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From left, Devi de Olivera 23 and Allison Arndt 23 carry a boat by the Cayuga Inlet. Arndt, a decorated graduate of the program, was recently named a finalist for the CRCA Athlete of the Year award.

Q&A: Former rower racks in national accolades

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor August 29, 2023

In 2017, Allison Arndt ’23 walked on to the Ithaca College rowing team having never tried the sport before. Six years later, she is a three-time team captain, two-time Pocock All-American and a two-time...

Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

College relaxing COVID-19 related restrictions

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor February 19, 2021
Ithaca College is relaxing some COVID-19-related restrictions due to a low positivity rate on campus.
Melissa Patnella 19 teaches a Zumba class in the Fitness Center Aerobics Room during Spring 2019.

Zumba classes combine dance and fitness for fun alternative workout

By Zoë Freer-Hessler, Managing Editor November 21, 2019
Zumba classes offered at Ithaca College provide a fun and effective workout, especially for women looking for a comfortable fitness space.
Graduate student Melissa Patnella works as a personal trainer for the Fitness Center. She also teaches a ZUMBA class on Sunday nights in the Aerobics Room.

Graduate students keep IC in shape with personal training

By Jack Murray, Sports Editor May 1, 2019
Physical therapy graduate students are employed by the Fitness Center to serve as personal trainers for Ithaca College students and staff.
Freshmen Tara Lynch and Michaella De Natale scramble for a ball during the intramural floor hockey game April 9 in Glazer Arena. Floor hockey is played Tuesday nights and is the only intramural played in the arena.

Students take a slap at playing intramural floor hockey

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor April 23, 2019
Ithaca College students participate in intramural floor hockey for a fun and competitive way to de-stress throughout the semester.
Editorial: WorkOUT breaks down barriers in fitness culture

Editorial: WorkOUT breaks down barriers in fitness culture

April 3, 2019
WorkOUT is an event that actively celebrates the intersection of LGBTQ and fitness culture, an initiative that is precisely what the center should be doing.
Sophomore Gabe Gomez and freshman Steven Bailey in yellow look on as freshman Ben Cohen in blue makes a catch for his team, the Washed Up Pros. The intramural flag football league plays Sunday Evenings.

Intramural athletics provide fun despite issues

By Mikayla Rovenolt, Staff Writer April 2, 2019
The Ithaca College Intramural Sports program gives a chance for students to participate in athletics in a low-stress atmosphere.
Senior Katherine Siple holds up mitts for senior Valerie Gugliada to practice her punches against during practice in the Fitness Center. Siple is president of the Ithaca College Defenders and a boxing coach.

Ithaca College Defenders boxing club packs a punch

By Ariel Dowdy, Staff Writer March 27, 2019
The Ithaca College Defenders is a boxing and mixed martial arts club that promotes self-defense training in a low-pressure environment.
Senior Sydney Malaspina teaches a BODYPUMP class in the Ithaca College Fitness Center aerobics room. Malaspina is one of the many students that lead their own group fitness classes every week.

Students become the teachers in group fitness classes

By James Baratta and Kara Bowen September 26, 2018
Unlike Ithaca’s early fall gloom outside, the Fitness Center aerobics room was vibrant with blood-pumping music.
Ithaca College students enjoying the climbing wall in the Fitness Center. The wall was expanded for the 2018–19 school year.

Fitness Center climbing wall harnesses new equipment

By Dani Pluchinsky September 5, 2018
The Ithaca College Fitness Center climbing wall was expanded over the summer. The purpose was to increase the safety of the participants.
Senior and club co-president Emily Brumfield balances on a hanging trapeze durng her act at ICircus’s Planet Earth showcase. To match the showcase’s Planet Earth theme, the title of each act included an animal or element of nature.

ICircus soars in jungle-themed end-of-the-year showcase

By Kara Bowen, Assistant Life & Culture Editor May 2, 2018
Each act had a theme that related to nature, with most performers adopting an animal persona that connected to their props.
Members of the Ithaca College Chapter of PRSSA stand with Make-A-Wish receipient AnaMaria Ahmed and her mother, Darlene Arnold who were in attendance at the basketball tournament.

Charity basketball tournament is nothing but net

By Jack Murray, Staff Writer April 25, 2018
The Ithaca College Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America held its 17th annual Swish for Make-A-Wish on April 21.
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