Rachel Hoffman's Articles

Community, Crime, Education, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

How students can use Syracuse University’s annual security report to stay safe

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By Rachel Hoffman SYRACUSE, NEW YORK (NCC News)–Syracuse University released its annual security report,  on September 29, 2017.  It reviews and compares specific crime rates between the years 2014 to 2016.  Many have noticed that in 2016, some numbers have increased in incidents such as: on-campus burglaries, drug and liquor law violations and, rape.  However, included in […]

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Central New York, Feature, Religion

A Refugee Family to Celebrate a Christmas They Won’t Soon Forget

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By Rachel Hoffman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Like many families, the Fitwi family is excited to celebrate Christmas.  Their living room is decked out in the holiday spirit, with Christmas decorations lighting up the living room. This Christmas, however,  the family has another reason to celebrate. The Fitwi family gets to celebrate all together in the first house they’ve […]

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