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From left to right: Sue Perlgut and Caryl Henry Alexander, the collaborators of the exhibition Stand Up Women! Older Women & Social Activism in Tompkins County.

Art exhibit tackles social activism topics through visual art and interviews

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Newsletter Editor November 12, 2023
On the first Friday of every month, Ithaca locals and visitors are invited to take a stroll downtown to experience in-person shows and displays highlighting the local creative art scene, depicting a colorful assortment of artistic talent. One exhibit, however, is personally examining the relationship between art and activism.

‘On the Same Page’ – Top Stories of Week 9

October 22, 2023
Co-host seniors Emma Kersting and Clare Shanahan dive into the latest stories in news, sports and life and culture at The Ithacan. This week, Kersting and Shanahan spoke with first year news reporter Mei Dennison, junior Sports Editor Tess Ferguson and sophomore Life and Culture Co-Editor Vivian Rose.
From left to right, Philip Thompson, co-founder and co-programmer and Desiree Tolchin, co-founder and director of development of the Experimental Film Festival.

Film festivals in Ithaca: Scenes on the big screen

By Vivian Rose, Co-Life and Culture Editor October 19, 2023
Cinemapolis has been busy hosting film festivals, each with a range of interests from reproductive rights and environmental issues to independent films, many of them in their first year and featuring films from Ithaca College alumni. 
Summer Briefs 2022

Summer Briefs 2022

By The Ithacan August 24, 2022

Ithaca Festival returned in June after two year COVID-19 delay The Ithaca Festival returned to the community after two years of cancellations because of the COVID-19 pandemic with its traditional parade...

Chelsea Deegan, freshman integrated market communications major, writes that the potential appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court bodes poorly for the future of womens reproductive rights.

Commentary: Women’s reproductive rights are in danger

September 18, 2018
As a woman who faces challenges every day based on just that fact, it is unsettling to hear that the future of women’s reproductive rights lies in the hands of a man.

Editorial: Long-lasting resistance under Trump era

February 1, 2017
Taking direct action that is not as visible is just as important as putting one’s physical body on the front lines in a protest.
Planned Parenthood became the center of a polarized debate after the release of controversial investigative videos. Several Ithaca College students have become engaged in the discussion.

Point/Counterpoint: Planned Parenthood still under fire

By Liz Alexander September 23, 2015
People don’t want to talk about abortion, but it is what we need to be talking about.
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