Seniors in the Martin Luther King Scholar Program presented on their examination of the role of social media in millennial activism.
Dear Ithaca College Community,
An incredible moment of transition and hope has descended upon our campus this past week and we are happy to be welcoming our ninth president Dr.
Following an eight-month-long campaign, Ithaca College alumnus Elijah Breton ’16 has lost an election for a seat representing the 65th district in Maine’s House of Representatives.
Ithaca College has steadily increased its number of minority students at a rate comparable to the national average. However, among its peer group of institutions, the college still lags behind.
I feel that the manner in which Tom Rochon’s administration is going about implementing its diversity initiatives is both gimmicky and opportunistic.
With guidance from her faculty mentor, Robert Sullivan, associate professor of communication studies, Hau analyzed documents from colleges in the United States as evidence for her argument, which connects political theory to the reality of discussing racism on campus.
“When we came in, we were individuals, and we’re not leaving as nonindividuals, but we kind of melded together into … one thought,” she said. “There’s one new person coming out, and it’s the eight of us.”
Staff Writer Justin Henry spoke with the Student Government Association president-elect, Marieme Foote, to discuss challenges facing the campus community and how she plans to “reimagine SGA” to address them.
During the Fall 2015 semester, colleges and universities across the country were rocked by student protests addressing racial tensions on campuses. Ithaca College was also affected by these issues, and it is among many other institutions that are now trying to heal their communities while also facing losses in enrollment and retention.
“Certain tools are able to connect with people in different ways, so you have to find multiple ways to pump out the same information in order to impact as many people as possible.”