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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: Board of Trustees needs more diverse members

By The Ithacan | Sep 7, 2017

The fact of the matter is this: Boards that draw from different demographics are more successful because they make better decisions.

Commentary: Park fails to respond to diversity concerns

There needs to be more consistent inclusion of diverse people and perspectives within education at Park.

Commentary: “What does diversity have to do with me?”

In the following letter, we address issues with the current ICC diversity credit and outline our suggestions for its revitalization.

Commentary: ICC diversity requirement needs revision

Although well-intentioned, this line of thinking is far from perfect — in fact, we found multiple issues with the “diversity” perspective of the ICC.

Review: Netflix mixes its messages in controversial series

By | Apr 18, 2017

The highs of the narrative can’t compensate for the lows of the message. “13 Reasons Why” isn’t the mental health education it could have been.

Faculty of color at Ithaca College experience cultural taxation

By | Apr 5, 2017

Cultural taxation—psychologist Amado Padilla coined the term to describe minority faculty’s obligation to serve the diversity needs of the college.

Deja View: Oscars Roundtable

By The Ithacan | Feb 21, 2017

In this special video edition of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Assistant Multimedia Editor, Connor Duffy, Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal and Proofreader Tyler Obrapta to discuss the 2017 Academy Awards.

Review: Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ sings the same old tune

By | Jan 20, 2017

Hollywood may like “La La Land,” but it doesn’t need it, not nearly as much as it needs new voices, new faces, new stories and new talent.

Editorial: Faculty of color deserve support after being hired

By | Nov 16, 2016

Diversity is not and should not be treated as a numbers game — professors of color are not a quota to be filled.

IC Public Safety begins to implement diversity initiatives

By | Sep 21, 2016

The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety is heading into the implementation phase of some key initiatives promised last year, spurred by student protests regarding the racial climate on campus.

Editorial: Professors must catalyze discussions on diversity

By | Aug 24, 2016

It is no longer enough for a small handful of professors — such as those in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity and professors of color — to be the only ones teaching students about social change and injustice in the classroom.

Success with addressing campus racial issues varies nationwide

By | Apr 27, 2016

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.