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THE ITHACAN

At the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, Beyoncé won four Grammys for Renaissance, but lost Album of the Year to Harry Styles, leading to controversy.

Column: Grammys place unfair expectations on Black women

By Sarah Payne, Staff Writer February 15, 2023
Beyoncé losing the Grammy award for Album of the Year to Harry Styles has sparked conversations about unfair standards toward Black women.
Column: Stop forcing celebrities to come out

Column: Stop forcing celebrities to come out

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor December 6, 2022
Recent cases of celebrities like Kit Connor and Rebel Wilson being forced to come out are part of a problematic trend in Hollywood.
Senior Sobeida Rosa writes that shows like Sister Act, which highlight people of color, provide crucial representation for POC as predominantly white institutions like Ithaca College.

Commentary: Sister Act provides space for POC representation

By Sobeida Rosa November 13, 2019
Seeing such a diverse cast on stage is a refreshing thing to see, especially at Ithaca College — a predominantly white institution.
Juniors Mateo Flores and Skylar Eagle are on the board of Diversity Advocates of Park. It is an organization that aims to address the gaps in diversity in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

Commentary: Allyship crucial for diversity in Park

By Skylar Eagle October 9, 2019
It's up to us to change the industry and that starts with where we learn and grow, right here at Ithaca College. 
Commentary: Asian-Americans lack visibility in entertainment industry

Commentary: Asian-Americans lack visibility in entertainment industry

By Christine Hwang September 3, 2019
AAPIs were the only minority group that saw a decrease in representation during the 2015–2016 season on New York City stages, as reported by the Asian American Performers Action Coalition.
From left, seniors Kat Walsh and Grace Elletson, community outreach manager and editor in chief of The Ithacan, write about the papers most recent efforts to represent the community in its reporting.

Commentary: The Ithacan completes gender audit

By Grace Elletson and Kat Walsh December 13, 2018
We will always continue to move toward this goal, and we are excited to keep up this momentum into the spring semester.
Grace Elletson and Kat Walsh, editor in chief and community outreach manager of The Ithacan, write about the papers plans to become a more inclusive and representative newspaper.

Commentary: The Ithacan strives to be more inclusive

By Grace Elletson, Kat Walsh, and The Ithacan October 3, 2018
We’re here to represent you, to listen to you and honor your stories. We hope you join us on this journey to becoming a more representative, inclusive community newspaper.
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