December 19, 2014
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Allison Latini

Editorial: Students must keep protesting against racial inequality

Students at the college should keep protesting peacefully in solidarity with other institutions and cities around the country and world.

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Amelia Erikson examines why your mental health is important.

Editorial: College must release results of campus-climate survey

This semester, the Ithaca College administration created a discussion group to review the results of the Fall 2012 Campus Acceptance, Inclusion and Fairness Survey.

Editorial: More funding for counseling services is necessary

The Office of Counseling and Wellness has been receiving an overwhelming number of students needing services.

Editorial: Micro-aggressions definition must be clarified

“Micro-aggressions” are often subtle, derogatory remarks — both intentional and unintentional — that target minority or underrepresented groups.

Editorial: Precautions taken prevented another Cortaca riot

Despite SUNY Cortland winning this year’s Cortaca Jug yet again, the post-game celebrations in the City of Cortland were exponentially calmer than they were last year.

Editorial: Top administrators should not have accepted raises

Staff and faculty received only a 2.75 percent raise, which fell short of Rochon’s target of 3 percent.

Commentary: Students should re-evaluate protest approach

We applaud the Ithaca College students who felt compelled to take to the streets of Ithaca recently to protest and to bring light to national issues of racial and social injustice.

Commentary: Native American Studies is essential for equality

Native American Studies is essential to understanding the violence of colonialism against black and brown people here in the United States.

An open letter to President Tom Rochon

While some institutions provide outreach to Native students, the retention rates are diminishing due to a lack of awareness and failure to implement programs that integrate Native students into a predominately white institution.

Protest organizers issue list of demands for Ithaca College

Those of us who have been organizing against structural inequality at Ithaca College believe that the status quo is not only untenable but unjust.

Faculty Research: Pressure to win discourages youth in sports

Between 2000 and 2005, 54 to 59 percent of American youth, aged 6–17, participated in sports. However, over 70 percent of participants dropping out of youth sports programs before high school.

Snap Judgment- integrative core curriculum themes

Ithaca College students answer the question “What is your ICC theme and why did you choose it?”

Letter to the Editor: The privileged must get involved with Ferguson

What role does an affluent white teenager — literally and figuratively thousands of miles away from the Michael Brown case — play in the wake of the decision against the indictment of Darren Wilson?