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The Ionian

The Student News Site of Iona University

The Ionian

The Student News Site of Iona University

The Ionian


Craig Ford offered trajectories for an institution and individual to be anti-racist, instead of simply not racist. He opened the floor for discussion so that students could discuss what they thought.

Students continue the discussion around Black Lives Matter

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor October 1, 2020

The Office of Student Life hosted speaker Dr. Craig Ford in lecture, Creating Communities Where #Black Lives Matter, on Sept. 22.     Ford is an assistant professor of Theology and Religious...

Senior Lenworth Lopez is a criminal justice major and has been on the team since his freshman year. Photo courtesy of icgaels.com.

Plimpton, Lopez speak on the Black Lives Matter movement

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor August 20, 2020

One of the major social justice issues facing the United States this summer has been systemic racism and injustice. The Black Lives Matter movement gained traction again after policeman Derek Chauvin...

Students, administrators respond to BLM protest on campus

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor August 20, 2020

With the heightened focus on the Black Lives Matter movement, there were alleged race-related allegations towards some Iona students brought to the college’s attention through social media before...

The Say Her Name Movement puts the spotlight on black women

Aliyah Rodriguez, Features & Lifestyle Editor August 19, 2020

In the wake of this summer’s surge in Black Lives Matter protests and our return to campus, it is extremely important to keep the conversations about racial inequalities alive. In many states, people...

President Carey speaks on Black Lives Matter

Stacey Franciamore, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2020

Iona College President Seamus Carey, Ph.D., sent a message to students addressing the death of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter on June 4.     The message showed support for the Black community,...

Dr. Wheeler discusses intersectionality of racism and public health

Margaret Dougherty, Managing Editor August 19, 2020

Dr. Darrell P. Wheeler is the Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Iona College. He is a nationally renowned scholar and educator who has done extensive research on disparities...

A message on semantics from the Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Society

Stacey Franciamore, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2020

The Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Society is a society within the Speech Communication Studies and Communication Sciences and Disorders departments that focuses on diversity and its role in...

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