Ithaca College Class Helps to Promote Activism in the Asian American Community Written by Sandra Aguirre For their third year straight, the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival (IPAAFF) was held on Thursday April 20th through Saturday April 22. IPAAFF had several performers, workshops and screenings to share the stories of Asian Americans. One of those several performers was Ithaca College’s Asian American Counter Spaces Class.... Continue Reading →

Activism and Awareness at the Ithaca Pan-Asian American Film Festival

Asian-American directors from across the country sent their material to participate in the third annual Pan-Asian American Film Festival in downtown Ithaca. The event ran from April 20th to the 22nd at Cinemapolis, a local independent movie theater just off the Commons. This year the event is notable for several short-film screenings, followed by question... Continue Reading →

Slumbers Soothe Young Adults

Produced by: Haley Doran Rochester-based Slumbers, an alternative indie rock band, is familiar to the Ithaca, N.Y. music scene after getting their professional start in the area in 2015.  The group features original music that describes the minds of young adults. Slumbers includes Claire McClusky, an Ithaca College student, bassist and singer; Emma Willer, a... Continue Reading →

City of Ithaca hosts Believe in Love event

By Mark Prowse A hush fell over the crowd as Cornell student Jaylexia Clarke began delivering her speech. With slow, carefully measured phrases, she expressed the pain she felt as a woman of color living in a society that refuses to truly acknowledge her humanity. Biting back Ithaca’s spring chill, she lamented the struggle with... Continue Reading →

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