The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

While burdensome loans are endemic in the American student loan system and bury the college’s students in debt, financial literacy is an important method for navigating the system.

Student Financial Services to reform during student criticisms

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor March 30, 2022
While burdensome loans bury the college’s students in debt, financial literacy is an important method for navigating the system.
Junior Leanna Crouse discusses the overwhelming costs of textbooks, how they impact first-generation college students, and what she is doing to help relieve future costs.

Commentary: Textbook costs burden first-gen students

By Leanna Crouse March 24, 2022
I hope this textbook donation will relieve some of the stress related to financial issues that students may have.
At its March 21 meeting, the Student Governance Council spoke with Shadayvia Wallace, who became the program director for the MLK Scholars and First-Gen Programs in August 2022.

SGC discusses how to support MLK and first-gen students

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2022
At its March 21 meeting, SGC discussed how the it can support the MLK Scholar and First-Gen Programs, as end the COVID-19 health survey requirement. 
The findings of The Ithacan Diversity Report shows that 33.4% of The Ithacans board is represented by persons of color (BIPOC) and 51.9% of the board identify as heterosexual.

The Ithacan Diversity Report 2021-22

By Ithacan Staff December 8, 2021
This Ithacan Diversity Report serves as a benchmark for future use as The Ithacan sets a standard of transparent reporting for its newsroom.
Maria DiFrancesco, professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, will become the director of the Exploratory Program starting January 2020. She will be taking over the position from Elizabeth Bleicher, interim chair of the Department of Education and current director of the Exploratory Program.

Q&A: Exploratory Program director discusses program goals

By Emily Hung, Contributing Writer October 1, 2019
Maria DiFrancesco, professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, will be director of the Exploratory Program starting January 2020.
Next semester East Tower will be home to the First Place and Language House residential learning communities and a sophomore living space. The college currently has 10 RLCs.

East Tower to get two new learning communities next semester

By Cody Taylor, Staff Writer March 6, 2019
Two residential learning communities — the Language House and the newly created FIRST Place — and a new sophomore space will be added to East Tower.
Load More Stories
Donate to THE ITHACAN
$1260
$2000
Contributed
Our Goal