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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

An Ithaca College student filed a civil lawsuit against the college and a former associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications in November 2023.

College and former associate dean reinforce dismissal of claims in Title IX, sexual harassment lawsuit

By Syd Pierre and Prakriti Panwar February 21, 2024

Ithaca College and Bryan Roberts, former associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, filed replies Feb. 19 and 20 to support their original motions to dismiss claims made against them by...

The lawsuit was filed against the college and Bryan Roberts, former associate dean of the Park School of Communications, in November 2023.

Student files to deny Ithaca College and former associate dean’s motions to dismiss Title IX, sexual harassment lawsuit

By Syd Pierre and Prakriti Panwar February 12, 2024
The student who filed a lawsuit against Ithaca College and a former associate dean for sexual harassment and Title IX violations in November 2023 filed a memorandum of law Feb. 12 in opposition to the Defendants’ motions to dismiss the case.
An Ithaca College student filed a civil lawsuit against the college and a former associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, alleging that  he was sexually abused and harassed by four then-employees of the college. The Defendants in the lawsuit both filed motions on Jan. 22 seeking to dismiss all or a majority of the claims in the original complaint.

Defendants file motions to dismiss claims in lawsuit against Ithaca College

By Syd Pierre and Prakriti Panwar January 23, 2024
The Defendants in the lawsuit, Ithaca College and Bryan Roberts, both filed motions on Jan. 22 seeking to dismiss all or a majority of the claims in the original complaint. 
The lawsuit was filed against Ithaca College and Bryan Roberts, former associate dean of the Roy. H Park School of Communications.

Ithaca College student files sexual abuse, harassment, Title IX lawsuit against IC and former Park School associate dean

By Syd Pierre and Prakriti Panwar January 19, 2024
An Ithaca College student filed a civil lawsuit against the college and a former associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications in November 2023. The student alleged that he was sexually abused and harassed by four then-employees of the college, including the former associate dean.
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October 18, 2023

The governing body of Cornell fraternities — the Interfraternity Council (IFC) — suspended fraternity parties and social events Nov. 7 for the remainder of Fall 2022. The IFC did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

Patterns of sexual violence and hazing persist in fraternities

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor December 7, 2022
Fraternities at Cornell University have made it into headlines in many major publications for reports of drink-spiking and a sexual assault at fraternity parties.
Sophomore psychology major Nicole De La Mota said she has heard in class from her psychology professors that some psychology courses will likely shift from three to four credits in the future.

Psychology minors face registration struggles because of low course offerings

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
Faculty cuts in the Ithaca College Department of Psychology have left many students minoring in psychology struggling to register for Spring 2023 classes and meet the requirements needed to graduate. 
Screenshots pulled from Ithaca College email communications to current students, alumni and other members of the campus community asking for donations in the Cortaca Giving Challenge.

College encourages alumni engagement beyond financial donations

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
Ithaca College is changing its approach to alumni engagement, focusing on creating relationships with alumni beyond financial contributions.
Residents participate in Circles Apartments composting program organized by Ithaca College Eco-Reps in collaboration with the Office of Residential Life.

Eco-Reps works to expand and strengthen composting program

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
Ithaca College Eco-Reps continue collaborating with the Office of Residential Life on the Circles Apartments composting program.
On Nov. 3, Ithaca College faculty members were sent an email from the Offices of the Provost and the Registrar explaining that the proposed scheduling grid for Fall 2023 would not be used after faculty raised concerns. 

Proposed scheduling grid dropped after campus concerns

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
On Nov. 3, faculty members were sent an email from the Offices of the Provost and the Registrar explaining that the proposed scheduling grid for Fall 2023 would not be used after faculty raised concer
From left, junior Alexa Rahman, first-year student Taya Thompson and senior Shosh Cohen discussed the prejudices they have independently faced in their lives and on campus, each noting the ignorance of others and the importance of educating people about racism. 

Ithaca College holds Day of Learning to address antisemitism

By Emma Kersting, Joshua Pantano, Noa Ran-Ressler, and Vivian Rose November 16, 2022
The event, called “Addressing Antisemitism: Fighting Hate for Good,” took place in response to three swastikas that were found Nov. 4 in the college’s James J. Whalen Center for Music.
From left, first-year senators Lili Chalfant, Asata Rothblatt and Dante Conde learned how to write bills and spoke with IT at the SGC meeting Nov. 7.

SGC discusses internet service and Canvas use at Ithaca College

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

The Ithaca College Student Governance Council (SGC) held a bill writing workshop at its meeting Nov. 7 following a discussion with representatives from the Office of Information Technology (IT).  David...

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