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Climate activists rally on The Commons for Earth Day

By , | Apr 26, 2021

Ithaca residents and students attended an Earth Day rally organized by the Ithaca Sunrise movement April 22 on The Commons.


Hundreds of protestors show up to oppose Back the Blue rally

By | Oct 29, 2020

On Oct. 24, the Ithaca Democratic Socialists of America held a Festival Against Hate in response to a Back the Blue rally, resulting in a tense face-off.


Locals protest Trump’s national emergency declaration

By | Feb 18, 2019

Some locals took to the Commons Feb. 18 to protest President Donald Trump’s recent declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on


Local Black Lives Matter event draws new people into movement

By | Oct 28, 2015

“Black lives matter.”
“I can’t breathe.”
“No justice, no peace, no racist police.”
Around 300 people chanted these phrases during a Black Lives Matter solidarity march Oct. 24 that started from the Bernie Milton Pavilion on The Commons and went down Seneca and Tioga Streets to Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.