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Key Moments: President Shirley Collado was inaugurated as the college’s ninth president. She is the second woman and first person of color to hold the position. The football team pounded Union College on senior day, 20-3. Thousands of alumni came back to campus for Alumni Weekend. You’ll see their stories below. Collado’s Inauguration Thousands attended Collado’s inauguration on Saturday morning, and the room fell silent after she was welcomed. Ithaca College alumni, Ithaca community members, I.C. representatives, the board of trustees and finally students stood separately to applaud the new head of the college. She was introduced by friends, her…

We’ll provide live updates here of #IC125, including President Shirley Collado’s Inauguration, during the weekend of Nov. 3. You can also follow Ithaca Week’s coverage on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat. We’ll be tagging our social media content with the hashtag #IC125LIVE.

Ithaca College is celebrating its 125th anniversary through a variety of events this weekend, Nov. 3-5. This year the Weekend on South Hill will feature the inauguration of the college’s new president, class reunions, receptions and a community celebration. Ithaca Week will be covering some of the big events throughout the weekend, and our journalists will be speaking to students, alumni, faculty, staff and families about their own stories, experiences and reflections from Ithaca College. We’ll provide updates on our live blog page of #IC125, including President Shirley Collado’s Inauguration, during the weekend of Nov. 3. You can also follow…

The Association for Women in Sports Media recently inducted Ithaca College as its newest college chapter. Juniors Danielle Allentuck, Dani Schear and Hannah Reed are the three students responsible for its induction. Its goal is to promote, support and create a network environment for women in the sport media industry. Association for Women in Sports Media Three Ithaca College students sought out an opportunity to create a space to advance the growth of women in the sport media profession. Juniors Danielle Allentuck, Dani Schear and Hannah Reed started up the newest college chapter of the Association for Women in Sports…

Drugs, economic development, and housing were just some of the issues discussed at a debate between the three candidates competing for Ithaca Common Council’s First Ward. Incumbent Alderperson Cynthia Brock is running for re-election on the Democratic and Working Families line. Her challengers are Anthony Hayton, of the Operation West Hill line, and James Lukasavage, of the Ithaca New Cynics line. The three candidates met Friday night at the Southside Community Center for a debate hosted by the Tompkins County League of Women Voters. The First Ward stretches from South Hill to West Hill. What is the Common Council and…

Key Points: National Coming Out Day is recognized on Oct. 11 Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick works to fight against LGBT and racial injustices in the Ithaca community LGBTQ+ is a large and growing community on the Ithaca College campus The Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services hosted a talk with Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick on Oct. 11. Every year, in honor of National Coming Out Day, the center invites a speaker to discuss today’s current issues and solutions to problem facing the LGBT community. “We are working to make Ithaca as friendly and as inclusive as we…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DWD8o28c5s Key Points: Approximately half of the volunteer firefighters at the Cayuga Heights Fire Department are Cornell University students. The Cayuga Heights Fire Department hosted its annual Open House on Oct. 7 to engage with the community and spark more interest in volunteering. Growing up in California, Cornell University sophomore Boris Botchev spent much of his free time fighting wildfires in the forests and surrounding areas of where he lived. Upon arriving at Cornell University in 2016, Botchev’s passion for firefighting brought him to the Cayuga Heights Fire Department (CHFD), an all-volunteer department located just north of the Cornell campus.…

Ithaca College junior Joe Cruz speaks on being both an activist and an ally: a Mexican-American advocating for the rights of a community that he feels at once connected to and removed from. “I needed to take action.” After hearing of the deportation of Jose Guzman-Lopez last spring, a Mexican immigrant in Ithaca, New York (which had declared itself a sanctuary city), Joe Cruz felt compelled to take immediate action in advocating for the rights of immigrants and Latin Americans in the United States. Being from the border state of Texas, Cruz is all too familiar with deportation incidents, but…

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