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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Senior Lily Hosken tells her own story of sexual abuse and dealing with the Title IX office. She says her experience is not unique and needs to be addressed within the campus community.

Commentary: Rape culture remains prominent at Ithaca College

By Lily Hosken, Lily Hosken November 30, 2022
I would like to warn you that reading this article will most likely make you uncomfortable.
In reaction to four reports of drug-laced drinks and one report of sexual assault at events hosted by Cornell University fraternities, Cornell has suspended all fraternity parties and social events. The Ithaca Police Department and the Cornell University Police Department are currently investigating both reports.  

Cornell fraternities suspend parties after reports of assaults

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor November 7, 2022
In reaction to four reports of drug-laced drinks and one report of sexual assault at Cornell University fraternity parties, Cornell has suspended all fraternity parties and social events. 
Laura Lewis, acting Mayor of Ithaca, delivers a proclamation recognizing the power structures that leave groups vulnerable to sexual violence and the need in the Ithaca community to support survivors, especially those from marginalized groups.

Students march at Take Back the Night after two years online

By Clare Shanahan and Olivia Stanzl May 4, 2022
April 29 Ithaca College students marched to The Commons for the 43rd annual Take Back the Night event in Ithaca after two years of online observation.
Members of the Ithaca College community marched from the Textor Ball to The Commons as part of the Take Back The Night march protesting acts of sexual violence and abuse April 27.

Ithaca community says #MeToo to take back the night

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer April 30, 2018
Students marched as part of Take Back the Night, a worldwide movement dedicated to protesting acts of sexual, domestic and relationship violence April 27.
Sophomores Eliana Noznesky and Lydia Brown who make up L.E. played at the Music for Our Lives concert held by the Macabre Theatre Ensemble on campus as part of their concert series.

Concert series strives to show support for organizations

By Vivian Goldstein, Contributing Writer March 27, 2018
The March 23 Macabre concert, Music for Our Lives, featured five acts — L.E., Leonardo DeCapitated, Paleontology, Grover Cleveland and Jerry Skyscraper.
Dawn Pierce, assistant professor in the Department of Music Performance, stars as the titular character  Carmen at the Hangar Theatre. Students have worked with Opera Ithaca to help produce the opera.

Students work with local theater on upcoming opera

By Silas White, Staff Writer March 7, 2018
Sophomore Daniel Carney said joining Opera Ithaca Community Ambassadors is a good experience for students who want to participate in a real-world production.
Students marched from Textor Hall down to The Ithaca Commons to raise awareness for sexual assault prevention and to honor survivors.

Ithaca community marches to take back the night

By Annie Estes, Staff Writer May 1, 2016
These “survivor speak-outs” were the focus of Ithaca’s 37th annual Take Back the Night, an event held at 7 p.m. April 29 to raise awareness about sexual assault and to support and honor survivors.
Editorial: Bystander program is a step in right direction

Editorial: Bystander program is a step in right direction

September 30, 2015
All too often, sexual assault takes place when it could be stopped if a friend or bystander knew how to stop it.

Editorial: Community leaders absent at Take Back the Night

April 29, 2015
It was problematic that very few community leaders were present at Take Back the Night.
Participants listen to a speaker at Ithaca Take Back the Night on April 24 at Dewitt Park in Ithaca.

Ithaca community takes back the night

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer April 26, 2015
On an unseasonably cold April night, more than 50 Ithaca College students participated in a march from the college into downtown Ithaca to take part in Ithaca Take Back the Night 2015.
Students rally at Take Back The Night April 25, 2014.

Commentary: Change requires community action

By Samantha Weil April 22, 2015
In order to truly create a change, we need our whole society to take action, not just one group.
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