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Editorial: Effectively fighting racism on campus is a necessity

Editorial: Effectively fighting racism on campus is a necessity

By The Ithacan April 21, 2021
The SGC meeting began a conversation to address racism at the college, but it did nothing to attempt to resolve or repair these issues.
Recentering the conversation

Recentering the conversation

By John Turner March 17, 2021
The number of BIPOC faculty being cut is not the only issue. Racist professors still having a job and being protected by tenure needs to be addressed.
President Shirley M. Collado explained the decision to make classes online for Fall 2020 during the gathering, saying the public health risks regarding the COVID-19 pandemic would be too high if students were to return to campus.

College community discusses racism in the US and at IC

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor June 9, 2020
The Ithaca College community discussed racism and violence against black people in the U.S., campus concerns and what the college community needs to do.
All faculty must address racism

All faculty must address racism

By John Turner March 4, 2020
Students have voiced their concerns about racist professors and were threatened instead of heard.
N-word has no place in educational settings

N-word has no place in educational settings

By John Turner September 19, 2019

Necro. Niger. Negro. Nigga. Black. The word "nigger" has never had a positive connotation. Although the spelling of the word has evolved, the feeling of the whip is still the same.  It is believed...

Who gets to say the N-word

Who gets to say the N-word

By Mahad Olad, Staff Writer February 5, 2019
I will probably never be comfortable with nonblack usages of n---a and especially n---er, even if they’re merely referring to it and not using it.
Students exit the community gathering held on Dec. 12 to discuss a viral video of a student using a racial slur. Sophomore Briana Williams writes that the forum was ineffective in addressing racial issues on campus.

Commentary: Ithaca College needs to handle racism better

By Briana Williams January 23, 2019
I want us to not have to take classes with and share dining halls with students who knowingly share their racism on social media. I want Ithaca College to do better.
Editorial: College should react to racist video with nuance

Editorial: College should react to racist video with nuance

December 12, 2018
This incident, while incredibly painful and concerning, is teaching us something.
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