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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Following the discovery of the first swastika in Baker Walkway, Interim President La Jerne Cornish sent an email to the campus community condemning the symbol Feb 4. After the second swastika was found in Whalen, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management sent out an alert Feb. 8 to the campus community.

Two swastikas found drawn in Ithaca College campus buildings

By Elijah de Castro and Lorien Tyne February 9, 2022
Since Feb. 3, two separate swastikas have been found drawn on the IC campus. Both are under investigation –– one as a potential vandalism hate crime.
Public Safety holds shelter-in-place drills for emergencies

Public Safety holds shelter-in-place drills for emergencies

By Caitlin Holtzman, Staff Writer November 6, 2019
Ithaca College has conducted routine shelter-in-place drills and installed a new Emergency Notification System (ENS) in case of an emergency. 
The Ithaca Fire Department extinguished the fire the night of April 27. The cause of the fire was an electrical problem in the air conditioning unit installed in the room.

Air conditioning unit causes fire in Circle Apartment

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor April 28, 2019
No one was injured. Residents in the surrounding apartments were able to reoccupy their apartments at around 1:20 a.m.
The accident, which occurred the morning of March 21, is being investigated by the New York State Police.

Two students involved in car crash outside main entrance of college

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer March 21, 2019
The accident occurred on 96B at around 9:16 a.m.
Circle Apartments see two more burglaries

Circle Apartments see two more burglaries

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer November 28, 2018
The two most recent burglaries occurred Nov. 27 in apartments 110 and 170, according to the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report at Ithaca College showed that eight rapes were reported in 2017. In 2016, there were five rapes reported, and in 2014, there were four.

Increase in rape reporting deemed shift in culture

By Elizabeth Henning, Staff Writer November 28, 2018
Like many colleges and universities around the country, Ithaca College’s number of reported rapes has risen the past few years.
UDPATE: Public Safety investigates three burglaries at Circles Apartments

UDPATE: Public Safety investigates three burglaries at Circles Apartments

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer November 14, 2018
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is currently investigating three burglaries that occurred at the Ithaca College Circle Apartments during the night of Nov. 9 and the morning of Nov
Ithaca Police have no updates about shooting on The Commons Oct. 26

Ithaca Police have no updates about shooting on The Commons Oct. 26

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer November 7, 2018
Jamie Williamson, public information officer of the Ithaca Police Department, said there is no update to report at this time on the case. 
Increase in sexual assault on Ithaca College campus

Increase in sexual assault on Ithaca College campus

By Samantha Mendiguren, Staff Writer April 19, 2017
So far this academic year, there have been 20 sexual assaults reported to the Title IX office at the college, and in the 2015–16 academic year, there were 23 sexual assaults reported, said Ziemann.
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.

Ithaca College allows students to store weapons in Public Safety

By Madeline Veneziano, Staff Writer April 11, 2017
All registered weapons are stored in a firearm safe and can be accessed only if there is an officer present and permission to release the weapon has been secured in advance.
Reported rapes, drug and weapon violations increase at IC

Reported rapes, drug and weapon violations increase at IC

By Jack Sears, Contributing Writer September 28, 2016
Ithaca College’s Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management has seen an increase in reported rape cases, weapons violations and drug violations.
Public Safety and IPD increase patrols for fall semester

Public Safety and IPD increase patrols for fall semester

By Sarah Horbacewicz, Staff Writer September 20, 2016
The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Ithaca Police Department have increased their patrols and presence on and around campus this fall, due to both standard protocol and recent crime.
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