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On the Quad: At Home | Women’s History Month

During Women’s History Month, The Ithacan brought On the Quad home to ask friends and family about the women that inspire them.

The verdict in the highly publicized trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp has had damaging repercussions on Hollywood and the culture of #MeToo.

Column: Is the #MeToo movement over?

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Despite #MeToo seeming to move Hollywood in the right direction, the verdict of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial has reserved so much change.
Emily Brönte (Emma Mackey) is the main subject of Emily in a fictionalized version of moments in her life.

Review: Period drama gives stunning portrait of Emily Brönte

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer March 21, 2023
Although the events of director Frances O’Connor’s "Emily" are somewhat fictional, the film gives Emily Brönte a second life.
Asma Barlas, professor Emerita in the Department of Politics, discussed unlearning patriarchal interpretations of the Quran with members of the Khadija-Maryam Foundation on Nov. 14.

Q&A: Professor participates in discussion on Quran

By Kinsey Burr, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
Asma Barlas, professor Emerita in the Ithaca College Department of Politics, participated in a community dialogue Nov. 14 over Zoom about the Quran’s teachings of marriage and the family.
National Recap: Biden and Harris announce all-female communications staff

National Recap: Biden and Harris announce all-female communications staff

By John Turner, Opinion Editor December 1, 2020
Harris said that by appointing these women, the administration is trying to build a team that reflects the people of the United States.
Kathleen Mulligan, professor in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts, has worked on many projects over the years, using her experience and knowledge with theater to show women around the world the power that their own voices hold.

Q&A: Professor invited to star in one-woman play in Lebanon

By Brontë Cook September 4, 2019

Kathleen Mulligan, professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, is in rehearsals for “The Belle of Amherst,” a one-woman play she will perform in Beirut later this fall. While she’s there, she will...

Female saxaphonist, composer, bandleader, educator and activist Roxy Coss is known for her work promoting women’s place in jazz music. Coss will be performing with the jazz ensemble at the college Feb. 27.

Jazz activist Roxy Coss to perform with jazz ensemble

By Ash Bailot February 19, 2019

It’s not every day that songs like “Nasty Women Grab Back” and “Feminist AF” are performed in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble and guest saxophonist Roxy...

Junior Kyra Skye wrote and produced her own EP in 2017. She plays at venues in the Ithaca area and tours as the  bassist of the band Izzy True from Trumansburg, New York. Her music stems from rock, psychedelic and R&B genres.

Junior musician writes, produces and performs

By Ashley Stalnecker February 14, 2019

Ithaca College junior Kyra Skye approaches the microphone at The Haunt, greeting her audience with a smile. She laughs and asks the crowd if they can handle things getting “a little weird.” As she...

From left, seniors Robin Mazer and Jonah Bobo perform at the Wheels for Women Benefit Cabaret. Kathleen Mulligan, associate professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, founded the charity seven years ago.

Cabaret benefits survivors of abuse in India

By James Baratta February 6, 2019

On Feb. 2, Wheels for Women performed in Clark Theatre for its 8th Annual Benefit Cabaret. Kathleen Mulligan, associate professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, founded the Wheels for Women charity...

Chrissy Guest, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, has been working on her documentary Beyond Ink & Paint for approximately the last five years. The film tells the story of the women who were and are important in the animation industry with the hope of bringing attention to their unappreciated accomplishments.

Professor’s documentary spotlights women in animation

By Jake Leary, Assistant Life & Culture Editor September 2, 2018
“having worked in the broadcast industry for over a decade, I knew firsthand what it was like for women to be behind the scenes,” Guest said.
Sophomore Farwa Shakeel writes that women must become more actively involved in politics at all levels.

Commentary: Women need to be politically involved

By Farwa Shakeel March 7, 2018
Get out there and vote. Get out there and run for office. Get out there and change your world.
Mansplaining affects the educational progress for women at IC

Mansplaining affects the educational progress for women at IC

By Falyn Stempler, Staff Writer November 29, 2017
“After he kept talking over me, I didn’t keep trying, because I knew it was going to happen again,’” Friebis said.
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