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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

The Ithacan

Ithaca College students hang out together in a West Tower dorm room. Each dorm cluster offers students different living experiences that cater to their own individual needs while in college.

Dorm culture creates perspectives of student life

By Katie Krom, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Choosing housing for the four years at college is one of the hardest decisions that a student has to make. It is hard to know what to expect with living in different communities.
From left, Hannah Ahmed, Bonnie Prunty, vice president for Student Affairs and Campus Life and Austin Ruffino discussed campus transportation at the Oct. 31 SGC meeting. Prunty announced to the senate that the substation road, which runs from Boothroyd Hall to Terrace Dining Hall, will be permanently closed off beginning Spring 2023.

SGC discusses a future road closure and transportation on campus

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer November 2, 2022
At the Ithaca College Student Governance Council (SGC) meeting Oct. 31, the senate and executive board met with Bonnie Prunty, vice president for Student Affairs and Campus Life. 
The inability to park in certain lots is forcing students to park in unpermitted lots and obtain parking violations. In her petition, senior Khami Auerbach suggests that the college should expand parking by changing some blue lots, which are meant for faculty, into red lot spaces that would accommodate more students. 

Student petition calls for changes to parking system on campus

By Lucia Coutermarsh, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022
Ithaca College senior Khami Auerbach started a petition to fix inadequate parking on the college’s campus, stating that the current parking system is not providing students with enough availability.
Senior Jay Bradley reflects on the limited late night dining options. Nostalgic for what once was, he points out how students now struggle to find fresh food after 9 p.m. on campus.

Commentary: Students hunger for a return to late night dining options

By Jay Bradley April 15, 2022
Whether it be staffing or resource challenges to blame for this, it still is a problem that cannot be ignored.
Cornell University Police received a call of bombs being placed in Law School, Goldwin Smith, Upson Hall and Kennedy Hall at 2:12 p.m.

No ongoing threat to campus after reported armed robbery

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor December 5, 2019
An armed robbery has been reported at a dormitory room in Terrace 3. The suspects fled the area. No one was injured in the robbery.
Mourners lit candles at a memorial service Nov. 8 in honor of Michael Palumbo, residence director at Ithaca College who died Nov. 7.

Ithaca College mourns death of residence director

By Cora Payne, Staff Writer November 9, 2019
Those that attended were invited to light candles in remembrance of Palumbo and partake in a moment of silence in his memory.
The vegan station in Campus Center. The vegan program at Ithaca College has received high ratings over the past several years, but vegans on campus have expressed skepticism.

Students question Ithaca College’s A-plus vegan rating

By Krissy Waite, Assistant News Editor February 20, 2019
Ithaca College Dining Services, fueled by food provider Sodexo, has received high ratings for its vegan options over the past several years.
Students in Terraces 6 and 9 have reported flying squirrels in their dorms. Facilities is working to resolve the issue.

Students report flying squirrel infestation in Terraces

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer December 12, 2018
The Office of Facilities is working to address student reports that flying squirrels have been scurrying around in the Terraces Residence Halls at Ithaca College.
Plant-A-Palooza - Ithaca Colleges rooftop garden

Plant-A-Palooza – Ithaca College’s rooftop garden

May 9, 2016

On May 9, 11 students planted trees, flowers and vegetables on the rooftop of Ithaca College's Terrace dining hall in an event called "Plant-A-Palooza."

Ithaca College has announced its new open-housing policy — a housing option that enables students to select roommates regardless of their sex or gender. Freshmen Anna Gardner and Joe Simpson plan on utilizing the open-housing policy in the fall.

Ithaca College allows students of different sex to be roommates

By Elena Piech, Staff Writer February 23, 2016
Ithaca College recently announced its new open-housing policy, allowing students to select roommates regardless of sex or gender.
Students who live in the Sustainability Community, now known as the Organic Gardening and Cooking Community, cook food from the organic gardens on campus, including the one on the roof of Terrace Dining Hall that was planted in the Fall.

IC students to revitalize Terrace Dining Hall rooftop gardens

By Kyle Arnold, Staff Writer December 15, 2015
Students and faculty have teamed with the Office of Residential Life and the Office of Facilities at Ithaca College to revitalize the rooftop of the Terrace Dining Hall with possible micro-gardens, artwork and other decorations.
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