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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

December 13, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Letter to the Editor: New president right fit for IC

By | Mar 1, 2017

However, from what she’s said and how she’s chosen to say it, I got the sense that she has an intuitive understanding of the kind of president IC needs.

Letter to the Editor: Administration’s diversity actions questionable

By | Sep 21, 2016

I feel that the manner in which Tom Rochon’s administration is going about implementing its diversity initiatives is both gimmicky and opportunistic.

Letter to the Editor: Professor criticizes Board of Trustees

By | Jan 19, 2016

Instead of scolding the very people on whom Rochon and the Board will be relying to keep the college functioning, the Board might want to rethink its tone and scope of authority.

Letter to the Editor: Professor voices criticisms of Rochon

By | Nov 4, 2015

These are some reasons why I believe faculty must also vote “no confidence in Tom Rochon.”

Commentary: US racial solidarity exists only within borders

By | Nov 21, 2013

In the 15-odd years I’ve been associated with the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, I’ve spoken from the positionality of an African-, Latino/a, Asian-, Native American person even though I didn’t grow up with this identity or choose it for myself.

Sexual scandals of sports teams do not compare to college faculty

By | Dec 7, 2011

The idea that football is, or can be, a metaphor for life, which was presented in the commentary “Recent sports scandals should be a campus wake up call,” bespeaks a rather trivial and shallow view of life.

Secret committee meetings could undermine openness

By | Nov 3, 2011

The board of trustees recently approved a new faculty committee to “informally and confidentially” advise President Rochon on various issues.

Commentary: College should implement Asian-American minor

By | Oct 12, 2011

More than a decade ago, a committee of Ithaca College faculty and administrators recommended creating the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity with the dual mission of developing a curriculum focused on African, Latino/a, Native American and Asian people, and promoting racial awareness and diversity on campus through extra-curricular programming.

Egypt’s Days of Rage

By | Feb 9, 2011

At the time of writing, Egypt’s president Hosni Mubarak is still clinging to power in the face of a popular uprising with the support of his ally, the U.S. government. However, whatever the outcome of this standoff, the revolt of the Egyptian people has loosened his monomaniacal grip on the country once and for all,…

CSCRE celebrates 10th anniversary with speakers

By | Nov 10, 2010

Many people only know the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity because of its high profile discussion series, but it is an academic unit — endowed by Ithaca College’s board of trustees — that delivers a curriculum focused on African, Latino/a, Asian and Native-American people. The Center has two minors, in African…