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THE ITHACAN

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THE ITHACAN

Editorial: The FDAs deferrals are backward and outdated

Editorial: The FDA’s deferrals are backward and outdated

November 29, 2017
Though the policy is more lenient than the FDA’s previous indefinite ban on men who have sex with men donating blood, it is still a backward policy.
Sophomore Devin Kasparian, IC Red Cross club’s marketing manager, speaks at the Donate in protest blood drive Nov. 28.

IC Red Cross Club hosts a “donate in protest” blood drive

By Krissy Waite, Staff Writer November 29, 2017
Participants had the option to send a postcard directly to the FDA in protest of the discriminatory policies that restrict people with specific sexual histories.

Students compete in American Red Cross blood drive

By Eli Sherman, Contributing Writer October 6, 2011
In the spirit of the upcoming Cortaca Jug, the American Red Cross is using rivalry to motivate students and faculty from Ithaca College and SUNY-Cortland to donate blood.
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