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Days of Learning should occur on regular basis

Days of Learning should occur on regular basis

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan November 16, 2022
Ithaca College has now hosted two Days of Learning during 2022 in response to swastikas found on campus. 
From left, junior Alexa Rahman, first-year student Taya Thompson and senior Shosh Cohen discussed the prejudices they have independently faced in their lives and on campus, each noting the ignorance of others and the importance of educating people about racism. 

Ithaca College holds Day of Learning to address antisemitism

By Emma Kersting, Joshua Pantano, Noa Ran-Ressler, and Vivian Rose November 16, 2022
The event, called “Addressing Antisemitism: Fighting Hate for Good,” took place in response to three swastikas that were found Nov. 4 in the college’s James J. Whalen Center for Music.
The two most recent swastikas reported at Ithaca College were found in the Baker elevator and outside of a Kosher Kitchen storage room near Terrace Dining Hall. Tyler Wagenet, physical security systems engineer in the Office of Information Security and Access Management, said via email that there are no security cameras in any location where swastikas have been found.

Investigations into five swastikas at college continue to see no results

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2022
At Ithaca College, there have been five reported instances of swastikas being drawn on or carved into surfaces on the college campus since January 2022.
On Sept. 20, Annette Levine, professor in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures and Jewish Studies coordinator at Ithaca College, gave a lecture in the Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center on the impacts of generational trauma in second-generation Holocaust survivors in Argentina.

Professor gives talk on generational trauma from the Holocaust

By Joshua Pantano September 21, 2022
Members of the IC community gathered Sept. 20 to listen to a presentation about the lasting impacts of the Holocaust through generation trauma.
Michael Benitez Jr., vice president for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Metropolitan State University of Denver, came to Ithaca College on Aug. 21 to give a keynote presentation about anti-racism and advocacy work.

IC Day of Learning continues with keynote on anti-racism

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor August 23, 2022
Students and employees filled Emerson Suites on Aug. 21 for a continuation of the IC Day of Learning — this time about anti-racism and advocacy work.
Editorial: Learning about the history of antisemitism is needed

Editorial: Learning about the history of antisemitism is needed

By The Ithacan March 3, 2022
Moments to celebrate our oneness and acknowledge displays of hatred toward difference is necessary for our morale at the college.
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