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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

November 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: A loss of identity for the sake of business

By | May 3, 2017

Those community members who have been at the college longer than four years will think of frustrations that had been building for much longer.

Editorial: Voters choose, Trump wins, nation loses

By , | Nov 9, 2016

With Trump’s win, it would be a disservice not to recognize the ways in which white hegemony, racism, homophobia, sexism operate and run this country.

Editorial: Civic engagement office continues to lack support

By The Ithacan | Sep 28, 2016

The failure of the Office of Civic Engagement is a prime example of an initiative that seemed to be all talk and no action.

Editorial: Increase of reported rapes should be taken seriously

By | Sep 28, 2016

This increase in rapes also brings into question how these rapes are being handled by the campus judicial process and Public Safety.

Editorial: Organic ‘safe spaces’ are beneficial to community

By | Sep 15, 2016

A “safe space” does not have to bear the name for it to be one — it is what the space does for its community that matters.

Editorial: Trigger warnings sensible in classroom, not in public

By | Sep 15, 2016

It is not conducive to intellectual discourse to capitalize on the term “trigger warning” and demand them in every instance of public discussion of sensitive issues.

Editorial: Issues of sexual consent must be addressed early

By | Sep 7, 2016

Rape is not a product of short skirts or too much alcohol — it is a product of toxic masculinity, entitlement and a misunderstanding of sex and consent. More jail time will not solve these deep-rooted, dangerous attitudes about sexual violence.

Editorial: Citizens have freedom to support any candidate

By | Sep 7, 2016

Though arguments against voting for third parties have persisted throughout many recent elections, voters — and organizations representing voters — should not be cut off from expressing viewpoints either for or against these arguments.

Editorial: Community can remain strong in face of tragedy

By | Aug 31, 2016

It is crucial that members of the campus community support each other during this time, and that the college prioritize love, support and comfort in the face of violence and despair.

Editorial: New alcohol policy stifles safe drinking behavior

By | Aug 31, 2016

A policy like this that targets alcohol paraphernalia does nothing to protect students against the dangers of drinking. This rule against having alcohol paraphernalia in a dorm room is misdirected in trying to promote safe drinking, and will neither motivate more students to be cautious about drinking nor deter them from drinking.

Editorial: Transparency must remain priority of presidential search

By | Aug 24, 2016

It is further imperative for committee members and the board of trustees to listen to the critiques put forth by former constituents of the candidates.

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.