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Chris Holmes, professor in the Department of Literature and English, writes about Trumps impact on gun violence.

Commentary: Trump exacerbates gun violence in the U.S.

By Chris Holmes February 8, 2024
To understand the true danger of a second Trump presidency, one must look with clarity at his party’s relationship to guns and gun violence.
Senior Lily Hosken tells her own story of sexual abuse and dealing with the Title IX office. She says her experience is not unique and needs to be addressed within the campus community.

Title IX update supports students with trauma-related needs

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor January 31, 2022
A recent policy update to the U.S. Department of Education’s Title IX process will better support Ithaca College students with trauma-related needs
Brought on campus by the club Ithaca College Republicans, New York state senator Tom O’Mara discussed political issues that affect the Ithaca area on Nov. 18.

Ithaca College Republicans meet with senator Tom O’Mara

By Elijah de Castro, Assistant Life and Culture Editor December 1, 2021
Brought on campus by the club Ithaca College Republicans, New York state senator Tom O’Mara discussed political issues that affect the Ithaca area on Nov. 18.
Sophomore Connor Watson compares how the US government responded to the AIDS epidemic versus the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commentary: AIDS & COVID-19 are incomparable

By Connor Watson April 20, 2021
President Ronald Reagan ignored the AIDS epidemic, similar to how President Donald J. Trump ignored COVID-19 as it began to sweep across the country.
Ithaca College senior Michael Deviney, IC Republicans president, writes about the position of the Republican Party after the 2020 presidential election.

Commentary: Republicans were the true winners in this election

By Michael Deviney December 11, 2020
Although the media declared Biden as the election winner, there are positives in the Republican party from this election that outweigh this.
Ithaca community members celebrate U.S. President-elect Joe Bidens projected win Nov. 7 in Ithaca. Biden’s projected win came at the end of an extremely close race. With a projected win in Pennsylvania, Biden exceeded the needed 270 electoral votes to win the presidency.

Ithaca community has mixed reactions to Biden’s projected win

By Alexis Manore, Ashley Stalnecker, and Mikayla Rovenolt November 10, 2020
A sense of relief and exhilaration filled the air Nov. 7 on The Commons in Ithaca, an hour after President-elect Joe Biden secured the projected win.
Country artists defy genres conservative foundations

Country artists defy genre’s conservative foundations

By Eva Salzman, Staff Writer November 5, 2020
The culture of country music has always been a conservative one, with the music being rooted in Southern tradition.
Sacha Baron Cohen’s sequel to his famous film “Borat,” “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” exposes the bigoted underbelly of the United States just as the first one did.

Review: “Borat” sequel comes at perfect time

By Jackson Noel, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Sacha Baron Cohen’s sequel to his famous film “Borat,” “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” exposes the bigoted underbelly of the United States just as the first one did.
Voting bills should have been accepted by IC administration

Voting bills should have been accepted by IC administration

By The Ithacan October 24, 2020
This election will affect students for years to come, and it is imperative that young adults vote if they want to have a say in their future.
Trump-era “whistleblowers” make money off books

Trump-era “whistleblowers” make money off books

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer October 22, 2020
Bob Woodward, John Bolton and Sarah Huckabee have become pseudo-whistleblowers, publishing books that recount politically damaging backdoor experiences with President Donald Trump.
Ithaca College junior Leizbel Perdomo writes about the importance of Planned Parenthood and the consequences that come with it being defunded.

Commentary: Planned Parenthood is not the enemy

By Leizbel Perdomo October 20, 2020
Planned Parenthood is not the enemy here. It is breaking the stigma of sexual health and education in the U.S.
National Recap: Women’s marches take place across the U.S.

National Recap: Women’s marches take place across the U.S.

By John Turner October 20, 2020
Many marchers were focused on Barrett and how a more conservative Supreme Court could affect abortion rights.
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