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From left, sophomore setter Maddie Cox prepares to defend while senior right side hitter Jamie Koopman spikes during the Bombers preseason scrimmage against Cornell University.

Volleyball taps talent with nationwide recruiting strategy

By Emma Kersting, Podcast Editor September 7, 2023
From the Atlantic to Pacific, the Ithaca College women’s volleyball team comes to the Finger Lakes region from across the country. Only two players on the 2023 roster are from New York State, and only four from the Northeast. 
According to PETA, makeup and cosmetics companies that tested on animals in 2022 include Clinique, Maybelline, NARS, OPI and Victoria’s Secret, among several others. According to a 2019 study, 35% of surveyed cosmetic consumers looked specifically for cruelty-free brands, while 73% support cruelty-free brands.  

NY Governor Hochul signs Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into law

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer February 1, 2023
As of Dec. 15, Governor Kathy Hochul made New York the 10th state to ban the sale of animal-tested cosmetics by signing the New York Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into law.
From left, Danielle Johanson and Nina Bustamante, 6th year Physical Therapy students showing off their COVID-19 vaccination cards

IC community members receive COVID-19 vaccines

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor February 20, 2021
Some Ithaca College community members who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are getting vaccinated.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new book, “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic,” isn’t stellar, but Cuomo’s stories about leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic are compelling.

Review: Gov. Cuomo publishes decent pandemic memoir

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer November 11, 2020
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new book, “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic,” isn’t stellar, but Cuomo’s stories about leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic are compelling.
Ithaca College is prohibiting students from several states from returning to Ithaca to move out their belongings in accordance with a new state mandate.

Students from states with high COVID-19 level unable to move out

By Ashley Stalnecker, Senior Writer July 10, 2020
Ithaca College is prohibiting students from several states from returning to move out their belongings in accordance with a new state mandate.
New York state officials agreed to the Ithaca Tenants Union (ITU) and the Tompkins County Workers’ Center (TCWC) request to halt evictions during the COVID-19 outbreak. The photo shows housing on South Hill.

New York state to halt evictions during COVID-19 pandemic

By Falyn Stempler, New Editor March 23, 2020
New York state officials said the state will be temporarily halting statewide evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. 
In 2019 so far, there have only been two charges of criminal possession of marijuana that occurred in February, according to the Daily Crime and Fire Logs. 

College adopts new state policy decriminalizing marijuana

By Falyn Stempler, Senior Writer September 12, 2019
Ithaca College will be adhering to a new law implemented in New York state, which has decriminalized marijuana.
Letter to the Editor: Legalizing THC requires regulation

Letter to the Editor: Legalizing THC requires regulation

By William Klepack February 19, 2019
The product must be regulated in form, concentration and packaging.
Luca Maurer, director of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services, far right, attends Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signing of the Gender Non-Discrimination Act on Jan. 25, which bans gender identity discrimination in the state.

LGBT Director discusses invite to NY bill signing

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer February 5, 2019
Luca Maurer, director of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services, was invited to the signing of GENDA on Jan. 25.
Freshman guard Skylar Sinon prepares to make a pass in a game against Hobart College on Jan. 25. Sinon has averaged 6.9 points per game this season.

Freshman guard steps right into starting lineup

By Ty Cunnington, Staff Writer February 4, 2019
Freshman guard Skylar Sinon has had a strong start for the Bombers in his young collegiate career. The freshman has started in 13 games this season.
Eco-Reps is a group under the umbrella of the Resource and Environmental Management Program at Ithaca College that promotes sustainable behaviors on campus for students, faculty and staff, and works to help the college reduce carbon emissions, according to its website.

Ithaca College finds fund to compensate Eco-Reps

By Sophie Johnson, Staff Writer October 4, 2016
“This is definitely the year … that we can start getting programs running and having sustainability here,” Enderle said.
Ithaca College senior Dan Ruthman created IC Enactus, the college’s first chapter of the national organization, which promotes social and entrepreneurial opportunities for students to work with local businesses in the Ithaca area.

New IC club uses entrepreneurship for social change in Ithaca

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer September 11, 2016
A new club on Ithaca College’s campus seeks to promote social and entrepreneurial opportunities for students to work with local businesses.
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