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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

July 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Letter to the Editor: Politics professor responds to Ithacan editorial

By | Apr 21, 2019

I also hesitated to say anything because Muslims who support the right of Palestinian people to their homes and homeland are invariably dubbed anti-Semitic.

Commentary: U.S. women’s freedom contradicts victimhood

By | Mar 20, 2019

Such views aren’t surprising given that the U.S. has legalized the principle of sexual equality and that women here enjoy many rights women elsewhere do not.

Letter to the Editor: Editorial poses false dichotomy

By | Jan 25, 2018

In the end, then, the question is whether Collado’s presidency is going to open the door to sexual abuse, especially of vulnerable people, on this campus.

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,…