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Central New York, Community, Education, Sexual Awareness, Syracuse

Oregon School’s Sex Rule For Minors Not Popular In Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y Mac Konrad– The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon, an area an hour south of Portland, approved a rule requiring faculty to report students engaging in sexual relationships to state or law enforcement officials. The rule has been very controversial since it’s implementation and in Syracuse it’s seen no differently. Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Megan […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Mumps Outbreak Continues to Spread Across SU Campus

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By Mac Konrad, SYRACUSE, N.Y.-  Syracuse University is scrambling to contain a recent mumps outbreak on campus. There are currently 13 confirmed cases of students with mumps and another handful of probable cases, according to the Onondaga County Health Department. There are also a number of suspected cases, which the Health Department said was changing […]

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Camps, Crime, Education, Politics

Title IX Changes Raise Concerns with SU Sexual Assault Advocates

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By Mac Konrad, Syracuse, N.Y.- The changes to Title IX have sparked passionate reactions from sexual assault advocacy groups on campuses across the nation. The new guidelines would, among other things, raise the standard of proof to open cases and allow for face-to-face meetings between the accuser and the accused. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos hopes […]

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