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THE ITHACAN

Common Council Representative Laura Lewis was assigned as acting mayor by former mayor Svante Myrick. Lewis will be retaining her vote and seat on the Common Council as the Fifth Ward alderperson until the next election.

Acting mayor intends to continue community initiatives

By Lorien Tyne and Olivia Stanzl February 23, 2022
Local government officials in the City of Ithaca are confident that the community initiatives started by former mayor Svante Myrick will continue.
From left, Chris Barnes ‘19 and seniors Thomas Minett and Julia Keene learn how to effectively bring attention to prominent issues in their letters to local politicians.

Commentary: Voting is effective form of environmental advocacy

By Thomas Minett November 20, 2019
Acquiring the attention of local politicians may seem like a challenging task, but it’s not as difficult as many imagine it to be.
The Global Climate Strike occurred internationally Sept. 20. Ithaca was one of approximately 1,500 locations in 150 countries that participated in the strike.

Students fight against climate change at Global Climate Strike

By Falyn Stempler, Senior Writer September 22, 2019
The Ithaca College Eco-Reps led hundreds of students, faculty and staff downtown to meet up with the larger event occurring on The Commons.
Senior Alex Mora reads part of the Green New Deal during a Sunrise Movement town hall planning meeting April 2. The Sunrise Movement is a nationwide climate activism campaign that was recently brought to campus.

Students aim to shed light on climate change with national Sunrise Movement

By Alyshia Korba, Staff Writer April 8, 2019
Five Ithaca College students have recently brought the national Sunrise Movement campaign to the Ithaca area.
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