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April 8, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Health department confirms first case of COVID-19 in Tompkins County

By | Mar 14, 2020

The New York State Department of Health confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in Tompkins County, according to a statement from the Tompkins County Health Department on March 14. 

Faculty Council discusses preparations for coronavirus

By | Mar 4, 2020

The Ithaca College Faculty Council discussed plans for how to respond to a potential shutdown because of the new coronavirus at its March 3 meeting. 

Two Cornell University students test negative for coronavirus

By | Feb 12, 2020

Two Cornell University students who were quarantined for symptoms that met criteria for the 2019 novel coronavirus tested negative, according to a statement issued by Cornell University administrators

College offers Narcan training to prevent opioid overdoses

By | Sep 26, 2018

Ithaca College resident assistants and other students are now being trained to administer Narcan — a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose — in a pre-emptive effort to combat drug ab

Ithaca College flu numbers expected to exceed last year

By | Mar 1, 2017

So far, 148 students have been diagnosed with influenza or an influenza-like illness since the beginning of the fall semester, as of Feb. 27.

Up in the air: Students consider smoke-free policy on campus

By | Oct 6, 2016

Today about 11% of Ithaca College students are smokers. But recently, Ithaca College organizations have been pushing for a smoke-free campus.

Ithaca College leaders work to improve sexual assault education

By | May 2, 2016

With sexual assault awareness month’s coming to a close, students and administrators at Ithaca College are saying the college can improve its sexual assault education by making the college’s resources more accessible and driving a more effective conversation on campus.

Chewing tobacco still prevalent in baseball culture

By | Apr 15, 2015

Despite the known risks, smokeless tobacco remains popular at all levels of baseball, including college.

Editorial: Students should prioritize sleep for health reasons

By The Ithacan | Oct 29, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that adults should get at least seven hours of sleep every night.

‘Depression Quest’ computer game can educate public about depression

By The Ithacan | Oct 6, 2014

Independent video game developer Zoe Quinn created the game “Depression Quest” in 2013.

College begins preparation for upcoming flu season

By | Oct 1, 2014

In preparation for the upcoming influenza season, the Hammond Health Center at Ithaca College is putting together a campaign to get as many students vaccinated as possible, Dr. Vivian Lorenzo, director of medical services at the college’s Health Center, said.

IC Food addiction support group helps students and locals in Ithaca

By | Sep 17, 2014

While more than one-third of American adults are considered obese according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity is just one possible symptom of the more complex issue of food addiction.