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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

November 21, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: Students must take advantage of open discussions on campus

By The Ithacan | Oct 24, 2019

The responsibility to curate positive change can’t fall on the administration alone.

Commentary: Activism demands youth participation

By | Sep 18, 2019

I learned that there are so many ways to be “active,” like simply taking the time to educate yourself on something you don’t yet understand or speaking up.

Filmmaker discusses documentary making and climate activism

By | Sep 13, 2019

Orlowski is a cinematographer and founder of Exposure Labs, a production group that focuses on creating films about social issues like climate change.

Local activists hold forum to protest airport expansion

By | Mar 27, 2019

A forum was held to discuss community members’ concerns surrounding the effects of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport expansion.

IC students produce documentary about living wages in Ithaca

By | Mar 5, 2019

Ithaca College students are volunteering with the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to make a documentary on the organization’s living wage campaign.

Commentary: Ithaca’s complicity in symbols of hate

By | Feb 13, 2019

It is our duty to constructively hold these centers of power to account as they entrench themselves in abhorrent practices across the Central New York region.

Q&A: Cantor debunks myths about homelessness

By | Oct 23, 2018

Cantor Abbe Lyons, Jewish chaplain at Muller Chapel, recently wrote a commentary debunking several myths about homelessness and called for people to think compassionately about it.

The Death Toll Rises While Compassion Declines

By | Sep 3, 2018

We as students must recognize that the lives of 3.4 million citizens of the U.S. have been changed forever by Maria, and that we, as individuals and as Americans, must continue to support Puerto Rico.

‘Past Deadline’: Challenging dumb activism

By The Ithacan | Apr 27, 2018

In her last podcast hosting “Past Deadline,” Grace Elletson interviews Ithacan columnist Mahad Olad about what he calls “dumb activism.” The column critiques students at Reed College, a small liberal arts college in Oregon, for protesting their Humanities 101 course curriculum for only including white theorists in the coursework.

Commentary: Activists of color need help from white allies

By | Feb 28, 2018

This is the kind of allyship that I think we all should try to emulate. When white allyship is discussed, the problem of “white saviors” also tends to surface.

Q&A: Professor discusses use of bioregional cinema

By | Feb 26, 2018

“This is about environmental cinema, or this concept of bioregional cinema. It is a concept that comes out of environmental activism,” Matt Holtmeier said.

In My Own Words: Joe Anthony Cruz

By | Dec 7, 2017

This week on “In My Own Words,” Glenn Epps talks with Joe Anthony Cruz, an Ithaca College junior who has recently made a splash as a vocal activist on the campus from topics of gun control to call-to-action representation.