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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Senior Nicole Brokaw is a student manager at the Ithaca College Library. She is one of 28 students who are employed at the library. This is a decrease from the 38 students who worked at the library.

Student employees decrease for spring semester

By Alyshia Korba and Caitlin Holtzman March 3, 2021
Some departments on campus are having to adjust to operate with fewer employees while former student employees look for other jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bomber Bucks are a virtual form of currency loaded onto student ID cards that can be used for tax-free on-campus purchases at select locations, like Ithaca Bakery, Chick-n-Bap and Mac’s General Store.

Dining services expands use of Bomber Bucks

By Cora Payne, Staff Writer November 20, 2019
Ithaca College students can now use Bomber Bucks to purchase food and nonfood items on campus, regardless of whether or not they have meal plans.
Scott McWilliams, director of Dining Services, said dining halls and other food services plan to return to operating like they did before the pandemic. 

Students study nutrition and demand of dining halls

By Skylar Eagle, Staff Writer November 6, 2019
Students and professors partnered with Ithaca College Dining Services to study nutrition and the physical demands of working in the dining halls. 
Dave Prunty, executive director of auxiliary services, discusses the changes made in Dining Services at an open forum held Oct. 15. Four students attended the event.

Dining Services holds town hall for student critique

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer October 22, 2019
Four students attended an open forum to offer feedback about the change in meal service providers hosted by Ithaca College Dining Services Oct. 15.
Editorial: New dining arrangement introduces potential risks

Editorial: New dining arrangement introduces potential risks

March 20, 2019
While the new dining services have the potential to revolutionize dining on campus, with that also comes the risk of worsening the program.
Sophomore Carmen Enge, one of the students who founded the organization, spoke at the forum on March 19 about the future of Dining Services at Ithaca College.

Students host forum on future of Dining Services at IC

By Alyshia Korba, contributing writer March 20, 2019
The event included a panel of representatives from the college that discussed the future of Dining Services and addressed concerns brought up by the students.
The vegan station in Campus Center. The vegan program at Ithaca College has received high ratings over the past several years, but vegans on campus have expressed skepticism.

Students question Ithaca College’s A-plus vegan rating

By Krissy Waite, Assistant News Editor February 20, 2019
Ithaca College Dining Services, fueled by food provider Sodexo, has received high ratings for its vegan options over the past several years.
Editorial: Colleges vegan options do not meet students dietary needs

Editorial: College’s vegan options do not meet students’ dietary needs

February 20, 2019
Ultimately, the best way for Dining Services to improve is to genuinely listen to the desires of students, and then act on them.
Editorial: Anti-contamination area vital addition to dining hall

Editorial: Anti-contamination area vital addition to dining hall

February 20, 2019
Moving forward, Dining Services should extend this initiative to all dining halls and keep these anti-contamination areas open during all hours.
Ithaca College dining services have implemented a new food allergy dining area for those in the IC community who have allergies and sensitivities to certain foods.

Campus Center adds new exclusive food allergy area

By Elizabeth Henning, Staff Writer February 18, 2019
A new area located in the Campus Center Dining Hall opened at the beginning of Spring 2019 to provide a way for students with food allergies and intolerances to safely eat in the dining hall.
Editorial: Sodexo does not provide adequate food and service

Editorial: Sodexo does not provide adequate food and service

December 6, 2018
Even after these changes have been made, the company still leaves much to be desired. Enough is enough.
IC Square will now be selling products that include lettuce from Glass House Farms, a local hydroponics greenhouse.

Dining Services provides new options in IC Square

By Laura O'Brien, Assistant News Editor September 3, 2018
Ithaca College Dining Services implemented an array of changes to IC Square prior to the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester.
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