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1 — Massive protest at Ithaca College draws national news coverage as protesters demand president leave
Confused by turmoil at Ithaca College? Here’s a beginner’s guide – On Wednesday, approximately 1,000 students, faculty and staff from Ithaca College walked out of their classes and staged a protest against college President Tom Rochon. The national press was there. Ithaca Voice
2 — But in an interview, President Rochon says he has no plans on leaving
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon: “Resignation has never crossed my mind” – In the face of protests and no confidence votes, Ithaca College President Tom Rochon does not see a mandate to resign, but rather a “great leadership opportunity.” Ithaca Voice
3 — Congressman’s ‘franking’ survey draws scorn of some Tompkins officials
Tompkins official criticizes Rep. Tom Reed’s “slanted” survey – Earlier this week, a number of Tompkins County residents received a “2015 Official U.S. Government Survey” that has some of its recipients bristling. Ithaca Voice
4 — Will city respond to restaurant owners’ frustrations with food trucks?
Ithaca restauranteurs push back against food trucks in Collegetown – “To me there’s a real question of accountability, who is it that actually goes up to the food truck and collects the sales tax?” Ithaca Voice
5 — Trying to figure out how Ithaca stacks up by quality of life standards
New study lauds Ithaca quality of life, dings it on affordability – Contrary to some local commentary, Ithaca’s crime rate is actually pretty low. Ithaca Voice
6 — Mmmmmmmmmm.
3 local businesses converge at new Dryden BBQ restaurant – Three local businesses have teamed up to give a new barbecue restaurant in Dryden a local flare. Ithaca Voice
7 — Ithaca carpenters protest at construction site
Dozens of carpenters rally for better pay at Ithaca construction site – About 50 protesters are outside a construction site on Ithaca’s West State Street Tuesday morning in a rally calling for higher pay for carpenters in the Ithaca area. Ithaca Voice
8 — Ithaca Is Building
$2.2 million project may have big impact on small Tompkins town – It looks like construction has started in earnest on the last phase of the Boiceville Cottages. Ithaca Voice
9 — The Schwartz may soon be with us!
State Theatre showing Spaceballs as part of classic movies series – The State Theatre, M&T Bank and The Ithaca times continue The Classic Movie Series with Star Wars satirical parody film “SPACEBALLS” on Saturday, November 21st at 8pm. Ithaca Voice
10 — Death of IC student not a public health risk, authorities confirm
Student’s death not a public health risk, Ithaca College says – Authorities confirm that the death of a junior at Ithaca College does not pose a public health risk to the public. Ithaca Voice
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