The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: The FDAs deferrals are backward and outdated

Editorial: The FDA’s deferrals are backward and outdated

November 29, 2017
Though the policy is more lenient than the FDA’s previous indefinite ban on men who have sex with men donating blood, it is still a backward policy.
A group of Ithaca College students and alumni are covering themselves in fake blood for a photo campaign called My Blood is Good, protesting what they say are discriminatory blood donation guidelines by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Ithaca College students protest FDA in bloody photo campaign

By Mary Ford, Senior Writer June 16, 2016
The photos, which have gone viral this week after the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12 and World Blood Donor Day on June 14, are part of a campaign by Ithaca College students and alumni called “My Blood Is Good.”
From left, seniors Connor Lowe, Max Addy and Connor Jones and junior John Prendergast take a break Nov. 18 after collecting post–Cortaca trash.

Seniors promote volunteering to give back to community

By Michael Tkaczevski, Staff Writer November 20, 2013
Students from the Give Back Committee within the Senior Class Cabinet have established a goal for the Class of 2014 to complete 2,014 hours of community service by the end of the academic year as a way to give back to Ithaca College and the Ithaca community.

Commentary: Red Cross broadens students’ international perspectives

By Jonathon Cummings October 10, 2013

When we think of the Red Cross, often the first thoughts that come to mind are disaster relief and blood donations. Part of its mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies....

Public Safety officer passes away

By Sage Daugherty, Online News Editor August 23, 2013
Master Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg passed away Wednesday night at the age of 51.
Load More Stories
Donate to THE ITHACAN
$1260
$2000
Contributed
Our Goal