Angelica Rodriguez's Articles

Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, International

Trump’s Policies Motivate CNY Women To Fight For Their Safety

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By Angelica Rodriguez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – Some minorities are looking for ways to overcome fear and uncertainty based on recent federal policies. Here in Syracuse, several Muslim women are taking self-defense classes because they feel like bigger targets for hate this year. The Syracuse Cultural Center hosted for the first time a self-defense class for […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, safety

First Community School is recognized for helping low income families

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The first community school in Syracuse gives hope to low income families that have a hard time accessing education. Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School provides additional services beyond education that have helped the Northside community to overcome problems such as poverty and language barriers.  The philosophy of the school […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Feature, Jobs

Women in High Tech Succeed in CNY

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Science and Technology are rapid growing fields with great job opportunities but they continue to be short for women across the country. While most of the women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are challenged to adapt and stay in their jobs, this seems to […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Politics, race, Religion, safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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Central New York

This is What Thanksgiving Looks like from the Outside Looking In

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Thanksgiving is usually considered an American holiday. But as America continues to become more of a melting pot, the definition of “American” is growing. Some of the International Students at Syracuse University think this holiday means much more than a Turkey dinner. Some international students recently moved to the U.S. with their families. They have […]

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Central New York, Education, Public Safety

SU Students Make Their Own Moves to Create Safer Environment

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)- A string of security issues on Syracuse University campus this month has students taking it upon themselves to ensure their safety. Some students are using social media to express their concerns regarding the security on campus. Others are taking action to protect themselves by installing security systems in their homes. […]

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