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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Caleb Slater 18 is a Republican candidate for District 48 in the New York State Senate with three main political focuses: education, energy and crime.

Q&A: IC alum and New York State Senate candidate discusses platform

By Lorien Tyne, News Editor March 22, 2023
Caleb Slater ’18 is running for the New York State Senate District 48. Slater credits his time at Ithaca College for his interest in politics.
Junior Petar Odazhiev quit his internship position at the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability after leadership staff either resigned or were fired.

Environmental sustainability suffers from loss of leadership

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 16, 2022
Environmental efforts at IC are deteriorating, according to campus members who have experienced a lack of staffing support in sustainability efforts.
Ithaca College announced March 30 that as of February 2018, the college has transitioned to clean energy and will only be purchasing through Green-e certified wind farms.

IC transitions to using all clean energy

By Krissy Waite April 11, 2018
Ithaca College announced March 30 that as of February 2018, all of the college’s electricity supply, currently 33,000,000 kWh annually, has been transitioned to clean energy and will only be purchased
Greg Lischke, director of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability, said the college is on track with its plan for carbon neutrality by 2050, but the planet will likely reach a temperature threshold by 2030.

Q&A: New IC sustainability director discusses future goals

By Sophie Johnson, Staff Writer September 13, 2016
Now in his first semester as director of energy management and sustainability at Ithaca College, Greg Lischke says he plans to increase student involvement in sustainability programs and that the college has some renewable energy projects in early stages.
Editorial: Divest IC neglects complex process

Editorial: Divest IC neglects complex process

January 23, 2014

On Dec. 9, the Student Government Association, backed by Divest IC, passed a bill recommending research into divestment from fossil fuel companies. Results from the research will help decide whether the...

A week in photos — Feb. 21, 2013

By Ithacan Staff February 21, 2013
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Local startup develops wind energy prototype

By Emily MilesLauren Mateer, Contributing Writer and Staff Writer October 3, 2012
In an effort to increase the use of sustainable resources, Weaver Wind Energy, a local startup company, is developing a more reliable and effective wind turbine that adjusts with changing weather.
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