Due to a recent policy change, students at Ithaca College can no longer store guns in the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
Colleges around the country have been facing protests and riots when they scheduled right-wing speakers with opinions that differ from those of the college’s students.
The report of two rapes, which took place between August and October 2015 and appeared in the Feb. 4 Public Safety Log, has brought increased attention to Ithaca College’s policies for victims of sexual assault and harassment.
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.
Nine students were placed on academic code probation for academic misconduct in the 2014–15 school year — fewer cases than Ithaca College has seen in years.
Ithaca College has identified a current student as responsible for posting two threatening messages directed at the POC at IC protesters on Yik Yak on Nov. 11 and 12 leading up to the Nov. 14 Cortaca football game, according to an announcement released Nov. 20.
With a sexual assault reported in East Tower and sexual offenses in the national spotlight, the college is working to educate the campus on this issue.
In this week’s “Now You Know” column, Special Projects Manager Elma Gonzalez looks into the specifics of public exposure at the college and New York State law.