The COVID-19 pandemic has increased tension between South Hill residents and Ithaca College students.
On Oct. 24, the Ithaca Democratic Socialists of America held a Festival Against Hate in response to a Back the Blue rally, resulting in a tense face-off.
Ithaca College students are concerned about health and safety following the college’s plan to begin the 2020–21 academic year on campus in October.
La Jerne Cornish, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, acknowledged a lack of transparency and communication from her office.
Faculty Council met Oct. 1, and discussed the future of summer sessions because the college lost $250,000 in revenue after increasing the tuition discount.
Faculty Council met for the first time under Faculty Council Chair Chris McNamara to discuss developments in the college’s plan to revise the ICC.