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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: New varsity athlete dress code is unnecessary and problematic

Editorial: New varsity athlete dress code is unnecessary and problematic

By The Ithacan December 7, 2023
During October 2023, Ithaca College implemented a dress code for all varsity athletes that applies during practices, when traveling across campus and when using facilities in the Athletics and Events Center. These rules are a waste of resources by the college, target certain sports teams and enforce sexist standards.
Larry Hirschhorn ’80 will be the main speaker at the 2023 commencement ceremony. Senior Francesca Infante-Meehan is the Class of 2023 speaker and Loki Mullholand, a civil rights activist, filmmaker and author, will receive an honorary Doctorate of Letters.

College announces commencement speakers for Class of 2023

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2023
In a statement released April 18, Ithaca College announced three commencement speakers and one honorary degree recipient. 
First-year student Claudia Homiski, a member of Ithaca Hex Quidditch, holds the quaffle while teammates and opponents surround her. Her goal is to throw it through one of the three hoops, while her opponents, called beaters, try to block it.

Quidditch team flying high to start new year

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff Writer September 21, 2022
Many club teams returned to practice and play at the start of the new academic year. Among these teams was the Ithaca Hex Quidditch team, who returned to South Hill flying high with excitement.
The college implemented its updated spectator policy Jan. 12, allowing only students, faculty and staff members to attend competitions until the situation is further evaluated Feb. 7.

Updated spectator policy prohibits fans outside IC community

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor January 24, 2022
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, spectators outside of the Ithaca College community will not be allowed to attend athletic events until at least Feb. 7.  
Junior Daniel Monchek and sophomore Nathaniel Oczkowski compete in the 55-meter hurdles.

Track and field teams hold their first intrasquad scrimmages

By Arla Davis, Sports editor February 19, 2021
As the first team to return to competition at Ithaca College, the men's and women's indoor track and field teams held an intrasquad scrimmage on Feb. 13 and 14.
Even though Ithaca College is remote for the semester, approximately 1,400 students, faculty and staff pass through the Athletics and Events Center every week to get tested for COVID-19.

IC offers COVID-19 testing for campus community members

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer November 2, 2020
The college has partnered with Cayuga Medical Center and the Tompkins County Health Department to offer COVID-19 testing for students, faculty and staff in Ithaca.
Senior Sierra Grazia races Cornell sophomore Audrey Huelskamp at the Cornell Robert J. Kane Invitational

Track and field contends against Division I schools

By Dani Pluchinsky, Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2018
The Ithaca College track and field team competes in multiple meets at Cornell University, a Division I school, during its regular season.
Sophomore sprinter Alexandria Rheaume races at the Cornell Robert J. Kane Invitational on Jan. 27.

Track and field splits up to take on two meets

By Dani Pluchinsky, Assistant Sports Editor January 29, 2018
The Ithaca College track and field teams competed in both the Cornell Robert J. Kane Invitational and the Massasoit Classic.
Freshman runner Lizz Eberhardt trains in the pool for track and field practice. The team holds practices in the pool every Friday at 6:45 a.m. in the Athletics and Events Center.

Track and field train in the pool to avoid wear and tear

By Ryan Lemay, Staff Writer December 11, 2017
To avoid unwanted damage on their feet, the Ithaca College Track and Field teams do some of their training in the pool for a safer way to practice.
Seven swimmers compete in the Bomber Invitational on Dec. 5 at the Athletics and Events Center. The mens swimming and diving team placed seventh out of 11 teams overall.

Swimming and diving hosts eleven teams for Bomber Invitational

By Adam Brobst and Danielle Allentuck December 8, 2015
The men's and women's swimming and diving teams placed seventh and fourth respectively at the Bomber Invitational.

Swimming and diving competes against Hartwick and Geneseo

By Adam Brobst, Staff Writer November 25, 2015
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams participated in a tri-meet against Hartwick College and SUNY Geneseo on Nov. 21.
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