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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Food pantries on the Ithaca College campus and in Tompkins County work to combat food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local food pantries provide support during pandemic

By Grace Azaula, Staff Writer November 14, 2020
Food pantries on the Ithaca College campus and in Tompkins County work to combat food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senior Allaire Tetrault writes about the benefits of the Housing First initiative in Ithaca and how it can help the transition of formerly incarcerated individuals back into the community.

Commentary: Community support is essential for the formerly incarcerated

By Allaire Tetrault January 23, 2020
A system that forces formerly incarcerated people to rely on the endless patience and resources of their family members is a system built to fail.
Commentary: Students must acknowledge homelessness

Commentary: Students must acknowledge homelessness

By Maria Bushby September 3, 2019

Hold on to your hats, everybody; you’re going to see a word I have literally seen people cringe at: “homeless.” Our society has created a strong negative stigma around those experiencing homelessness...

One of the makeshift houses in The Jungle, an unauthorized neighborhood that houses an estimated 50 people.

Ithaca’s homelessness increase challenges local community

By Emily Snyder, Contributing Writer December 13, 2017
As homelessness increases both nationally and locally, junior Chris Biehn is leading a student effort to raise awareness of homelessness in the Ithaca area.
Editorial: Compassion can help ease Ithaca homelessness crisis

Editorial: Compassion can help ease Ithaca homelessness crisis

December 13, 2017
Homelessness is a systemic problem, yes, but that does not mean that it is impossible to make a difference in a single person’s life.
Letter to the Editor: Homelessness in Ithaca

Letter to the Editor: Homelessness in Ithaca

By Chris Biehn December 6, 2017
There is an Ithaca homeless crisis. Homelessness in Ithaca is at an all-time high and there have been several deaths that have accompanied this tragedy.

ITHACA TODAY: Thursday, Dec. 12

December 12, 2013
Check out your local news and events for Thursday, Dec. 12.

IPD reports unattended death in “the Jungle”

By Patrick Feeney, Staff Writer October 16, 2012
The Ithaca Police Department reported the unattended death of a homeless resident Monday morning.
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