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Junior Leanna Crouse discusses the overwhelming costs of textbooks, how they impact first-generation college students, and what she is doing to help relieve future costs.

Commentary: Textbook costs burden first-gen students

By Leanna Crouse March 24, 2022
I hope this textbook donation will relieve some of the stress related to financial issues that students may have.
At its March 21 meeting, the Student Governance Council spoke with Shadayvia Wallace, who became the program director for the MLK Scholars and First-Gen Programs in August 2022.

SGC discusses how to support MLK and first-gen students

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2022
At its March 21 meeting, SGC discussed how the it can support the MLK Scholar and First-Gen Programs, as end the COVID-19 health survey requirement. 
Martin Luther King Scholars present on their Fall academic trip to Georgia and Alabama during the MLK week kick-off brunch on Jan 20 in the Emerson Suites.

MLK Scholars emphasize solidarity in social justice

By Cora Payne and Falyn Stempler January 23, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. said to a crowd in 1967, “A time comes when silence is betrayal,” and that line was the theme for Ithaca College’s annual MLK Week.
From left, senior soccer player Devon Morris, sophomore football player Donte Garcia, sophomore runner Katelyn Hutchison and junior rower Mikayla Henry participate in the Voices of Experience panel Jan. 21 in the Emerson Suites.

Student-athlete panel discusses race identity in athletics

By Emily Adams, Sports Editor January 22, 2020
A panel of student-athletes spoke about racial identity during the Voices of Experience event Jan. 21 in the Emerson Suites.
Senior Hayley Warren was one of nine scholars to present about the difference between proactivism and slacktivism at the April 27 CSCRE luncheon.

MLK Scholars present on millennial activism

By Ben Kaplan, Staff Writer May 1, 2017
Seniors in the Martin Luther King Scholar Program presented on their examination of the role of social media in millennial activism.
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?”
Junior and senior MLK Scholars traveled to Da Nang, Vietnam, over winter break with a focus on the relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam and community service. The scholars held an event April 21, which was part of a discussion series by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity.

Commentary: MLK’s message extends into global injustices

By Ciara Lucas January 26, 2016
The pain and suffering that is happening in Da Nang, Vietnam in 2016 is precisely what Dr. King was trying to avoid.
Commentary: Martin Luther King Jr.s message still relevant

Commentary: Martin Luther King Jr.’s message still relevant

By Marlena Calendario Romero January 21, 2015
The movie "Selma" demonstrates that today's activists deserve the same respect and consideration we now give the Civil Rights Movement.

Ithaca College prepares for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer January 17, 2015
The Ithaca College community will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 19. Activities will be held all day, starting at 10 a.m. and running until 7:30 p.m.

A week in photos — Jan. 24, 2013

By Ithacan Staff January 24, 2013
Every week we have a lot of great photography being produced by The Ithacan’s photography staff. Here are some the images you may not have seen.
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