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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

The Ithacan

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

The Ithacan

Proposal for Emerson plant spurs debate

By Kacey Deamer, Staff Writer December 1, 2011
Ithaca’s mayor-elect has big plans for the Emerson Power Transmission facility, with a controversial proposal to develop housing at the polluted building located off Route 96B.

Empty shelves

By Taylor Long, Staff Writer December 1, 2011
Dwindling resources for food stamp programs have left Tompkins County residents hungry, filling pantry dining rooms and struggling to put food on the table.

The dish on debt

By Ithacan Staff November 17, 2011
For junior Brittan Binder, coming to Ithaca College meant making a conscious decision value experience over cost when it came to her education.

College lauds veteran military service

By Sally Young, Contributing Writer November 10, 2011
This year’s Veterans Day Celebration holds a new meaning for active and veteran soldiers in the wake of President Barack Obama’s withdrawal of American troops from Iraq.

Season of protest

By Ithacan Staff November 10, 2011
In a time of global unrest, Ithacans are standing up to protest economic, social and environmental issues.

Postal Service struggles under crippling deficit

By Kelsey Fowler, Accent Editor November 3, 2011
The United States Postal Service carries hundreds of thousands of letters and packages every day, but it is carrying a heavier weight as well — a massive deficit which has the agency considering massive changes.

Mayoral race reaches home stretch

By Shea O'Meara, Assistant Accent Editor November 3, 2011
After months of campaigning to become the next mayor of the City of Ithaca, the candidates' futures will soon be in the hands of the community.

Firm sues Dryden for ban on fracking

By Brian Rank, Staff Writer October 27, 2011
The town of Dryden will defend its ban on natural gas drilling in the New York Supreme Court of Tompkins County next week, marking one of the first times a ban will be challenged. The outcome could set a legal precedent for the rest of the state. Anschutz Exploration Corporation is suing the town, which…

College awaits A&E sustainability certification

By Kacey Deamer, Staff Writer October 27, 2011
Ithaca College is in the process of finding out just how sustainable the Athletics and Events Center is, culminating years of planning and construction.

Citizens unite to fuel local economy

By Nicole Ogrysko, Staff Writer October 27, 2011
Local entrepreneurs are creating new business models to change the way Ithacans communicate and work with each other in an effort to rejuvenate the local economy in a post-recession era.

Spirit Week to raise school pride

By TinaMarie Craven, Contributing Writer October 13, 2011
In hopes of fostering a more unified campus community, Ithaca College launched its first IC Spirit Week last weekend.

LGBT center celebrates decade

By Gerald Doherty, Staff Writer October 13, 2011
Nicole Blum ’06 celebrated her third anniversary with her wife on Tuesday in Wisconsin. Blum entered Ithaca College focused on field hockey and softball and spent much of her freshman and sophomore years believing she was straight.
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