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Senior Jordan Cowell presented at the Whalen Symposium on the rhetorical differences between the administrations responses to the Blue Skies and the AEPi event.

Commentary: Rhetorical failure catalyzes campus crisis

By Jordan Cowell May 3, 2016
What language — what rhetorical strategies — do people in leadership positions use when they attempt to pacify the public during periods of crisis? Why were President Rochon’s rhetorical appeals to the campus community unsuccessful?
SGA Senator Charlotte Robertson casts her vote Oct. 26 to initiate a student vote of no confidence in President Tom  Rochon. Students can vote until 4 p.m. Nov. 30 via the survey sent out through email by the SGA on Nov. 4.

Commentary: No confidence vote is necessary for progress

By Charlotte Robertson November 4, 2015
We can’t expect change and we can’t move forward if we do not first vote no confidence in Tom Rochon.
The student group POC at IC and its allies stand on stage and voice their lack of confidence in President Tom Rochon at the “Addressing  Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias” event Oct. 27. After the demonstration, they walked out of the event amid “no confidence” chants.

Commentary: Campuswide meeting brings shift in power dynamic

By Guillaume Gentil November 4, 2015
Their speeches tackled contradictions in the administration’s handling of incidents of discrimination against ALANA students.
Student Government Association senators Charlotte Robertson and Kaitlin Logsdon vote at the Oct. 26 meeting. The senate passed a bill to initiate a student vote of no confidence in President Tom Rochon. The polls will open Nov. 4.

SGA to initiate student vote of no confidence in Tom Rochon

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer October 28, 2015
In response to recent campus protests, racial tensions and issues of exclusivity, the Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a bill Oct. 26 to initiate a student vote of no confidence regarding President Tom Rochon.

Addressing a community with racism and cultural bias

By Marissa Booker, Columnist October 27, 2015
There is a culture of fear here at Ithaca College.
A screenshot of the event description is above. The name of the person inviting students to the event and the address of the party have been removed.

Update: IC students upset about racially charged party theme

By Max Denning, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2015
Ithaca College students and alumni are expressing frustration on social media after an unaffiliated fraternity at Ithaca College sent out a Facebook invitation Oct. 9 for a party with what they are calling a racially charged theme.
Matt Orama graduated from Ithaca College in 2014. Since the AEPi and Blue Sky racial controversies, he has been involved in advocacy through several social media movements using hashtags on Facebook and Twitter.

Open Letter to the Board of Trustees: Alumnus demands action on campus racial issues

By Matt Orama October 21, 2015
The college and its leadership may continue to be silent. We, however, will not.
Senior Kyle James, SGA vice president of academic affairs, said the campus community should continue to let their voices be heard and take a stand against racism on campus.

Commentary: SGA vice president calls for continued advocacy

By Kyle James October 21, 2015
Let's all get involved so those who are exhausted from carrying the banner thus far can get the support that they deserve and their voices amplified.
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