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THE ITHACAN

From left, Belisa González,  professor and dean of Faculty Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging and outgoing director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity; Diana Dimitrova, director of International Student and Scholar Services; Elyse Nepa, assistant director for the Clery Act and Prevention Education in the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management; and Erienne Roberts, deputy director of athletics and senior woman administrator, were presented with Women of Distinction awards.

Women’s Leaders Series recognizes four Women of Distinction

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer April 5, 2023
On March 31, the Ithaca College Women’s Mentoring Network honored four women leaders during the 2023 Women of Distinction Award ceremony.
Ellen Staurowsky, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, has hosted three web panels of speakers on topics related to Title IX in sports.

Professor educates community on Title IX in sports

By Hannah Fichter, Staff Writer April 5, 2023
As this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of Title IX legislation, the Women’s Sports Foundation continues to celebrate its efforts toward achieving gender equity in all sports.
Editorial: Campus climate surveys are essential for a change

Editorial: Campus climate surveys are essential for a change

By The Ithacan March 22, 2023
So, even though it is up to each college to make a change, the problem must be viewed as a national matter.
Junior Jadena Wiliams discusses Title IX’s sexual assault stigma overshadowing its goals. She gives  background on  Title IX’s creation and thinks that colleges should create awareness about its original goal.

Commentary: The original goal of Title IX is shadowed under stigmas

By Jadena Williams March 7, 2023
Today, Title IX has grown to incorporate more than providing women equal access to academic and extracurricular activities and opportunities.
The Feb. 7 Faculty Council meeting discussed including trust issues between Ithaca College faculty and administration, shared governance responsibilities and a controversial Title IX report.

Faculty Council discusses long-standing issues and Title IX report

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Staff Writer February 8, 2023
The Feb. 7 Faculty Council meeting discussed including trust issues between Ithaca College faculty and administration, shared governance responsibilities and a controversial Title IX report.
Editorial: Regulations are essential to prevent crimes at frats

Editorial: Regulations are essential to prevent crimes at frats

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan December 7, 2022
Fraternities have become so powerful over time that they are hardly held accountable for the crimes they commit.
Senior Lily Hosken tells her own story of sexual abuse and dealing with the Title IX office. She says her experience is not unique and needs to be addressed within the campus community.

Commentary: Rape culture remains prominent at Ithaca College

By Lily Hosken, Lily Hosken November 30, 2022
I would like to warn you that reading this article will most likely make you uncomfortable.
As the Supreme Court re-evaluates Affirmative Action, Ithaca College grapples with the debate surrounding race-based opportunities in its own community.

College grapples with debate around race-based opportunities

By Prakriti Panwar, Staff Writer November 8, 2022
As the Supreme Court re-evaluates Affirmative Action, Ithaca College grapples with the debate surrounding race-based opportunities in its own community.
2021 crime statistics call attention to violence prevention

2021 crime statistics call attention to violence prevention

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor October 5, 2022
At Ithaca College in 2021, there were increased reports of domestic violence, stalking, aggravated assault and fondling, according to the 2022 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report.
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS) is working to increase use of Rave Guardian, the college’s public safety app, among the campus community and at other Ithaca College campuses. While Rave Guardian was introduced to the college’s campus in April 2021, Samm Swarts, associate director of Emergency Preparedness and Response, said the app was launched at the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC) on Aug. 23 and will be available at the Ithaca College Los Angeles campus starting in Spring 2023.

Rave Guardian app sees increased use as access expands

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2022
As engagement with the Rave Guardian app at Ithaca College rises, the program is being expanded and implemented at new locations.
Senior Alexis Manore, editor in chief for The Ithacan, discusses the impacts of Ithaca Colleges failure to hold abusers accountable. This pattern invalidates survivors and normalizes violence within the campus community.

Commentary: IC does not hold abusers accountable

By Alexis Manore May 8, 2022
As a survivor of both sexual harassment and sexual assault, it has been extremely disheartening to see how the college has supported and enabled abusers and offered minimal support to survivors. 
Editorial: Students must weigh the limitations of Title IX policies

Editorial: Students must weigh the limitations of Title IX policies

By The Ithacan April 28, 2022
The collegiate justice system continues to fail students as non-comprehensive policy succeeds and supportive representation from the Title IX office remains in question.
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