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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

The Ithacan

Meira Duftler writes about failures to address persistent maintenance issues in the Terrace 6 residence hall and that students deserve functional living environments.

Commentary: Students deserve a reasonable standard of living in residence halls

By Meira Duftler October 9, 2023
Moving into your dorm, decorating your room and reconnecting with friends is an experience that's etched in the memory of every student. Moving in can be a physically draining and sweaty process. It's summer after all; the dorms have no air conditioning and most don’t have elevators.
Preventative measures like paw wax and booties can be used to protect paws from dangers on the ground like chemicals, ice and concrete.

Salt used on campus to melt ice hurts guiding eye dogs

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2022
Guiding eye dog trainers take issue with the ice-melt used on campus because the salt is composed of sodium chloride, the least pet friendly kind.

Letter to the editor: Terrace 10 update from Office of Facilities

By Tim Carey September 8, 2021
I wanted to provide the campus community with some information and reassurances following the Sept. 2 Commentary by Matan Berman.
Ithaca College announced plans to redesign the Campus Center building last year because of concerns from students and staff about the lack of space and amenities offered, accessibility and sustainability.

Campus Center renovations paused due to COVID-19 pandemic

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor December 14, 2020
The Ithaca College Campus Master Plan, which includes renovations to the Campus Center, is paused as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
This new project is a collaboration between the City and Town of Ithaca. The town’s part of the project is expected to start in Spring 2020 and finish at the end of summer.

Route 96B sidewalk to begin construction in Spring 2020

By Jordan Broking, Contributing Writer November 20, 2019
Construction on a sidewalk along 96B, the route that connects Ithaca College to downtown Ithaca, is moving forward to provide safer access to campus.
From left, sophomore Shevori Gene, SGC Chief of Staff, and Senior SGC President Farwa Shakeel  in a meeting Oct. 28.

SGC discusses implementation of menstrual products bill

By Anna De Luca, Staff Writer October 30, 2019
SGC talked about bills that can be created to ensure free menstrual products are distributed in every bathroom on campus at its Oct. 28 meeting.
Ithaca College has installed over 100 all-gender bathrooms on campus over the course of several years of renovations.

Ithaca College increases number of all-gender bathrooms

By Anna De Luca, Contributing Writer October 2, 2019
In an effort to be more inclusive, Ithaca College has installed over 100 all-gender bathrooms on campus over the course of several years of renovations.
Friends Hall was closed over the summer due to renovations to remove asbestos.

College removes asbestos from Friends Hall and Job Hall

By Meaghan McElroy, Senior Writer August 28, 2019
As part of the ongoing renovations to buildings on Ithaca College’s campus over the summer, asbestos was removed from Friends Hall and Job Hall. 
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