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Sophomore Claudie Ouk writes about instances of hate on campus and emphasizes the importance of creating a safer environment for students of color.

Commentary: The college must do more to address hate on campus

By Claudie Ouk March 1, 2024
The first Friday of this semester, I was cussed out by a professional Terraces staff member for taking 14 English muffins from the bread box. I was told that “That s— costs money,” and to “Put that s— back.” I was terrified. I was shocked.  
Towers Eatery, formerly known as Towers Marketplace, is one of Ithaca College’s retail dining locations and has reopened under a new name after a semester of being closed because of staffing shortages

Towers Marketplace reopens as a retail dining option

By Inbaayini Anbarasan, Staff Writer February 1, 2023
Towers Eatery, formerly known as Towers Marketplace, is one of Ithaca College’s retail dining locations and has reopened under a new name after a semester of being closed because of staffing shortages
Reginald Briggs, associate director of Dining Services, said the decision was made to temporarily close Towers Marketplace because of understaffing issues. 

Towers Marketplace closed because of understaffing issues

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2022
Towers Marketplace at Ithaca College has not opened for the fall semester, despite plans announced during summer 2022 to expand the location's hours and food offerings.
In an effort to curb its notoriously long lines, the Campus Center Dining Hall now has a camera perched by the front exit. The camera, which provides a constant video feed of the inside of the Campus Center, allows students to see how crowded the dining hall is at any given time.

Campus Center camera feed showcases dining hall lines

By Joshua Pantano, Staff Writer April 13, 2022
The camera pilot program was announced via Intercom on March 24. Students can view the camera feed by logging in with their Netpass credentials through the Ithaca College website.
Kosher and halal food is made and served out of the kitchen in Terrace Dining Hall. Food from the kitchen is also labeled and put into retail locations and in the fridge in Campus Center Dining Hall. 

Kosher Korner gains halal certification

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor April 6, 2022
Muslim students at Ithaca College who practice Islamic law and eat halal now have access to halal-certified food after years of having to make do with whatever campus dining served.
Both the Terrace Dining Hall and the Campus Center Dining Hall (CCDH) are experiencing backups this semester as students return to campus for an in-person semester. The college is also experiencing understaffing issues, which is adding to the pressures on campus dining halls. 

Students express frustration with long dining hall lines

By Luke Haworth, Contributing Writer September 22, 2021
Some Ithaca College students are expressing frustration with the long lines and wait times at the campus dining halls and retail dining options.
In an April 12 email to the college community, the college stated that some students have received phone calls from an unknown number stating that the college is concerned by the number of green boxes — the to-go containers used for dining — that they are taking.

Dining halls adjust procedure as students return to campus

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor February 14, 2021
Dining Services is changing its procedures to follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines as students return to campus.
The line to get into Campus Center Dining hall at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Students express concerns about long dining hall lines

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor February 10, 2021
Ithaca College dining hall lines have caused some concern among students trying to get their meals.
Ithaca College Dining Services employee arrested on campus

Ithaca College Dining Services employee arrested on campus

By Caitlin Holtzman, Staff Writer October 30, 2019
Frank White II, Ithaca College Dining Services employee, was arrested by New York State Police at 11:10 a.m. Oct. 26 outside of the Campus Center.
From left, junior Maria White and sophomore Peyton Fleming eat in Towers Marketplace, formerly Towers Dining Hall. Ithaca College has brought in more retail dining locations as part of its new self-operated dining program.

New college-operated dining services dishes out changes

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor August 29, 2019
In three months, Ithaca College started its own dining program, transformed its dining halls and brought in local businesses.
Snapshot: Fourth Meal — Late-Night Dining

Snapshot: Fourth Meal — Late-Night Dining

By Kate Nalepinski, Senior Writer April 11, 2018

* Editor’s Note: The Ithacan‘s journalistic coverage of the campus often focuses on formal announcements and events. In doing so, we overlook some of the aspects of college that students will remember...

Paula Turkon, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, and her students work on the hydroponic system located in the greenhouse located in the Center for Natural Sciences.

Hydroponics and aquaponics systems to expand on campus

By Emily Snyder, Contributing Writer February 19, 2018
The hydroponic and aquaponic systems on campus allow fresh produce to be made available to the campus community year-round.
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