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After being significantly smaller in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ithaca Apple Fest will make its return to its previous size.

Annual festival to celebrate fall in pandemic-friendly fashion

By Emily Lussier, Senior Writer September 23, 2020
Because of the safety precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance canceled the Apple Harvest Festival 2020.
Rising junior Eze Chukwuezi (left) and Parley Hannan 20 (right) earned All-American honors in wrestling and indoor track and field despite their national championships being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

30 Bombers earn All-American status despite coronavirus cancellations

By Dani Pluchinsky, Senior Writer July 12, 2020
Several coaches associations have altered their normal All-American criteria to honor all student-athletes whose national championships were canceled.
Following the resignation Erienne Roberts and Chris Hayes ’16, Ithaca College announced the hirings of Tyler Heisey and Tom Rishcoff on June 13 and 15, respectively.

Division III announces start date for 2020 fall practices

By Arla Davis, Sports Editor June 11, 2020
Ithaca College’s first fall sports practice will not be held Aug. 10 despite the NCAA Division III Administrative Committee’s decision on the matter.
NCAA Division III reduces minimum required contests

NCAA Division III reduces minimum required contests

By Arla Davis, Sports Editor May 29, 2020
The NCAA Division III Administrative Committee has reduced the minimum competitions required for sports sponsorship and championship qualification.
Kendall Keil 20 and Savanna Lenker 20 lead members of the field hockey team towards the bleachers after a game.

Coaches cope with recruiting challenges amid pandemic

By Emily Adams, Senior Writer May 28, 2020
High school student-athletes were unable to visit the college campus or meet current team members during the spring semester due to the coronavirus.
Staying at home benefits streaming services

Staying at home benefits streaming services

By Dylan Campbell May 22, 2020

This state of quarantine is no fun. Technologically, however, this pandemic couldn’t have happened at a better time. Streaming services have become more prevalent than ever in the fight against lockdown...

Garret Eldridge, center, overseeing practice August 18, 2019 as assistant coach. He will now fulfill the role as head coach for mens soccer.

Men’s soccer assistant coach gets promoted to head coach

By Arla Davis, Sports Editor May 17, 2020
Ithaca College announced May 7 that Garret Eldridge, men’s soccer assistant coach, has been hired as the new head coach for the Bombers.
The NCAA released this statement March 12 canceling all remaining NCAA championships for the winter and spring seasons as a precautionary measure during the COVID-19 outbreak.

BREAKING: NCAA cancels all winter and spring championships

By Arla Davis and Emily Adams March 12, 2020
The NCAA decided to cancel all remaining winter and spring sport championships as a precautionary measure amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Liberty League leaves athletic decisions up to institutions

Liberty League leaves athletic decisions up to institutions

By Emily Adams, Sports Editor March 12, 2020
Ithaca College has not made a decision about athletic participation in the coming weeks and the Liberty League doesn't plan to take collective action.
Personal health is necessary to combat the coronavirus

Personal health is necessary to combat the coronavirus

By The Ithacan March 5, 2020
We must improve our international dialogue when it comes to crisis control, especially when it comes to illness.
Coronavirus does not justify racism

Coronavirus does not justify racism

By John Turner February 13, 2020
This state of mind is toxic because it allows xenophobia to take center stage instead of the well-being of those affected being the main priority. 

Coronaviruses a continuing concern for medical professionals

By Amanda Hutchinson, Contributing Writer March 18, 2013
Ask any person on the street about coronaviruses, and the chances will be pretty good that they don’t know what you’re talking about. However, chances are also pretty good that they’ll have had one before, as coronaviruses are one of the leading causes of the common cold, and our pets are often vaccinated against them.…
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