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Sophomore Claudie Ouk writes about instances of hate on campus and emphasizes the importance of creating a safer environment for students of color.

Commentary: The college must do more to address hate on campus

By Claudie Ouk March 1, 2024
The first Friday of this semester, I was cussed out by a professional Terraces staff member for taking 14 English muffins from the bread box. I was told that “That s— costs money,” and to “Put that s— back.” I was terrified. I was shocked.  
Editorial: College community needs to address antisemitism

Editorial: College community needs to address antisemitism

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan October 26, 2022
Five separate incidents of vandalism depicting swastikas have been reported on Ithaca College’s campus since January 2022.
President La Jerne Cornish said the symbol has been on the door since August 2021 and was not reported until Oct. 6.

UPDATE: Swastika reported on Kosher Kitchen storage room

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor October 7, 2022
The Ithaca College campus community was notified via email Oct. 7 that a swastika was scratched onto the door of a Kosher Kitchen storage room in the Terrace Dining Hall.
Ivy Walz served as the interim dean of the School of Music during the 2021–22 academic year. In 2020, Walz stepped into an administrative role as assistant dean after former dean Karl Paulnack stepped down at the end of the 2019–20 academic year. 

BREAKING: Swastika found scratched on poster in Whalen

By Alexis Manore, Editor in Chief February 8, 2022
A swastika has been found scratched on a poster in a practice room in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. 
Jennifer Herzog, lecturer in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts, aims to educate the public about anti-Semitic hate crimes via the Facebook page Awake to Fight Hate.

Facebook group draws attention to anti-Semitic hate crimes

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer January 22, 2020
Jennifer Herzog operates a Facebook page called “Awake to Fight Hate” that informs its approximately 1,500 followers about instances of an anti-Semitism.
Junior Talia Jean Weindling found the words “F--- Black people” in the gender-neutral bathroom on the third floor of Williams Hall on April 19.

UPDATE: Racist message found in Williams Hall bathroom

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer April 19, 2018
Junior Talia Jean Weindling reported seeing the words “F--- Black people” to the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
Cornell student arrested for assault in the third degree

Cornell student arrested for assault in the third degree

By Sierra Guardiola, Assistant News Editor September 17, 2017
Ithaca Police arrested and charged a Cornell University student with one count of assault in the third degree after a fight the morning of Sept. 15.
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