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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

November 15, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

The criminalization of black girlhood

By | Oct 30, 2019

For centuries, black girls and women have been criminalized, dehumanized, hypersexualized, degraded, objectified and stereotyped.

Racial epithets have a space in the classroom

By | Sep 19, 2019

Do racial epithets have any place in the classroom? They certainly should. Classes are spaces where no controversial topic is off the table.

Progressive stacking used to address inequality in classrooms

By | Nov 15, 2017

“When privilege is normal in your life, equity feels like oppression — that’s the epitome of what we’re talking about here,” Nolan Cabrera said.

Show choir performance addresses political tension

By | Apr 26, 2017

Kesel said a lot of the selected songs reflected how their group feels about politics, and this showcase in particular was more politically fueled than previous showcases.

#takeitback: Student combats labels with social media campaign

By | Feb 1, 2017

Alisar Awwad created the #takeitback Project in an effort to “take back” her own identity and empathize with others.

Women of color on campus address oppression in upcoming show

By | Nov 9, 2016

At 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 12 in Muller Chapel, seven women at Ithaca College will bring Shange’s words to life.

The Handwerker Gallery features new exhibition ‘Dark Passage’

By | Nov 9, 2016

“Dark Passage” includes two bodies of work created by local artists: “Dissolve” and “The More That is Taken Away.” It will be open until Dec. 11.

Theatrical arts group at IC uses acting to target oppression

By | Sep 7, 2016

Performing Arts for Social Change (PASC), a theatrical group at the college made up of students and Ithaca community members, hosted a workshop Sept. 5 in Studio 3 of Dillingham Center to teach acting techniques and exercises based on the Brazilian writer Augusto Boal’s book, “Theatre of the Oppressed.”

First Amendment Rights Don’t Come First

By | Oct 3, 2014

…as the excitement from Flood Wall Street died down, I saw that day much differently. I now see how tightly the police controlled us, and, subsequently, how watered-down our first amendment right to peaceably assemble was.

Antagonism for homosexuality is not ending with the closure of Winter Olympics

By | Feb 20, 2014

Russian’s crackdown on gay rights protest are exposed by media around the world through social media, and that has changed my perception of gay people…
When I came back to the U.S.

Designer’s scarves empower Muslim women

By | Feb 21, 2013

Ithaca College will host Nancy Hoque, designer and founder of sixteenR.com, an online store that sells scarves for Muslim women. Hoque will address the campus Thursday and will speak about the use of the scarf as a tool of empowerment and the evolution of Muslim women’s identities.