Cierra Smith's Articles

Central New York

SLUT: The Play Takes On Sexual Assault

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By Cierra Smith SYRACUSE N.Y. – (NCC NEWS) — Fifteen percent of sexual assault victims are between the ages of twelve and seventeen, according to With Sexual awareness month approaching in April several Syracuse teenagers are speaking up in the conversation against sexual assault and slut shaming. Melanie Harrison, an arts enrichment teacher at Porter Elementary […]

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Central New York, Technology

Syracuse University’s Ban on HoverBoards Sparks Debate to Campus

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By Cierra Smith SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University recently banned the use of hoverboards on campus. The United states Consumer Product Safety Commission put a ban on the sale of hover boards in January. All hoverboard owners are temporarily urged to remove the device from any residence on University property. This ban comes right before […]

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