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Open Letter: Politics professors support union efforts

By Ithaca College Department of Politics December 19, 2016
We call on the administration to ensure that adjunct faculty per-credit pay for teaching is equitably based on that of full-time contingent faculty.
Staff Writer Ryan King sat down with Carlos Figueroa, assistant professor in the Department of Politics, to discuss his recent op-ed analyzing Donald Trumps path to the presidency.

Q&A: Professor publishes op-ed analyzing Trump’s success

By Ryan King, Staff Writer December 4, 2016
Following the results of the 2016 election, Staff Writer Ryan King spoke with Figueroa to discuss the op-ed and his thoughts on Trump’s victory.
A national debate over whether trigger warnings should be used in the classroom has become prominent in higher education, and opinions vary on the usage of trigger warnings at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College community weighs in on trigger-warning debate

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer September 14, 2016
“I had no way of knowing who in my class maybe had survived rape, had been subjected to some kind of sexual assault, who maybe had been subjected to something they had forgotten about,” Plante said.
Marie Gottschalk, author and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and her colleague Adolph Reed Jr. engaged an audience in a Q&A about mass incarceration in the U.S. on Sept. 17 in Emerson Suites B.

Q&A: Author and professor talks about mass incarceration

By Jenna Mortenson, Contributing Writer September 23, 2015
"At the end of the day, we could send fewer people to prison and give them shorter sentences. The solution to the problem is very simple."
From left: Carlos Figueroa, assistant professor of politics at Ithaca College, and Jens David Ohlin, professor of law at Cornell University, host a discussion session at Ithaca College on Sept. 17.

Collegiate professors host discussion on U.S. Drone Policy

By Joe Byeon, Contributing Writer September 20, 2014
With President Barack Obama’s announcement to use drone air strikes against the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, drone use continues to be one of the most controversial topics in modern technology.
Librada Paz, recipient of the 2014 RFK Human Rights Award, addresses students about the disenfranchisement of farm workers in New York.

MLK day hits home with local human rights issue

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor January 22, 2014
Students celebrated MLK Day with music, discussion, and the recipient of the 2014 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, Librada Paz.

Campus prepares for MLK Day

January 18, 2014
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a series of events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, Jan. 20.
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