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IC Kicks Back offers alternative to Prospect Day

By | May 3, 2007

Tomorrow, Ithaca College will host the third annual IC Kicks Back, an alcohol-free event to celebrate the last day of classes. From 2 to 6 p.m. on the Campus Center Quad, the event will feature a barbecue, inflatable games and a performance by Motion City Soundtrack, sponsored by the Bureau of Concerts. Zack Ford, president…

Looking forward

By | Apr 26, 2007

When sophomore Mike Tannenbaum sat down last Thursday night in Muller Chapel, he did not intend to speak in front of the more than 100 students there to honor victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech. But Tannenbaum, a northern Virginia native whose friend was shot and injured as she ran away from the gunman,…

Media critic examines debt

By | Apr 19, 2007

Danny Schechter, filmmaker, journalist, co-founder of the media company Globalvision and author of the blog “The News Dissector,” will visit Ithaca College on Tuesday to screen his new documentary “In Debt We Trust: America before the Bubble Bursts.” He will also discuss with students the challenges of being involved with independent media. Staff Writer Nathaniel…

Prospect Day luncheon canceled

By | Apr 19, 2007

The Prospect Day Luncheon scheduled for today was canceled because of a lack of interest, said Brian McAree, vice president of Student Affairs and Campus Life. Zack Ford, president of the Student Government Association, said the original purpose of the luncheon was to create a “comfortable dialogue” between students and town residents. “We’re hoping ……

Safety investigates illegal prescription drugs

By | Apr 12, 2007

In February, the Office of Public Safety made five arrests for criminal possession of prescription drugs, more than the cases from 2005 and 2006 combined, according to the office’s records. Three of the five cases resulted in arrests, said Laura Durling, assistant director of patrol and security services. In 2005, there were two reported cases…

Circle break-ins reported

By | Mar 26, 2007

Students reported their property being removed from Circle Apartments in three separate incidents this weekend, according to the Office of Public Safety. Two of the incidents involved unlawful entry, said Laura Durling, assistant director of patrol and security services. The residents of an apartment in Circle Building 6 reported hearing noises of someone in the…

Professor studies effects of water submersion in Australia

By | Mar 23, 2007

For the next two weeks, Nancy Rader, professor of psychology, will monitor the psychological stability of Australian native Lloyd Godson while he is isolated in an 8-by-10-foot tank under 15 feet of water in Albury-Wodonga, Australia. Staff Writer Nathaniel Weixel spoke with Rader via e-mail about the BioSUB project and the psychological and environmental impacts…

Housing system reopens after repair

By | Mar 22, 2007

Students regained access to HomerConnect’s housing system last Friday after the Office of Residential Life shut it down March 6 to correct technical problems. Jen Richardson, assistant director of housing services and communication, said the biggest issue was the system allowing multiple groups of students to view the same apartment as available, causing students who…

Nonstudent arrested in Towers

By | Mar 22, 2007

Three nonstudents were issued appearance tickets for Ithaca Town Court and restricted from campus following a noise complaint on the seventh floor of West Tower early Monday morning, according to the Office of Public Safety. Investigator Tom Dunn said two people were cited for underage possession of alcohol. A third person, Aliya Feuer-Whittlesly, was arrested…

Faculty Council approves evaluations policy

By | Mar 8, 2007

The Faculty Council passed a series of guidelines Tuesday that, if enacted, would require students to sign their course evaluations and standardize administration procedures. The changes were based on discussions held throughout the year by an ad hoc council committee on student evaluations. The new guidelines suggest evaluations be completed within the final two weeks…

Student reports room intrusion

By | Mar 2, 2007

A West Tower resident reported an unknown man entered her seventh floor room around 3:30 a.m. Sunday while she was sleeping, according to the Office of Public Safety. According to a Public Safety alert issued Tuesday evening, the woman was awakened after she felt a movement on her mattress and observed the intruder standing over…

Council to open dialogue on diversity

By | Mar 1, 2007

The Student Government Association created Ithaca College’s first Unity Council last week, aiming to engage student organizations in discussions about student life. The Unity Council, according to a constitutional amendment passed by SGA, is the “primary venue for student organizations to coordinate their efforts, and for all students to discuss issues related to diversity, inclusivity,…