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‘On the Same Page’ – Top Stories of Week 5

September 24, 2023
Co-host seniors Emma Kersting and Clare Shanahan dive into the latest stories in news, sports and life and culture at The Ithacan. This week, Kersting and Shanahan spoke with reporters Kai Lincke, David Schurter and Jadyn Davis.
First-year student Aysia Louis runs for an executive board position at Sister 2 Sisters April 25 meeting.

Student organizations handle recruitment and funding issues

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor April 26, 2023
While a bulk of the responsibility falls on student organization leaders to sustain their clubs, Ithaca College has some opportunities for support that can address issues with club sustainability.
Brittany Watros was promoted to student organization business coordinator in the Ithaca College Office of Student Engagement (OSE) on Oct. 31. She formerly held the role of administrative assistant in the OSE since July 2015.

Q&A: staff member promoted to student organization coordinator

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Brittany Watros was promoted to student organization business coordinator in the Ithaca College Office of Student Engagement on Oct. 31.
Ithaca College’s student-run television and radio stations, including ICTV,  WICB and VIC Radio, were given awards in multiple categories of the New York State Broadcasters Associations annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards competition.

ICTV, WICB and VIC Radio take home awards at annual competition

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor September 27, 2022
ICTV, WICB and VIC Radio, were given many awards in the NY State Broadcasters Association's annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards competition.

Dance teams battle it out to open for the fall show

October 31, 2021

The Bureau of Concerts held a dance battle between PULSE Hip Hop Team and Island Fusion Dance Team to determine who would open for the fall show Oct. 22 in the Fitness Center. 

What opportunities did IC give you?

What opportunities did IC give you?

By Frankie Walls September 15, 2021
More big opportunities came my way through my involvement in The Ithacan. For the most part, I started focusing more of my time and energy there.

Earth Fest Promotes Student Businesses and Sustainability

April 27, 2021

IC Eco Reps, South Hill Forest Products and several student artists held Earth Fest on April 21 as a precursor to Earth Day.

Junior Kinza Ceesay founded the Muslim Student Association with freshman Mely Megahed Ramadan to create a safe space for Muslim students at the college.

Students form new Muslim organization on campus

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer March 25, 2021
Two students have started the college's first organization for Muslim students, the Muslim Student Association (MSA).
At the Faculty Council meeting Oct. 6, La Jerne Cornish, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, said that approximately 130 faculty members at the college will be cut and that entire departments may be discontinued in part due to decreased student enrollment. 

SGC discusses faculty cuts and provides updates on bills

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer October 13, 2020
SGCdiscussed impending faculty cuts and passed one bill regarding funding for student organizations at its Oct. 12 meeting.
Marissa Holske, a first year physical therapy graduate student, is raising her puppy, Wave, in Ithaca. Wave was expected to return to GEB for formal training in Spring 2021, but due the pandemic, Wave may stay with Holske for an extra eight months.

Formal training for guiding eyes dogs delayed

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer October 6, 2020
Guiding Eyes for the Blind at IC has had its paws full raising dogs amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has delayed formal guide dog training.
Senior Jelani Williams is the vice president of IC Genes, a new Ithaca College student organization. IC Genes hosts bi-weekly discussions and hands-on activities about genetic engineering and synthetic biology.

New club dispels misconceptions about genetic engineering

By Julie Dannevig, Contributing Writer October 2, 2019
IC Genes is a new organization and its goal is to defy misconceptions about genetic engineering and create a community to discuss synthetic biology.
Although the Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circles were created last fall in response to student criticism that diversity and inclusion was not prioritized at the college, students rarely show up to the meetings. As shown above, mainly faculty and staff participate in the discussions.

Diversity discussion circles lack student participation at IC

By Rachel Kreidburg, Contributing writer September 19, 2016
Faculty and staff are looking for ways to ramp up student interest in the college’s weekly diversity and inclusion discussion groups. These groups were created in response to student protests last fall to address complaints about the administration’s lack of emphasis on diversity and inclusion. However, students do not seem to be attending the discussion groups.
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