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In a Feb. 6 Intercom post, it was announced that the free on-campus COVID-19 testing location has moved from Boothroyd Hall to Mueller Hall. 

COVID-19 testing location moves to Muller Hall

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor February 15, 2023
In a Feb. 6 Intercom post, it was announced that the free on-campus COVID-19 testing location has moved from Boothroyd Hall to Muller Hall. 
First-year student Baneet Pukhrambam shares his experience with COVID-19 after the health policy changes in Ithaca College. He believes that the COVID-19 virus should not be treated like the flu yet.

Commentary: Changes in COVID-19 policy negatively affect students

By Baneet Pukhrambam February 8, 2023
There needs to be better planning and solutions for those diagnosed with COVID-19 and their roommates,
Boothroyd Hall will continue to serve as an isolation housing space for residential students for the rest of the fall semester. It will also continue to offer free COVID-19 testing. However, Samm Swarts, assistant director for Emergency Preparedness and Response, said that if COVID-19 cases rise and there is no space in Boothroyd, the college will allow students to isolate in their assigned residence hall rooms.

College updates vaccine guidance and COVID-19 procedures

By Syd Pierre, News Editor October 5, 2022
Ithaca College has updated some of its COVID-19 protocols and is encouraging members of the campus community to get vaccinated for both the flu and COVID-19. 
First-year student Hannah Wagner, tested positive in her dorm Aug. 25. After she tested positive again at Boothroyd Hall the next morning, she was instructed to return to her dorm, pack a bag and wait to be notified when an isolation room became available.

Spike in COVID-19 cases at college impacts isolation spaces

By Kai Lincke, Contributing Writer September 7, 2022
At the peak of the spike Aug. 25, the college’s online COVID-19 Tracking Dashboard reported 55 student cases, which exceeded Boothroyd Hall’s 40 isolation rooms.
College encourages masks indoors after rise in COVID-19 cases

College encourages masks indoors after rise in COVID-19 cases

By Syd Pierre, News Editor August 26, 2022
Ithaca College is strongly encouraging campus community members to wear face coverings while indoors after an increase in positive COVID-19 cases. 
UPDATE: Police say suspicious person posed no threat

UPDATE: Police say suspicious person posed no threat

By Ashley Stalnecker, Assistant News Editor September 6, 2019
The Tompkins County Sherrif's Office said a suspicious person was reported on the Ithaca College campus at approximately 6 p.m. Sept. 6.
From left, senior Sarah Stuart-Sikowitz, junior Oscar Mayer, junior Madeline Mathers and sophomore Sam Hillmann work on one of many projects to preserve the IC Natural Lands.

WATCH: Student workers maintain the Ithaca College Natural Lands

By Kate Nalepinski, Senior Writer October 12, 2017
“Engaging with the natural environments around us tends to promote our own well-being and inspire pro-environmental behaviors, as well,” Brenner said.
A rape in the third degree reportedly occurred between 1:15 a.m. and 4 a.m. Jan. 22 near Boothroyd Hall at Ithaca College.

Rape investigation still active at Ithaca College

By Jack Sears, Staff Writer February 16, 2017

The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is investigating a rape in the third degree that reportedly occurred between 1:15 a.m. and 4 a.m. Jan. 22 near the wooded area South...

Public Safety investigates reported rape at Ithaca College

Public Safety investigates reported rape at Ithaca College

February 13, 2017
Public Safety is investigating the report of a rape in the early morning of Jan. 22.
Senior Suba Chakraborty was born with a disability causing his leg to stop growth after his thigh. Chakraborty said the campus is a challenge for him to navigate.

Ithaca College works to address ADA compliance issues

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer November 18, 2015
With 16 areas on campus cited by the Office of Civil Rights as not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act standards, Ithaca College is currently working to resolve these issues.

Public Safety Log: Feb. 6 – Feb. 12

February 25, 2015

February 6 Safety Hazard LOCATION: U-Lot SUMMARY: Officer reported equipment ruptured hydraulic line and leaked fluid. Environmental health and safety officer cleaned spill area. Environmental Health...

Anti-semitic drawings found on board in Boothroyd Hall

By Eden Campbell, Staff Writer April 29, 2014
An unknown person drew swastikas on a community bulletin board sometime between 3 p.m. April 26 and 11 a.m. April 27 on the second floor of Boothroyd Hall.
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