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Editorial: Campus climate surveys are essential for a change

Editorial: Campus climate surveys are essential for a change

By The Ithacan March 22, 2023
So, even though it is up to each college to make a change, the problem must be viewed as a national matter.
Junior Jadena Wiliams discusses Title IX’s sexual assault stigma overshadowing its goals. She gives  background on  Title IX’s creation and thinks that colleges should create awareness about its original goal.

Commentary: The original goal of Title IX is shadowed under stigmas

By Jadena Williams March 7, 2023
Today, Title IX has grown to incorporate more than providing women equal access to academic and extracurricular activities and opportunities.
From left, Megan Twohey (Carey Mulligan) and Jodi Kantor (Zoe Kazan) work together to take down Harvey Weinstein in She Said.

Review: Journalism film gives a voice to survivors

By Sydney Brumfield, Senior Writer November 29, 2022
"She Said" is a powerful spotlight on the two journalists that reported on Harvey Weinstein's pattern of sexual assault against women.
Laura Lewis, acting Mayor of Ithaca, delivers a proclamation recognizing the power structures that leave groups vulnerable to sexual violence and the need in the Ithaca community to support survivors, especially those from marginalized groups.

Students march at Take Back the Night after two years online

By Clare Shanahan and Olivia Stanzl May 4, 2022
April 29 Ithaca College students marched to The Commons for the 43rd annual Take Back the Night event in Ithaca after two years of online observation.
Editorial: A zine starts conversations regarding sexual assault

Editorial: A zine starts conversations regarding sexual assault

By The Ithacan December 2, 2021
While education and awareness is necessary, Nelson makes a very important point in the zine: there must be accountability for those who commit sexual assault.
Help offered for survivors

Help offered for survivors

By Chess Cabrera November 3, 2021
The Advocacy Center is a provider of domestic and sexual violence services within the Tompkins County area.
To anyone who needs to be listened to, Roswell Ecker ‘18 offers their shoulder. They stated no one is alone in this, and community members deserve to be heard. They can be reached at

Commentary: IC has failed its survivors

By Roswell Ecker March 24, 2021
When Ithaca College announced Dr. Shirley M. Collado as our next president in 2017, I (alongside much of the campus community) was thrilled.
The Brown Girl Chronicles- IC Strike

‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’- IC Strike

By Sobeida Rosa March 3, 2020 In this episode, host Sobeida Rosa speaks with Hope Gardner and Julia Siegal, founding members of IC Strike, an activist group at...

From left, Juniors Hope Gardner, IC Strike President, and Vice President Sydney Muraoka. The new club advocates for survivors of assault. Not pictured: Treasurer Sobeida Rosa.

New club fights for sexual assault awareness

By Sydney Keller, Staff Writer September 18, 2019
IC Strike, an organization at Ithaca College, unites survivors of sexual assault and allies to advocate for sexual assault awareness and prevention.
Members of OURstory is not HIStory gathered at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center to protest the sexual violence against women of color.

Students protest sexual violence against women of color

By Alexis Manore and Ashley Stalnecker May 3, 2019
The protest, “Walk Out: The Fight for What’s Right,” was run by OURstory is not HIStory: Femmes of Color Embracing our Truths, an organization that was created this semester.
Cornell University Police received a call of bombs being placed in Law School, Goldwin Smith, Upson Hall and Kennedy Hall at 2:12 p.m.

BREAKING: Sexual assault reported in Natural Lands

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor April 21, 2019
A sexual assault was reported in the Ithaca College Natural Lands April 21.
Delhi Crime doesnt pull any punches when it comes to detailing the intense true story of rape and sexual abuse. The show features convincing acting and a satisfyingly raw realism.

Review: “Delhi Crime” is deeply moving and straight-forward

By Matilde Bechet, Staff writer April 7, 2019

A young man and young woman lie naked on the side of a road in Mahipalpur, India, at nighttime. They are badly injured, holding onto each other. They are found and then taken to the hospital by the police....

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