With Strike Looming, Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Win Big

by Sojourner Staff ITHACA – Contingent faculty at Ithaca College, being represented by SEIU Local 200, have struck a deal with the college after a lengthy bargaining session on Sunday. The strike, supported by contingent faculty, tenure-track faculty, students and allied unions who promised not to cross picket lines, was to commence tomorrow. Entire departments also were reported to be supportive of the strike and … Continue reading With Strike Looming, Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Win Big

Hamilton College F.I.L.M. Series: April Schedule

CLINTON – Hamilton College continues its spring F.I.L.M. (Forum on Image and Language in Motion) series, scheduled on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. in the Bradford Auditorium in the Kirner-Johnson Building on Hamilton’s campus. All events are free and open to the public. Listed below are the programs in April. Sunday, April 2: Yance Ford, in person, with Strong Island (2016) Yance Ford was a sophomore at Hamilton … Continue reading Hamilton College F.I.L.M. Series: April Schedule

US Air Strike Kills Over 200 in Iraq

by Sojourner Staff MOSUL, IRAQ – A recent air strike by the US-led coalition on the Iraqi city of Mosul, likely aimed at ISIS positions, has claimed over 200 civilian lives and prompted an investigation by the Pentagon, the Los Angeles Times reports. The coalition attack, part of a larger offensive in the city which began in October, occurred on March 17. According to the report, bodies … Continue reading US Air Strike Kills Over 200 in Iraq

Trump Administration Officially Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

by Sojourner Staff WASHINGTON D.C. – Donald Trump’s administration, Friday, announced their official approval of continuing the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline which had been halted by the Obama administration in 2015. The construction of the pipeline, by TransCanada Corp, is likely to anger environmental activists, according to Reuters, who reported that groups like Greenpeace, among others, are vowing to challenge the project. With the protests … Continue reading Trump Administration Officially Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Air Strike by US-led Coalition in Syria Kills Dozens of Civilians Near Raqqa

by Sojourner Staff The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based information office which documents human rights abuses in Syria, is reporting that up to 33 civilians have been killed in an air strike carried out by the US-led coalition currently targeting ISIS. The attack took place earlier in the week near al-Mansoura, a village outside of the ISIS-held city of Raqqa. The target was … Continue reading Air Strike by US-led Coalition in Syria Kills Dozens of Civilians Near Raqqa

Postponed Vote on AHCA Expected Today

by Sojourner Staff WASHINGTON D.C. – By noon on Thursday, the expected date of the House vote to approve the American Health Care Act, deliberation among Republican lawmakers had led to postponement of the vote until today. According to CNN, the number of Republicans who plan to vote against the bill number 27. The party cannot afford to lose more than 21. No Democrats are expected to … Continue reading Postponed Vote on AHCA Expected Today

Allies & Angels Co-Author Terri Cook to Lecture at Hamilton College

CLINTON – Terri Cook, co-author of Allies & Angels, a memoir about her transgender son, will deliver a lecture at Hamilton College on Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public. Terri Cook and her husband and co-author Vince are the proud parents of two young men. However, for 15 years they believed they were raising … Continue reading Allies & Angels Co-Author Terri Cook to Lecture at Hamilton College

Wellin Museum Kids Event at Hamilton College

CLINTON – Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art will host a free Wellin Kids event on Saturday, April 1, at 2 p.m., at the museum. Children are invited to create beaded wind chimes inspired by the art artwork of contemporary artist Jeffrey Gibson. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served. Wellin Museum of Art Visitor Information: Wellin … Continue reading Wellin Museum Kids Event at Hamilton College

Tenney, Congress, to Vote on Health Care Replacement Today

by Sojourner Staff WASHINGTON D.C. – Congress today will vote on the replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A drawn out debate that spans back to the summer of 2009 when Democratic members of Congress were engaging in town hall meetings on a health care plan for the United States, and their opposition were peddling stories of death panels and rampant socialism. One of the biggest … Continue reading Tenney, Congress, to Vote on Health Care Replacement Today

Poll: Fox News Viewers See Media as Enemy of the People

by Sojourner Staff BOSTON, MA – A poll conducted by Suffolk University on a Tweet by the President on the mainstream media’s alleged role as the “enemy of the American people” revealed that most respondents who identify as Fox News viewers agreed with the assertion, despite the fact that Fox News is part of the mainstream media, and the most watched cable news network in the … Continue reading Poll: Fox News Viewers See Media as Enemy of the People