THE ITHACAN

Accuracy • Independence • Integrity
The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Senior Madison Almonte writes about the importance of including and validating people with mixed identities.

Commentary: Mixed identities deserve space within our community

By Madison Almonte February 1, 2024
I felt so lost coming to Ithaca College, a predominantly white institution and in the middle of a global upheaval. While I have come to know so many amazing peers of color here at Ithaca College, being mixed is a different experience that isn’t discussed nearly as much as it should be, despite the ever-growing presence of young people identifying as multiracial within the last decade.
IC Mixed brought artists together to express their identity through creativity. The event was one of many other Black History Month festivities at the college.

IC Mixed holds black history month collaborative art showcase

By Olivia Riggio February 20, 2019

Some students sit at a table in the center of the Campus Center’s Klingenstein Lounge, doodling on a large sheet of paper with paint and pastels. Others wander around the room, looking at vibrant visuals...

Focus Asia Month is an annual celebration of Asian culture. This years theme is Metamorphosis and focuses on identity.

Focus Asia Month celebrates Asian identity and diaspora

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
“For me, [Focus Asia Month] is a way for me to celebrate my heritage and where I come from,” said senior Sara Kim.
Sophomores Walt Martzen and Rianna Larkin listen intently to another IC Mixed member Feb. 22 in Friends Hall as they share personal stories of their multiracial backgrounds.

Student group IC Mixed discusses mixed-race experiences

By Ashae Forsythe, Staff Writer April 4, 2017
Watkins’ eyes burn with passion when he goes into detail about the complexities he’s experienced as someone who identifies as multiracial.
Load More Stories
Donate to THE ITHACAN
$1620
$2000
Contributed
Our Goal