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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

By Abbey London November 17, 2021
So for my last semester on campus, I wanted to do typical Ithaca tourist activities. I went to Moonies, Taughannock Falls, Ithaca Falls and Collegetown.
According to a National Geographic encyclopedia entry, microplastics are plastic pieces that are less than 5 millimeters in diameter that degrade from larger plastics. Primary microplastics come from microfibers from clothing and textiles, and secondary microplastics come from particles that break down from larger, often single-use plastics like bags or water bottles. The entry states that microplastic particles are often so small that they easily pass through water filtration systems and end up in waterways and the ocean. 

IC Toxicology Lab investigates microplastics in Cayuga Lake

By Caroline Grass, Staff Writer November 11, 2021
The IC Toxicology Lab estimates that Cayuga Lake has 100,000,000 microplastic particles in it, which can harm aquatic life and people. 
Rowers Zoe Foster, Taylor Volmrich and Wesley Hoglin have taken their talents from the Utah Crew program to the Bombers.

Three Utah Crew members travel across the coast to row for Bombers

By Jack Murray, Senior writer May 5, 2021
For three athletes in the Ithaca College rowing program, the conditions of Cayuga Lake differ greatly from their rowing origins on the Jordan River in Utah.
The radio series, “The Ripple Effect Radio Project,” was broadcast in three parts, segments that were approximately 10 to 20 minutes long, from Jan. 15 to Jan. 28. Senior Meaghan McElroy, junior Maggie McAden, junior Skylar Eagle and sophomore Lauren Leone worked with WRFI.

IC students work with radio station to produce radio series

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer February 19, 2020
Ithaca College students collaborated with WRFI Community Radio to produce a radio series that monitors the health of Cayuga Lake. 
Susan Allen is researching the spread of microplastics in Cayuga Lake. Allen’s current research project is focused on the effect of microplastics on life in the southern end of Cayuga Lake. 

Professor researches microplastics in Cayuga Lake

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer September 11, 2019
Susan Allen, professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Science at Ithaca College is researching microplastics in Cayuga Lake.
Students took a stand-up paddleboarding class Sept. 14–16. The students went to  Stewart Park in Ithaca and Owasco Lake in Moravia, New York, to practice their skills.

Students explore Ithaca by stand-up paddleboarding

By Anna Harris, Contributing Writer September 18, 2018
Jennifer Miller, instructor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, taught a brand-new stand-up paddleboarding class.
Senior freestyle swimmer Nilza Costa uses weights as part of her circuit during  conditioning practice at 6:20 a.m. in the Athletics and Events Center weight room.

Early morning practices can impact sleep and academics

By Alyssa Curtis, Staff Writer October 25, 2017
Members of varsity and club teams have mixed feelings about having practice between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Members of the Ithaca community plunge into the Cayuga lake March 19 at Taughannock Falls State Park.

Ithaca College athletes raise money for Special Olympics

By Jaysha Patel, Contributing Writer March 22, 2016
The Student Athlete Advisory Committee at Ithaca College raised $686 for the Polar Plunge with the help of the athletic community.
The mens crew team rows against Colgate University, Marist College and Hamilton College on April 25, 2015, at the Cayuga Inlet. The varsity boat returns three out of its eight members.

Men’s crew will depend on new rowers

By Alyssa Curtis, Staff Writer March 2, 2016
The men's crew team will look to utilize a smaller roster this spring season in order to take down top competitors this spring season.
Abimbola Bola Afolayan was hired as a postdoctoral resident by the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services Oct. 7. Each year, a new person will fill the position.

Q&A: CAPS hires new employee to meet counseling demands

By Elena Piech, Staff Writer November 4, 2015

After a push by the Faculty Council, Student Government Association and the student-organized #getCAPSready campaign, the Ithaca College Center for Counseling and Psychological Services hired an additional...

7 places to visit in Ithaca this weekend

7 places to visit in Ithaca this weekend

By Mary Ford, Life & Culture Editor August 26, 2015
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out some of the most popular spots on campus and in Ithaca.
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