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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Commentary: National anthem helps us understand the US

By | Oct 10, 2017

Taking away the national anthem would be saying that athletes and sports fans are not capable of discussing racial issues in this country, which is not true.

Commentary: Students must be active bystanders

By | Oct 9, 2017

Don’t forfeit doing what is right in order to prevent making a fool out of yourself or the fear of inserting yourself into things that aren’t any of your business.

Commentary: Students must vote in local elections

By | Oct 3, 2017

Though many have come to Ithaca from someplace else, if you call Ithaca home right now, you’re one of us.

Commentary: Continuing the fight against mental illness

By | Oct 1, 2017

Depression makes you wither like a green plant sprayed with a powerful poison. Depression makes you feel like there’s a relentless and constant winter in your heart.

Commentary: Sporting events don’t need national anthem

By | Sep 28, 2017

Of course, the most effective way to expose the jingoists spreading lies is to call their bluff that sports and politics shouldn’t mix.

Commentary: Mental health needs to be addressed in LGBTQ community

By | Sep 26, 2017

Why wouldn’t officers receive mental health training when, statistically, one out of every four college-age individuals struggle with mental illness?

Commentary: Trans military ban will limit opportunities

By | Sep 20, 2017

Trans people are treated like they don’t deserve to live in this country, and now we can’t even die for it? Someone tell me how that’s fair.

Commentary: White allies must educate themselves

By | Sep 18, 2017

We must also become active members in community efforts working against racism.

Commentary: Media to blame for death of democracy

By | Sep 13, 2017

Your old friend and mine, one Democratic Citizen, could be lying facedown, passed out, fully prostrate in a grimy public space near you.

Commentary: DACA recipients deserve better

By | Sep 8, 2017

It puts young people in the dire situation of having to live in limbo, not knowing whether their jobs and the financial aid that often enable them to study are at risk of ending.

Commentary: Confederate statues aren’t just about the Civil War

By | Sep 5, 2017

Change in public spaces is not an insult to history, but rather an expression of how history has changed us.

Commentary: Trump needs to end this protracted war

By | Aug 30, 2017

This is not the time to send more soldiers but to wrap up a protracted war through diplomatic and political means.