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Members of the Ithaca College Model UN Club attended a conference at Harvard University Feb. 17.

Model UN Club attends national conference

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer February 21, 2018
The club currently has 23 members and meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Editorial: SGCs refusal to share financial data evades accountability

Editorial: SGC’s refusal to share financial data evades accountability

November 8, 2017
Passing the onus of transparency from the governance body ... to the individual student organizations is evasive and nonsensical.
In his current position as vice president of business and finance, senior Conor Friend is in charge of administering all of the SGC’s financial transactions, including allocations for student clubs on campus.  

SGC VP of finance to resign at the end of the semester

By Ryan King, Staff Writer November 1, 2017
Senior Conor Friend first joined the SGC in Fall 2016 as the Class of 2018 senator.
Junior Charlie Kane address the Student Governance Council about the creation of a Health Professional Connection Program at the college. The bill for the program was passed.

SGC passes bill to revise Student Bill of Rights

By Ryan King, Staff Writer October 4, 2017
The Ithaca College Student Governance Council passed its first two bills of the semester during its Oct. 2 meeting.
Junior Woizero Jarvis presents her speech for the Senator-at-large position. Jarvis discussed how she feels that there is a lack of a support system for freshman and how the first-year experience needs to be improved for future incoming students.

SGC senate candidates present platforms

By Ryan King, Staff Writer September 13, 2017
The fall elections are taking place on OrgSync from Sept. 14 to 15.
Class of 2018 Senator Conor Friend has been a driving force in the Student Governance Council as he has either sponsored or cosponsored all of the four bills that the SGC passed so far this semester.

Q&A: Senator picks up the pace to pass bills for SGC

By Ryan King, Staff Writer February 25, 2017
Class of 2018 Senator Conor Friend has has either sponsored or cosponsored all of the four bills that the SGC passed so far this semester.
Conor Friend, Class of 2018 senator, and Senator-at-Large Seondre Carolina present the Allocations Committee Reform II Bill at the Feb. 13 Student Governance Council meeting.

IC SGC passes bill that sets guidelines for spending

By Ryan King, Staff Writer February 15, 2017
Ithaca College’s Student Governance Council passed the Allocations Committee Reform II Bill and elected three new senators Feb. 13.
At the second SGC meeting of the semester, three senate positions were filled and two bills were passed. Sophomore Charlie Kane was named senator-at-large.

SGC starts semester passing bills and filling senator positions

By Ryan King, Staff Writer February 1, 2017
In addition to voting on those bills, the SGC also held internal elections for several open senate positions.
From left, Senator-at-Large Cat Proulx, Business School Senator Taulant Gashi, Ithaca College President Tom Rochon and Senator-at-Large Seondre Carolina discuss debates within higher education regarding academic freedom and free speech.

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon addresses the SGA

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor September 20, 2016
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon joined the Student Government Association’s Sept. 19 meeting.
Ithaca College Sophomore Conor Friend does sit-ups as a part of his ROTC training. Friend has an intense schedule, balancing both ROTC training and a full course load.

Ithaca College sophomore takes command as ROTC squad leader

By Annika Kushner, Contributing Writer November 4, 2015
Each Monday, sophomore Conor Friend gets out of bed at 5:30 a.m., throws on a T-shirt and gym shorts and gets in the car to drive to Cornell University. There, he meets the roughly 30 other members of the Ithaca College and Cornell University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps for their workout.
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