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Hospitalizations are low with new Omicron subvariant in county

Hospitalizations are low with new Omicron subvariant in county

By Olivia Stanzl, assistant News Editor March 30, 2022
The new Omicron subvariant BA.2 was detected in Tompkins County, but the Tompkins County Health Department said hospitalizations are low, in a statement released March 28.
From left, Rich Recchia and Teresa Vadakin distributed free COVID-19 rapid tests to the Ithaca community Feb. 18 at the Tompkins County Public Library.

Students struggle to receive personalized COVID-19 testing

By Elijah de Castro and Wren Perchlik February 24, 2022
After the U.S. government began offering COVID-19 tests to households across the U.S., IC senior Victoria Lipper ordered tests which have not arrived.
Tompkins County Health Department continues mask advisory

Tompkins County Health Department continues mask advisory

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 15, 2022
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul lifted New York’s mask mandate, but Tompkins County are advised to continue wearing masks indoors.
From left, freshman Alexia Michitti, junior Ben Gutchess and freshman Helen Adair wait for their COVID-19 test results during Spring 2022 check-in.

IC reports successful reopening following low COVID-19 cases

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 9, 2022
After an increase in COVID-19 cases in December 2021, Ithaca College has cautiously welcomed back its students, faculty and staff for Spring 2022. 
During the 2022 Model European Union (EU) simulation, Ithaca College students came together with students around the world to draft EU policy in response to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, among other things. 

IC students draft policy during Model EU simulation

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2022
The Global Model European Union is a simulation of the European Union and a collaboration between universities around the world.
IC to hold first week of Spring 2022 classes virtually

IC to hold first week of Spring 2022 classes virtually

By Alexis Manore, Editor in Chief January 7, 2022
Ithaca College will be holding online classes for its first week of classes of Spring 2022, with in-person instruction beginning Jan. 31. 
IC raises COVID-19 status to orange after tide of new cases

IC raises COVID-19 status to orange after tide of new cases

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor December 15, 2021
After both Ithaca College and Cornell University saw enormous increases in COVID-19 cases, the schools raised their COVID-19 alert statuses.
Ithaca College has moved to a Yellow: Low to Moderate Risk COVID-19 operational status following a rise in COVID-19 cases.

IC raises COVID-19 status to yellow as cases rise

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor December 8, 2021
Ithaca College has moved to a Yellow: Low to Moderate Risk COVID-19 operational status following a rise in COVID-19 cases.
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