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Last years Africa Week focused on the African disapora, and this years Africa Week will build off that theme with Embracing Pan-Africa.

Fifth annual Africa Week to embrace Pan-Africa

By Katherine Segovia, Staf Writer April 9, 2016
Ithaca College's fifth annual Africa Week will take place from April 11–16 and will feature different events hosted by the African Students Association.
The African Students Associations Mauya Banquet, which was held April 5 in Emerson Suites, featured guest speakers, music and dance.

African Students Association concludes Africa Week with Mauya Banquet

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer April 8, 2014
The African Students Association concluded Africa Week on April 5 with the Mauya Banquet in Emerson Suites
Eric Cheyfitz, professor of American studies and humane letters at Cornell University, speaks in support of the American Studies Association’s boycott of Israel on Feb. 25 in the Klingenstein Lounge.

Guest speakers debate academic boycott

By Stephen Adams, Assistant Multimedia Editor February 26, 2014
The Israeli education boycott debate at Ithaca College came to a head on Jan. 25 when two groups hosted guest speakers with opposite views only one hour apart and across the hall from each other.
Editors note on ASA editorial

Editor’s note on ASA editorial

By Megan Devlin February 12, 2014

The Ithacan’s Feb. 6 editorial, “Reveal the real,” has generated considerable comment around campus and in social media, with many readers saying the language and comparisons expressed in it were...

ITHACA TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 30

January 30, 2014
Your guide to the news and events of Ithaca.
Students release photo campaign to debunk stereotypes

Students release photo campaign to debunk stereotypes

By Eden Campbell January 29, 2014
Ithaca College’s African Students Association is gaining international attention through a photo campaign they released to break down stereotypes commonly associated with Africa and Africans. The campaign follows the group’s theme for this year: “Celebrating our ancestor.”

Campus community pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

By Jack Curran, Online News Editor December 11, 2013
The African Students Association held a presentation honoring Nelson Mandela on Dec. 10 in Textor 102.
Students gathered on Sept. 29 for a candlelight vigil honoring the victims of the Westgate mall shooting.

Students pay tribute to Westgate victims

By Jack Curran, Online News Editor October 2, 2013
The Ithaca College African Students Association held a candlelight vigil on Sept. 29 in honor of the victims of the Westgate Mall shooting.
M.K. Asante, Jr., a best-selling author and award-winning filmmaker, discussed eliminating stereotypes that surround African culture Monday in Textor Hall. The event was part of Africa Week.

Africa Week seeks to break social stereotypes

By Michael Tkaczevski, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
The first Africa Week: Back to the Roots event, hosted by the African Students Association, is celebrating African culture with events to break the stereotypes of Africa that inundate American media.
Senior Erik Caron, center, belts out “Devil’s Coming” and plays guitar for the Erik Caron Connection alongside bassist sophomore Gabe Lefferts, left, and drummer Alex Cano ’12, right.
This photograph was taken at ISO 25,600, f/2.8 and 1/125 second at 20mm.

The fear of digital noise

By Shawn Steiner, Photo Editor September 25, 2012
Noise found in digital imaging systems has not yet garnered the respect of its predecessor, film grain.
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