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Seniors Nour Elshikh and Kashief Scott dance at the BIPOC Unity Center’s Kick-back.

BIPOC Unity Center hosts a Kickback

By Jacquelyn Reaves, Newsletter Editor February 8, 2024
Ithaca College’s BIPOC Unity Center hosted a Kickback event on Feb. 2 as a part of their monthly events for the campus community First Fridays.  The goal of the event was to showcase the multiple multicultural affinity organizations on campus. The Kickback was filled with 18 student organizations like “PODER: Latinx Student Association,” “Brothers for Brothers'' and the “Asian American Alliance” among many others. 95 people attended the event.
Eden Strachan ’21, author and founder of Black Girls Don’t Get Love, poses with her book, “Black Girls Don’t Get Love.” Strachan hopes to empower Black girls.

Alum works to empower Black girls with media campaign

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Co Life and Culture Editor March 22, 2023
Proms, roses, tiaras, sugar, spice and everything nice. What started from a class at Ithaca College has evolved into a multimedia organization with a central message: Black girls deserve love too.
Editorial: BIPOC students are rising up against discrimination

Editorial: BIPOC students are rising up against discrimination

By The Ithacan March 8, 2023
Discrimination on Ithaca College’s campus came to the surface thanks to shared experiences from BIPOC students.
The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

By Zhannz Gomez, Community Outreach Manager December 8, 2022
This year, The Ithacan is revisiting last year’s diversity report. The new diversity report was formulated by the current community outreach manager.
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 Mariana Batista addresses the complex topic of unpaid internships through the lens of hidden systems of white privilege.

Commentary: Unpaid internships enable white privilege

By Mariana Batista April 7, 2022
Our society’s history of systemic racism has made it difficult for BIPOC to move up the financial and corporate ladders. The white privilege hidden in unpaid internships is yet another barrier.
The Intersection - A Conversation with Angel

‘The Intersection’ – A Conversation with Angel

By Frankie Walls, Managing Editor November 17, 2021

 The Ithacan · 'The Intersection' - A Conversation with Angel Sohu In this week’s episode, host Frankie Walls sits down with Angel ’21 to discuss her experience as a woman of color and how there...

Editorial: BIPOC students on campus deserve to have a safe place

Editorial: BIPOC students on campus deserve to have a safe place

By The Ithacan November 3, 2021
If the college wants to see more diversity and an increase in BIPOC students, it needs to step up and be creative
The Intersection - A Conversation with Justin Li

‘The Intersection’ – A Conversation with Justin Li

By Frankie Walls, Managing Editor November 3, 2021

The Ithacan · 'The Intersection' - A Conversation with Justin Li In this week’s episode, host Frankie Walls talks with Justin Li ’21, an Asian American filmmaker. Li discusses his own experiences...

The Intersection - A Conversation with Sebastian Chavez

‘The Intersection’ – A Conversation with Sebastian Chavez

By Frankie Walls, Managing Editor October 23, 2021

The Ithacan · 'The Intersection' - A Conversation with Sebastian Chavez In this week's episode, host Frankie Walls sits down with senior politics major Sebastian Chavez. Chavez talks about his experiences...

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