Incidents of bias and racism, while unacceptable in any setting, are especially intolerable on our college campus.
In response to campuswide discussions regarding alleged racial aggression by Public Safety officers, President Tom Rochon acknowledged the issue in a statement to the campus community Sept. 6.
Resident assistants at Ithaca College are protesting what they are calling racial profiling and harassment by Public Safety officers against students of color.
Around 11 p.m. May 25, 2014, Lawrence*, then an Ithaca College sophomore, was tackled by an officer from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, while another forced his hands behind his back because he did not take his hands out of his pockets.
The results of the Fall 2012 Campus Acceptance, Inclusion and Fairness Survey — commonly known as the campus-climate survey — indicate many perception gaps concerning inclusivity at Ithaca College among different identity groups.
Ithaca College students have continued their rallies in response to the non-indictments for police officers involved in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
With more rallies planned, The Ithacan looks back at how the Ithaca College community responded to the issues surrounding the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
On Dec. 4, Ithaca College protestors marched to the Peggy Ryan Williams Center, where they confronted Ithaca College President Tom Rochon.
This week over 200 Ithaca College students withstood cold temperatures and gathered to demonstrate with students and others across the country and around the world, sharing their reflections and personal stories about how police brutality and violence affect them.
Ithaca College students attended a student-organized “Hands Up Walk Out” rally at 1:01 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center.