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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

July 22, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Studying dead white males

By | Apr 25, 2018

Reed College isn’t an anomaly. In the past, students at other institutions have objected to studying the scholarship of white men, dead or alive.

Anti-ageism activist speaks about fighting discrimination

By | Oct 30, 2017

Ashton Applewhite, anti-agism activist, is a leading spokesperson in the movement against discrimination on basis of age. She spoke at Ithaca College Oct. 23.

Commentary: Remedying the ignorance outbreak

By | Oct 25, 2017

These cold temperatures bring about an outbreak of illnesses on campus, but also a sickness that I believe can take more time to heal from: ignorance.

Deja View: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and white washing in Hollywood

By | Apr 5, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Contributing Writer Patrick Pinney to discuss his review of “Ghost in the Shell.” Then, Jake and Patrick discuss the ever complicated issue of white washing in Hollywood.

Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ confronts white complacency

By | Mar 21, 2017

“I Am Not Your Negro” is a poignant and powerful analysis of race relations in this country that goes unmatched by any other film in recent memory.

Review: Washington directs a home run with his latest film

By | Feb 21, 2017

The viewer watches “Fences” with mingled horror and pity as Troy (Denzel Washington) destroys his relationship with his son and, eventually, wife.

Review: Jordan Peele’s horror film examines racial tension

By | Feb 15, 2017

Peele’s direction screams a boldness that one would expect from a filmmaker decades into his career, much less someone on his first feature.

Q&A: Professor publishes op-ed analyzing Trump’s success

By | Dec 4, 2016

Following the results of the 2016 election, Staff Writer Ryan King spoke with Figueroa to discuss the op-ed and his thoughts on Trump’s victory.

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.

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.

Editorial: College should pay mind to original action plan

By The Ithacan | Mar 2, 2016

It would appear that making the plan was a tactical move to save face.

Letter to the Editor: Administration misses the point

The many calls from our community members to confront structural issues at IC have been met, however, with responses in the forms of hostility, co-option or simply inaction.