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Rising junior Olivia Carpenter made face masks featuring a raised fist for herself and her father, Zavean Carpenter, to wear at a protest.

IC students participate in protests against police brutality and racism

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor June 27, 2020
Ithaca College students are participating in protests across the country to speak out against police brutality and racism against Black individuals.
There has been a decrease in student history majors at Ithaca College and nationwide. Pearl Ponce, chair of the Department of History, said the increase of STEM courses, the 2008 recession and the misconception of lack of job security in the history field contribute to the decline.

History majors decline at Ithaca College and nationwide

By Sophia Adamucci, Contributing writer September 25, 2016
Student enrollment in the history major at Ithaca College has decreased by more than half in the last five years, following a national trend in the decrease of history majors nationwide.

Week in Rewind: Feb. 23 – March 1

By Stephen Adams March 2, 2014
National and international headlines from the week of Feb. 23 - March 1.

Week in Rewind: Feb. 16-22, 2014

By Stephen Adams February 24, 2014
National and international top stories from the week of Feb. 16-22, 2014.
Senior Erin Dunphy purchases a tie-dyed cupcake from senior Reisy Veloz, Shes the First treasurer. Food for Thought and Shes the First joined to hold a cupcake sale Nov. 12 to help educate women in developing countries.

Group works to educate women abroad

By Sabrina Knight November 14, 2012
Ithaca College's chapter of She's the First is working to raise money to improve the education of girls in developing countries.

Rallying for Trayvon

By Candace King, Staff Writer April 6, 2012
As the Trayvon Martin case continues to spark a national outcry against racial profiling, Ithaca College students are uniting to incite awareness on a local level.

Milk Carton Kids spill details on recent successes

By Marissa Framarini, Contributing Writer September 28, 2011
Most popular music hits rely on auto-tune and danceable beats, but Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale of The Milk Carton Kids — a minimalist duo — are gaining national recognition for their old-time folk gems.
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