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The symbol of purity

By | Nov 7, 2008

While most single college girls wait in anticipation for guys to call and ask them out, Dana Butler said she would be hesitant to accept the offer. “When I’m in college, I don’t want a boyfriend,” she said. “I don’t want anything like that because I don’t know what’s going to happen, I don’t know…

Community group receives grant to fund program for local youth

By | Oct 5, 2007

The Ithaca Youth Bureau, an organization that coordinates recreation and youth development programs, received a federal grant of nearly $170,000 in August to support their College Discovery Program, a project that aims to spark interest in higher education within the city’s high school population. Linda Cimakasky Barr, program coordinator of the College Discovery Program, helped…

Scholar works for equality

By | Feb 22, 2007

Robert Westley, a professor of law at Tulane University in New Orleans and author of “Many Billions Gone: Is It Time to Reconsider the Case for Black Reparations?,” will speak Tuesday about reparations, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and critical race theory. Staff Writer Norah Shipman spoke to Westley about his part in the critical…

Forum focuses on future MLK Day events

By | Feb 2, 2007

A group of nearly 20 students, faculty and community members met Monday to discuss how Ithaca College should commemorate Martin Luther King Day next year. The group generated a list of ideas for the celebration, including ways to encourage participation; social, cultural and intellectual activities; and a day of community service. Deb Mohlenhoff, coordinator of…