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From left, junior Anesha Sandiford, senior Oluwadamilola Oyetunji and junior Liguori Flanagan have each started their own businesses; Sandiford and Oyetunji run hair care and hair product businesses and Flanagan designs and sells apparel.

Entrepreneurs of color balance business ownership and student life

By Olivia Stanzl, Staff Writer November 2, 2022
Five student entrepreneurs of color were featured in the college’s Center for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Social Change (IDEAS) student of color business expo Oct. 7.
Sophomore Ares Garcia details his experiences in the classroom as a BIPOC student. Garcia argues that lived experiences BIPOC students share in class discussions should be given serious consideration.

Commentary: BIPOC experiences belong in class conversations

By Ares Garcia September 21, 2022
I’m tired of having my oppression intellectualized by white students and faculty. I’m tired of hearing “life’s not fair” from white students discussing class structure.
Senior Cyerra Adams provides insight as a Black woman on campus. She argues that Ithaca College must be supportive and transparent to the Black student community.

Ithaca College hides behind a thin veil of equity

By Cyerra Adams September 14, 2022
My sexuality was becoming the forefront of what people wanted to know about me, and I was being forced to think about it more and more, even though I didn’t want to.

Students Showcase Black Contributions to STEM

By Cayenne Lacko-Cave, Mack Rovenolt & Cayenne Lacko-Cave February 23, 2022

The event, held Feb. 14, was part of the Difficult Dialogues: Cultivating Cultures of Belonging Symposium — an event created to facilitate discussion of complex and controversial subjects by bringing guest speakers to campus to address challenging subjects.

Guest speaker gives presentation on equity in education

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer February 16, 2022
Raja Gopal Bhattar, a diversity, equity and belonging strategist, spoke at IC about incorporating equity, inclusion and belonging into education.

One World Concert showcases diverse performances

November 10, 2021

The International Club of Ithaca College hosted its annual One World Concert which showcased performances to share the diverse cultures across Ithaca College’s campus Nov. 5 in Emerson Suites. 

The college is a predominantly white institution, with 3,795 white students enrolled during Fall 2021, while there are 1,223 students of color enrolled, according to AIR. Laurie Koehler, vice president for Marketing and Enrollment Strategy, Nicole Eversley Bradwell, executive director of Admission and Shana Gore, executive director of Student Financial Services said they were concerned by the recent downturn in enrollment of Black, Indigenous and students of color (BIPOC), and that it reflected a national downtrend.

College community unsatisfied by students of color enrollment

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer November 3, 2021
The number of students of color at the college have fluctuated over the past five years, according to the Office of Analytics and Institutional Research.

BIPOC students celebrate community and kick back with friends

October 14, 2021

Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) clubs and organizations on campus organized the IC BIPOC Kickback & Party to bring BIPOC students and businesses together to continue building community...

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