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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Senior Shevori Gene, former chief of staff for the Student Governance Council, went to the SGC’s meeting May 1 with 11 other guests to demand election votes.

SGC shares election votes after controversial decision to withhold counts

By Dominick Petrucci and Lorien Tyne May 3, 2023
Vote counts from the Spring 2023 Ithaca College Student Governance Council elections revealed that first-year student Matthew Williams — who was disqualified — beat the elected president by 83 votes.
All 10 of the Common Council seats will open up this year with all the members’ terms ending Dec. 31 and each seat will be filled after a primary election in June and the general election in November.

Local officials begin election campaigns for Common Council

By Lorien Tyne, News Editor February 1, 2023
Robert Cantelmo, current 5th Ward Alderperson, announced his campaign for the 2023 Ithaca mayoral race. As of Feb. 1, no other candidates for mayor have come forward.
With the recent rise in young adult voting, Ithaca College students should take a proactive approach to making sure their vote gets counted.

Editorial: Students should plan ahead during voting season

By The Ithacan October 19, 2022
With the recent rise in young adult voting, Ithaca College students should take a proactive approach to making sure their vote gets counted.
From left, first year students Asata Rothblatt, Dante Conde and Matthew Williams, junior Utkarsh Maini, first year students Rishabh Sen, Nicole Sutera and Caleb Cackowski stand together after their platform presentations Sept. 13.

SGC welcomes new senators and Appropriations Committee candidates

By Emma Kersting and Lorien Tyne September 18, 2022
The SGC welcomed nine newly elected senators and instated five students to the Appropriations Committee at the SGC's weekly meeting Sept. 19.
The student body elected senators to seven out of 25 senate positions along with IC United as the executive ticket. The remaining positions, as well as the Class of 2026 senator position, will be open to run for during the Fall 2022 elections.

SGC announces 2022–23 executive board and senate members

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor May 3, 2022
The Ithaca College student body has elected IC United and seven senators to the Student Governance Council (SGC) for the 2022–23 academic year. 
Editors Note: The line between fact and opinion

Editor’s Note: The line between fact and opinion

By The Ithacan December 7, 2020
The Ithacan has taken down the commentary, “Republicans were the true winners in this election." We regret that we failed to perform due diligence,
Editorial: Administration lacks consistency and transparency

Editorial: Administration lacks consistency and transparency

By The Ithacan November 11, 2020
The Ithaca College administration has been inconsistent throughout this semester, and its intentions are often unclear.
Ithaca College sophomore Lila Weiser writes about voting in her first presidential election and what she hopes to see in the future from U.S. President-elect Joe Biden.

Commentary: What voting and Macklemore have in common: feeling glorious

By Lila Weiser November 11, 2020
I’ve played Macklemore’s “Glorious” an embarrassing number of times since Saturday morning, but I feel glorious.
Voters line up to cast their ballots early Oct. 25 at the Crash Fire Rescue in Ithaca.

Americans rally, protest and cast their votes

By The Ithacan Staff November 5, 2020

Rallies, protests and early-voting lines highlighted the weeks leading up to the 2020 general election. With voters able to send in their absentee ballots weeks ago and increased early voting in some states,...

The discussion was held Oct. 29 and centered around what could happen following the 2020 presidential election Nov. 3. Other topics ranged from police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement to voter suppression and the Supreme Court.

Politics department holds event to discuss 2020 election

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Contributing Writer November 3, 2020
The Ithaca College Department of Politics hosted “Back to the Future: The What Ifs of Elections 2020” to discuss the 2020 election.
Trump-era “whistleblowers” make money off books

Trump-era “whistleblowers” make money off books

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer October 22, 2020
Bob Woodward, John Bolton and Sarah Huckabee have become pseudo-whistleblowers, publishing books that recount politically damaging backdoor experiences with President Donald Trump.
Editorial: Young adults need to vote

Editorial: Young adults need to vote

By The Ithacan October 16, 2020
During such a contentious election cycle, everyone should be involved. Even if a student does not feel like their vote matters, it does.
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