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Members of OURstory is not HIStory gathered at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center to protest the sexual violence against women of color.

Students protest sexual violence against women of color

By Alexis Manore and Ashley Stalnecker May 3, 2019
The protest, “Walk Out: The Fight for What’s Right,” was run by OURstory is not HIStory: Femmes of Color Embracing our Truths, an organization that was created this semester.
Approximately 50 students attended the event, which took place at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center at 1 p.m., to show their support for Christine Blasey Ford, who came forward with allegations that Kavanaugh attempted to sexually assault her, and Deborah Ramirez, who claims Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a party.  

Students walk out in support of sexual assault survivors

By Alexis Manore, Staff Writer September 25, 2018
Students walked out of classes and gathered in support of sexual assault survivors, specifically for two women who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado and the tri-council group created a working group to review free speech policies at Ithaca College.

Working group proposed to review free speech policies at IC

By Ben Kaplan, Staff Writer December 13, 2017
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado and the tri-council group created a working group to review free speech policies at Ithaca College.
Ithaca College community rallies behind Planned Parenthood

Ithaca College community rallies behind Planned Parenthood

By Falyn Stempler, Staff Writer April 9, 2017
The rally was prompted by the looming threats and attempts made by the Trump administration to defund Planned Parenthood, club members said.
IC Students for Labor Action and the Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union will be occupying the Peggy Ryan Williams Center to protest what it claims to be unfair labor practice against three contingent faculty members.

Contingent faculty unions holds rally to celebrate contract

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer March 29, 2017
The contingent faculty unions entered bargaining sessions with the goals of job security and higher compensation, which they reached.
Freshman Mac-Andrew Nelson led the crowd in a chorus of “We Shall Overcome” on Feb. 10 at Free Speech Rock, for a rally against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.

IC students rally against Trump’s executive orders

By Marissa Proulx and Meaghan McElroy February 12, 2017
Freshmen Clare Nowalk said the anger she felt following Trump’s election and the inauguration drove her to organize the rally.
Pictured above is a previous rally held for the contingent faculty union. On Dec. 8, the union will be holding a press conference to discuss the possibility of holding  a strike vote next semester.

Community rallies in support of contingent faculty union

By Grace Elletson, Assistant News Editor October 19, 2016
IC Students for Labor Action organized a protest at Free Speech Rock outside Campus Center Oct. 19.
Active Minds holds vigil to discuss mental health on campus

Active Minds holds vigil to discuss mental health on campus

By Sam Haut, Contributing Writer October 5, 2016
More than 70 people gathered Oct. 3 at the Free Speech Rock for a “moment of action” to discuss ways to increase dialogue around mental health.
Editorial: Protests not only reason for Rochon stepping down

Editorial: Protests not only reason for Rochon stepping down

January 27, 2016

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon’s decision to step down from his position is most often associated with the image of students taking the stage at his own event to discuss “community action on racism...

Members of the Ithaca College faculty hold up No signs at the Oct. 27 Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias event in the Athletics and Events Center. Faculty share their responses to Rochons announcement that he will be retiring at the end of the 2016-17 school year.

Ithaca College faculty vote no confidence in President Rochon

By Faith Meckley and Kyle Arnold December 14, 2015
A majority of faculty members have voted no confidence in President Tom Rochon as the results of the Faculty Council no confidence vote were released the morning of Dec. 14.
A member of POC at IC addresses Rochon during walkout.

POC at IC issues demands, confronts Rochon at walk-out

By Elena Piech and Parita Desai December 11, 2015
The familiar “Tom Rochon; no confidence” chant took a new form at POC at IC’s “Demands Walk-out” Dec. 11. POC at IC summoned Ithaca College President Tom Rochon to the stage at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center during a walk-out to hear a formal list of demands, with the crowd chanting: “Tom Rochon, resign.”
Editorial: Faculty Council vote suggests shift in power

Editorial: Faculty Council vote suggests shift in power

November 12, 2015
The fact the vote is happening shows that power is beginning to fall into new hands.
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