After a teacher allegedly harassed a transgender at TST BOCES, he decided to file a complaint with the help of the Advocacy for LGBT Communities Clinic at Cornell University. News Director Sara McCloskey has more on this story.

Ithaca College’s Student Government Association has been working on legislation to combat instances of discrimination on campus. ICB’s Maya Cueva has more on this story.

Community members met last Wednesday at the Unitarian Church in Ithaca to discuss New York State’s draft Renewable Energy Plan. Professors and environmental groups provided analysis and residents shared their thoughts on the state’s plan. ICB’s Jamie Swinnerton as the story.     

Last Wednesday, the Rescue Mission of Ithaca opened the doors to their new homeless shelter. We spoke with Amanda Erwin, the Communications Specialist for the Rescue Mission, to see how the opening went and discussed their plans to help people who are homeless in the community. 

Every year our sister station VIC Radio helps fundraise for an organization during their 50 Hour Marathon. This year, they raised over $3,600 that went to the Veteran’s Sanctuary. ICB’s Steven Brasley went to see how the sanctuary is doing after receiving the donation.

Cayuga Lake is currently experiencing an infestation of sea lampreys. Former News Director Kyle Robertson spoke with the Hydrilla Program Manager of the Hydrilla Task Force, James Balyszak, to find out how the city is handling the parasite.

Mayor Svante Myrick went up against the Cornell Forensics Society to defend the legalization of marijuana, during a debate entitled, “This House Would Legalize Marijuana.” Here is ICB’s Kelli Kyle with the story.  

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