Kendra Sheehan's Articles

Health, Weather

Seasonal Depression Hits Heavier As Winter Arrives

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Click play to learn about how seasonal depression impacts Syracuse University students. Audio Transcript: Seasonal Depression Script By Kendra Sheehan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) also known as seasonal depression affects about five percent of the US population every year. The disorder is categorized by occurring around the same time every year. Most […]

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Community, Public Safety

Awareness Surrounding Bus Safety Spikes After 6 Student Fatalities Across the Country

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Click play to learn about the growing problem of motor vehicles illegally passing stopped school busses. Audio Transcript: By Kendra Sheehan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In October alone, there were 6 student fatalities involving school bus passing violations. The deaths of these students sparked nationwide attention to an issue that school bus driver Randall Price […]

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Central New York

A Green Energy Powerhouse

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Click the play button above to learn about Syracuse University’s commitment to green energy. Audio Transcript: Feature News Story_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —In addition to its many accolades, Syracuse University can now be considered a powerhouse in its commitment to Green Energy. In 2017, SU was recognized as a conference champion in […]

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Community

Local Artist Hopes to Unite a City

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Click the play button above to learn about the murals being painted under the S. Salina St. bridge. Audio Transcript:Story Feature_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A once run-down, crumbling bridge has been given a fresh makeover. Located under South Salina, the bridge serves as a divide between Downtown and the south side […]

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Lyme Disease

Tick Season Is Not Over Yet

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Click the play button above to learn what residents should be aware of during tick season. Audio Transcript: Feature News Story_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE (NCC News) —  Summertime in Syracuse means its tick season. Toward the end of July, ticks have reached adulthood, and have grown large enough to make them much easier to spot […]

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Community

City of Syracuse Turned to Residents for Local Housing Solutions

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Click the play button above to learn about the city of Syracuse’s open sessions where residents helped develop potential solutions to local housing instability problems. Audio Transcript:Feature News Story_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE (NCC News) — Residents of Syracuse are no strangers to dealing with problems regarding housing concerns.  The City of Syracuse’s Office of Innovation […]

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