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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Police need repercussions after excessive use of violence

Editorial: Police need repercussions after excessive use of violence

By The Ithacan January 23, 2020
It is unrealistic to expect a college town to not have college parties, and it especially is wrong for a person to be treated like a dangerous criminal when they do. 
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 police settles lawsuit with IC alum for $251,000

By Alexis Manore, Assistant News Editor January 22, 2020
The City of Ithaca has paid an Ithaca College alum $251,000 to settle a federal lawsuit against the Ithaca Police Department. 
According to court documents, Ithaca police officer Jacob Allard allegedly sprayed Goldstein with pepper spray, causing injuries to both of his eyes and permanent damage to his right eye.

Ithaca Police settles lawsuit with college alum

By Ashley Stalnecker, Assistant News Editor December 4, 2019
The Ithaca Police Department settled a lawsuit filed by an Ithaca College alum following his arrest in 2016. 
National Recap: States file lawsuit over POTUS regulation

National Recap: States file lawsuit over POTUS regulation

August 29, 2019
A coalition of 19 states and Washington, D.C., announced a lawsuit Aug. 23 against President Donald Trump’s administration’s proposed regulation that would allow the administration to detain children
Michael Stuprich, 10th from the left, is a former professor in the Department of English at Ithaca College who is suing the college for having been allegedly wrongfully terminated.

Former IC professor sues the college for $1 million over termination

By Ana Borruto, Celisa Calacal, and Evan Popp October 25, 2017
Michael Stuprich, a former professor in the Department of English, is suing the college, claiming that he was wrongfully terminated.
Ithaca College students are eligible for partial refunds to their room and board for Spring 2020 because of switch to online learning due to COVID-19.

Construction worker suing Ithaca College following injury

By Grace Elletson, News Editor September 20, 2017
A construction worker contracted by Ithaca College is suing the institution, alleging that he was hurt on the job due to a lack of safety devices.
Megan Graham, assistant professor, left, and Rachel Gunderson, former instructor, hug Shoshe Cole, former assistant professor, after signing the final contingent faculty contract March 26.

Faculty union resolves its NLRB lawsuits with Ithaca College

By Grace Elletson, News Editor September 13, 2017
The union has resolved its lawsuits with the administration — one ended in a withdrawal of the suit, the other ended with a settlement.
Kurt Lichtman, lecturer in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, dropped the suit he filed against the contingent faculty union.

Faculty member drops lawsuit against faculty union

By Grace Elletson May 2, 2017
Kurt Lichtman, lecturer in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, dropped the suit he filed against the contingent faculty union.
A lawsuit filed against Ithaca College on Oct. 8, 2015, that sought $10 million in damages over a lack of disability compliance, has been resolved in the colleges favor.

2015 ADA lawsuit resolved in Ithaca College’s favor

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor September 13, 2016
"We are pleased that the judge agreed with the college's position that the suit should be dismissed due to the plaintiff's failure to state a claim," David Maley, senior associate director for media and community relations, stated via email.
A lawsuit filed against Ithaca College on Oct. 8, 2015, that sought $10 million in damages over a lack of disability compliance, has been resolved in the colleges favor.

Former student files lawsuit against Ithaca College

By Faith Meckley, Assistant News Editor October 28, 2015
A former Ithaca College student filed a $10 million lawsuit Oct. 8 against the college under the Americans with Disabilities Act for failing to provide accommodations for a physical handicap.
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