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Public Safety Logs March 18—23

Public Safety Logs March 18—23

April 1, 2024

March 18 FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL LOCATION: Circle Apartments Building 10 / 10 College Circle Drive SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. Patrol Officer...

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.
The college sent out an alert Feb. 2, notifying the campus community of the changes. The college said they will continue to review the weather forecast and ongoing conditions.

Severe weather conditions move IC to remote learning Feb. 3

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 3, 2022
Courses at Ithaca College will be through remote instruction Feb. 3 because of severe weather conditions, but essential staff will arrive for a normal work day. 
 Ithaca College Faculty Council members expressed concern over a potential four-credit schedule grid.

Faculty Council discusses search for the next IC president

By Alyshia Korba, Staff Writer September 15, 2021
The Ithaca College Faculty Council discussed the search for the next president of the college and the college’s response to COVID-19 during Sept. 14 meeting.
In April 2021, the college announced that all students must be vaccinated in order to return to campus for the fall semester. Students were required to submit their vaccination cards to the Hammond Health Center by July 19.

Student vaccination rate reaches over 99% for fall semester

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor August 26, 2021
Ithaca College has required students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, resulting in over 99% of the student population being vaccinated. 
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS) is working to increase use of Rave Guardian, the college’s public safety app, among the campus community and at other Ithaca College campuses. While Rave Guardian was introduced to the college’s campus in April 2021, Samm Swarts, associate director of Emergency Preparedness and Response, said the app was launched at the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC) on Aug. 23 and will be available at the Ithaca College Los Angeles campus starting in Spring 2023.

Department of Public Safety launches new mobile app

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
Ithaca College has launched a new app component of its emergency notification system, the Rave Guardian mobile app.
Ronald Trunzo, associate director of the Office of Residential Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, said that since Jan. 1, there were 115 people who used the Community Agreement Reporting Form to report violations.

IC students violate COVID-19 community agreement

By Ashley Stalnecker and Caitlin Holtzman April 29, 2021
Large groups of unmasked students are part of a list of community violations that pose a danger to the community because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ithaca College has security filters to block suspicious emails. However, some, like the scam where  criminals pose as potential employers to get victims to buy iTunes gift cards, manage to get through.

Criminals phishing for money target with iTunes scam

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer February 13, 2019
This semester, students, faculty and staff at Ithaca College have seen an increase in a particular email scam sent by phishers.
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