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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

With Ketanji Brown Jackson on the verge of being the first Black woman on the Supreme Court, members of the IC community are voicing their support.

IC civil rights groups voice support for Ketanji Brown Jackson

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor April 5, 2022
With Ketanji Brown Jackson on the verge of being the latest justice to join the Supreme Court, members of the IC community are voicing their support.
National Recap: Iranian students stopped by Border Protection

National Recap: Iranian students stopped by Border Protection

By Kate Sustick February 6, 2020
Two college students from Iran claim to have been mistreated and illegally denied entry into the U.S. at Logan International Airport in Boston. 
Racial politics in higher ed

Racial politics in higher ed

By Mahad Olad November 6, 2019

On Sept. 30, Harvard University won a lawsuit against Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), a conservative legal organization hell-bent on wiping out affirmative action programs on college campuses in the...

Junior golfer Alex Perry and junior swimmer Cody Conte are openly transgender athletes competing for varsity teams at Ithaca College. They met approximately a year ago and are now close friends.

Playing with Pride: Transgender student-athletes reconcile sport and identity

By Emily Adams, Sports Editor October 23, 2019
Junior golfer Alex Perry and junior swimmer Cody Conte identify as transgender and use masculine names and pronouns while competing for women's varsity teams.
Freshman rower Dania Bogdanovic is one of two freshman on womens varsity crew, and competed as a member of the teams second Varsity 8 boat March 30 at Cayuga Inlet.

Born to Row: Freshman rower makes impact for women’s crew

By Anna Harris, Staff Writer April 3, 2019
Freshman Dania Bogdanovic has been around the sport of rowing since she was young, and now is a star for the women's crew team at Ithaca College.
Rocío Núñez Shea gave a brief presentation March 31 during an event for the Roy H. Park School of Communications’ final event in a series of events for Women in Media Month. At the same event, Lisbeth Perez presented her short documentary about a Puerto Rican youth living in New York City.

Women in Media event highlights dual identities

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer April 3, 2019

The Ithaca College Roy H. Park School of Communications wrapped up a series of programs for Women in Media Month, held in conjunction with Women’s History Month, with an event March 31 that featured...

From left: Benjamin Rifkin, former provost and vice president for educational affairs at Ithaca College; President Tom Rochon; and Gerald Hector, former vice president for finance and administration, observe a student protest Dec. 11 at Free Speech Rock. All three administrators pictured have since announced they are stepping down from their respective positions at the college.

Administrative departures create uncertainty for academic year

By Sophia Tulp, News Editor August 25, 2016
Ithaca College's senior leadership has seen a significant number of administrative departures, leaving the college with uncertainty about what will be accomplished throughout the remainder of his tenure.
Members of the Class of 2016 take pictures on the academic quad as they wait for the procession to begin.

Ithaca College celebrates Class of 2016 graduation

By Kayla Dwyer, Editor in Chief May 22, 2016
Clouds and light rain had little bearing on Ithaca College’s 121st Commencement celebration in honor of the Class of 2016 on May 22.
White Student Union Facebook pages started to appear in November 2015 at more than 30 colleges and universities across the country. However, most of the Facebook groups were proven to be fake. The validity of the Cornell iteration is unclear.

UPDATED: Students react to Cornell white student union group

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer March 9, 2016
According to the a post on the Facebook page, the group consists of over 100 “white students who wish to preserve and advance their race” at Cornell University, who meet in secrecy to avoid potential “character assassinations.”

Weekly Recap: Women’s track and field sustains solid season at Cornell

By Lauren Murray, Staff Writer January 11, 2016
Six individuals on the women's track and field squad qualified for Eastern College Athletic Conference standards at the Southern Tier Collegiate Open.
Members of the Ithaca College Model U.N. attend a team meeting Oct. 27. The team recently competed in its first conference, where two members received honorable mentions for their work.

Ithaca College Model UN team receives honorable mentions

By Sara Kim, Staff Writer October 28, 2015
The Ithaca College Model U.N. team recently competed in its first conference, where two members received honorable mentions for their work.
Ithaca College faculty and students join Seneca Lake protests

Ithaca College faculty and students join Seneca Lake protests

By Kyle Arnold, Contributing Writer September 16, 2015
Activists protest the use of caverns for storage of natural gas and blockade the entrance to the Crestwood plant.
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