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THE ITHACAN

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THE ITHACAN

From left, Kalia Kornegay ’18 and James Rada, associate professor and chair of the Department of Journalism, work while producing the documentary “With INFINITE HOPE: MLK and The Civil Rights Movement.”

Documentary produced by students and faculty nominated for Emmy

By Cora Payne, Assistant News Editor February 12, 2020
A documentary produced by students and faculty was recently nominated in the Documentary/Historical category of the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.
Ithaca College celebrates MLK Week

Ithaca College celebrates MLK Week

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor January 23, 2019
The college held its 12th annual MLK Campus-Wide Celebration the week of Jan. 21, commemorating what would have been King’s 90th birthday.
From left, Kalia Kornegay ’18 and James Rada, associate professor and chair of the Department of Journalism. The documentary they filmed in the Fall of 2017 is now airing on several PBS stations across the country.

MLK documentary made by IC students and faculty airs on PBS

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer January 21, 2019
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

‘Past Deadline’: Student journalists travel to cover anniversary of King’s assassination

April 14, 2018

"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...

Remembering MLK 50 years later

Remembering MLK 50 years later

By Isabella Grullón Paz April 11, 2018
He was starting to attack enterprises, corporations and structural capitalism, a feat that some say got him killed.
Twelve Ithaca College journalism students traveled to Memphis on March 31 to April 4 to cover the commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.

Students cover MLK assassination anniversary in Memphis

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer April 11, 2018
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.
The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers had a lengthy act involving many different musicians and singers. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN

Community comes together to close MLK Week celebration

January 29, 2018

Ithaca College had a concert to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with singers and instrumentalists coming together to enjoy music and honor King's legacy.

Approximately 20 students attended the third event in the Continuing Conversations series Feb. 11, sponsored by the Office of Residential Life. The attendees played a Jeopardy game to learn about black history.

Ithaca College hosts weekly social justice discussion series

By Annie Estes, Contributing Writer February 12, 2016
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.
Sean Eversley Bradwell has been hired for the newly created position of Director of Programs and Outreach within the Division of Educational Affairs at Ithaca College.

Q&A: Sean Eversley Bradwell discusses MLK’s legacy

By Sabrina Knight, Senior Writer February 3, 2016
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.
From left to right, sophomores Madeline Jones and Clara OConnor and junior Sarah Logsdon sand tables Jan. 30 at the New Roots Charter School as a part of the Martin Luther King day of service.

Ithaca College students celebrate MLK’s legacy with service

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer January 31, 2016
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.
From left: Senior Jonathon Cummings and freshman Wilson Vivas convince Plain Street resident Eric Lovett to sign the petition to change the name of Plain Street to honor Nelson Mandela on April 11.

Effort begins to change street name to honor Mandela

By Max Denning, Online News Editor April 12, 2015
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.
Phuong Nguyen, assistant professor in CSCRE, will hold a presentation called “Crisis, Opportunity, and Antiracism” from 7 to 9 p.m. March 6 in Emerson Suites as a part of the spring discussion series.

CSCRE previews spring discussion series on racial language

By Haley Doran, Contributing Writer February 12, 2014
Students will hear from professors and artists in a discussion sponsored by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity.
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