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April 24, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Local activists hold forum to protest airport expansion

By | Mar 27, 2019

A forum was held to discuss community members’ concerns surrounding the effects of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport expansion.

Locals protest airport expansion during county meeting

By | Feb 20, 2019

Local activists expressed their concerns with the expansion of the Ithaca Airport during the Tompkins County Legislature meeting Feb. 19.

Professor and students conduct research for plastic bag ban

By | Dec 4, 2018

The Tompkins County Legislature will be receiving a proposal in early 2019 to ban all single-use plastic bags in the county.

Advocacy journalist speaks about climate change

By | Apr 16, 2018

Bill McKibben, influential environmental author, journalist and creator of 350.org, said activism is the most important tool in the fight against climate.

Commentary: Students must vote in local elections

By | Oct 3, 2017

Though many have come to Ithaca from someplace else, if you call Ithaca home right now, you’re one of us.

Tompkins County votes to raise tobacco purchasing age to 21

By | Apr 25, 2017

The Tobacco 21 bill would not make it illegal for those under the age of 21 to consume or possess tobacco, only to purchase it.

College alum and professor runs for Tompkins County Legislature

By | Mar 22, 2017

He spent over two months researching the position and realized that the reasons to do it outweighed the reasons not to, he said.

Ithaca College announces conservation efforts amid drought

By | Aug 9, 2016

And according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Tompkins County is experiencing “severe drought” conditions. While the college is not affected as heavily by the drought other places in the community, it released an announcement addressing campus conservation efforts.

Ithaca College hosts panel on climate change

By | Apr 16, 2016

Ithaca College’s Textor 102 was crowded with almost 300 students, faculty, staff and community members April 13. Experts offered firsthand accounts of international sustainability efforts, urging audience members to get involved with local efforts any way they can.

Ithaca College students and area youth run for political office

By | Apr 6, 2016

Elijah Breton, senior sports studies and communications studies double major, recently announced he will be running for District 65 of the Maine House of Representatives in the November 2016 election season.

Guest commentary: Ithaca activism does not excuse students’ complacency

By | Apr 16, 2014

An active community is nothing without those who fight for social justice to keep democracy in check and maintain a fair and safe environment.

OSEMA holds first Women Leader Series

By | Feb 26, 2014

To kick off National Women’s History Month, Ithaca College will host the first-ever Women Leader Series, which includes professional development programs for enhancing the college’s female student leadership.