The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


County warns community of new drug increasing overdoses

County warns community of new drug increasing overdoses

By Olivia Stanzl, Staff Writer November 3, 2022
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office released a public safety alert Oct. 5 regarding an increase of overdoses within the county because of a new drug.
Summer Briefs 2022

Summer Briefs 2022

By The Ithacan August 24, 2022

Ithaca Festival returned in June after two year COVID-19 delay The Ithaca Festival returned to the community after two years of cancellations because of the COVID-19 pandemic with its traditional parade...

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office initially reported Oct. 29 that a man had forcibly touched two women on separate occasions. The first incident occurred Oct. 14 in the 2600 block of Danby Road, and the second occurred Oct. 28 on the Thayer Preserve Trail on Sand Bank Road.

Suspect still at large after forcible touching incidents

By Ashley Stalnecker, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2019
There were two reported incidents of forcible touching, with one being classified as rape, approximately four miles from Ithaca College in October.
From left, parents Enoch and Debbie Perkins sit on the bench dedicated to Kelly Perkins on Oct. 4. The bench overlooks the Dillingham Fountains and Cayuga Lake, which was one of Kellys favorite spots on campus.

College dedicates bench to deceased student

By Ashley Stalnecker, Assistant News Editor October 7, 2019
The bench is decorated with a plaque inscribed with the name of former Ithaca College student Kelly Perkins, who died in a car accident in March. 
A gathering was held March 5 in Muller Chapel for members of the campus community to honor freshman Kelly Perkins. Perkins died March 4 in a car accident while driving to campus.

Ithaca College mourns the death of student

By Hannah Fitzpatrick and Madison Fernandez March 6, 2019
The Ithaca College community is mourning the death of a student after she was killed in a car accident while traveling back to campus from her home.
For local residents these neighborhoods are where they are trying to raise families, run businesses or simply sleep undisturbed on weekend nights. Ithaca College students often only travel by foot at night to find parties on these streets.

Rowdy Ithaca College students disrupt South Hill neighborhood

By Laura O'Brien, Contributing Writer September 20, 2017
A local movement among frustrated local residents on South Hill against Ithaca College students is gaining momentum. Many residents are upset with their rowdiness.
 Ithaca College students living off-campus on Coddington Road near the back entrance of the college were awakened in the middle of the night and forced into their bathroom at gunpoint by three men.

IC students recount being robbed at gunpoint

By Ryan King, Staff Writer September 20, 2017
The robbery is being investigated by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.
In an email sent to the campus community April 25, Rosanna Ferro, former vice president for Student Affairs and Campus Life, reminded students to act with caution and care when celebrating to ensure the health and safety of the community. One celebration, Kendall Day, is a tradition started in 2008 by students.

Kendall Day: A tradition for Ithaca College students continues

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer May 3, 2016
In the backyard of 164 Kendall Ave., crowds of Ithaca College students gathered from neighboring houses in May 2008. There was an endless number of kegs and people — a perfect way to celebrate the semester’s close. Kendall Day was born.

Public Safety investigating report of man with handgun

By Ithacan Staff February 23, 2013
The Office of Public Safety is investigating a report of a man entering Dillingham Center with a handgun around 9 p.m. Friday.

Public Safety investigates medication thefts

By TinaMarie Craven, News Editor January 24, 2013
Ithaca College and Tompkins County Sheriff's Office are investigating theft of medication from the Hammond Health Center at the end of last semester.
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