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Dave Lissy ’87 recently donated money to Ithaca College to establish a food pantry to combat food insecurity on campus

Alum donates money to establish food pantry on campus

By Ryan King, Assistant News Editor January 23, 2019
Ithaca College will establish a permanent food pantry in the Campus Center before the end of the semester in response to food insecurity on campus.
Ithaca had multiple races including the City of Ithaca Common Council, Tompkins County Legislature, town councilpersons and town justice. Residents also had five statewide proposals to vote on which all passed. All results are considered unofficial until all mail-in ballots are counted after Nov. 9.

College reacts to midterm election results

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer November 7, 2018
Midterm results are in, and on the national stage, Democrats captured the House of Representatives, while Republicans held onto the Senate.
Cynthia Nixon, Democratic candidate for New York state governor, spoke about her platform at Ithacas The Space @ GreenStar on Sept. 3.

New York governor candidate discusses platform at Ithaca event

By Krissy Waite, Staff Writer September 3, 2018
Cynthia Nixon, Democratic candidate for New York state governor, announced her platform’s significant environmental goals at an event in Ithaca on Sept. 1.
Rachel Fomalhaut, lecturer in the Department of Writing, celebrates the union’s contracts on March 28, 2017. Contingent faculty can now be nominated for Faculty Excellence Awards.

Open Letter: Unions will fight for Paid Family Leave Program

Major unexpected events in our lives — both good and bad — can take a lot of time to work through. Whether it is the birth of a child or the unexpected illness of a family member, we all at some point...

Governor Cuomos Excelsior Scholarship would give free tuition to all New York State students from families with an average annual income lower than $125,000, over 950,000 students.

Free college plan likely to have impact on Ithaca College

By Ben Kaplan, Staff Writer January 31, 2017
Van der Werf also said the issue of finances is obviously not the only aspect of making a college decision, and he said the education itself should be factored in.

Editorial: Title IX budget a step forward for Ithaca College

April 27, 2016
Ithaca College has taken a step forward by deciding to set a concrete budget for the Title IX office, which has, in the past, been an office mostly unknown to the student body until times of crisis.
Editorial: Conversation on assault has gender problems

Editorial: Conversation on assault has gender problems

April 13, 2016
Prevention strategies revolve mostly around what women should do to mitigate their risk and not enough on cultivating a respectful culture.
The 9,000 panel solar array is currently under construction at Seneca, New York, about 40 miles away from campus, pictured above.

Solar panels to meet 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs

By Faith Meckley and Sophie Johnson February 22, 2016
A solar electric project including 9,000 solar panels that will cover 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs is currently under construction.
Tiffani Ziemann, Title IX coordinator for the college, pictured in her office in Terrace 7. Ziemann said one of the goals for the SHARE program is to expand its impact on campus.

Ithaca College sexual harassment education program looks to expand

By Jessica Ferreira, Contributing Writer September 9, 2015
In its second year, the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education program at Ithaca College is focusing on bystander intervention education, updating self-defense courses to be more inclusive and heightening the program’s presence on campus.

College and City: Feb. 27

February 26, 2014

College encourages spirit through giving campaign Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow is sponsoring the first-ever “I Love IC Week,” a week of events that promote campus philanthropy and school spirit,...

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Senator speaks about workers’ rights

By Noreyana Fernando, Staff Writer February 5, 2014

Equal pay across genders, a federal minimum wage increase and higher education accessibility were on the agenda when Kirsten Gillibrand, Democratic U.S. Senator from New York, visited Ithaca College on...

Guest Commentary: Medical marijuana program must follow Colorado example

Guest Commentary: Medical marijuana program must follow Colorado example

By Kelsey Fowler January 29, 2014

The grass is always greener on the other side, and for an increasing number of states, marijuana is the newest cash crop. As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo moves forward with plans to introduce a limited...

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