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Nick Estes is an advocate for Native American rights. The public speaker will be giving a speech at the college at 6 p.m. March 4 in Clark Lounge about indigenous resistance during the #NoDAPL movement and beyond.

Q&A: Nick Estes speaks about social justice for indigenous people

By Noa Covell March 4, 2019

Nick Estes first became involved in activism as a teenager. He attended a nonviolent anti-war rally in 2003, where he witnessed police officers using force to stop the protesters. This experience inspired...

Yiyun Li will read from her memoir, “Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life,” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 in Clarke lounge as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

Distinguished Visiting Writer Series hosts memoirist Yiyun Li

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer February 28, 2017
Eleanor Henderson said the writing department looks for acclaimed authors who will challenge new writers and help them with their own projects.
Fiction writer Dana Spiotta has written “Lightning Field,” “Eat the Document,” “Stone  Arabia” and “Innocents and Others.” She will be visiting the college Nov. 28 in Clark Lounge.

Dana Spiotta to speak about relationships and technology

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer November 16, 2016
To conclude this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, the Department of Writing will welcome fiction writer Dana Spiotta.
Sandra Starke, the second candidate for the open position of vice president for enrollment management at Ithaca College discussed increasing retention rates, diversity and overall student success during her visit to campus April 22.

Second candidate for VP for enrollment visits Ithaca College

By Meredith Husar, Staff Writer April 24, 2016
Sandra Starke, the second candidate for the open position of vice president for enrollment management at Ithaca College, discusses increasing retention rates, diversity and overall student success during her visit to campus April 22.
Sophomore Veronica Angeles sits in a tutoring session with senior Samuel Lloyd. Freshmen who are interested in being assigned a tutor must now take a mandatory workshop.

Freshmen interested in receiving tutoring must take workshop

By Jessica Ferreira, Contributing Writer September 30, 2015
Beginning this semester, all freshmen who sign up for tutoring are required to take at least one introductory workshop before they can be assigned a tutor.
Maylei Blackwell spoke about transborder gender and identity as a part of a discussion series hosted by Ithaca College’s Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

Ithaca College kicks off “Beyond Community” discussion series

By Meredith Husar, Contributing Writer September 23, 2015
Maylei Blackwell presented her work on “Transborder Gender and Indigeneity” Sept. 21 as the first speaker in this year’s discussion series hosted by Ithaca College’s Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

ITHACA TODAY: Tuesday, March 4

March 4, 2014
Your guide to what's happening in Ithaca.

College and City: Feb 20

February 19, 2014

Cornell professors to give talks about Israel boycott Ithaca College will host two speakers Feb. 25 to represent each side of the debate on the academic boycott of Israeli higher education institutions. Eric...

ITHACA TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 12

February 12, 2014
What's coming up in Ithaca.
Norbert Nathanson speaks about living with a disability at an event Oct. 22 in Clark Lounge.

Memoir explores life with disability

By Michael Tkaczevski, Staff Writer October 28, 2013
At a presentation Tuesday in Clark Lounge, Norbert Nathanson talked about his life as a person with disabilities, which he wrote about in his book, “A Secretly Handicapped Man: A Memoir.” He also discussed how the system for treating and assisting people with disabilities in America is flawed.
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