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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Sanitizing Kings legacy dishonors his core message

Editorial: Sanitizing King’s legacy dishonors his core message

February 1, 2017
In the gaze of white America, King’s legacy starts and stops with his work in the Civil Rights Movement.
Keynote speaker Russell Rickford, associate professor in the Department of History at Cornell University, discussed how Kings legacy was transformed from the radical activist he was to a more tame icon of the civil rights movement.

Ithaca College celebrates MLK’s roots

By Ben Kaplan and Meaghan McElroy January 25, 2017
The events of this year’s celebration are centered around “the ultimate weakness of violence,” a topic taken from King’s last book, “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?”
Ithaca College announces keynote for 2017 MLK Week

Ithaca College announces keynote for 2017 MLK Week

By Kayla Dwyer, Editor in Chief January 4, 2017
Russell Rickford, associate professor of history at Cornell University, has been selected to give the keynote address at the 2017 MLK Week.

Editorial: College deserves praise for MLK Day celebration

January 21, 2015
Ithaca College is one of a select number of institutions that actively celebrates MLK Day, instead of seeing the national holiday as a day off.
Peter Rothbart, chairman of the Faculty Council, and Steven Skopik, chair of the faculty council handbook committee, discuss tenure policies.

Faculty Council discusses tenure updates

By Sabrina Knight, News Editor January 22, 2014
The Faculty Council discussed updates for the Faculty Handbook concerning faculty tenure at its meeting Jan. 21.
Librada Paz, recipient of the 2014 RFK Human Rights Award, addresses students about the disenfranchisement of farm workers in New York.

MLK day hits home with local human rights issue

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor January 22, 2014
Students celebrated MLK Day with music, discussion, and the recipient of the 2014 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, Librada Paz.

Campus prepares for MLK Day

January 18, 2014
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a series of events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, Jan. 20.

Video: MLK Scholars make a difference

By Jaclyn CataldiSierra Council January 24, 2013
Ithaca College celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a program for the MLK Scholars who strive to promote change in their culture.
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