May 1, 2016
Ithaca, NY

Opinion

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Editorial: Initial IC Office platform lacks diversity issues

It initially misses a key point that this community cares about: its stance on diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Editorial: Title IX budget a step forward for Ithaca College

Ithaca College has taken a step forward by deciding to set a concrete budget for the Title IX office, which has, in the past, been an office mostly unknown to the student body until times of crisis.

Editorial: Chief diversity officer position is questionable

The college already has a role that fulfills this job description: the associate provost for diversity, inclusion and engagement.

Editorial: Student body should select student trustee

Like in any other representative system, it seems natural that the student body would select its own representative.

Open Letter: Sport Studies program should be reinstated

I want to share with you the hypocrisies, inconsistencies, and lack of judgment the administration has displayed in eliminating Sport Studies.

What happened to compromise?

Kyle Stewart provides a conservative perspective on current events.

Trigger warnings should not be used as they prevent growth

Amelia Erikson examines why your mental health is important.

Hi, I’m a black nonathlete

A column about identity issues written by Frances Johnson and Nuria Hunter.

Commentary: High-stress college model is unsustainable

I can finish my degree whenever I want. But I cannot put my mental and emotional health off any longer.

Commentary: Buzzfeed editor and alumnus offers job advice

I work at BuzzFeed and people love making references to our lists (we don’t say “listicles”), so here are three fundamental truths I’ve learned that might help.

Commentary: CAPS is still not ‘ready’

While IC has made progress in acknowledging the importance of mental health care on campus, it absolutely does not mean that CAPS has the funding and staff it needs to help the students who need it.

Letter to the Editor: Columnist wrong to support Kasich

Once again, it seems as though the patriarchy has another mouthpiece, twisting the words of a victim-shaming, anti-LGBTQ+ candidate into a compassionate optimist.

Q&A: IC Color founder discusses group’s future

“Certain tools are able to connect with people in different ways, so you have to find multiple ways to pump out the same information in order to impact as many people as possible.”

Q&A: Student receives two prestigious scholarships

“Fighting for Native American rights — for me, I do it intentionally, but it’s something I grew up with, so it’s definitely a part of me, very ingrained in my culture.”