The college held its 12th annual MLK Campus-Wide Celebration the week of Jan. 21, commemorating what would have been King’s 90th birthday.
A documentary created by Ithaca College students and faculty about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. is set to air on PBS stations across the country.
“Past Deadline” host Grace Elletson sat down with sophomore Sierra Guardiola and senior Isabella Grullon Paz to talk about their experience covering the commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination for NPR affiliate radio station, WKNO, in Memphis.
The students were given a lesson on the history of Memphis and the events that took place 50 years ago, and exposed to an exercise in democracy.
Relaxed chatter and laughter filled the Textor 103 lecture hall as approximately 20 students gathered to participate in an hour-long game of Black History Jeopardy on Feb. 11.
Senior Writer Sabrina Knight sat down with Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, to speak about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, today’s higher education climate and the recent unrest on college campuses across the country.
The sounds of power tools and laughter echoed in the halls of the New Roots Charter School Jan. 30 as Ithaca College students worked together with one goal in mind: giving back.
Freshman Sophia Conger, Gabby Malave and Jaylen Young have begun organizing an effort to rename Plain Street, Nelson Mandela Street to honor the former South African president’s passing in December 2013.
Ithaca College will kick off Black History Month under the theme of “Sankofa,” an African symbol that reminds people to look forward without forgetting their pasts.