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Junior Anna Riley writes about the financial barriers to participating in club sports and how they are completely inaccessible to some students.

Commentary: College must prioritize funding for club sports

By Anna Riley December 6, 2023
Sports teams are a great way to make friends, try something new or continue to improve at a craft. However, at Ithaca College, club sports are simply too expensive for many students. Campus Recreation is severely underfunded and the teams feel the impacts deeply. 
Editorial: Club sports facing issues with funding and staffing

Editorial: Club sports facing issues with funding and staffing

By The Ithacan December 9, 2021
The issues the club sports are currently facing are issues seen across the campus and they need to be addressed soon. Sports in any form, varsity or club, are vital for students.
The Intersection - A Conversation with Alex Elconin and George Sikoryak III

‘The Intersection’ – A Conversation with Alex Elconin and George Sikoryak III

By Frankie Walls, Managing Editor September 23, 2021

The Ithacan · 'The Intersection' - A Conversation with Alex Elconin and George Sikoryak III Host Frankie Walls sits down with former varsity soccer player Alex Elconin ’21 and current men’s varsity...

How IC Sports: Rugby at Ithaca College

‘How IC Sports’: Rugby at Ithaca College

October 25, 2018

Hosts Cal Dymowski and Kaitlin Maniscalo are joined by senior rugby player Drew Mele to answer the questions on everyone's mind: What is rugby? How do you play rugby? The trio also talk about Drew’s...

Sophomore Kirby Wilhelm, who is not on the SGC but participates in club rugby; Mike Moritz, Class of 2019 senator; and Mara Erb, Class of 2018 senator, present the Turf Yavits Field Bill.

SGC passes bill to address club sports turf problems

By Ryan King, Staff Writer April 25, 2017
Ithaca College’s Student Governance Council passed a bill addressing field issues club sports face, reviewed its constitution and reaffirmed its Elections Act.
Sports One on One: Senior hockey player Nick Mecca

Sports One on One: Senior hockey player Nick Mecca

By Kendyl Bennett, Assistant Multimedia Editor October 5, 2016

Senior hockey player Nick Mecca talks about how he got started in the sport and his hopes for the team's upcoming season.

Sports One on One: Junior rugby player Ashley Cohen

Sports One on One: Junior rugby player Ashley Cohen

By Kendyl Bennett, Assistant Multimedia Editor September 21, 2016

Junior rugby player Ashley Cohen talks about how she got started in the sport and how the club deals with funding.   At the time of filming, the club rugby team record was 2-0. At the time of...

Making the varsity cut for Ithaca College athletics

Making the varsity cut for Ithaca College athletics

By Emily Hull, Staff Writer September 26, 2012
The College’s Office of Intercollegiate Sports faces difficult decisions when approving sports for varsity status.
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