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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

This weekly series aims to put human faces on the faculty members who have been notified of their termination as a result of the Academic Program Prioritization.

The Faces of Austerity April 22

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor April 21, 2021
This weekly series aims to put human faces on the faculty members who have been notified of their termination as a result of the Academic Program Prioritization.
Editiorial: Students must educate themselves on divisive issues

Editiorial: Students must educate themselves on divisive issues

September 18, 2019

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most trying, complex issues that exist in the world today. At its core, it is a dispute between two self-determination movements: Jews and Arabs laying claims...

The Student Alliance for Israel (SAFI) club and Hillel will host the first “IC Loves Israel Day” on  April 28 to celebrate Israeli culture. Some students were concerned about the title of the event.

Student Alliance for Israel to hold first IC Loves Israel day

By Krissy Waite, Assistant News Editor April 17, 2019
Ithaca College’s Students Alliance for Israel (SAFI) club and Hillel will be hosting the first “IC Loves Israel Day” to celebrate Israeli culture April 28.
Editorial: IC Loves Israel Days title distorts events mission

Editorial: IC Loves Israel Day’s title distorts event’s mission

April 17, 2019
This is ultimately a full-hearted event dedicated solely to celebrating Israeli culture, and that premise should not be taken away from it.
The Student Alliance for Israel executive board, members and other students at the college write about the history of Israel and the nations issues in response to a commentary by the Students for Justice in Palestine.

Commentary: Palestinian conflict deserves nuanced analysis

Our desire for peace and prosperity for all people in the Middle East is strong, and we hope that SJP has similar aspirations.
The Students for Justice in Palestine executive board writes about the importance of pro-Palestinian activism, both on campus and globally, and its history for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

Commentary: Pro-Palestinian activism is not anti-Semitism

Equating Palestinian activism to anti-Semitism is highly unfair because it targets those who are fighting for human rights for all people.
From left, sophomore Sydney Brenner, vice president of Hillel, leads a discussion during a J Street U meeting on Feb. 20 in the Six Mile Creek room in the Campus Center. Junior Liz Alexander, co-president of Students for Justice in Palestine, voices her concerns over the lack of collaboration between SJP and on-campus pro-Israel groups at a different meeting April 11.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict reflected in campus community

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor April 19, 2017
Haueter said that while the Hillel sector of the college campus cannot meet with certain organizations, Hillel encourages productive, open dialogue.
Elizabeth Alexander and Taranjit Bhatti re-established an Ithaca College chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine in the hopes to foster more discussion about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict at the college.

Student Palestine club created to bring perspective to IC

By Parita Desai, Staff Writer September 20, 2016
This year, Alexander and senior Taranjit Bhatti, along with other students, revived a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine at Ithaca College, a club that had been created in 2012 but dissolved

Point/counterpoint: Opposition to boycott spurs debate

By Samantha Weil February 5, 2014

Israel's growth transcends boycott and disagreement Drip Irrigation, the ReWalk and the PillCam are all inventions from Israel that are improving people’s lives on a daily basis. With the amount...

President Rochon opposes Israeli boycott

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor January 29, 2014
Tom Rochon has announced his opposition to the American Studies Association’s endorsement of an academic boycott of Israeli higher education institutions in a statement he released via Intercom on Jan. 9.

Guest Commentary: Taglit-Birthright alumna calls for Palestinian rights

By The Ithacan March 6, 2013
I implore the Jewish community to think independently, become informed and do not be fooled into letting prescribed political norms or propaganda constitute an opinion.
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