping Armenian citizens. Hakobyan notes the lack of proper media coverage related to the attacks on her home.

Commentary: Armenians are crying out, and it’s time to act

By Nane Hakobyan September 21, 2022
It’s not in the Nagorno-Karabakh border zone, it’s not just exchange of fire, but attacks on my home. Media doesn’t cover the truth when they cannot profit.
Free public transportation is a necessity for Ithaca

Free public transportation is a necessity for Ithaca

By The Ithacan September 14, 2022
This will be a costly endeavor, but it will protect Ithaca students and residents from walking home past 9 p.m. in the frigid cold of our winters.
Senior Cyerra Adams provides insight as a Black woman on campus. She argues that Ithaca College must be supportive and transparent to the Black student community.

Ithaca College hides behind a thin veil of equity

By Cyerra Adams September 14, 2022
My sexuality was becoming the forefront of what people wanted to know about me, and I was being forced to think about it more and more, even though I didn’t want to.
Michele Lenhart, director of the Office of Student Engagement, shares her expertise on college connections. She suggests that new students should focus on fostering relationships early in their college experience.

Early social connections lead to collegiate success

By Michele Lenhart September 14, 2022
Students who make friends and form positive bonds in college are more likely to be academically successful and to ultimately graduate.
Ithaca Colleges program priorities are out of tune.

Ithaca College’s program priorities are out of tune.

By The Ithacan September 14, 2022
Now, as students of the college bear the burden cuts have brought on, is not the time to ignore their pleas. It is time to face the music and fund the arts.
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