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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Office of Facilities said the beavers damage to the environment is too great, making removing the beaver a necessity.

Fate of Muller Chapel beaver unclear after IC gets permit to kill

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer September 15, 2023
The relaxing environment of the pond behind Muller Chapel now showcases fallen trees and torn brush encircled by wire. A beaver has moved into the pond and has two options: eviction or death.
On June 6 the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued a statewide air quality health advisory for fine particulates carried in smoke from Canada wildfires. The entire Northeast United States was affected and residents were advised to stay inside.

Canada wildfires cause air quality issues across Northeast US

By Kai Lincke, Assistant News Editor June 11, 2023
Students remaining in Ithaca for the summer woke up to a yellow haze and a burning smell June 6, which lingered for several days as smoke from Canadian wildfires moved through the Northeast.
From left, Miriam Maistelman, Mary McKean, Paul Corsi and Lizz Eberhardt have volunteered and worked at state and national parks across America.

IC students and alumni work at America’s state and national parks

By Maddy Martin, Senior Writer November 17, 2021
From left, Miriam Maistelman, Mary McKean, Paul Corsi and Lizz Eberhardt have volunteered and worked at state and national parks across America.
The Ithaca College Campus store has stopped purchasing plastic bags in response to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plastic bag ban. The ban will begin in March of 2020.

Campus store to stop using plastic bags following NY state ban

By Alyshia Korba, Staff Writer May 1, 2019
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law April 22 banning plastic bags from the state, and it will be implemented by March 2020.
Freshman Ana Maria Arroyo is an amateur falconer, and occasionally brings a juvenile red-tailed hawk named Gracie to campus to train during the day. Arroyo recently founded a new student club to connect students at the college with local wildlife.

New student club looks to work with local wildlife

By Elizabeth Henning, Contributing Writer October 1, 2018
As an incoming Ithaca College freshman, Ana Maria Arroyo looked forward to making connections with people who shared her passion for wildlife.
Cornfields near Ithaca College sophomore Sophia Pittis house in Lansing, New York are not at their normal heights this summer. Following a severe drought, and some of the lowest rainfall on record in the Ithaca area, the community and campus are initiating conservation efforts.

Ithaca College announces conservation efforts amid drought

By Sophia Tulp, News Editor August 9, 2016
And according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Tompkins County is experiencing “severe drought” conditions. While the college is not affected as heavily by the drought other places in the community, it released an announcement addressing campus conservation efforts.

Local startup develops wind energy prototype

By Emily MilesLauren Mateer, Contributing Writer and Staff Writer October 3, 2012
In an effort to increase the use of sustainable resources, Weaver Wind Energy, a local startup company, is developing a more reliable and effective wind turbine that adjusts with changing weather.
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