The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

By Frankie Walls September 23, 2021

There are honestly a lot of college myths I’ve heard. The problem is when I was in high school, a lot of those myths were busted. Fun fact: I went to a college preparatory boarding school, so college...

 Ithaca College junior Yakira Jack is a virtual residential assistant and writes about how she is striving to foster community among students who were supposed to reside in Bogart Hall prior to the fall semester switching to remote instruction.

Commentary: Virtual RA position fosters community

By Yakira Jack October 13, 2020
To get to know our residents individually, we make efforts to have one-on-one meetings with them to check in with their overall well-being.
Junior McKinley Walsh, a Resident Assistant at Terrace Residence Hall 3, was selected as the Regional Resident Assistant of the Month for September 2019.

Q&A: Ithaca College RA named RA of the month

By Cora Payne, Staff Writer November 13, 2019
Junior McKinley Walsh was recognized by the Northeast Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls as RA of the month for September 2019. 
As Tompkins County experiences the worst drought since monitoring began in 2000, Ithaca College is increasing its efforts to conserve water, both through the Office of Facilities and The Office of Residential Life. One of the measures facilities has taken is  a 50 percent reduction of the height of the Dillingham Fountain.

Severe drought persists in Ithaca as students return to campus

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer August 31, 2016
With over 25,000 students returning to the Ithaca area, Ithaca College is in the process of assessing long- and short-term water conservation efforts in the midst of the worst drought in Tompkins County since 1999. Despite recent rain, the drought is still in effect.

Letter to the Editor: Story misrepresented wishes of RAs

April 6, 2016
The real problem with RA compensation is that no amount of money can make up for lost time, sleep, and mental state as a result of the job.
Sophomore “Cathy” Thi Kim Ngan Tran, RA of the 10th floor of West Tower, hangs a nametag on the door. RAs at the college said they are unhappy with the compensation provided.

Ithaca College RAs receive less pay compared to other colleges

By Danielle Lee, Contributing Writer March 30, 2016
Ithaca College resident assistants are not satisfied with the compensation they receive based on their job duties and workload. RAs at the college receive less compensation than RAs who work at other similar-sized private institutions.
Snap Judgment: RA Relationships

Snap Judgment: RA Relationships

March 9, 2016
The Ithacan asks students to share what their relationship with their RA is like.

Editorial: Public Safety work group shows mediocre progress

February 17, 2016
A community review board is something the campus has needed for several months now, and it has taken more than nine meetings to even draft a setup for it.
Approximately 20 students attended the third event in the Continuing Conversations series Feb. 11, sponsored by the Office of Residential Life. The attendees played a Jeopardy game to learn about black history.

Ithaca College hosts weekly social justice discussion series

By Annie Estes, Contributing Writer February 12, 2016
Relaxed chatter and laughter filled the Textor 103 lecture hall as approximately 20 students gathered to participate in an hour-long game of Black History Jeopardy on Feb. 11.
The student group POC at IC and its allies stand on stage and voice their lack of confidence in President Tom Rochon at the “Addressing  Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias” event Oct. 27. After the demonstration, they walked out of the event amid “no confidence” chants.

Commentary: Campuswide meeting brings shift in power dynamic

By Guillaume Gentil November 4, 2015
Their speeches tackled contradictions in the administration’s handling of incidents of discrimination against ALANA students.
Reports of Ithaca College students at risk jump dramatically

Reports of Ithaca College students at risk jump dramatically

By Kyle Arnold, Staff Writer November 4, 2015
Ithaca College has seen a dramatic increase in the number of students who were reported to be “at risk” over the past five years.
Junior Menalie Hyde was selected to be the Residence Hall Association representative to the recently created Council on Diversity and Inclusion, which is intended to address diversity and racial bias issues on campus.

Q&A: RHA member is appointed to college’s diversity council

By Natalie Shanklin, Opinion Editor September 23, 2015
"I hope in the future that maybe this council will have an impact on the way that Public Safety officers interact with the students."
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