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Dave Prunty, executive director of auxiliary services, discusses the changes made in Dining Services at an open forum held Oct. 15. Four students attended the event.

Dining Services holds town hall for student critique

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer October 22, 2019
Four students attended an open forum to offer feedback about the change in meal service providers hosted by Ithaca College Dining Services Oct. 15.
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: Early Birds

Snapshot: Early Birds

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer April 18, 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...

Junior rugby player Mark Hassett, a vegan, has a hard time finding nutritious meal  options during Late Night at Terrace Dining Hall due to the lack of offerings.

Late Night does not have nutritional meals for athletes

By Jeb Biggart, Staff Writer November 15, 2017
After late night practices or games, athletes do not have the correct foods to refuel their body available to them at Late Night in Terrace Dining Hall.
From left; junior Christian Conyers, sophomore Michaela Koetzner and sophomore Andrew Kenney package food for SWIFT.

SWIFT expands to double local food donation goals

By Ryan King, Staff Writer October 27, 2016
This semester, the IC Environmentalists Club added an additional day of food gathering to its Stop Wasting Ithaca’s Food Today program.
A student worker at Towers Dining Hall prepares a thai dish with chicken. It can also be prepared with tofu, but is made in the same pan as chicken.

Students criticize dining hall standards for special diets

By Sabrina Knight, News Editor April 23, 2014
Students at Ithaca College are calling out the dining halls for flaws in their food preparation standards.

Editorial: Food for good

By The Ithacan December 4, 2013

Sophomore Shawn Davis has come up with an innovative way for Ithaca College students to donate their bagged lunch to the Salvation Army of Ithaca. His program, Grab and Give, is located outside of Towers...

Editorial: Students crave late-night grub

Editorial: Students crave late-night grub

By The Ithacan November 21, 2013

When students are up late studying or finish class or a work shift after the dining halls close, it’s doubtful they would want to go through the hassle of taking a bus or driving downtown to find food....

Editorial: Co-operating for a better college

Editorial: Co-operating for a better college

By The Ithacan October 31, 2013

With more than a dozen cooperatives in Ithaca, the community has become a hub for member-owned and democratically operated enterprises. From consumer co-ops like Buffalo Street Books and GreenStar Market...

Towers and Food Court cited for health code violations

By Noreyana Fernando, News Editor October 25, 2013

The Tompkins County Health Department has cited two Ithaca College dining establishments for critical violations involving factors that could lead to food-related illness. Last month, The Towers Dining...

Towers dining hall manager remembered

By Karly Placek, Staff Writer October 3, 2012
Timothy Richard Leonard, 64, passed away unexpectedly at Cayuga Medical Center on Monday. Leonard was the manager of the Ithaca College Towers Dining Hall.

He’s been there

By Jamie Nash, Contributing Writer February 29, 2012
More than 50 years after he spent a summer working security detail at the White House during the Eisenhower administration, Don Mooney now swipes the ID cards of students entering Towers Dining Hall. He hums the tune of an old favorite song and greets each patron with an exuberant “Hello, hello!”
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