James Hilepo's Articles

Activism, Central New York, College, Community, Culture, Education, Greek Life, Syracuse University

Student Movement Rises in Wake of Theta Tau Expulsion from Syracuse University

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Click “Play” to hear more about the student protests against the Theta Tau fraternity. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_ThetaTau_Script By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Just before noon on April 18, Chancellor Kent Syverud sent an email to the entire student body at Syracuse University, announcing that the school was suspending the professional engineering fraternity, Theta Tau, […]

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Arts, Central New York, Sexual Assault, Syracuse

Students React to Allegations Against School of Architecture Professors

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Click “Play” to hear student reaction to the allegations made in the public spreadsheet. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SUArchitectureReact_Script_4.9.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Students are reacting in the wake of a spreadsheet anonymously accusing five current and two former architecture professors at Syracuse University of inappropriate behavior. The list, which named over 150 professors […]

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Central New York, Education, Technology

Syracuse University Unveils New Online Law Degree Program

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Click “Play” to hear more about Syracuse University’s new online law degree program. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_OnlineLawDegree_02.26.18_Script By James Hilepo SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University will begin offering an online law degree program for those who cannot attend the school as a residential student. The program, which will begin in January 2019, is the first […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Internet, Technology

Snapchat Users Fume Over Redesign

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Click play to hear user reactions to the new Snapchat update. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SnapchatUpdateScript_2.19.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A new redesign of the popular social media platform, Snapchat, has been met with widespread criticism. Despite being rolled out over two weeks ago, complaints are still rampant, and the sentiment behind them is […]

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Central New York, Community

Onondaga Free Library Celebrates Presidents’ Day with Lincoln Photo-Op

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Click “Play” to hear more about the Onondaga Free Library’s Presidents’ Day Celebration. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_PresidentsDayLibraryScript_2.12.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Onondaga Free Library is hosting a week-long celebration for Presidents’ Day, featuring a combination of arts and crafts and education. Children and their parents can come to the library, where a […]

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Consumer, Syracuse

Syracuse Common Council Considers Changes to Rental Property Laws

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Click play to hear why the Common Council is considering changing Syracuse’s rental registry laws. Audio Transcript:Hilepo_RentalRegistry By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Common Council is considering changes to the laws regarding rental property inspections. Councilor-at-Large Khalid Bey introduced the measure to the council and continues to reaffirm his belief in […]

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