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October 17, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Update: IC students upset about racially charged party theme

By | Oct 21, 2015

Ithaca College students and alumni are expressing frustration on social media after an unaffiliated fraternity at Ithaca College sent out a Facebook invitation Oct. 9 for a party with what they are calling a racially charged theme.

Update: Fallout continues from controversial Blue Sky kickoff

By | Oct 21, 2015

Ithaca College students and faculty members are upset following the Blue Sky Reimagining Kick-Off event, which they are calling racist and exclusive. The kick-off has some faculty questioning the entire initiative.

Open Letter to the Board of Trustees: Alumnus demands action on campus racial issues

By | Oct 21, 2015

The college and its leadership may continue to be silent. We, however, will not.

Commentary: SGA vice president calls for continued advocacy

By | Oct 21, 2015

Let’s all get involved so those who are exhausted from carrying the banner thus far can get the support that they deserve and their voices amplified.

Open Letter: Faculty disappointed with Blue Sky kickoff

By | Oct 19, 2015

In its guiding assumptions, the event appeared to dismiss and even disparage the idea that a rich and valuable undergraduate education is critically tied to what happens in the classroom, where close, diligent and serious attention to intellectual ideas, problems and texts are the central focus.

Editorial: IC administration shows hypocrisy responding to racism

By The Ithacan | Oct 15, 2015

The dichotomy between the Ithaca College administration’s response to an off-campus party and its own speaker panel showed that a “dedication to combating bigotry” only counts when the college does not directly have to deal with the consequences.

Open Letter: SGA president deems Blue Sky kick off ‘unacceptable’

By | Oct 12, 2015

The Blue Sky Kickoff that happened on October 8, 2015, from 3-5pm in Emerson Suites was an exercise in exclusivity and privilege. At an institution that claims to have a commitment to excellence, the Blue Sky Reimagining event was antithetical to our mission.

Q&A: RHA member is appointed to college’s diversity council

By | Sep 23, 2015

“I hope in the future that maybe this council will have an impact on the way that Public Safety officers interact with the students.”

Editorial: More should be done to combat racial bias

By The Ithacan | Sep 16, 2015

Administrators cannot fully understand the issues and how to make progress without getting to know the students behind the movement.

Ithaca College students tell their stories: “We all felt each other’s pain”

By | Sep 9, 2015

On Oct. 26, 2013, between 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m., Ithaca College students Jasmine and Jennifer Spearman got into a physical altercation with two Public Safety officers after the officers entered their Circle Apartment to investigate a noise complaint.

Editorial: Public Safety officers need to be transparent

By The Ithacan | Sep 9, 2015

To address the root of the racial profiling issue, Public Safety should improve communication with students.

Editorial: Stories about racial bias should be documented

By The Ithacan | Sep 9, 2015

The Ithacan encourages students to come forward and share experiences at a public forum Sept. 15.