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THE ITHACAN

Editorial: College must consistently and authentically support the BIPOC community

Editorial: College must consistently and authentically support the BIPOC community

By The Ithacan February 15, 2024
The college needs to strive to be a more inclusive, safe environment for BIPOC students all year round. 
Six speakers from IC Rise Up presented their list of demands that aim to improve the experiences of students of color at Ithaca College. KALYSTA DONAGHY-ROBINSON/THE ITHACAN

IC Rise Up presents its demands for the college

April 14, 2023

[slideshow_deploy id='47239']   As members of the Ithaca College community gathered April 12 in the Campus Center, IC Rise Up distributed a list of eight demands for the college and proceeded...

Students gathered around Free Speech Rock outside of Phillips Hall to listen to faculty members stories, reflections and concerns with the institutionalized discrimination on Ithaca Colleges campus.

IC Rise Up works with faculty members in solidarity walkout

March 31, 2023

IC Rise Up held a first walkout March 8, where students of color were encouraged to share their stories and frustrations with their experiences on Ithaca College's campus. On March 29, a second walkout...

Editorial: EIB Center is not a ticket out of systematic racism

Editorial: EIB Center is not a ticket out of systematic racism

By The Ithacan March 29, 2023

In March 2023, President La Jerne Cornish announced the upcoming Center for Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. According to the announcement, the new center will help the Ithaca Forever strategic plan reach...

Alexander Paredes-Ruiz talks about the continous equality battle in education. He draws attention to IC Rise Up and other student missions that try to make a change.

Commentary: Adapting the past for a radical future

By Alexander Paredes-Ruiz March 21, 2023
it is vital that student activism uses past efforts by students of color to inform their tactics of the present to ensure a radically different future
From left, David Gondek, associate professor in the Department of Biology; Susan Salahshor, director of the Physician Assistant Program; and Laura Kuo, health sciences librarian, attend the March 7 Faculty Council meeting.

Faculty Council reviews syllabus policies and search committees

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2023
Faculty Council convened March 7 and revisited the Title IX climate review and discussed syllabus policy changes and faculty search committees among other topics.
Ithaca College President La Jerne Cornish discussed the recent campus protests organized IC Rise Up with the Student Governance Council at its weekly meeting March 6.

SGC discusses IC Rise Up’s protests with President Cornish

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer March 8, 2023
The SGC held a meeting with President La Jerne Cornish to discuss IC Rise Up’s written statements of protest against racism on campus.
The IC campus community gathered in solidarity with IC Rise Up and students of color the afternoon of March 8 at Freedom Rock outside the Campus Center. This was the second protest organized by IC Rise Up — the first was a series of written testimonies distributed across campus with personal statements of experiences of racism, discrimination and microaggressions.

IC Rise Up organizes solidarity walkout for students of color

March 8, 2023
IC Rise Up brought the campus community together March 8 to listen to students of color as they shared personal experiences, frustrations and calls to action.
Editorial: BIPOC students are rising up against discrimination

Editorial: BIPOC students are rising up against discrimination

By The Ithacan March 8, 2023
Discrimination on Ithaca College’s campus came to the surface thanks to shared experiences from BIPOC students.
Written statements highlighting personal accounts from students of color about experiences of microaggressions, racism and discrimination were collected, printed, and posted by IC Rise Up, a student group that primarily functions through its Instagram page.

Students of color share experiences in IC Rise Up campaign

By Prakriti Panwar, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2023
Printed statements appeared across the IC campus March 2 and 3, highlighting personal accounts from students of color about experiences of discrimination.
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