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Cornell University President Martha Pollack will be retiring from Cornell University June 30 according to a message she shared with the Cornell community.

Cornell President retires after serving for over seven years

By Taylor Borash, Staff Writer May 12, 2024
Cornell University President Martha Pollack announced that she will be retiring on June 30 after serving in the position for over seven years.
Cornell Cinema is a student-run movie theater on Cornells campus, housing film screenings and special events throughout the year.

Cornell Cinema is a student-run operation

By Nathan Glasser, Staff Writer April 3, 2024
Next to Cornell’s famous slope, there is a secretive theater hidden in the basement of Willard Straight Hall. With its freshly popped popcorn and historic space, this two-story theater is like traveling into the past. Audiences can experience contemporary and classic titles from around the globe all at Cornell Cinema.
Editorial: Addressing food insecurity must be a priority

Editorial: Addressing food insecurity must be a priority

By The Ithacan March 22, 2024
Food insecurity is a global issue that impacts countless communities. According to Feeding America, 14% of Tompkins County is food insecure, affecting 14,500 individuals. It is essential that resources go toward addressing this pressing issue. 
After a vote May 27, 2022, Cornell’s Faculty Senate put a resolution in motion that students who enrolled at Cornell during summer 2023 and after will no longer be able to receive the dean’s list honor.

IC reflects on academic awards as Cornell phases out deans list

By Kaeleigh Banda, Staff Writer November 15, 2023
Cornell University has begun to phase out its dean’s list to address concerns about academic stress, which has led Ithaca College to begin to reflect on the impact of its dean’s list as well.
The governing body of Cornell fraternities — the Interfraternity Council (IFC) — suspended fraternity parties and social events Nov. 7 for the remainder of Fall 2022. The IFC did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

Patterns of sexual violence and hazing persist in fraternities

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor December 7, 2022
Fraternities at Cornell University have made it into headlines in many major publications for reports of drink-spiking and a sexual assault at fraternity parties.
Editorial: Makeup commencement proposal too little too late

Editorial: Makeup commencement proposal too little too late

By The Ithacan September 21, 2022
Ithaca College opted for the safer choice by not hosting a graduation for the Class of 2020, but to do so now would be a difficult endeavor.
Senior David Florentin believes that the Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit should be free for all Ithaca students and residents. He is working with the Ithaca chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America.

Commentary: Free transport is imperative for a thriving Ithaca

By David Florentin September 7, 2022
Ithaca prides itself on its inclusivity and diversity, yet it’s falling behind in an area that much of the population relies on: transportation.
 From left, Manager of Concerts and Facilities Erik Kibelsbeck and graduate student at Ithaca College and violin instructor at Cornell Timna Mayer perform at the first living room concert March 26 at Nabenhauer Recital Hall. Mayer plans on hosting a concert once a month.

Living room concerts brings live music back to its roots

By Silas White, Staff Writer May 3, 2017
“Why would you be by yourself on a huge stage? … How can you communicate your feelings when you are so far away from [the audience]?”
David Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, spoke on Feb. 16 at Cornell University about the past struggles of the Sioux Nation including with the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the necessity of hope for the future.

Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at Cornell

By Nicole Pimental, Staff Writer February 20, 2017
The voice of Archambault echoed throughout Stocking Hall as over 530 members of the Ithaca community huddled across four rooms and the surrounding hallways.
Cornell Universitys Punkfest Cornell will feature iconic musicians, from bands such as Fugazi (left) and Maria (Masha) Alyokhina and Alexandra (Sasha) Bogino from Pussy Riot (right).

Punk’s not dead: ‘Punkfest Cornell’ honors music and culture

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer October 26, 2016
Beginning Nov. 1, Cornell University is holding a five-day-long festival in celebration of punk music and culture throughout history.
A local Ithaca resident listens to musician Billy Coté’s musical contribution to “36 Transitions,” which is the new exhibition at the Ink Shop in downtown Ithaca and will remain open until Oct. 29.

Ink Shop unveils “36 Transitions” exhibit in downtown Ithaca

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer October 19, 2016
The exhibit is a multimedia installation that features work from Billy Coté, Jon Frankeland printmaker and Ink Shop director Craig Mains.
Ithaca police are looking for two suspects who fled the scene of a non-fatal stabbing on East Hill  Sept. 28.

UPDATE: IPD charges suspect in Sept. 28 stabbing near Cornell

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor September 29, 2016
The victim, a 27-year-old Dryden resident observed the two suspects stealing from his car, leading to an altercation that resulted in a knife wound in his leg, according to police.
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