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Senior outfielder Louis Fabbo connects with the ball. Fabbo has amassed 219 hits in his career and needs two more this season to surpass the programs all-time hit record.

Senior outfielder closes in on program hit record

By Jacob Infald, Staff Writer May 1, 2024
Anyone who has watched the Ithaca College baseball team this season has had the privilege of witnessing greatness. Senior outfielder Louis Fabbo is in the midst of a historic career and is cementing himself as one of the greatest players to dawn the Bomber uniform.
Sophomore catcher Haley Petrucci steps up to bat for the Ithaca College softball team. Petrucci needs four more home runs to tie the all-time season home record at Ithaca College that was set by Laura Remia ’01 during the 1999 Division III softball season.

Sophomore slugger swings toward Bombers’ single season home run crown

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 17, 2024
When first baseman Laura Remia ’01 smacked 10 home runs in her inaugural college season, she etched her name into the Ithaca College softball record books with one of the best power-hitting seasons the school had ever seen.
Fans cheer on the Ithaca College football team at the 2023 Cortaca Jug. The Blue Crew program will look to encourage student attendance through a points system that allows students to earns prizes for attending different sporting events.

Return of Blue Crew program looks to encourage student involvement

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer March 22, 2024
Ithaca College Athletics announced the return of the Blue Crew student rewards program on Jan. 31. This program brings together Ithaca College students, giving them an incentive to attend sporting events in return for points toward special prizes. 
From left, senior pole vaulter Matthew Weil and sophomore multi-eventer Noah McKibben. Weil aims for a personal best, while McKibben expands his skill set, competing in the 60m dash and 110m hurdles, as well as combined events for the first time.

Men’s track and field aims to vault over national competition

By Augustine Daudu, Staff Writer February 28, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s track and field team is readying itself for the outdoor track season following a 2023 season where the Bombers sent three runners to the NCAA outdoor track and field championships.
Editorial: COVID-19 guideline are unclear and insufficient

Editorial: COVID-19 guideline are unclear and insufficient

By The Ithacan February 22, 2024

This semester, there are few restrictions in place at Ithaca College to control the spread of COVID-19. This lack of clear regulations lends itself to a campus that is at high risk for both COVID-19, and...

Graduate student pole vaulter Dom Mikula is heading into his sixth year competing in college. Because of eligibility loopholes, he will be able to compete in the winter and spring seasons.

Student-athletes navigate COVID eligibility loopholes

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
In Spring 2020, the NCAA announced that student-athletes who did not compete in the 2020 spring sports season because of the COVID-19 pandemic would be granted an extra season of eligibility. 
Community responds to The Ithacans top stories of weeks 5 and 6

Community responds to The Ithacan’s top stories of weeks 5 and 6

By Clare Shanahan, Opinion Editor October 2, 2023
The Ithacan produces many stories every week about Ithaca College and the broader community. We wanted to hear what you think about the hot topics in some of our stories. For weeks 5 and 6, we conducted a series of polls on Twitter.

‘On the Same Page’ – Top Stories of Week 5

September 24, 2023
Co-host seniors Emma Kersting and Clare Shanahan dive into the latest stories in news, sports and life and culture at The Ithacan. This week, Kersting and Shanahan spoke with reporters Kai Lincke, David Schurter and Jadyn Davis.
Editorial: Clear COVID-19 guidance is still necessary in 2023

Editorial: Clear COVID-19 guidance is still necessary in 2023

By The Ithacan September 20, 2023
During Fall 2023, Ithaca College students have continued to test positive for COVID-19 but have found themselves at a loss for what to do next. The college has discontinued its quarantine housing options and support services, which is less than ideal for the communal living that college promotes.
With no dedicated isolation space and COVID-19 policies at Ithaca College, students can either stay in their room or find their own space to live in. Resident assistants and students have raised concerns about the lack of COVID-19 policies at the college.

Students share concerns as COVID-19 housing accommodations fade from college policies

By Kai Lincke, Assistant News Editor September 20, 2023
Just weeks after they moved in, some Ithaca College students packed up their belongings again and temporarily relocated after their roommates tested positive for COVID-19. With no dedicated isolation space at the college, the students could either stay in the room with their sick roommate or find their own space to live in.
IC closes COVID-19 testing location and ends wraparound care

IC closes COVID-19 testing location and ends wraparound care

By Prakriti Panwar, Assistant News Editor June 1, 2023
Ithaca College put an end to its remaining COVID-19 infrastructure and policies, like testing locations and dedicated quarantine spaces, May 31.
Senior Caitlin Holtzman shares her experience with beginning college life before the pandemic and graduating after the pandemic had changed the world.

Commentary: Surviving college life during a pandemic

By Caitlin Holtzman May 2, 2023
In August 2019, the Class of 2023 moved onto campus for what we expected would be a normal four years in Ithaca.
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