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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The campus community was informed of the incident at 10:49 a.m. Oct. 16 via an email from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS). According to the email, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating the burglary with support from the OPS. It was reported that someone broke into the building, stole a television and fell asleep in the building.

Burglary reported at Ithaca College off-campus location

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor October 17, 2022
A burglary occurred between 2 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at the Ithaca College Physician Assistant Studies instructional site located off-campus on The Commons.
President La Jerne Cornish notified the campus community of the incident in an email on the afternoon of Dec. 8. In the email, she said Muslim, Arab and Palestinian students have also experienced multiple bias incidents recently

Ithaca Police Department reports multiple shots fired on South Hill

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor April 24, 2022
At 1:09 a.m. April 24, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) responded to a multiple shots fired incident on South Hill according to a press release by IPD Lieutenant Barry Banfield.
The campus community was informed of the incident at 10:49 a.m. Oct. 16 via an email from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS). According to the email, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating the burglary with support from the OPS. It was reported that someone broke into the building, stole a television and fell asleep in the building.

Investigation open for forcible touching incident

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor April 20, 2022
A woman reported four male subjects had grabbed her and touched her against her will at approximately 9:45 p.m. April 17.
At around 10:30 p.m. the night of Monday, Feb. 21, an Ithaca College student was struck twice by airsoft pellets.

Suspects identified in pellet gun case

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 22, 2022
At around 10:30 p.m. the night of Monday, Feb. 21, an Ithaca College student was struck twice by airsoft pellets.
Svante Myrick, Ithaca’s youngest and longest serving mayor will resign Feb. 6 after 10 years of service. Myrick, a Cornell alum, announced his resignation Jan. 5.

IC community reacts to mayor Svante Myrick’s resignation

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 2, 2022
Myrick accepted a leading position at People for the American Way. Myrick will be replaced by common council representative Laura A. Lewis.
Following recent incidents involving Ithaca College students in Downtown Ithaca, Dean of Students Bonnie Prunty and Bill Kerry, executive director of the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, are reminding students to be safe and aware of their surroundings. 

College encourages student safety in Ithaca community

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor December 1, 2021
Dean of Students Bonnie Prunty and Bill Kerry, executive director of the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, are reminding students to be safe and aware of their surroundings.
In reaction to four reports of drug-laced drinks and one report of sexual assault at events hosted by Cornell University fraternities, Cornell has suspended all fraternity parties and social events. The Ithaca Police Department and the Cornell University Police Department are currently investigating both reports.  

Bomb threat at Cornell University found not credible

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor November 10, 2021
Local police determined that Nov. 7 a bomb threat at Cornell University was not credible.
As of 8:50 p.m. Nov. 9, law enforcement officials believe that the third suspect is no longer in the Cayuga Heights area. According to a press release, the original report of gunfire at 1:23 p.m. is believed to be between two groups of people, and law enforcement does not believe the third suspect poses an immediate threat to the community. His whereabouts and identity are still being investigated. 

Third suspect still at large after shots-fired incident by Cornell

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor November 10, 2021
After multiple shelter-in-place orders at Cornell University and other local schools during the afternoon Nov. 9, local police have apprehended two out of three suspects.
Cornell University Police received a call of bombs being placed in Law School, Goldwin Smith, Upson Hall and Kennedy Hall at 2:12 p.m.

UPDATE: Cornell University cleared after bomb threat

By Elijah de Castro, Assistant Life and Culture Editor November 7, 2021
Cornell University Police received a call of bombs being placed in Law School, Goldwin Smith, Upson Hall and Kennedy Hall at 2:12 p.m.
The campus community was informed of the incident at 10:49 a.m. Oct. 16 via an email from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS). According to the email, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating the burglary with support from the OPS. It was reported that someone broke into the building, stole a television and fell asleep in the building.

Tompkins County and Ithaca pass public safety reforms

By Chris Tolve, Staff Writer April 7, 2021
The Tompkins County Legislature and the Ithaca Common Council each voted to approve a set of resolutions seeking to reform local law enforcement.
Editorial: Abolishing police is a threat when policing still exists

Editorial: Abolishing police is a threat when policing still exists

By The Ithacan March 4, 2021
The systems that were designed to protect society do not include Black people. Our current policing system upholds systems of oppression.
The campus community was informed of the incident at 10:49 a.m. Oct. 16 via an email from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS). According to the email, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating the burglary with support from the OPS. It was reported that someone broke into the building, stole a television and fell asleep in the building.

Ithaca community reacts to public safety reform

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer March 4, 2021
The proposed plans for public safety reform in Ithaca are receiving mixed reactions from the Ithaca community. 
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