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From left, Tom Grape, chair of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees, and Vice Chair David Lissy held an open conversation session Feb. 15. The board of trustees helps finalize the budget.

Ithaca College budget for 2018-19 not yet approved

By Falyn Stempler, Assistant News Editor February 28, 2018
The board will be releasing an announcement with the approved budget prior to their next meeting in May.
The Board of Trustees of Ithaca College announced in October 2017 that 2 Fountain Place, the former presidential residence, was going to be put on the market.

Board of Trustees announce presidential mansion is for sale

By Maggie McAden, Staff Writer November 1, 2017
The announcement follows the board’s decision made in May that the mansion would not be Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado’s place of residence.
A bulletin board in Terrace 4 informs residents about the drought Aug. 31.

Drought continues despite decreased severity after rain

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer November 2, 2016
Despite a recent downpour, Tompkins County has yet to see consistent precipitation that would sustain the area’s water supply.
Pictured above is a previous rally held for the contingent faculty union. On Dec. 8, the union will be holding a press conference to discuss the possibility of holding  a strike vote next semester.

Community rallies in support of contingent faculty union

By Grace Elletson, Assistant News Editor October 19, 2016
IC Students for Labor Action organized a protest at Free Speech Rock outside Campus Center Oct. 19.
An Ithaca College student was stabbed to death on the Cornell University campus early this morning. The incident occurred at the intersection of College Avenue and Campus Road.

Anthony Nazaire funeral set for Sept. 10 in Brooklyn

By Sophia Tulp, News Editor August 28, 2016
Police have identified Anthony Nazaire, a 20-year-old Ithaca College sophomore, as the victim who was stabbed to death early this morning on the Cornell University campus.
Ithaca College full-time contingent faculty members and supporters pose in front of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center April 7 following a meeting with administration.

Contingent faculty unionizing together follows a national trend

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer April 26, 2016
Concerns about working conditions for contingent faculty members have led to an increase in unionization recently, with part- and full-time contingent faculty sometimes joining together in bargaining units.
Ithaca College full-time contingent faculty members and supporters pose in front of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center April 7 following a meeting with administration.

Full-time contingent faculty’s union request denied

By Michael Pyskaty and Sophia Tulp April 7, 2016
Members of the Ithaca College administration have denied a request by full-time contingent faculty to join the existing part-time faculty union.
The 9,000 panel solar array is currently under construction at Seneca, New York, about 40 miles away from campus, pictured above.

Solar panels to meet 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs

By Faith Meckley and Sophie Johnson February 22, 2016
A solar electric project including 9,000 solar panels that will cover 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs is currently under construction.

Update: Student judicially referred for Yik Yak threats

By Faith Meckley, Assistant News Editor November 20, 2015
Ithaca College has identified a current student as responsible for posting two threatening messages directed at the POC at IC protesters on Yik Yak on Nov. 11 and 12 leading up to the Nov. 14 Cortaca football game, according to an announcement released Nov. 20.
 Tom Rochon speaks during the Family Weekend Presidential Address Nov. 7 in Emerson Suites.

Students circulate document against Rochon at Family Weekend

By Faith Meckley and Sophia Tulp November 7, 2015
At several Family Weekend events around campus, POC at IC handed out a document called “The Case Against Tom Rochon” to guests.
A lawsuit filed against Ithaca College on Oct. 8, 2015, that sought $10 million in damages over a lack of disability compliance, has been resolved in the colleges favor.

Former student files lawsuit against Ithaca College

By Faith Meckley, Assistant News Editor October 28, 2015
A former Ithaca College student filed a $10 million lawsuit Oct. 8 against the college under the Americans with Disabilities Act for failing to provide accommodations for a physical handicap.
The growing disrepair of the Ithaca College Fitness Center roof has prompted a complete replacement. The replacement is expected to be completed in early October.

Ithaca College Fitness Center roof undergoing repairs

By Jenna Mortenson, Contributing Writer September 23, 2015
Since the Fitness Center’s construction in 1999, the roof has undergone a series of repairs, which have grown in frequency in recent years.
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