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1 — An Ithaca/Cornell institution goes up in a destructive blaze
Danger unknown, Ithaca crews rushed into burning Chapter House building – Ithaca crews arriving at the scene of a multi-building fire on Stewart Avenue early Tuesday morning faced a daunting task. Ithaca Voice
2 — The Opt-Out Movement has impact on Ithaca schools; budget impact unclear
Amid heated debate, Ithaca schools see dramatic fall in test taking rates – Joining a state-wide trend, an unprecedented number of students at the Ithaca City School District refused to take Common Core assessment examinations Tuesday morning. Ithaca Voice
3 — Looking at the working conditions of IC’s part-time faculty
Why Ithaca College’s part-time faculty say they need a union – On Medicaid. Making up to only $1,600 a month. No idea if they’ll have a job the following semester. And working just as hard as their much better-compensated peers. Ithaca Voice
4 — A Cornell student’s harrowing tale of escaping the Chapter House fire
Cornell student escapes from Chapter House fire: ‘The entire area was orange’ – She was plucked from her sleep by the sound of loud crashes and crackling. Ithaca Voice
5 — Ithaca Voice editor pens love letter to the ol’ Chappy
Why I will always love The Chapter House – Sometime during my sophomore year at Cornell, my best friend turned 21. I was still 20. Ithaca Voice
6 — What happened to Ithaca’s bath salts problem?
Investigator: Bath salts in Ithaca didn’t go away, they just went underground – “It went underground and it went online.” Ithaca Voice
7 — New sushi/burrito offering in Ithaca (FTW!)
Food truck offering sushi in burrito form opens on Cornell’s North Campus – “That’s How I Roll,” owned and operated by New York City-native Woepa Zegid, is parked directly next to the historic Louie’s food truck. Ithaca Voice
8 — Vandals hit gorge trail
Director laments ‘terrible vandalism’ at newly renovated Cascadilla Gorge Trail – The cleanup was estimated to cost between $3,000 and $6,000. Ithaca Voice
9 — And ISIS hits an Ithaca blog (Yes, really)
‘Islamic State Hackers’ target Ithaca real estate blog – Someone claiming to have ties to the terrorist group ISIS has hacked a blog that publishes news about Ithaca real estate. Ithaca Voice
10 — A stabbing in downtown Ithaca leads to an arrest
1 stabbed in chest in downtown Ithaca; Man arrested – A man faces criminal charges after stabbing a victim in the chest in downtown Ithaca Friday afternoon, police said. Ithaca Voice