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IC Hillel, the Center for IDEAS and the college’s senior leadership collaborated to hold the “IC Day of Learning: Grappling with Antisemitism”  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Feb. 28 in Emerson Suites.

Day of learning held in response to antisemitism on campus

By Caroline Grass, Staff Writer March 2, 2022
In between classes Feb. 28 the campus community engaged in an open dialogue about antisemitism in response to symbols of hate found on campus.  
Patty Griffin is a gentle commentary on the state of the world with confident vocals and humble instrumentals. Patty Griffin has been battling cancer and this album is a powerful return to the music scene for her.

Review: “Patty Griffin” is sensitive and worldly

By Arleigh Rodgers March 19, 2019

Perhaps the reason why Patty Griffin has decided to name her latest album after herself is because, above all else, her soothing and intimate voice dominates the stripped tracklist. Nothing else complements...

Junior Izzy Goldberger participates in a meeting for Futures Club Oct. 25. The club has been on campus since Spring 2017.

Futures Club encourages students to participate in social justice

By Brontë Cook, Staff Writer October 31, 2017
One of the club’s main goals is to provide a platform for students to engage in difficult — yet rewarding — conversations.
Sophomore Chloe Brosnan, sophomore Katja Krieger and sophomore Nadia Racaniello have been working on establishing Drop Knowledge, a new community-based activism club, at Ithaca College.

Community activism club created by students at Ithaca College

By Maggie McAden, Staff Writer October 23, 2017
A new community-based activism club at Ithaca College called Drop Knowledge has been created to shed light on issues on campus and in the community.
Cynthia Henderson, professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, began working at Ithaca College in 2000, and she became the first African-American woman to earn tenure at the college in 2007.

Ithaca professor leads social justice workshops at Juilliard

By Colin Tessier, Staff Writer September 26, 2017
“The point of those exercises is to teach you what your gut reaction is, so you can learn what your inherent biases are and point them out.”
In My Own Words: Victoria Jackson

In My Own Words: Victoria Jackson

By Glenn Epps and The Ithacan April 14, 2017

In this week’s episode of In My Own Words, Glenn Epps sits down with YouTuber Victoria Jackson to discuss her YouTube channel, Raising Consciousness. The channel’s episodes are shot, produced and...

Students in Annette Levine’s Teatro: Performance and Production class take the roles of frustrated journalists speaking to President Donald Trump during their play,  “POTUS: Conferencia de Prensa.” The play, written by freshman Christopher Morales, will be performed on campus April 19 in the School of Business and April 29 in IC Square.

IC students to perform political and satirical Spanish play

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer March 29, 2017
“Anyone from any political background, I think, will be able to watch this, will be able to enjoy this,” Christopher Morales said.
Katelyn Harrop ’16 and Emma Rizzo ’16 were compelled to start Over It! after the Presidential Election and subsequent strife divided the nation.

‘Over It!’ brings together IC alumnae for political podcast

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer January 31, 2017
Two Ithaca alumnae took their passion for journalism and social justice to create the politically charged "Over It!" podcast.
Morris will speak Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.

Q&A: Social justice scholar Monique Morris to visit campus Nov. 15

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer November 14, 2016
Morris will present her speech, "Toward a Liberative Construction of Safety and Healing in Schools: Responding to the School Pushout of Black Girls," Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.
Students hand out copies of The Ithacan to prospective students and families during the fall 2015 protests at Ithaca College. Many students have mixed feelings about diversity on campus after transitioning to college from more diverse locations.

Culture Clash: Students struggle with perceived diversity at IC

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer March 9, 2016
Social justice advocacy from groups that seek to amplify the voices of marginalized students has forced the campus community to reconsider itself as a diverse and welcoming place.

Commentary: Student volunteers can help reconstruct city

By Jenna Jablonksi February 27, 2013
Riding into the lower ninth ward of New Orleans during my winter break from Ithaca College felt like crossing a border into another country.
Junior Cedrick-Michael Simmons, Intersectionali-Tea Time participant, said the group is an excellent outlet for students to engage in difficult dialogue. Intersectionali-Tea Time aims to offer a platform for discussion outside the classroom.

Students create group to discuss social issues

By Cady Lang, Staff Writer November 29, 2012
Intersectionali-Tea Time is a new meeting series that provides students with a platform for discussion on social equality issues such as affirmative action and white privilege.
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