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The two most recent swastikas reported at Ithaca College were found in the Baker elevator and outside of a Kosher Kitchen storage room near Terrace Dining Hall. Tyler Wagenet, physical security systems engineer in the Office of Information Security and Access Management, said via email that there are no security cameras in any location where swastikas have been found.

Investigations into five swastikas at college continue to see no results

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2022
At Ithaca College, there have been five reported instances of swastikas being drawn on or carved into surfaces on the college campus since January 2022.
The Medical Amnesty Policy was created in Fall 2010 and the policy is advertised through magnets posted on the doors of residence hall rooms, floor meetings between students and their Resident Assistant (RA) and student orientation.

Students feel frustration with college Medical Amnesty Policy

By Aubren Villasenor, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022
Confusion about Ithaca College’s Medical Amnesty Policy (MAP) has caused some students to call for clarity.
Ithaca College students could previously register and store firearms with the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, but no longer have this option as a result of changes in the Student Conduct Code.

Students no longer allowed to store guns on campus

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer November 26, 2018
Due to a recent policy change, students at Ithaca College can no longer store guns in the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
Auburn University students chant and hold signs in protest of an appearance by white  nationalist Richard Spencer, who spoke on campus April 18 in Auburn, Alabama.

Colleges prepare policies for controversial speakers

By Zoë Freer-Hessler, Assistant Proof Reader September 21, 2017
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.
Tiffani Ziemann, Title IX Coordinator, receives complaints of sexual harassment, sexual assault and discrimination at Ithaca College. The office of Title IX will receive an increase in funding for the 2016–17 academic year, the first time it will have a dedicated budget.

Options for reporting sexual assault at Ithaca College vary

By Jessica Ferreira, Staff Writer March 2, 2016
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.
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.
In a 2009 study published in the journal Ethics & Behavior, researchers found that almost 82 percent of a sample of college alumni admitted to cheating as undergraduates.

Reported cases of academic cheating decline at Ithaca College

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer November 24, 2015
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.

Update: Student judicially referred for Yik Yak threats

By Faith Meckley, Assistant News Editor November 20, 2015
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.
College sexual offense record matches national trends

College sexual offense record matches national trends

By Elma Gonzalez, Special Projects Manager February 12, 2014
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.

Now You Know: Uncovering the naked truth

October 30, 2013
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.
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