The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


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.
Sophomores Drew Jacobson and Michael Le test out the new GrubHub preorder system on Jan. 21 at the Towers Marketplace.

Grubhub to come to Towers Marketplace

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer January 29, 2020
Towers Marketplace, a retail dining location at the top of Ithaca College’s campus, has partnered with Grubhub.
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.
Senior Meagan Shepherd, a television-radio major, created a Snapchat filter for the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

Senior IC student constructs Park School Snapchat geofilter

By Brianna Ruback, Contributing Writer October 19, 2016
On Sept. 17 a Snapchat geofilter for the Roy H. Park School of Communications went live. The geofilter was created by senior Meagan Shepherd.
Students board an outbound Route 11 TCAT bus at the Seneca Street Station the night of Feb. 6. Nancy Oltz, TCAT operations manager, said the company often brings on additional buses at peak times on Friday and Saturday nights to accomodate large amounts of student riders.

Ithaca College students max out TCAT buses on weekend nights

By Michael Pyskaty, Staff Writer February 11, 2016
The bus pulls forward, and then the driver hits the brakes. The mass of students lurches forward. One man loses his balance and stumbles toward the driver. A woman repeatedly says “I’m not drunk! I’m just tired,” and then promptly tries to fall asleep standing up...
From left, freshman Andrew Kenney and junior Joshua Enderle help with the Japanese stiltgrass pull held Sept. 26.

Ithaca College students help remove invasive grass species

By Kyle Arnold, Staff Writer September 30, 2015
Students and faculty managing the Ithaca College Natural Lands are in the process of removing what they hope is the last of an invasive species of plant known as Japanese stiltgrass after six years of sustained eradication efforts.

‘Late Night’ Nightmare

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger September 13, 2015
Navigating through the two-faced horror and dream that is Late Night in Towers Dining Hall.
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....

Students gather at the popular Open Mic Night on Nov. 6 in the TC Lounge, which will close next year to accommodate the Physical Therapy center.

Plans to close Towers Lounge create concerns among students

By Sabrina Knight and Noreyana Fernando, News Editors November 6, 2013
More than 60 Ithaca College students gathered at the Towers Concourse Lounge for the weekly Open Mic Night on Nov. 6, a day after the administration announced a decision to close down the lounge to accommodate offices beginning in the 2014–15 academic year.

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...

The IC Natural Lands new management plan includes five key values that caretakers will go by: education, research, preservation, recreation and economic production.

IC Natural Lands to set management plan

By Sally Young, Staff Writer October 14, 2012
The Ithaca College Natural Lands’ caretakers are looking to implement a management plan this year that would set guidelines that caretakers can consult when making decisions about how to run the land.

Video: Snap Judgment – How to improve housing

By Tiffany Ruff September 25, 2012
Student Government Association elections are coming up. We asked students what issues SGA should focus on to improve housing.
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