Jordan Jennings's Articles

Central New York, Sports

Fate of the Carrier Dome Depends on the Campus Framework’s Plan

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By Jordan Jennings Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  —The fate of the Carrier Dome depends on the plans of Syracuse University’s campus framework project. The University reached out to the campus community to get feedback on the ongoing project. The dome is potentially the biggest transformation in question. The project could potentially displace teams and interfere with […]

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Central New York, Community, Jobs

Tax Break for New Student Housing Near Marshall Street

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By Jordan Jennings Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  —The Marshall Street student-apartment project received a $1.7 million-dollar tax break. The project will demolish the one story structure on S. Crouse Ave. near Marshall Street and build a 287-bed student apartment. The new eight-story building includes a retail space on the first floor. According to Jared Hutter the […]

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Business, Central New York, tourism

Big Campus Events Cause Surge in the Syracuse Economy

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Originally Reported Wed., Oct. 19 , 2016 By Jordan Jennings Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — When local colleges and universities host events the Syracuse economy thrives. According to Visit Syracuse communications director Nikita Jankowski events like graduation, “Family Weekend” and sporting events boost the central New York tourism industry. “One of the things that we rely […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, race

Syracuse University Students Take a Stand By Lying Down

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Originally Reported Wed., Oct. 5 , 2016 By Jordan Jennings Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Wednesday October 5 , Syracuse University students met in the student center to briefly prepare for the “Die-in”. Over 100 people showed up to protest against the injustices of police brutality on the university promenade. Students decided to lay down in […]

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Central New York, Feature

The Hair Struggle

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By Jordan Jennings–(NCCNews) Syracuse N.Y. There has been a trend amongst African-American students across the country for decades concerning their hair. Students have left their hometown hair stylists who have been doing their hair for years only to go to schools and find out that options are very limited.   “Once I reached college I stopped […]

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