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THE ITHACAN

Kathleen and David Newport encourage students to keep fighting for the rights of all people, but in a lawful, practical way, like registering to vote.

Commentary: Students should re-evaluate protest approach

By David and Kathleen Newport December 9, 2014

We applaud the Ithaca College students who felt compelled to take to the streets of Ithaca recently to protest and to bring light to national issues of racial and social injustice. It brings us hope that,...

Kayla Young spoke at the “Hands Up Walk Out” demonstration on Dec. 1. She wants the college to restructure the Native American Studies minor, which ties into understanding structural violence.

Commentary: Native American Studies is essential for equality

By Kayla Young December 9, 2014
Native American Studies is essential to understanding the violence of colonialism against black and brown people here in the United States.

An open letter to President Tom Rochon

By Native American Student Association December 9, 2014
While some institutions provide outreach to Native students, the retention rates are diminishing due to a lack of awareness and failure to implement programs that integrate Native students into a predominately white institution.
Protest organizers issue list of demands for Ithaca College

Protest organizers issue list of demands for Ithaca College

By Student Organizers December 9, 2014
Those of us who have been organizing against structural inequality at Ithaca College believe that the status quo is not only untenable but unjust.
Ithaca College community joins national protests (links)

Ithaca College community joins national protests (links)

By Max Denning, Online News Editor December 6, 2014
With more rallies planned, The Ithacan looks back at how the Ithaca College community responded to the issues surrounding the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon addresses a crowd of students during a demonstration against racial injustice on Dec. 4 in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center.

VIDEO: Protesters confront Ithaca College President Tom Rochon

By Max Denning, Online News Editor December 5, 2014
On Dec. 4, Ithaca College protestors marched to the Peggy Ryan Williams Center, where they confronted Ithaca College President Tom Rochon.
Members of the Ithaca community perform a die-in on Aurora Street in honor of Eric Garner, the African-American man who was choked to death by New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo.

Ithaca protesters hold ‘die-in’ for Eric Garner

By Kira Maddox, Managing Editor December 4, 2014
About 100 people from Ithaca participated in a 'die-in' on The Commons as a vigil for Eric Garner, who died in the chokehold of New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
Over 300 students at Ithaca College raise their hands on Dec. 4 in Peggy Ryan Williams to protest in response to the death of Eric Garner, who died by chokehold on July 17.

IC participates in demonstration against structural violence

By Alexis Forde and Sara Kim December 4, 2014
Over 300 Ithaca College students took part in a die-in protest on Dec. 4 in response to the death of Eric Garner by chokehold on July 17.
Sophomore Luna Olavarria Gallegos speaks at the Hands Up Walk Out rally on Dec. 1 at Free Speech Rock.

IC students join national rally for racial justice

By Aidan Quigley, Staff Writer December 3, 2014
This week over 200 Ithaca College students withstood cold temperatures and gathered to demonstrate with students and others across the country and around the world, sharing their reflections and personal stories about how police brutality and violence affect them.
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