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Editorial: Supporting free speech is essential in higher education

Editorial: Supporting free speech is essential in higher education

By The Ithacan May 2, 2024
Throughout history, college students have been at the heart of social movements. From nationwide sit-ins during the Civil Rights Movement to more local movements, like protests advocating for the removal of former Ithaca College president Tom Rochon, students’ voices have consistently been a catalyst for change. Today, students’ right to free speech is being threatened nationwide.
About 200 people gathered Nov. 9 at Klarman Hall in Cornell University at a die-in to protest against genocide and express solidarity with Palestine amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war that began Oct. 7.

Community members express solidarity for Palestine during die-in protest held at Cornell University

November 12, 2023
On Nov. 9, Cornell University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine organized a protest and die-in to stand in solidarity with Palestine amid the Israel-Hamas war that began Oct. 7. Students as well as locals attended the die-in and protest, which began outside Klarman Hall and proceeded inside where participants lied on the floor.
Re:Mixing - Open The Books with Julia Machlin and Sara Stohl

‘Re:Mixing’ – “Open The Books” with Julia Machlin and Sara Stohl

By The Ithacan, Arleigh Rodgers February 23, 2021

The Ithacan · 'Re:Mixing' - "Open The Books" with Julia Machlin and Sara Stohl Open the Books is a movement on campus that is fighting for transparency and shared governance regarding faculty cuts...

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