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Editorial: Entertainment should not consist of stealing signs

Editorial: Entertainment should not consist of stealing signs

By The Ithacan April 12, 2023
There are still many occurrences of signage stealing and the Office of Facilities cannot do anything about it except continuously replace the signs.
Shane Trask, construction worker, gets a lift on the new Lower Quads tennis court at Ithaca College during the start of the fall semester. Due to national supply chain issues leading to delays of needed materials like granite, stone, concrete and paint these projects were not completed over the summer.

Campus improvement projects slowed by supply chain issues

By Caroline Grass, Staff Writer August 24, 2022
Campus improvement projects were started over the summer, but with national supply chain issues leading to delays of materials some projects remain unfinished.
In 1998, the college built the Clinton B. Ford Observatory with funding from Clinton B. Ford — former trustee of the college — the National Science Foundation and Ithaca College. The observatory is primarily used by the Department of Physics and Astronomy for astronomy classes and research projects for physics majors.

Observatory under repair in hopes of viewing night in fall

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
With IC's main observatory telescope out of commission, faculty and students are working to make sure the telescope is ready for use by Fall 2022.
Preventative measures like paw wax and booties can be used to protect paws from dangers on the ground like chemicals, ice and concrete.

Salt used on campus to melt ice hurts guiding eye dogs

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2022
Guiding eye dog trainers take issue with the ice-melt used on campus because the salt is composed of sodium chloride, the least pet friendly kind.
All around the Ithaca College campus, disposable masks are flattened to the ground, soggy with rain; wrappers are tangled in bushes and plastic cups lay tipped on their sides, attracting insects.

Increase in litter on campus leads to concerns

By Jadyn Davis, Contributing Writer September 29, 2021
As the fall semester at Ithaca College progresses, students, staff and faculty have expressed their concerns about the increased amount of trash across campus.
Senior Kevin Schoch, a member of the football team, suffered a non-contact injury during a game Sept. 11. He said he may have torn his ACL and will potentially be on crutches for the remainder of the fall semester. Some students have experienced issues regarding a lack of accessibility.

Some IC students experience accessibility issues

By Jillian Bleier, Assistant News Editor September 23, 2021
Some students have complained about the lack of accessibility on campus. The college does have several features for students with physical disabilities.
Two videos of Geyer’s encounter posted on the Barstool Ithaca Instagram account drew attention from students. The following day, the account posted two more videos of mice in the Center for Health Sciences. 

Students report seeing mice in dorms and academic buildings

By Clare Shanahan, Contributing Writer September 22, 2021
The mice issue, first reported in April 2019 persists in Fall 2021 in both residence halls and academic buildings after

Letter to the editor: Terrace 10 update from Office of Facilities

By Tim Carey September 9, 2021
I wanted to provide the campus community with some information and reassurances following the Sept. 2 Commentary by Matan Berman.
Students enjoy weekly Monday Bingo Night on Sept. 9 in IC Square. The event is hosted by The Campus Center Planning Board.

New student group aims to increase events at Campus Center

By Sydney Keller, Staff Writer September 11, 2019
The Campus Center Planning Board is a new student group that aims to hold events at the Campus Center. The Campus Center is undergoing a redesign.
A mens bathroom on the second floor of the Roy H. Park School was converted into a gender-neutral bathroom Sept. 25.

New gender-neutral bathroom added to Park School

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer October 10, 2018
In the Roy H. Park School of Communications, one of the men’s bathrooms on the second floor was converted into a gender-neutral bathroom Sept. 25.
The Office of Facilities will be offering free menstrual products in the bathrooms of the Campus Center and the college’s library to test out the feasibility of providing free pads and tampons in all campus bathrooms.

Pilot program to offer free menstrual products

By Rachel Heller, Contributing Writer October 3, 2018
The Office of Facilities will be conducting a pilot program to test out the feasibility of providing free pads and tampons in campus bathrooms.
On March 2, the college closed after news of a winter storm warning. Cornell University, SUNY Cortland and Binghamton University also closed because of anticipated harsh nor’easter conditions.

WATCH: Winter weather impacts Ithaca College

By Ana Borruto, Senior Writer March 7, 2018
Facilities, grounds and maintenance staff plow and salt paths and roads for the Ithaca College campus, starting as early as 3 a.m.
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