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July 14, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Deja View: ‘Lego Batman’ and Race in Hollywood

By | Feb 14, 2017

In the first part of this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Staff Writer Silas White to discuss his review of “The Lego Batman Movie.” Then, Jake brings in Managing Editor Mary Ford and Ithaca College sophomore Jackson Donaldson to debate race in Hollywood as it relates to “La La Land.” Donaldson wrote in to The Ithacan to question the low score Ford gave “La La Land,” the frontrunner for Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards.

Letter to the Editor: Racial critique of ‘La La Land’ unnecessary

By | Feb 9, 2017

I am writing you to ask you to just review the film, not its perception or place in culture.

Q&A: Social justice scholar Monique Morris to visit campus Nov. 15

By | Nov 14, 2016

Morris will present her speech, “Toward a Liberative Construction of Safety and Healing in Schools: Responding to the School Pushout of Black Girls,” Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.

Review: Netflix documentary ’13TH’ spawns racial discussions

By | Nov 4, 2016

One of the strongest qualities about “13TH” is its reckoning with a history that has consistently sought ways to oppress black Americans.

Nonfiction writer Kiese Laymon to talk racial identity at IC

By | Oct 5, 2016

The next writer in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, Kiese Laymon, is a new author that explores American racism and culture in his work.

IC Office wins Ithaca College SGA Election in uncontested race

By | Apr 30, 2016

Running unopposed, IC Office won as the sole ticket in the 2016–17 Ithaca College Student Government Association Executive Board election.

Success with addressing campus racial issues varies nationwide

By | Apr 27, 2016

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.

Oscars offer no surprises

By | Mar 9, 2016

Until we allow spaces for people of color to portray and represent a vast number of narratives, we are crippling the ability of American media to touch lives and create effective change.

Ithaca College likely to miss diversity action plan deadlines

By | Mar 2, 2016

In Fall 2015, Ithaca College set a timeline for addressing issues regarding diversity and campus climate. Although the plan covers a timeline of roughly 2 1/2 years, Roger Richardson, associate provost of diversity, inclusion and engagement and interim chief diversity officer, said it is not realistic for all deadlines to be made.

Review: Historical film depicts triumphant story

By | Mar 2, 2016

“Race” is a story about succeeding against adversity set against the backdrop of a racist world in 1930s America and pre-war Nazi Germany.

Editorial: Public Safety work group shows mediocre progress

By The Ithacan | Feb 17, 2016

A community review board is something the campus has needed for several months now, and it has taken more than nine meetings to even draft a setup for it.

Ithaca College hosts weekly social justice discussion series

By | Feb 12, 2016

Relaxed chatter and laughter filled the Textor 103 lecture hall as approximately 20 students gathered to participate in an hour-long game of Black History Jeopardy on Feb. 11.