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Editorial: Students must take advantage of open discussions on campus

Editorial: Students must take advantage of open discussions on campus

October 24, 2019
The responsibility to curate positive change can’t fall on the administration alone.
Letter to the editor: Walking would not take 4 hours

Letter to the editor: Walking would not take 4 hours

By Ithacans for Commencement Reform October 10, 2017
Done correctly, the ceremony could be completed in under 2 1/2 hours, which is certainly not "too long" given the many thousands of hours invested in an education.
Editorial: Commencement would be too long with walking

Editorial: Commencement would be too long with walking

October 4, 2017
Graduation is a time for recognition and celebration, and it is understandable if students at the college feel that the current commencement ceremonies are lacking in this aspect.
Members of the Class of 2017 celebrate during Ithaca Colleges 122nd Commencement ceremony on May 21. In previous years, graduates neither had their names read nor walked at Commencement.

Parents of IC students create petition to walk at Commencement

By Ryan King, Staff Writer October 4, 2017
During the 2015 commencement, Lisa Kleeman was caught off-guard when she realized that her daughter was not going to walk during the graduation ceremony.
A group of Ithaca College students and alumni are covering themselves in fake blood for a photo campaign called My Blood is Good, protesting what they say are discriminatory blood donation guidelines by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Ithaca College students protest FDA in bloody photo campaign

By Mary Ford, Senior Writer June 16, 2016
The photos, which have gone viral this week after the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12 and World Blood Donor Day on June 14, are part of a campaign by Ithaca College students and alumni called “My Blood Is Good.”
Sophomore Luis Torres worked with Do Something to petition for the changing of the dictionary definition of the word nude in Merriam-Webster. After seeing the support, Merriam-Webster altered the definition to be more inclusive for people of color.

Q&A: Ithaca College student changes definition of “nude”

By Natalie Shanklin, Opinion Editor August 26, 2015
An Ithaca College sophomore got Merriam-Webster to change the dictionary definition of the word “nude” to be more inclusive for people of color.

96B traffic danger spurs petition for sidewalk

By Michael Tkaczevski, Staff Writer November 29, 2012
Senior Charlotte Roberts is petitioning the City of Ithaca, the Town of Ithaca and the State Department of Transportation to create a sidewalk along New York State Route 96B, an area near the college prone to accidents.
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