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3 Point Productions, one of three student production groups from the Documentary Workshop class, focused its documentary on coal mining in West Virginia, where work is scarce. The senior thesis films will premiere Dec. 8.

Senior documentary class unveils screening of thesis films

By Taylor Zambrano, Life and Culture Editor December 7, 2016
This year, the documentaries include “Not my President,” “Confessions of a Sugar Baby” and “Walk on the Mountain.”
Luis Torres, Student Governance Council vice president of campus affairs, and Danielle Weinstein, vice president of communications, will step down at the end of the fall semester. Torres has been in the position since Feb. 29, while Weinstein was new to the SGC this semester, running on the IC Office Ticket.

Two IC Student Governance Council exec board members to resign

By Sophia Adamucci, Staff Writer November 2, 2016
“I think that we’re probably going to end up using winter break to adjust, get to know each other's working styles,” Foote said. “I’m not too
Private colleges have begun considering undocumented students as domestic students which would allow them better financial aid opportunities. However, Ithaca College does not plan to make the switch.

IC will not change aid for undocumented students

By Madeline Veneziano, Staff Writer November 2, 2016
As the son of undocumented parents, sophomore Christopher Gallego said the fear of family members being deported does not go away.
The final day to complete the Campus Climate Survey is Oct. 28. For the survey results to be valid and released, 30 percent of the campus must complete it.

SGC: More responses needed for Campus Climate Survey

By SGC Executive Board October 25, 2016
Far less than half of the campus community has taken the survey, and if we don’t come together as a campus to hit the minimum threshold, the results will be invalid.
SGA President Marieme Foote brings a passion for social justice to the role of SGA president and said she hopes to continue the critique of the college that POC at IC began last fall, but in the context of the college’s governance structure.

IC SGA president brings passion for social justice to office

By Max Denning, Staff Writer September 12, 2016
“This year, I’m really going to take that space and critique the campus, the leaders on campus and the structures that exist,” Foote said.
From left, members of the SGA Executive Board: President Marieme Foote; Ezeka Allen, vice president of of business and finance; Luis Torres, vice president of campus affairs; Senate Chair Carlie McClinsey; and Michele Hau, vice president of academic affairs.

Ithaca College SGA lays out plans for 2016–17 academic year

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor September 6, 2016
The Ithaca College Student Government Association executive board has laid out two concrete subjects that it sees as important to pursue this year: Title IX and voter registration. The board is also emphasizing a more flexible approach to policies and issues it decides to take on based on what is important to students.
From left, members of the IC Office ticket — sophomore Luis Torres, freshman Ezeka Allen, sophomore Marieme Foote, sophomore Dani Weinstein and sophomore Michele Hau — won the Student Government Association Executive Board election as the only ticket.

IC Office wins Ithaca College SGA Election in uncontested race

By Sophia Tulp, Assistant News Editor April 30, 2016
Running unopposed, IC Office won as the sole ticket in the 2016–17 Ithaca College Student Government Association Executive Board election.
Marieme Foote, current Student Government Association senate chair, speaks at her tickets platform presentation April 21 in Emerson Suites. Foote, who is running for SGA president, said although her ticket is uncontested, they will still run a full campaign.

Sole SGA executive board ticket presents platform

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer April 25, 2016
IC Office announced its platform for the 2016–17 Student Government Association Executive Board at the April 21 SGA platform speech night. Its platform focuses on a re-evaluation of the SGA, including efforts to improve transparency, accessibility, horizontal leadership and shared governance.
From left, members of the IC Office ticket — sophomore Luis Torres, freshman Ezeka Allen, sophomore Marieme Foote, sophomore Dani Weinstein and sophomore Michele Hau — won the Student Government Association Executive Board election as the only ticket.

One ticket announces bid for 2016–17 SGA executive board

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer April 18, 2016
IC Office has announced its candidacy of for the 2016–17 Student Government Association Executive Board. Voting will commence via email and Orgsync on April 28 and 29.
At the Feb. 29 meeting, the executive board announced its appointment of sophomore Luis Torres to fill the permanent vice president of campus affairs seat. Here, Torres participates in discussion from his new seat.

Ithaca College SGA appoints permanent VP of campus affairs

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer March 1, 2016
At the Feb. 29 meeting, the executive board announced its appointment of sophomore Luis Torres to fill the permanent vice president position after having served two weeks as the interim.
Ithaca College appointed a new vice president of campus affairs Feb. 15. From left, SGA President Dominick Recckio; Kyle Stewart, vice president of communications; and Luis Torres, the new interim vice president of campus affairs.

SGA appointments new interim VP following convoluted process

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer February 17, 2016
Ithaca College SGA appointed a new vice president of campus affairs Feb. 15. The decision came after a long and convoluted process that began over winter break with the resignation of former vice president, Yena Seo.
Sophomore Luis Torres worked with Do Something to petition for the changing of the dictionary definition of the word nude in Merriam-Webster. After seeing the support, Merriam-Webster altered the definition to be more inclusive for people of color.

Q&A: Ithaca College student changes definition of “nude”

By Natalie Shanklin, Opinion Editor August 26, 2015
An Ithaca College sophomore got Merriam-Webster to change the dictionary definition of the word “nude” to be more inclusive for people of color.
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