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The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


About 200 people gathered Nov. 9 at Klarman Hall in Cornell University at a die-in to protest against genocide and express solidarity with Palestine amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war that began Oct. 7.

Community members express solidarity for Palestine during die-in protest held at Cornell University

November 12, 2023
On Nov. 9, Cornell University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine organized a protest and die-in to stand in solidarity with Palestine amid the Israel-Hamas war that began Oct. 7. Students as well as locals attended the die-in and protest, which began outside Klarman Hall and proceeded inside where participants lied on the floor.
First-year student Ethan Beer shares his views on the Israel-Palestine conflict. He believes that Israel puts effort in ending the conflict, while Hamas acts unjustly.

Commentary: People are not informed enough on Israel-Palestine

By Ethan Beer February 14, 2023
In this commentary, I will discuss certain phrases commonly used in the progressive movement that are actually rooted in antisemitism.
Editiorial: Students must educate themselves on divisive issues

Editiorial: Students must educate themselves on divisive issues

September 18, 2019

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most trying, complex issues that exist in the world today. At its core, it is a dispute between two self-determination movements: Jews and Arabs laying claims...

(From Left) Nizar Farsakh, Chair of the Board of the Museum of the Palestinian People and and Ori Nir, Director of Communications and Public Engagement at Americans for Peace now engaged in peace-oriented dialogue about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Speakers share views on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

By Cody Tayor, Senior Writer September 18, 2019
Experts on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict came to Ithaca College Sept. 17 to discuss perspectives on the conflict and the need for a resolution. 
The Student Alliance for Israel executive board, members and other students at the college write about the history of Israel and the nations issues in response to a commentary by the Students for Justice in Palestine.

Commentary: Palestinian conflict deserves nuanced analysis

Our desire for peace and prosperity for all people in the Middle East is strong, and we hope that SJP has similar aspirations.
From left, sophomore Sydney Brenner, vice president of Hillel, leads a discussion during a J Street U meeting on Feb. 20 in the Six Mile Creek room in the Campus Center. Junior Liz Alexander, co-president of Students for Justice in Palestine, voices her concerns over the lack of collaboration between SJP and on-campus pro-Israel groups at a different meeting April 11.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict reflected in campus community

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor April 19, 2017
Haueter said that while the Hillel sector of the college campus cannot meet with certain organizations, Hillel encourages productive, open dialogue.
Taranjit Bhatti writes about “pinkwashing,” a tactic critics say Israel uses to promote LGBTQ rights while masking other human rights issues.

Commentary: Israel’s pinkwashing conceals other abuses

By Taranjit Bhatti April 19, 2017
From the wars on Gaza to the establishment of a police state in the West Bank, Israel omits its own transgressions against Palestinian queers.
Titi Aynaw, the first black woman and first Ethiopian-born Jewish woman to win Miss Israeli, visited Ithaca College and Cornell University on March 30 to talk to students about her experiences in Israel and the army.

Q&A: First black Miss Israel Titi Aynaw visits Ithaca College

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor April 5, 2017
Titi Aynaw was the first Ethiopian-born and first black woman to win Miss Israel in 2013, and spoke about her views on Israel and Palestine.
Elizabeth Alexander and Taranjit Bhatti re-established an Ithaca College chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine in the hopes to foster more discussion about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict at the college.

Student Palestine club created to bring perspective to IC

By Parita Desai, Staff Writer September 20, 2016
This year, Alexander and senior Taranjit Bhatti, along with other students, revived a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine at Ithaca College, a club that had been created in 2012 but dissolved
Chelsea Clinton, daughter of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, speaks at a campaign stop for her mother April 18 at Coltivare restaurant as part of a Get out the Vote event.

Chelsea Clinton stops in Ithaca to campaign for her mother

By Anna Lamb, Contributing Writer April 19, 2016
Chelsea Clinton centered her talk around children and families, following her announcement that this presidential election will be her first as a mother.
William Jacobson, a professor at Cornell University, spoke at Ithaca College on Oct. 7 about the controversy surrounding a Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi, who presented to a class of third-graders at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.

Q&A: Cornell professor discusses local controversy

By Kyle Arnold, Staff Writer October 7, 2015
"This was not an appropriate presentation regardless of where someone may come down on the Israeli-Palestinian issue."
New film series bring social issues to the big screen

New film series bring social issues to the big screen

By Allison Falk and Angela Poffenbaugh September 29, 2015
The series explore historic black cinema and Palestinian film.
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