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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

A national debate over whether trigger warnings should be used in the classroom has become prominent in higher education, and opinions vary on the usage of trigger warnings at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College community weighs in on trigger-warning debate

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer September 14, 2016
“I had no way of knowing who in my class maybe had survived rape, had been subjected to some kind of sexual assault, who maybe had been subjected to something they had forgotten about,” Plante said.
Throughout March and April, the Difficult Dialogues Symposium will be hosting a series of events focusing on  rape and sexual assault on campus.

College to host series of events on sexual assault and rape

By Tyla Pink, Staff Writer March 9, 2016
The Difficult Dialogues series looks to engage students in difficult conversations, with this year’s focus being on campus rape and sexual assault.

Full-time faculty petition against administration union site

By Kayla Dwyer, News Editor April 29, 2015
A petition is being circulated among Ithaca College full-time faculty asking the administration to edit the union election informational website it created to be more in line with the statement that the college is “neither anti-union nor pro-union,” which the college claims on the same website. As of 8 p.m. Thursday the petition was signed by 105 people.
Bruce D. Haynes, associate professor of sociology and African-American and Africana studies at the University of California, Davis, spoke about his research on black and Jewish identities March 25.

Expert discusses black and Jewish identities

By Mallery Rockwell, Contributing Writer March 26, 2014
Bruce D. Haynes, associate professor of sociology and African-American and Africana studies at the University of California, Davis, spoke on March 25 on the events that have shaped black and Jewish identities and elements that characterize the relationship between them.
Senior Cedrick-Michael Simmons is the Student Government Association’s student body president for the 2013-14 academic year. He said one of his goals is to create open dialogue among members of the college community.

SGA president addresses diversity

By Arlana Shikongo, Contributing Writer September 5, 2013
Cedrick-Michael Simmons, the new president of the Student Government Association plans to make students feel more comfortable in the campus community.
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