I’m gay, black and an immigrant, and believe me, I am more than capable of speaking up in defense of my values.
During the Fall 2015 semester, colleges and universities across the country were rocked by student protests addressing racial tensions on campuses. Ithaca College was also affected by these issues, and it is among many other institutions that are now trying to heal their communities while also facing losses in enrollment and retention.
Fifth-year starting pitcher John Prendergast is back on the pitchers mound for the Bombers after missing majority of last season recovering from Tommy John Surgery.
Students protesting the racial climate at Ithaca College are not the only ones finding a collective voice with which to address institutionalized racism. In a tumultuous fall semester, at least 75 other colleges and universities have begun bringing their demands for change to their administrations.
Recent revelations of inflated SAT scores, retention rates and other information have cast doubt on the validity of college ranking systems and raised concerns over how colleges manage and report their data.