“There is self-immolation happening in Tibet, and a lot of people don’t know about it,”
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.
Famous YouTuber and singer/songwriter J.R. Aquino visited Ithaca College on April 21 for a performance as part of Asian American Alliance’s Focus Asia Month.
The idea behind forum theatre, an event held by the AAA on Feb. 29, was to create simulations that forced audience members to confront Asian-American stereotypes in a college setting and provide solutions to combat them.
The Jeremy Lin craze has extended far beyond the walls of the historic Madison Square Garden in the past month. On Tuesday, the New York Knicks guard was the topic of discussion among members of the Asian American Alliance at Ithaca College.