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From left, senior Ted Mburu and junior Matthew Weil conducted research in the areas of environmental physics and physics education and presented at a conference March 5–10.

Two IC students win award at physics research conference

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Ithaca College junior Matthew Weil and senior Ted Mburu were awarded the Best Undergraduate Research Award at the American Physical Society March Meeting.  
Senior David Florentin believes that the Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit should be free for all Ithaca students and residents. He is working with the Ithaca chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America.

Commentary: Free transport is imperative for a thriving Ithaca

By David Florentin September 7, 2022
Ithaca prides itself on its inclusivity and diversity, yet it’s falling behind in an area that much of the population relies on: transportation.
Ithaca Colleges campus must be accessible for all

Ithaca College’s campus must be accessible for all

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan September 23, 2021

Ithaca College is gorgeous — we have incredible hiking spots, and the campus itself is located on South Hill, New York. But the campus was not designed to be inclusive or fair to all. The location of...

Editorial: Prison education program promotes educational equity

Editorial: Prison education program promotes educational equity

October 10, 2019
The college’s collaboration with the Cornell Prison Education Program demonstrates its commitment to educational equity.
Sybil Conrad, director of the Campus Center, spoke at the second town hall meeting about the redesign of the Campus Center May 2.

Redesign to focus on restructuring layout of Campus Center

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer May 6, 2019
The designs changed the existing layout of the Campus Center, moving the loading docks, dining halls, the Emerson Suites and the mail center.
From left, Paula Younger, executive director for government and community relations, and Title IX Coordinator Linda Koenig present to the Faculty Council. Younger encouraged faculty to get involved in the community.

Faculty Council discusses community involvement and Title IX

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer March 6, 2019
Paula Younger, executive director for government and community relations, briefed the council on some of the new projects she is developing.
Editorial: Disability education club a needed addition to IC

Editorial: Disability education club a needed addition to IC

October 24, 2018
The creation of DEAR@IC is an admirable effort and is one that is sure to help a lot of people on campus.
David Cameron, senior web strategist in the Office of College Relations and Communications, presents plans for the new website.

New Ithaca College website design to allow for easier access

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer May 2, 2018
“We very much have built it so that it has a foundation that will allow us to change and grow over time.”
Sophomore Kaitlyn Scott writes that the Ithaca College Bookstore, with its small pathways and crowded clothing racks, is not accesible enough for people who use wheelchairs. Scott proposes wider aisles and more accessible routes to the store to solve the problem.

Commentary: Bookstore isn’t as accessible as it should be

By Kaitlyn Scott December 6, 2017
Everyone wants to show school pride, so let’s be inclusive and make the Ithaca College Bookstore accessible to all.

Editorial: SGC productivity lapse neglects student issues

By The Ithacan November 16, 2016
Having just one bill so far this semester reflects a significant drop in productivity for a group whose purpose is to represent the needs of the student body.
Senior Mika Milliriens wheelchair sits at the icy road that leads up to Terrace 3. Millirien was part of an Occupational Therapy class project that required her to spend 48 hours using a wheelchair.

Students question wheelchair accessibility

By Kristen Tomkowid, Staff Writer May 2, 2013
Ithaca College senior Mika Millirien discusses accessibility on campus and a class project that required her to spend 48 hours in a wheelchair.
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