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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Ithaca College students hang out together in a West Tower dorm room. Each dorm cluster offers students different living experiences that cater to their own individual needs while in college.

Dorm culture creates perspectives of student life

By Katie Krom, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Choosing housing for the four years at college is one of the hardest decisions that a student has to make. It is hard to know what to expect with living in different communities.
Six current members of the Ithaca College mens lacrosse team, along with three former members, live together off-campus in addition to being teammates. According to a 2015 study by the NCAA, 43% of men and 36% of women who are student-athletes choose to live exclusively with other student-athletes.

Teammates build chemistry in off-campus housing

By Tess Ferguson, Assistant Sports Editor March 21, 2023
Alongside three of their former teammates, six members of the Ithaca College men's lacrosse team have shared an off-campus duplex home since August 2022. 
The plan to convert Eastman Hall into living space for seniors and graduate students was announced in Spring 2022 in an email to juniors from the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life. According to the college’s website, the cost to live in Eastman Hall is $9,900 for the 2022–23 academic year. A single room in a residence hall typically costs $10,375.

Seniors and graduate students take advantage of new housing option

By Liam McDermott, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022
Beginning Fall 2022, Ithaca College’s Eastman Hall, which previously housed underclassmen, is now housing seniors and graduate students who wish to live on campus. 
There have been 19 fire alarm activations in the Ithaca College Circle Apartments during September. Many of the activations were because of students burning food in their kitchens.

Circle Apartments see increase in fire alarm activation

By Olivia Stanzl, Staff Writer September 29, 2021
There have been 19 fire alarm activations in the Ithaca College Circle Apartments during September. Many of the activations were because of students burning food in their kitchens.
What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

By Emily Guderian September 23, 2021

I thought college would just be a larger, more challenging version of high school, but with more parties. My expectation when arriving the first week was that I would automatically find my best friends...

Circle Apartments see two more burglaries

Circle Apartments see two more burglaries

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer November 28, 2018
The two most recent burglaries occurred Nov. 27 in apartments 110 and 170, according to the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
Public Safety investigates burglary at Circle Apartments

Public Safety investigates burglary at Circle Apartments

By Maggie McAden, Assistant News Editor November 24, 2018
A burglary occurred at Ithaca College Circle Apartment 341 on the afternoon of Nov. 23, according to the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
Public Safety investigates three burglaries at Circle Apartments

Public Safety investigates three burglaries at Circle Apartments

By Maggie McAden, Assistant News Editor November 10, 2018
Three burglaries occurred at the Ithaca College Circle Apartments sometime during the night of Nov. 9 and the morning of Nov. 10, according to the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
Weather affecting Freeman Field, home of the Ithaca College baseball caused the team to postpone three home games this season.

Freeman Field faces frequent flooding early in season

By Andrew Sullivan, Senior Writer April 25, 2018
The Ithaca College baseball team has struggled to play home games so far this season due to uncooperative weather making Freeman Field unplayable.
Snapshot: Bus Ride Blues

Snapshot: Bus Ride Blues

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer April 4, 2018
The second to last bus of the night arrives, and the students spring toward it, scrambling on board as if they are lost at sea and have found their lifeboat.
When Circle Apartment residents moved into their apartments for Fall 2017, a slip was given to each resident informing them of the Circles Energy Initiative. Residents had the option to opt out of the program if they did not want to receive the monthly mock bills via email.

Circles Apartment residents to get mock bills as part of energy initiative

By Elijah Joseph, Contributing Writer November 1, 2017
The program was created in 2015 by Mark Darling, former campus sustainability programs coordinator at the college. After his retirement in January 2016, the program was disbanded.
Public Safety and IPD increase patrols for fall semester

Public Safety and IPD increase patrols for fall semester

By Sarah Horbacewicz, Staff Writer September 20, 2016
The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Ithaca Police Department have increased their patrols and presence on and around campus this fall, due to both standard protocol and recent crime.
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