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From left, freshman Ani McMannon and Nick Matacchieri fly a DJI Spark drone outside of Eastman Hall on Jan. 28.

New drone policy addresses privacy and safety concerns

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer February 5, 2020
Ithaca College will have a new policy that requires everyone who flies a drone on campus to have a license and an approved flight plan. 
Senior Tra Nguyen is drafting a proposal to make Ithaca College tobacco-free. She said she wants to improve environmental sustainability and health on campus.

Student drafts proposal for tobacco-free campus policy

By Meredith Burke February 21, 2018
Senior Tra Nguyen proposes a policy to make the campus 100 percent tobacco-free, following the national trend of private institutions banning tobacco.
Ithaca College released its official body camera policy for Public Safety officers, despite missing their initial deadline for the policy.

Ithaca College body camera policy released

By Zoë Freer-Hessler, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management announced that the body camera policy is now complete.
The Good Truck sells tacos during Porchfest on Sept. 14. The Good Truck and trucks like it have faced new zoning laws limiting where they can sell food.

Ithaca legislation limits food truck parking

By Mary Ford, Contributing Writer September 17, 2014
The City of Ithaca has passed legislation limiting how close food trucks can park to brick-and-mortar restaurants.
Watch an all-new Instant facul-Tea with Donathan Brown, assistant professor in the Department of Communications Studies

Instant Facul-Tea Donathan Brown

By Bethany George April 2, 2014
Watch an all-new Instant facul-Tea with Donathan Brown, assistant professor in the Department of Communications Studies

Editorial: Work for a living

September 25, 2013

In 2006, Tompkins County became a certified living-wage employer, meaning it pays the minimum salary necessary for employees to meet their basic needs. The City of Ithaca will follow this model and become...

Carol Henderson, college associate provost for accreditation, assessment and curriculum, said it is unlikely the college will be denied accreditation.

Associate provost breaks down Middle States

By Elma Gonzalez, News Editor December 6, 2012
Mounted frustration at Ithaca College with the speed of the implementation of IC 20/20 has brought forth questions about how Middle States, Ithaca College’s regional accreditor, is linked to new curriculum deadlines.

Faculty seek more input in policy changes

By Elma Gonzalez, News Editor November 1, 2012
Faculty have scheduled a meeting with President Tom Rochon and Marist Kelly, provost and vice president for educational affairs, to address dissatisfaction with input in college decisions.
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