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The summary was shared Feb. 1, 2023, with music faculty and staff, and participants remained unnamed. In the summary, faculty and staff without tenure and faculty and staff of color expressed feeling silenced and ignored by senior faculty.

Cultural review in former School of Music exposes tension among employees

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor March 22, 2023
A summer 2021 cultural review done in the then-School of Music identified three main sources of tension: tenure, the school’s environment, and race and gender.
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.
Sharifa Abukari is a junior journalism major. She hopes that after this Black History Month, non-Black people will continue taking action year-round.

Commentary: Performative activism is not allyship

By Sharifa Abukari February 17, 2021
It is hard to enjoy a month dedicated to the excellence of Black people knowing that we are excellent year round. 
Senior Diana Mejia works on a Pixar pitch calling for the enactment of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity’s newest major to be implemented at a campus discussion Feb. 6.

CSCRE holds event to discuss ideas for development of major

By Julie Dannevig, Staff Writer February 19, 2020
On Feb. 6, Ithaca College students and faculty filled Clark Lounge as they discussed, questioned and worked to develop the CSCRE major.
Seniors James Murphy and Nicole Pimental have been accepted to present their research about the depiction of athletes based on their race at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research from March 26 to 28 at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.

Student research on race in media accepted to national conference

By Alyshia Korba, Staff writer February 10, 2020
Two pairs of Ithaca College students have been accepted to present their research on race depiction in media at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research from March 26 to 28 at Montana State U
Point/Counterpoint: The N-word in educational settings

Point/Counterpoint: The N-word in educational settings

September 19, 2019

    Racial epithets have a space in the classroom Mahad Olad Paul Zwier is a law professor at Emory University. Last September, he got in trouble for uttering the word "nigger"...

Identity politics go beyond race

Identity politics go beyond race

By Mahad Olad, Staff Writer August 29, 2019

Fact: President Donald Trump's racist and xenophobic rhetoric inspires white nationalism. The recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, were committed by deranged men whose motives ranged...

Capitalism spurs white supremacy

Capitalism spurs white supremacy

By Zachary Myles, Staff Writer March 27, 2019
Unless there emerges a viable political left that addresses class issues, the left will keep losing to reactionary conservatism.
Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar, assistant professor at the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, led a discussion event “The Future, Still: Constellations of Indigenous Resurgence,” as the first installment of the CSCREs 2018-19 discussion series.

Professor discusses issues faced by indigenous peoples

By Alexis Manore, Staff Writer October 1, 2018
Ithaca College’s Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity held a discussion Sept. 26 about indigenous people in society and infringements on their land.
Deadpool 2, Hereditary, Sorry to Bother You and Solo: A Star Wars Story are some of the most significant movies released in 2018. Either culturally or artistically, these four films are represent a diverse range of ideas and tones.

Reviews from the summer season

By Antonio Ferme, Arleigh Rodgers, and Jake Leary August 30, 2018
Ithacan writers review a selection of summer's biggest blockbusters and most complicated arthouse films.
The second season of The Bold Type continues to explore complicated socio-political issues through the lens of Jane (Katie Stevens), Kat (Aisha Dee) and Sutton (Meghann Fahy), three friends who work at a fictional version of Cosmo magazine.

Review: Workplace drama makes bold political statements

By Liza Gillespie, Staff Writer August 26, 2018
“The Bold Type” demonstrates that a show can prioritize both high-stakes subject matter alongside personal drama.
Who is Me?” is an art exhibition featuring work from artists with marginalized identities, and is cureated by senior x senn-yuen rance. It runs at Tompkins County Public Library until June 28.

Exhibition features artists with marginalized identities

By Silas White, Staff Writer April 25, 2018
Curated by senior x senn-yuen rance, "Who is Me?" features students and alumni of the college and is on display at the Tompkins County Public Library.
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