Vigil today at Cornell for Anthony Nazaire and Darryl Wu

September 1, 2016

Cornell University is holding a vigil on Ho Plaza this afternoon in remembrance of Anthony Nazaire, the Ithaca College sophomore who died in a stabbing incident over the weekend, and of Darryl Wu, the Cornell junior whose body was found earlier this week. [...]

Upcoming events help Ithaca show solidarity with Orlando

June 16, 2016

This week has already seen a brainstorming session on how to support victims of this weekend's shooting in Orlando and a vigil to honor the memory of the dozens of victims. Still to come are benefits at the Haunt and Moonies and an Ithaca is Love event. [...]

Guest Column: How we respond to tragedy says a lot about the Ithaca community

June 15, 2016

I was thinking this morning about community responses to tragedy after reading about a vigil for Orlando in Ithaca that did not meet some people’s expectations, and after working on the Simeon’s accident and other events over the years. In the wake of tragedies, it is natural for people to want to do something. [...]