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From left, co-presidents sophomore Jasmine Williams, junior Achille Vann Rica and sophomore Sydney Wilson, secretary of Black Artists United, meet in the library to discuss the club.

New theater clubs push diversity into the spotlight

By Jess Williams, Contributing Writer September 21, 2022
Two new theater organizations, Black Artists United and Harmony Theatre Collective, are focusing on creating people of color-exclusive spaces for artists at Ithaca College.
Rising junior Sebastian Chavez, Students of Color Coalition senator, urges Ithaca College to work and collaborate with students of color in light of recent national fights against racial injustices.

Commentary: Power is listening, but the action is revolutionary

By Sebastian Chavez July 19, 2020
As the Students of Color Coalition senator and a P.O.C. individual, I am demanding Ithaca College to work and collaborate with P.O.C. students.
Editorial: New website encourages self-love and acceptance

Editorial: New website encourages self-love and acceptance

September 19, 2018
This website is intimate, innovative and compelling, and it is sure to spark positive conversations on our campus.

Coffeehouse art showcase highlights LGBTQ artists of color

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer May 2, 2018
“This space isn’t only for artwork, it’s also to connect with people who are part of the community,” Armour said.
Nia Gaines, left, and Bishop Chantal R. Wright, right, performed at the Ithaca College Gospel Music Festival with the Songs of Solomon Academy. Wright was invited to conduct the groups of students that sang during the festival.

Gospel music festival celebrates diversity and community

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer April 18, 2018
“It doesn’t feel like a concert,” Child said. “It feels like church.”
Protecting students of color from harmful speech

Protecting students of color from harmful speech

By Mahad Olad April 26, 2017
I’m gay, black and an immigrant, and believe me, I am more than capable of speaking up in defense of my values.
Dior Vargas, a Latina, feminist mental-health advocate, spoke at Ithaca College on Sept. 28. Her address centered on the lack of representation of people of color in mental-illness discussions.

Dior Vargas speaks at IC about mental health stigmas

By Stephanie Siok, Contributing Writer October 2, 2016
Dior Vargas, a Latina, feminist mental-health advocate, spoke at Ithaca College on Sept. 28 at the invitation of PODER, an IC Latino organization.
Freshman Marissa Booker speaks at the rally during the Fall Open House Oct. 24.

POC at IC holds rally at Ithaca College admissions event

By Max Denning, Assistant News Editor October 24, 2015
Members of the POC at IC group assembled around 8 a.m. today at the Dillingham Fountains chanting “Tom Rochon; no confidence.” “No more dialogue; we want action,” as they awaited tour groups of prospective students and their parents as part of the Ithaca College Fall Open House.

The term “people of color” includes Asian Americans

By Frances Johnson, Columnist October 21, 2015
If I’m not a person of color, and I’m not white, then what am I?
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