If "it's as easy as riding a bike," then navigating a maze of tightly placed construction cones and jumping a staircase shouldn't be difficult, right? But it's not as simple as it seems at Ithaca College's Annual Law Enforcement Bike School, where about 20 police and campus safety officers spend a week using the campus's hills, stairs, and winding paths as a training ground to practice cycling techniques, takedown procedures, and bike handling skills on tricky obstacle courses and off-road trails.
IC students can now stop fumbling for their keys.
ID Access Card Readers are now located at the entrances of all residence halls, including the Garden Apartments and the Circle Apartment Community Building, and student ID cards are all that is required to unlock the doors.
Each student ID card has a chip in it that the card readers recognize. Students don't even need to...
Tips to keep you safe and sound on campus
From Big Ten athletics to breakthrough discoveries in science, college students make headlines all the time. Unfortunately, the news also contains embarrassing, sometimes tragic, and usually preventable accidents. When it comes to campus safety, it’s probably better to stay off the front page. One of the...
What started out in 2004 as an insular online network for Harvard University students is now a college-life staple. Facebook has become a keystone of casual communication. More than 70 million people worldwide visited the social networking site in April of this year alone. The communications phenomenon, launched by then-sophomore Mark Zuckerberg, is not just an online community for students;...
A "Real Deal Parents Style" question
A: Ithaca is a safe community, but IC’s campus still has many programs to make sure that your child is always comfortable. There are over 90 emergency telephones mounted on poles with blue lights that can be seen from a distance. Students who feel unsafe or want to request an escort back to their dorms simply pick up a phone...
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