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‘On the Same Page’ – Season 2, Week 1

January 29, 2024
Hosts Emma Kersting and Kaeleigh Banda dive into last week's top stories in News, Sports, and Life and Culture by interviewing the Ithacan's reporters to get a closer look at Ithaca College and beyond campus.
Editorial: Adequate housing must be provided for international students over break

Editorial: Adequate housing must be provided for international students over break

By The Ithacan January 25, 2024

It is essential that Ithaca College provides proper accommodations for international students over break. Ensuring students adequate housing, meals and overall support over break is the bare minimum for...

Editorial: Educating students on health insurance policies is important for future success

Editorial: Educating students on health insurance policies is important for future success

By The Ithacan August 30, 2023
Health insurance is confusing. It is one of those “life skills” that people are never taught about but are absolutely expected to know about and how to best take advantage of it. 
Commentary: International students need more support from Career Services

Commentary: International students need more support from Career Services

By Hazel Bali August 23, 2023
Why do high schoolers all over the world set their sights on colleges in the United States? Why did I choose to study in a different country instead of staying back home? The long answer would be endless. The short answer is one word: experience.
The event, held Feb. 14, was part of the Difficult Dialogues: Cultivating Cultures of Belonging Symposium — an event created to facilitate discussion of complex and controversial subjects by bringing guest speakers to campus to address challenging subjects.

Guest speaker gives presentation on equity in education

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer February 16, 2022
Raja Gopal Bhattar, a diversity, equity and belonging strategist, spoke at IC about incorporating equity, inclusion and belonging into education.

One World Concert showcases diverse performances

November 10, 2021

The International Club of Ithaca College hosted its annual One World Concert which showcased performances to share the diverse cultures across Ithaca College’s campus Nov. 5 in Emerson Suites. 

Mid-Autumn Festival blends traditional and modern Chinese culture

November 3, 2021

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association hosted its annual Mid-Autumn Festival which featured a mix of traditional and modern performances and foods Oct. 29 in IC Square. 

Commentary: Students with accents face microaggressions

Commentary: Students with accents face microaggressions

By Colette Renard November 6, 2019
“Oh my God! I love your accent! Where are you from?”
Khangelani Mhlanga, a student from Zimbabwe, playing the mbira.

International students create home away from home

By Maia Noah February 6, 2019

Arriving on campus in August after leaving her home in the bustling city of Mumbai, India, freshman Shreya Kadam walked around Ithaca College, feeling uneasy and wondering how to find her place and build...

Students in Terraces 6 and 9 have reported flying squirrels in their dorms. Facilities is working to resolve the issue.

College offers free summer housing to international students

By Bianca Mestiza, Contributing Writer April 4, 2017
Now that the ban has been blocked by federal courts, the college is still preparing housing for international students who may need it for the summer.
Pictured above is a rally held Jan. 28 in the city of Ithaca in response to President Donald Trumps rhetoric toward immigrants. On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order severely limiting travel from seven predominantly muslim countries into the United Sates.

Trump’s immigration order impacts Ithaca College community

By Erin Conway and Grace Elletson February 1, 2017
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 27 severely restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Sophomore Eva Garcia Ferres came from Spain to the U.S. with a student visa, but she said she hopes to stay in the country after her graduation to explore opportunities for her future here.

Beyond Borders: Students share stories about immigration

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer April 20, 2016
Ithaca College sophomores Ji-Hye Lee and Eva Garcia Ferres discuss stories of their immigration to the U.S. and roads to international citizenship.
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