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Laura Lewis, acting Mayor of Ithaca, delivers a proclamation recognizing the power structures that leave groups vulnerable to sexual violence and the need in the Ithaca community to support survivors, especially those from marginalized groups.

Students march at Take Back the Night after two years online

By Clare Shanahan and Olivia Stanzl May 4, 2022
April 29 Ithaca College students marched to The Commons for the 43rd annual Take Back the Night event in Ithaca after two years of online observation.
Despite increasing awareness of the widespread issue of sexual violence, the college has had increasing numbers of Violence Againt Women Acts (VAWA) reported to Title IX recently. According to the AFSR, the college recorded 11 reports of on-campus rape in 2017, 13 in 2018, 14 in 2019, 10 in 2020.

Title IX failures reveal systemic flaws in policy

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor April 27, 2022
Emma Taylor ’21 is one of many students who never won their Title IX hearing, never received protection and feels that the collegiate justice system has failed them.
Senior Lily Hosken tells her own story of sexual abuse and dealing with the Title IX office. She says her experience is not unique and needs to be addressed within the campus community.

Title IX update supports students with trauma-related needs

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor January 31, 2022
A recent policy update to the U.S. Department of Education’s Title IX process will better support Ithaca College students with trauma-related needs
“Don’t Be Friends With Rapists” is a zine that covers the topics of victim blaming, rape culture, allyship and bystander intervention.

Student zine addresses sexual violence prevention

By Lorien Tyne, Staff Writer December 1, 2021
“Don’t Be Friends With Rapists” is a zine that covers the topics of victim blaming, rape culture, allyship and bystander intervention.
 Ithaca College senior Hope Gardner expanded her self-made Spanish language learning program for people who are incarcerated.

Q&A: IC student expands Spanish program for inmates

By John Turner, Opinion Editor October 24, 2020
Working with Prisoner Express has been a really influential part of that journey and has helped me to really kind of see outside of myself.
The panel, hosted by IC Strike and the college’s Title IX office, was held Sept. 24 to be a conversation about the new national Title IX regulations and the impact on the college’s Title IX rules.

Title IX Office addresses student concerns about new regulations

By Jordan Broking, Staff Writer September 30, 2020
The panel, hosted by IC Strike and the college’s Title IX office, was a conversation about the new national Title IX regulations and the impact on the college’s Title IX rules.
The panel, hosted by IC Strike and the college’s Title IX office, was held Sept. 24 to be a conversation about the new national Title IX regulations and the impact on the college’s Title IX rules.

Students ask IC to change its Title IX policies after new regulations

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor September 11, 2020
IC students are advocating for the college to make changes to Title IX policies following the changes made by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Brown Girl Chronicles- IC Strike

‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’- IC Strike

By Sobeida Rosa March 3, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/ithacan-main/brown-girl-chronicles-ic-strike In this episode, host Sobeida Rosa speaks with Hope Gardner and Julia Siegal, founding members of IC Strike, an activist group at...

From left, Juniors Hope Gardner, IC Strike President, and Vice President Sydney Muraoka. The new club advocates for survivors of assault. Not pictured: Treasurer Sobeida Rosa.

New club fights for sexual assault awareness

By Sydney Keller, Staff Writer September 18, 2019
IC Strike, an organization at Ithaca College, unites survivors of sexual assault and allies to advocate for sexual assault awareness and prevention.
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