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 Senate Chair Farwa Shakeel and SGC President Carlie McClinsey talk at the SGC meeting Feb. 12. Three new senators were elected at the meeting.

SGC elects new senators for Spring 2018

By Laura O'Brien, Staff Writer February 14, 2018
There are still nine vacant senate positions to fill.
National Recap: Government shutdown ends quickly

National Recap: Government shutdown ends quickly

By Meaghan McElroy January 25, 2018
A CNN poll found that 56 percent of Americans didn’t think the government should have shut down over DACA disagreements.
National Recap: Jones defeats Moore in Senate race

National Recap: Jones defeats Moore in Senate race

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor December 13, 2017
Jones beat his opponent, Roy Moore, Republican former Alabama chief justice,  49.9 percent to 48.4 percent with nearly 1.7 percent of the population writing in a candidate.
National Recap: Republicans propose health care bill

National Recap: Republicans propose health care bill

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor September 19, 2017
Conservative groups have spoken against the bill, saying that there needs to be a full overhaul of Obamacare — not just a replacement.
Tim Conners, senator for the Class of 2017, proposed the Tobacco Free IC bill at the Student Government Associations May 2 meeting. The senate also passed four other bills at the meeting, marking the highest number of bills passed at a meeting this semester.

Ithaca College SGA passes five bills at final meeting

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer May 4, 2016
The Ithaca College Student Government Association Senate passed a wide-reaching set of five bills at its final meeting May 2, marking the highest number of bills passed at a meeting this semester.
Ithaca Colleges spring 2016 peer mentors through the Office of State Grants, pose outside in February. The peer mentors assist in the Higher Education Opportunity Program, a program that supports academically and economically disadvantaged residents of New York state in achieving a postsecondary education.

Ithaca College peer mentors assist in the Office of State Grants

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer April 25, 2016
After benefiting greatly from financial aid, many Ithaca College students have been prompted to assist their peers in similar circumstances succeed academically as peer mentors in the Office of State Grants.
From left, Evan Layne, vice president of business and finance; Senate Chair Marieme Foote; Dominick Reckkio, Student Government Association president; Matilda Thornton-Clark, interim vice president of campus affairs raise placards to speak during the Feb. 1 SGA meeting.

Ithaca College SGA delays vote for official induction of VP

By Justin Henry, Contributing Writer February 3, 2016
Ithaca College Student Government Association delayed the induction of interim vice president of campus affairs, Matilda Thornton-Clark, following low senate attendance and confusion over the constitution.
From left, senators Matilda Thornton-Clark, Charlotte Robertson and Seondre Carolina vote at a Student Government Association meeting. It was announced Jan. 19 that Thornton-Clark would fill the open position for vice president of campus affairs.

SGA passes student rights and Shared Governance legislation

By Kyle Arnold, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
Two large pieces of legislation — a Shared Governance bill and the Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities — were passed at the Nov. 30 Student Government Association meeting.
Mara Baldwin, director of the Handwerker Gallery, and Carla Golden, professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, participate at the Oct. 27 meeting in the Athletics and Events Center.

H&S and Park School faculty recommend no confidence vote

By Grace Elletson and Kyle Arnold November 4, 2015
In the wake of faculty discussions about initiating a vote of no confidence in President Tom Rochon, two out of five schools have voted for recommending Faculty Council conduct a vote, while one has voted against holding such a vote.
Marieme Foote,  student government association senate chair, said SGA will once again open its floor to new bills now that four more senate positions have been filled.

Ithaca College SGA adds four new members to senate

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer September 30, 2015
At its meeting Sept. 21, the SGA voted in four senators: freshman Charles Kane, freshman Ezeka Allen, junior Eli Serota and senior Matilda Thornton-Clark. SGA voted in another senator, junior Luke Waldner, at its meeting Sept. 28.
Sophomore Kyle Stewart, vice president of communications for the Student Government Association, said the SGA encourages students to attend events, run for senate positions and provide input on important campus issues.

Commentary: SGA needs student input and involvement

By Kyle Stewart September 16, 2015
But no matter how many hours we devote, how many meetings we hold, how many resolutions we pass, we cannot do it without the student body.

College Briefing: April 30

April 30, 2015

IC professor crowdfunds new television show The Indiegogo project of Peter Johanns, associate professor and television-radio program director, has raised 170 percent of its goal in 20 days. The campaign,...

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