Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

UTICA – Liz Covart, host of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast about Early American History, will discuss the New England migration into New York State throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Covart is a historian of early America who practices scholarly history, public history, and digital humanities.  This program takes place in the center’s main gallery on Saturday, April 29 starting at1:00 PM. The Oneida County … Continue reading Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

Wellin Museum Kids’ Event at Hamilton College: Edible Architecture

CLINTON – Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art will host a free Wellin Kids event onSaturday, May 6, at 2 p.m., at the museum. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served. In this STEAM-friendly activity, children will create edible architecture inspired by the Wellin Museum’s exhibition, Julia Jacquette: Unrequited and Acts of Play. Wellin Museum of Art … Continue reading Wellin Museum Kids’ Event at Hamilton College: Edible Architecture

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