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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Profiling workers of color leads to damaged society

Editorial: Profiling workers of color leads to damaged society

By The Ithacan May 3, 2023
What happened to Baldeh is part of a larger issue that has occurred throughout the history of corporate U.S. — assuming that Black workers are up to no good
Editorial: EIB Center is not a ticket out of systematic racism

Editorial: EIB Center is not a ticket out of systematic racism

By The Ithacan March 29, 2023

In March 2023, President La Jerne Cornish announced the upcoming Center for Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. According to the announcement, the new center will help the Ithaca Forever strategic plan reach...

Editorial: BIPOC students are rising up against discrimination

Editorial: BIPOC students are rising up against discrimination

By The Ithacan March 8, 2023
Discrimination on Ithaca College’s campus came to the surface thanks to shared experiences from BIPOC students.
Written statements highlighting personal accounts from students of color about experiences of microaggressions, racism and discrimination were collected, printed, and posted by IC Rise Up, a student group that primarily functions through its Instagram page.

Students of color share experiences in IC Rise Up campaign

By Prakriti Panwar, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2023
Printed statements appeared across the IC campus March 2 and 3, highlighting personal accounts from students of color about experiences of discrimination.
Editorial: BIPOC students on campus deserve to have a safe place

Editorial: BIPOC students on campus deserve to have a safe place

By The Ithacan November 3, 2021
If the college wants to see more diversity and an increase in BIPOC students, it needs to step up and be creative
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.
The SGC expressed its dissatisfaction with the college’s response to anti-Asian violence during its March 22 meeting. Senior Agnes Scotti, Class of 2021 senator, said she does not feel that a statement is enough to address the issue of racism.

Students mourn victims of mass shooting targeting Asian people

By Alyshia Korba and Syd Pierre March 24, 2021
The Ithaca College community is mourning the victims of an Atlanta shooting targeting Asian women while expressing disappointment with the college's response.
Editorial: Anti-Asian discrimination is a virus that must end

Editorial: Anti-Asian discrimination is a virus that must end

By The Ithacan March 24, 2021
Anti-Asian violence is racism. It will not be solved by hollow rhetoric that does not recognize how institutionalized these systems are in society.
The Intersection - A Conversation with Alyssa Carbonell

‘The Intersection’ – A Conversation with Alyssa Carbonell

By Frankie Walls, Frankie Walls March 4, 2021

The Ithacan · 'The Intersection' - A Conversation with Alyssa Carbonell This week, host Frankie Walls sits down with junior Alyssa Carbonell to discuss her experience as an Asian American woman at...

Editorial: Allyship must continue beyond designated spaces

Editorial: Allyship must continue beyond designated spaces

By The Ithacan February 25, 2021
Members of the campus community, especially those who are not people of color, must not remain ignorant to the recent acts of racism against AAPI.
National Recap: Kenosha shooter released on $2 million bail

National Recap: Kenosha shooter released on $2 million bail

By John Turner, Opinion Editor November 24, 2020
Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager charged with fatally shooting two protesters during the Jacob Blake protests in August, was released on bail Nov. 20.
Faculty members in all five schools have adjusted their courses to include these topics and found ways to integrate current events into their curricula, like holding open discussions and debates, as well as assigning news articles for students to read. 

Professors alter course curricula to address current events

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer November 18, 2020
On top of adjusting to teaching remotely, faculty members have been updating their course curricula to address events that are impacting students.
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