Anti-racist work in the academy pivots between a politics of resistance and recognition.
Ithaca College welcomed the a freshmen class with the largest percentage of Asian-American, Latino, African-American and Native American students — nearly 25 percent — in the institution’s history.
Brothers 4 Brothers and Sister 2 Sister are clubs in the African, Latino, Asian and Native American community who are celebrating Black History Month.
Ithaca College has steadily increased its number of minority students at a rate comparable to the national average. However, among its peer group of institutions, the college still lags behind.
Even though administrators were willing to absorb critiques and recommendations about addressing racial inequality on campus, the response was always the same: inaction.
Ithaca College has set a date range for administering its second campus climate survey, which will assess how the community feels about living and learning at the institution.
Staff Writer Justin Henry spoke with the Student Government Association president-elect, Marieme Foote, to discuss challenges facing the campus community and how she plans to “reimagine SGA” to address them.