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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

November 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Q&A: Sandra Steingraber fights fracking in documentary

By | Nov 8, 2017

We didn’t know where the story would go, and we ended up being chased through the streets of Romania and … into jail.

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 faculty and students join Seneca Lake protests

By | Sep 16, 2015

Activists protest the use of caverns for storage of natural gas and blockade the entrance to the Crestwood plant.

Q&A: Student participates in environmental activism

By | Sep 9, 2015

I think we just need to make it a priority again, and I think now is the time to do it. Now is always the time to do stuff.

Ithaca College student arrested, charged for protest involvement

By | Aug 4, 2015

An Ithaca College student was arrested and charged Aug. 4 for participating in an environmental protest.

Postponed … Again

By | Feb 21, 2015

While the powers of Reading and Schuyler County have realized that sending the We Are Seneca Lake protesters to jail is costly and only fuels our movement, many in my activist cohort believe that Judge Berry’s hesitance to sentence me runs deeper than that. They joke that he sees me as an incarnation of his own young granddaughter, who, according to Berry, refuses to speak to him when he sends people to jail.

Do humans cause climate change? Let’s vote.

By | Jan 23, 2015

Can you imagine what would happen if our representatives sat down to vote on whether homosexuals are born with their sexuality or if they choose it? Or what if there was a vote deciding that, despite hard numbers clearly demonstrating women are paid less than men for the same work, this was not actually the case?

53 miles to Ithaca

By | Jan 13, 2015

Tonight I have filled the hiking backpack I got for Christmas to the brim with all the supplies and equipment I will need for a five day, 53 mile journey from my home in Geneva to my second home in Ithaca. After I finish this blog post I will go to bed and try to get a full night’s rest, because tomorrow, for the first time in a while, I will be rising with the sun to walk.

Learning the Jails

By | Dec 8, 2014

Before myself and my comrades began lining up in front of Crestwood Midstream’s gates on Route 14 just north of Watkins Glen, I never put much thought into the area jails. I had no clue that there was a jail in Watkins Glen right across the street from the picturesque state park, and I admit to not even knowing that there was a jail in each county. Now I find these various jails to be at an almost constant forefront of my mind.

When All Else Fails

By | Oct 31, 2014

I clarified to him that our blockade was not going to let anything in or out.

“Well, I’m going to open the gates, then!” He declared in a tone that said, ‘alright, you asked for it.’ The negotiation phase was over; now, they were using intimidation.

When he opened the gates, the driver climbed into his truck and lurched forward, blaring his horn.