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From left, sophomore defender Lauren Russell, senior goalkeeper Lexi Held, senior attacker Chloe Nordyke and head coach Karrie Moore pack donated non-perishables into the bed of a truck.

Trick or treating for the community: Women’s lacrosse gives back

By Billy Wood, Assistant Sports Editor November 2, 2023
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team set out into the night this Halloween, collecting canned food for a local community center and bringing their caring attitudes along the way. 
What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

By Nya Evans November 18, 2021
To rest my mind, I’ve tried to find stores, coffee shops and restaurants around Ithaca that my friends and I can go to during our spare time.
This year, VIC radio held its annual fundraising party to raise money for Ithacas Southside Community Center.

VIC Radio hosts fundraiser event for Southside Community Center

By Sydney Brumfield, Staff Writer October 27, 2021
This year, VIC radio held its annual fundraising party to raise money for Ithaca's Southside Community Center.
Nia Nunn, associate professor in the Department of Education at Ithaca College and president of the Southside Community Centers Board of Directors, writes about how Southside Community Center is actively engaging in anti-racist work.

Commentary: Naming the legacy of honoring Blackness at Southside Community Center

By Nia Nunn October 14, 2020
Throughout my early years, Southside is where I learned to love Blackness, love Black people and love myself.
Associate professor Nia Nunn works with the Community Unity Music Education Program in 2017. She is planning a Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde birthday celebration Feb. 18 at Southside Community Center.

Event to honor two iconic black female writers

By Kara Bowen February 12, 2020

Ithaca College students, professors and community members will contribute their writing and performance arts to celebrate two of the most influential black female writers in the literary canon, Toni Morrison...

Nia Nunn, associate professor in the Department of Education, works with students as part of the nonprofit organization, Community Unity Music Education Program.

Professor teaches youth social justice through music

By Nijha Young, Staff Writer October 30, 2019
The Community Unity Music Education Program connects Ithaca College with children from the community by teaching social justice through music.
Leah warms up before a sprouts ballet class, a Ballet & Books session offered for children ages 6–10 Oct. 5 at Southside Community Center.

Ballet & Books combines dancing and literacy skills

By Cora Payne, Contributing Writer October 9, 2019
Ballet & Books is a community organization that aims to combine literacy skills and dance to engage students outside of a traditional classroom.
Ithaca Murals is a group that connects muralists with workspaces around Ithaca. The organizer of the organization, Caleb Thomas founded Justice Walls, a contest to promote more artist recognition through the painting of murals.

Justice Walls supports social justice street art

By Sean Murphy March 5, 2019

One of Ithaca’s most defining characteristics is its commitment to public art. It’s difficult to drive around the city without seeing something painted, designed or sketched on the side of a building...

Sean Eversley Bradwell, director of programs and outreach in the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life, narrated the film Civil Warriors, which follows real black families who lived in the Ithaca area and their family members who fought in the Civil War.

Faculty member helps tell stories of black Civil War soldiers

By Vivian Goldstein, Contributing Writer March 6, 2018
"I feel most “uncovered stories” are important to tell. If we don’t know about these stories we don’t think they exist," Sean Eversley Bradwell said.
Senior Lensdarly Dieujuste is an aspiring rapper

Q&A: Aspiring hip-hop artist establishes himself in Ithaca

By Silas White, Assistant Life and Culture Editor October 3, 2017
That’s a big part of what rap is about, just saying what you want and trying to change the world politically.
Art associate professor Nydia Blas’ work “The Girls Who Spun Gold” displays a remake of her childhood room at the Handwerker Gallery until Oct. 12. Her exhibit attempted to portray notions of sexuality, racism and gender discrimination through the lives of half a dozen young girls.

Artists displays photo series at IC on race, sexuality and gender

By Devon Bedoya, Contributing Writer September 26, 2016
“I’m so filled with awe and amazement,” said Ozolins. “This work is incredible. She’s done some really amazing things.”

Food Summit spreads food justice in Ithaca

By Kamara Williams, Contributing Writer September 24, 2013
Students and community members gathered to enjoy the GreenStar Community Projects Food Justice Summit on Sept. 21 at the Southside Community Center at 305 S. Plain St.
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