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 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.
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 offensive and disrespectful because it implied that the African Student Association’s photo campaign was insufficient.
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.”
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.