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Junior Rowan Vergopia addresses how fashion is currently changing and why this is a positive trend that will hopefully stay in the mainstream.

Commentary: Gendered clothing will soon be a thing of the past

By Rowan Vergopia October 1, 2023
People — including myself — play into society's construct of how people should dress based on their gender, but hopefully, in the near future, this won’t be the case. 
The summary was shared Feb. 1, 2023, with music faculty and staff, and participants remained unnamed. In the summary, faculty and staff without tenure and faculty and staff of color expressed feeling silenced and ignored by senior faculty.

Cultural review in former School of Music exposes tension among employees

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor March 22, 2023
A summer 2021 cultural review done in the then-School of Music identified three main sources of tension: tenure, the school’s environment, and race and gender.
Student demographics data begins to be more gender-inclusive

Student demographics data begins to be more gender-inclusive

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer January 24, 2023
2022–23 demographics data has become more inclusive after the Common App and the college started recording students’ gender identity.
The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

By Zhannz Gomez, Community Outreach Manager December 8, 2022
This year, The Ithacan is revisiting last year’s diversity report. The new diversity report was formulated by the current community outreach manager.
The findings of The Ithacan Diversity Report shows that 33.4% of The Ithacans board is represented by persons of color (BIPOC) and 51.9% of the board identify as heterosexual.

The Ithacan Diversity Report 2021-22

By Ithacan Staff December 8, 2021
This Ithacan Diversity Report serves as a benchmark for future use as The Ithacan sets a standard of transparent reporting for its newsroom.
Dyani Taff, lecturer in the Department of English, is writing a book that shows how early modern writers used seascapes to analyze gender and power hierarchies.

Q&A: Professor writes about gender in early modern seascapes

By Kate Sustick February 13, 2020
Dyani Taff, lecturer in the Department of English, is writing a book that shows how early modern writers used seascapes to analyze gender and power.
Past Deadline

‘Past Deadline’: Trump’s gender definition impact

November 8, 2018

On this episode of “Past Deadline,” host Sierra Guardiola talks with Staff Writer Rachel Heller about her article on the Trump administration’s potential removal of protections for transgender...

Sex education and/or HIV education is legally mandated in 39 states and Washington, D.C., but only 11 states and Washington, D.C. require inclusive content with regard to sexual orientation.

Commentary: Even blunders show a lack of respect

By August Miguez May 3, 2017

Editor’s note: IC View, a magazine published by Ithaca College, recently used a picture of a college employee taken before he transitioned. The editors have since apologized. When I first heard that...

Sophomore Sammie Watts belts out “Let’s Be Bad” dressed as  Marilyn Monroe in Routine Disturbances’ spring showcase April 21.

Show choir performance addresses political tension

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor April 26, 2017
Kesel said a lot of the selected songs reflected how their group feels about politics, and this showcase in particular was more politically fueled than previous showcases.
Hidden Figures is the true story of Katherine Goble (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), three black women who defied workplace norms to work at NASA on the Atlas Rocket.

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ flawlessly navigates societal issues

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer February 22, 2017
"Hidden Figures" balance the intensity of segregation with humor from the three lead actresses to create an accessible piece of social commentary.

Ways to Take Action This International Women’s Day

By Christina Tudor March 8, 2016

Happy #IWD2016! Not sure what International Women’s Day is and want to learn what it is and why it matters? Check out my previous blog post here! Essentially, IWD is an opportunity and a day to...

Members of the Ithaca College Student Government Association — Senate Chair Marieme Foote; Kyle Stewart, vice president of communications; and Chief of Staff Carlie McClinsey — speak at the Feb. 8 SGA meeting. McClinsey, among other students at the college are trying to help women break through roadblocks to political equality.

Ithaca College students work for political equality for women

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer March 2, 2016
“In conversations about the next IC president, around three-fourths of the people I speak to refer to the next president as ‘he,’” SGA President Dominick Recckio said. “This is an issue that exists within our consciousness that we need to address.”
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