The responsibility to curate positive change can’t fall on the administration alone.
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.
Orlowski is a cinematographer and founder of Exposure Labs, a production group that focuses on creating films about social issues like climate change.
Ithaca College students are volunteering with the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to make a documentary on the organization’s living wage campaign.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“This is about environmental cinema, or this concept of bioregional cinema. It is a concept that comes out of environmental activism,” Matt Holtmeier said.
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.