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Senior Caitlin Holtzman shares her experience with beginning college life before the pandemic and graduating after the pandemic had changed the world.

Commentary: Surviving college life during a pandemic

By Caitlin Holtzman May 2, 2023
In August 2019, the Class of 2023 moved onto campus for what we expected would be a normal four years in Ithaca.
Senior Sarah Diggins writes about the health struggles she experienced during the pandemic and discusses how social media perpetuates feelings of inadequacy and pandemic burnout.

Commentary: Pressure to succeed during a pandemic made me sick

By Sarah Diggins April 28, 2021
Scroll on any college student’s Facebook feed and you’re reading a neverending resume. Young adults used this “unprecedented” time to succeed.
Junior Frankie Walls reflects on how the pandemic has affected her life and urges college students to continue following safety regulations even as the weather improves and vaccines roll out.

Commentary: Warm weather doesn’t negate pandemic safety

By Frankie Walls April 13, 2021
It’s easy to forget that we’re in a pandemic when the weather’s nice and you get to play lawn games, but I urge you to still follow precautions.
Enjoying your time in college

Enjoying your time in college

By Mikayla Tolliver April 6, 2021
While I still strive to prioritize and turn in my assignments on time, I’m finding that living real life on campus is like a class of its own.
Editorial: Don’t start celebrating yet: COVID-19 is still a danger

Editorial: Don’t start celebrating yet: COVID-19 is still a danger

By The Ithacan March 11, 2021
The onus falls on us to take accountability and stop hosting superspreader functions, especially as the weather improves.
Elijah Breton graduated in 2016 as a member of the Blue & Gold Society. His majors, sports studies and communications studies, will be affected by the proposed Academic Program Prioritization cuts.

Commentary: Faculty cuts diminish degree value

By Elijah Breton February 10, 2021
As someone who will likely have both of their liberal arts majors eliminated, the value of my degree has depreciated significantly.
Junior Zeyneb Henderson says why she feels Ithaca College students should not be allowed to return to campus in the spring.

Commentary: IC students shouldn’t be allowed to return in Spring 2021

By Zeyneb Henderson November 5, 2020
If Ithaca College follows through with its plan to reopen, I hope its students would come back with respect for the community.
Skeletons arent the only things haunting us this year. As COVID-19 cases rise around the U.S., Halloween celebrations are extra tricky.

Costumes, candy and COVID-19: Halloween festivities adapt to the pandemic

By Ithacan Staff November 1, 2020

Halloween is usually the time of year that brings people together to dress up and go door to door at strangers’ houses. Kids dressed in an array of costumes walk around their neighborhoods digging through...

How are you making friends while taking classes remotely?

How are you making friends while taking classes remotely?

By Mikayla Tolliver October 12, 2020
Mikayla Tolliver is a current freshman at Ithaca College. In her column, “Ask a Freshman,” she answers questions about her freshman experience.
Editorial: CAPS takes extra measures to support students

Editorial: CAPS takes extra measures to support students

By The Ithacan October 9, 2020
Ultimately, CAPS is taking efforts to ensure that mental health support is equitable for all students.
Editorial: Lack of specificity at All-College Gathering is concerning

Editorial: Lack of specificity at All-College Gathering is concerning

By The Ithacan September 25, 2020
Even if some of this information is being discussed in faculty meetings, it is insulting to students that they are not aware of this information.
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