Emma Gottlieb's Articles

Government, International

CIA Refuses to Waterboard Even if Ordered by President

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By Emma Gottlieb WASHINGTON, D.C. (NCC News) – The head of the CIA stated today that the federal agency will not use harsh interrogation strategies like waterboarding even if ordered to do so by the future president. This statement made by CIA Director John Brennan in an exclusive interview with NBC comes after comments from Republican presidential front-runner […]

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Central New York, Education, Feature

CNY High School Student Accepted to All 8 Ivy League Universities

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By Emma Gottlieb SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) – Skaneateles High School senior Vincent Viego has been accepted to all eight Ivy League as well as fourteen other prestigious universities. The CNY native was accepted to all 22 schools he applied to including: University of California Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, Tufts, and Columbia. Vincent plans to study biomedical engineering […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Education, Government

Sen. Schumer Announces Campaign, Student Debt Crisis

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By Emma Gottlieb SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Surrounded by Syracuse University students, Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer announced his new initiative to address the escalating student debt crisis Monday in Eggers Hall. His #inthered campaign aims to not eliminate the cost of college but rather make it so student graduate college free of debt. “It’s much […]

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Business, Consumer, Health, Public Safety

Chipotle Temporarily Closes Restaurants for Food Safety Meeting

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By Emma Gottlieb SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — After an E. Coli outbreak last year that sickened about 500 people, Chipotle restaurants temporarily closed their doors Monday, February 8 from eleven to three to hold a companywide staff meeting about food safety. The temporary closure took place at all Chipotle restaurants including its Marshall Street […]

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Central New York, Religion

Two Syracuse Catholics Offer Support to Islamic Society of CNY

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Following the horrific attacks in Paris this past weekend, negativity surrounding the Islamic faith is at an all-time high. While the Islamic Society of Central New York has had to deal with “islamophobia” before, some politicians and media outlets only perpetuate the negative connotation surrounding the religion. At a town hall meeting in South Carolina […]

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Consumer, Government, Health, Public Safety

New Regulations for New York Tattoo Parlors

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By Emma Gottlieb SYRACUSE, NY—While most people understand that getting a tattoo is a permanent decision, the health risks of getting a tattoo are often overlooked by those getting inked. Therefore, New York State recently passed new health regulations that are intended to make tattoo parlors safer. However, the new laws have received wide criticism and […]

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