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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Cultures do not deserve to be worn as costumes

By The Ithacan October 26, 2016
Boiling down an entire culture into a costume is racially insensitive and only further contributes to the marginalization of these groups.
Junior Tate Johnson addressed the crowd of an anti-racism rally held Dec. 11 at Free Speech Rock at Ithaca College, during which attendees voiced their criticisms of President Tom Rochon. Rochon was called upon to speak at the event.

Success with addressing campus racial issues varies nationwide

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
During the Fall 2015 semester, colleges and universities across the country were rocked by student protests addressing racial tensions on campuses. Ithaca College was also affected by these issues, and it is among many other institutions that are now trying to heal their communities while also facing losses in enrollment and retention.
Collective momentum: College activists drive institutional change

Collective momentum: College activists drive institutional change

By Faith Meckley and Sophia Tulp January 28, 2016
Students protesting the racial climate at Ithaca College are not the only ones finding a collective voice with which to address institutionalized racism. In a tumultuous fall semester, at least 75 other colleges and universities have begun bringing their demands for change to their administrations.
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.

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.
Editorial: IC administration shows hypocrisy responding to racism

Editorial: IC administration shows hypocrisy responding to racism

October 15, 2015
The dichotomy between the Ithaca College administration's response to an off-campus party and its own speaker panel showed that a “dedication to combating bigotry” only counts when the college does not directly have to deal with the consequences.
Editorial: No Greek odyssey back to Ithaca

Editorial: No Greek odyssey back to Ithaca

By The Ithacan March 5, 2014
Current national and local attitudes about Greek life suggest affiliation is not in the interest of the college or its groups.
Going Greek: Unaffiliated Greek organizations gain popularity at the college

Going Greek: Unaffiliated Greek organizations gain popularity at the college

By Evin Billington, Accent Editor February 26, 2014
Despite Ithaca College's no-Greek policy, some students are involved in fraternities and sororities that are unaffiliated with the college.

Public Safety to adopt new student focus

By TinaMarie Craven, Staff Writer October 2, 2013
The Office of Public Safety is seeking to bolster its community policing mission by engaging students and other members of the community in an open conversation about campus safety.

Anti-Semitic graffiti hits East Tower

By Jacob Greenberg, Contributing Writer May 1, 2013
Anti-Semitic graffiti written in red paint defaced the door of two Jewish students' dorm room in East Tower April 21.
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