The event was hosted by the Ithaca College Republicans, who invited Reed to provide a different perspective to the college.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY), who represents Ithaca and the rest of the 23rd District, will speak at Ithaca College 6 p.m. April 11 in Textor 102.
Political and intellectual diversity does not have to include racial insensitivity; however, IC Republicans seems to be incapable of making this distinction.
IC Republicans has received backlash from the Ithaca College community for statements it posted to social media regarding cultural appropriation on Halloween.
IC Republicans have painted racist, broad assumptions about a group of people who have proved again and again to be innovative, hardworking and devoted — all qualities that make America truly great.
The IC Republicans posted a press release on its social media platforms Sept. 4 calling for stricter immigration policies following the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.
That is what IC Young Americans for Liberty stands for on immigration. This would allow for the freer mobility of people to better their lives, while also contributing what they can to our society.
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado and the tri-council group created a working group to review free speech policies at Ithaca College.
Pringle said the way the student protest occurred during gun-advocate Larry Pratt’s visit to campus Nov. 9 served as a model for the kind of respectful discourse that President Collado encourages.