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John Makransky, associate professor in the Theology Department at Boston College, spoke April 26 about how to better exercise sustainable empathy and compassion.

Speaker advises how to bring sustainability to personal relationships

By Olivia King, Staff Writer April 29, 2019
“It seems to be crucial for human beings to experience ourselves as held in care and love," Makransky said. "We need that."
Poet, entrepreneur and philanthropist Brandi Herrera spoke about Helado Rosa Feb. 15.

Artist discusses project to promote work by Mexican artisans

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer February 18, 2018
The project catalogs works of Mexican artisans and organizes them into collections, each collection inspired by a specific color palette.
Tarana Burke, community organizer and founder of the #MeToo movement, spoke at Cornell University on Feb. 4.

#MeToo founder discusses intersectionality and activism

By Brontë Cook, Staff Writer February 6, 2018
“What we are is a global community of survivors committed to healing as individuals and as a community,” Tarana Burke said on Feb. 4.
Marlon Peterson, an African-American activist, gives the keynote presentation at the Ithaca College MLK Week 2018. Peterson shares his personal experiences with incarceration.

MLK Week 2018 keynote speaker discusses human rights

By Madison Moore, Staff Writer January 24, 2018
Marlon Peterson, an African-American activist, speaks about youth development, violence prevention, criminal justice and equality at MLK Week 2018.
From left, Diane Gayeski, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, stands with Ron Suskind, an award-winning journalist, as he addresses a crowd of students during a speech he gave Sept. 28 about alternative communication skills he learned through working with his autistic son.

Journalist speaks about communication methods for those with autism

By Laura O'Brien, Contributing Writer September 29, 2017
Suskind’s speech focused on the ways animated Disney movies allowed him and his wife to connect with Owen, who was diagnosed with autism at age 3.
Two Ithaca College Circle Apartments were broken into Aug. 16, the most recent contributions to a year with more crime in the Circles apartments than the previous year. Both of the apartments that were broken into Aug. 16 were accessed through unlocked sliding back doors such as the one pictured above.

Crime increases at the Ithaca College Circle Apartments

By Grace Elletson, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2016
Junior Sean Gillen repeatedly woke up with an uneasy feeling in his Ithaca College Circle Apartment the night that a stranger was outside his bedroom, stealing his television and speaker.
Public Safety investigates two break-ins at Circle Apartments

Public Safety investigates two break-ins at Circle Apartments

By Grace Elletson, Assistant News Editor August 18, 2016
The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is investigating a burglary and a criminal trespass in two separate Circle Apartments, which occurred after midnight on the same night.

A week in photos — Dec. 6, 2012

By Ithacan Staff December 6, 2012
Every week we have a lot of great photography being produced by The Ithacan’s photography staff. Here are some the images you may not have seen.

Speaker salsa dances to teach leadership skills

By Kelsey Fowler, Accent Editor September 20, 2011
Motivational speaker Stan Pearson doesn’t just use a microphone to get a crowd on its feet. He gets them grooving to a beat using salsa dancing in his presentations. Pearson uses comedy, his real-life experiences and interactive activities to talk about how to revamp any student’s skills as a leader.
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