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Community members attend the Black Lives Matter rally at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Feb. 3. Approximately 50 people were in attendance, following a lecture by co-founders of the movement at Cornell University.

Black Lives Matter: Ithaca debuts after rally at local school

By Grace Elletson and Justin Henry February 10, 2016
Following a lecture at Cornell University from the Black Lives Matter co-founders, Black Lives Matter: Ithaca made its debut at a rally at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, attended by about 50 people.
Junior Daniel Block leads a craft activity with students in several “leadership pods” the morning of Feb. 2 at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, where he coordinates a student leadership program.

IC student teaches program for future generation of leaders

By Kayla Dwyer, Opinion Editor February 3, 2016
There need to be leaders in the school and people that can lead by example, so to get those students that are true leaders to be an example for other students is key.
From left, actors Jay Towns and Seth Soulstein play Julian and Officer James, respectively, in the Civic Ensemble play “On The Corner,” which comments on issues of racism.

Talks on race continue with reprisal of play

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer November 17, 2015
"On the Corner" will be reprised by the Civic Ensemble to continue the conversation on race.
Students of color hold signs at the Oct. 24 Black Lives Matter solidarity march. The march began on The Commons and ended at the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.

Local Black Lives Matter event draws new people into movement

By Melanie De Lima, Contributing Writer October 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.
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrant addressed students and faculty of Beverly J. Martin Elementary School on the serving healthy foods in schools.

New York senator visits Ithaca elementary school

By Kyle Stewart, Staff Writer February 25, 2015
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voiced her support Feb. 23 for healthier food standards in schools as well as providing nutritious meals to more children during the summer.
Veronica Frosen, lecturer of legal studies at Ithaca College, skates in front of her teammates during a team practice April 24 in Lansing, N.Y.

Ithaca roller derby league seeks new practice venue

By Steve Derderian, Sports Editor April 30, 2014
The Ithaca League of Women Rollers is hoping to find a new practice venue so that its sport may continue to thrive in the community.

Guest Commentary: Student’s volunteer service defines value of education

By Olivia Mendoza August 29, 2013

When it comes to a college education, many people believe a “good one” encompasses knowledgeable professors, academic resources, professional resources and some worthwhile extracurricular activities,...

Rock ‘n’ roller derby

By Nate King, Staff Writer May 3, 2012
Hidden in a small elementary school gym, four men put their feet in roller skates and tighten their worn laces. The pads are next; knee followed by elbow, then wrist.
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