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The verdict in the highly publicized trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp has had damaging repercussions on Hollywood and the culture of #MeToo.

Column: Is the #MeToo movement over?

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Despite #MeToo seeming to move Hollywood in the right direction, the verdict of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial has reserved so much change.
False allies among indie artists create mirage of safe space

False allies among indie artists create mirage of safe space

By Eva Salzman, Staff Writer December 3, 2020
What do indie artists, including BØRNS, The Growlers, The Frights, The Buttertones and SWMRS have in common?
“When the Silence Stopped” will include interpretive performances by Ithaca College  students. The acts will not necessarily explicitly address sexual assault, but are aimed to uplift survivors and supporters.

Showcase to empower sexual assault survivors

By Harley McKenzie December 11, 2018

Ithaca College junior Usman Ishaq and senior Ezgi Irmakkesen will use their bodies and rhythm to encourage dialogue among survivors of sexual assault. Ishaq and Irmakkesen are two dancers who signed...

In My Own Words: How Should We Talk About Sexual Abuse?

‘In My Own Words’: How Should We Talk About Sexual Abuse?

December 9, 2018

You can now listen to “In My Own Words” on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Podcasts! In August, the New York Times released an article headlined "What Happens to #MeToo When a...

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report at Ithaca College showed that eight rapes were reported in 2017. In 2016, there were five rapes reported, and in 2014, there were four.

Increase in rape reporting deemed shift in culture

By Elizabeth Henning, Staff Writer November 28, 2018
Like many colleges and universities around the country, Ithaca College’s number of reported rapes has risen the past few years.
Ginsburg is the oldest justice on the United States Supreme Court at 85. While she has taken many steps to try to prolong her life, including a rigorous fitness routine, many of her fans fear that her days are numbered. This fear has been heightened for left-leaning college students after the recent appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Oct. 6.

Students react to Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation

By Ryan King, Staff Writer October 10, 2018
It was a cloudy Sunday morning in Ithaca on Oct. 7. A small group of students on campus gathered near Muller Chapel to pray.
National Recap: USA Gymnastics president resigns

National Recap: USA Gymnastics president resigns

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor September 5, 2018
The former doctor was convicted little over a month into Perry’s time as CEO of USA Gymnastics. Perry took the position in December shortly after Nassar pleaded guilty to the accounts of abuse.
Chrissy Guest, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, has been working on her documentary Beyond Ink & Paint for approximately the last five years. The film tells the story of the women who were and are important in the animation industry with the hope of bringing attention to their unappreciated accomplishments.

Professor’s documentary spotlights women in animation

By Jake Leary, Assistant Life & Culture Editor September 2, 2018
“having worked in the broadcast industry for over a decade, I knew firsthand what it was like for women to be behind the scenes,” Guest said.
Sexual abusers include women

Sexual abusers include women

By Mahad Olad August 30, 2018
This begs the question, “why are people more inclined to give women who are alleged sexual abusers the benefit of the doubt?”
Members of the Ithaca College community marched from the Textor Ball to The Commons as part of the Take Back The Night march protesting acts of sexual violence and abuse April 27.

Ithaca community says #MeToo to take back the night

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer April 30, 2018
Students marched as part of Take Back the Night, a worldwide movement dedicated to protesting acts of sexual, domestic and relationship violence April 27.
Seniors Courtney Ravelo and Laura Bergen perform “My Angry Vagina” as part of “The Vagina Monologues” that were held at the college Feb. 20. “The Vagina Monologues” were written by Eve Ensler in 1996.

‘The Vagina Monologues’ shares dialogues about sexuality

By Adriana Darcy, Contributing Writer February 20, 2018
IC Second Stage hosted "The Vagina Monologues" the global V-Day organization and raised $270 for the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County.
Editorial: Program wont be useful if it is not made mandatory

Editorial: Program won’t be useful if it is not made mandatory

February 7, 2018
A program of this magnitude and importance needs to be mandatory in order to be impactful.
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