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THE ITHACAN

Khyle Wooten, director of choral activities, writes about the importance of service and encourages others to dedicate themselves to serving their community.

Commentary: The need for a renewed attitude concerning service

By Khyle Wooten March 7, 2024
Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to U.S. Congress, once said “service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.”
Younger previously worked at the college as the executive director for government and community relations and is back in a new role.

College announces director for new position of government, community and constituent relations

By Ryan Johnson, Assistant News Editor January 17, 2024
In a Jan. 16 email sent to the Ithaca College community, the Office of the President announced that Paula Younger will serve as the executive director of government, community and constituent relations, which is a new position at the college. 
RaKim Lash, former assistant director for Multicultural Affairs at the college, hosted the We Are Black Cosplay talk Feb. 23 to promote inclusion in pop culture communities.

Former faculty emphasizes inclusion in pop culture

By Mila Ventura Rodriguez, Contributing Writer March 1, 2023
RaKim 'RahK' Lash, former assistant director for Multicultural Affairs at Ithaca College, recounted his experiences building community for Black cosplayers in pop culture spaces.
The Diana Leich quartet performs at Porchfest on Sept. 25 as crowds of people walk by, taking in the sound of various music genres from different porches.

Porchfest happily returns to the Ithaca live music scene

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Co Life and Culture Editor September 28, 2022
Porchfest returned to Ithaca in full swing Sept. 25 following a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senior Linnea Carchedi has found several issues with the substance-free options  on Ithaca College’s campus. She asks that the college keep their promises in the future.

Commentary: IC Must Deliver on Substance Free Options

By Linnea Carchedi August 31, 2022
I did not expect my decision to live a substance-free life in college to impact my experience as much as it had started to.
Eden Strachan 21 is an author, national award-winning journalist, filmmaker and creator of the Instagram page @blackgirlsdontgetlove which fosters community through storytelling.

Commentary: The story behind ‘Black Girls Don’t Get Love’

By Eden Strachan April 27, 2022
The goal of “Black Girls Don’t Get Love” is to use storytelling to foster community among women and girls of color.
What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

By Frankie Walls November 18, 2021
Leaving the hill and making a positive impact on the community is so important. It helps build relationships and strengthen bonds in case people want to come back after school

Baking with Via

October 27, 2021

Senior business administration major Via Carpenter owns and operates Via’s Cookies. She’s been baking cookies since high school and now sells them around Ithaca. She donates 5%of her proceeds to struggling...

Ithaca resident Mahinder Kingra browses for books in the science fantasy section at Buffalo Street Books on April 3.

Local bookstore celebrates a decade of community ownership

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer April 7, 2021
Ithaca resident Mahinder Kingra browses for books in the science fantasy section at Buffalo Street Books on April 3.
The Buy Nothing Project connects members in the same community to establish a local gift-giving economy. Members post images of the gifts they give and receive on the group’s Facebook page. 

Buy Nothing Project comes to Ithaca

By Sydney Brumfield, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
Buy Nothing Caption: The Buy Nothing Project connects members in the same community to establish a local gift-giving economy.
Editorial: Students need to be adhering to social distancing guidelines

Editorial: Students need to be adhering to social distancing guidelines

By The Ithacan November 18, 2020
Students living in Ithaca also need to realize that their actions impact the local community. Even if you live on South Hill, you shop at Wegmans.
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