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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

In reaction to four reports of drug-laced drinks and one report of sexual assault at events hosted by Cornell University fraternities, Cornell has suspended all fraternity parties and social events. The Ithaca Police Department and the Cornell University Police Department are currently investigating both reports.  

Cornell raises COVID-19 alert level after cluster identified

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor February 5, 2021
Cornell University changed its COVID-19 alert level from green to yellow, which means there is a low to moderate risk of transmission.
At around 10:30 p.m. the night of Monday, Feb. 21, an Ithaca College student was struck twice by airsoft pellets.

Students experience COVID-19 testing delays during move-in

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor February 3, 2021
A delay in COVID-19 test results led a group of Ithaca College students to have extended quarantines after returning to campus.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for South Central New York, which includes Tompkins, Cortland, Onondaga, Southern Cayuga, Schuyler, Seneca and Yates counties, Feb. 1.

Terrace 13 Testing Office and Friends 110 lab closed Feb. 2

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor February 2, 2021
The Ithaca College Terrace 13 (T13) Testing Office and the Friends 110 lab are both closed Feb. 2 due to inclement weather.
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

Three COVID-19 testing sites to be closed Feb. 2

By Alexis Manore, News Editor February 1, 2021
Due to inclement weather, three COVID-19 testing sites in the Cayuga Health System will be closed Feb. 2. 
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

Possible COVID-19 exposure at Ulta Beauty

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor January 8, 2021
In a Jan. 6 announcement, TCHD said an employee at Ulta Beauty tested positive and may have infected others while working.
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

Possible COVID-19 exposure at Applebee’s

By Alexis Manore, News Editor December 18, 2020
The Tompkins County Health Department announced a potential COVID-19 exposure at Applebee’s Grill and Bar. 
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

Ithaca City School District moves to remote instruction

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor December 16, 2020
Due to community spread of COVID-19 and the number of students and staff members in quarantine, the ICSD is moving to remote instruction until January.
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

County breaks record with over 300 active COVID-19 cases

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor December 11, 2020
Tompkins County has broken a new record for the number of active COVID-19 cases with 305 as of Dec. 10.
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

Two Ithaca nursing home residents die from COVID-19

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor November 28, 2020
Two residents of Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home in Ithaca have died from COVID-19, and 52 others at the nursing home have tested positive.
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

Possible COVID-19 exposure at Texas Roadhouse

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor November 15, 2020
The Tompkins County Health Department announced a possible COVID-19 exposure at the Texas Roadhouse in Ithaca.
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

Cornell raises COVID-19 alert level after increasing cases

By Alexis Manore, News Editor November 13, 2020
Cornell University has changed its COVID-19 alert level from green to yellow.
Even though Ithaca College is remote for the semester, approximately 1,400 students, faculty and staff pass through the Athletics and Events Center every week to get tested for COVID-19.

IC offers COVID-19 testing for campus community members

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer November 2, 2020
The college has partnered with Cayuga Medical Center and the Tompkins County Health Department to offer COVID-19 testing for students, faculty and staff in Ithaca.
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