Ithaca Hosts Interactive Compost Fair

Produced by Diana Huberty Hundreds of Ithaca community members came out on April 23 to celebrate the beginning of the spring season at the Compost Fair, located at the CCE-Tompkins Education Center on Willow Ave. The event was free and open to the public, hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County. The Compost... Continue Reading →

Community Activists Speak Out Against Jail Study

Produced by Savannah Rychcik Community activism is no stranger to Ithaca. On Thursday, April 20 members of Decarcerate Tompkins County organized at the Tompkins County Legislature to speak to the Jail Study Committee in protest of a proposal to expand local jails. The meeting focused on discussing the development of the study as well as opening... Continue Reading →

Composting comes to circles

Produced by: Avalon Singer While the Ithaca College administration aims for an environmentally friendly campus, the students are the ones leading the movement toward more sustainable living. Joshua Enderle, a senior environmental studies major at the college, piloted the Circles composting program in February of 2017.  Enderle is the manager of IC Eco-Reps, a program... Continue Reading →

Community Activism and the Role of Allies in Social Movements

By Sophia Tulp Ithaca, NY — 2017 has already been an unprecedented year of social activism, from post-inauguration protests of President Donald Trump, to women’s marches and marches for science and climate change awareness across the globe. For example, according to data collected by Erica Chenoweth at the University of Denver and Jeremy Pressman... Continue Reading →

Run For It

Produced by Adam Brobst When it comes to activism probably the first thing that pops into mind is a bunch of people in the street holding signs and screaming and yelling for a change and when you think about it a road race holds all of those elements. There has been a movement in the... Continue Reading →

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