Central New York Articles

Central New York, College, Community, dining hall, Education, food, Politics, Youth

Educated But Hungry: Food Insecurity on College Campuses

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Audio Transcript:Educated and Hungry Final Script   By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) With tuition increases across the board, some college students are struggling to make ends meet. Despite financial aid packages, unaccounted expenses such as textbooks, rent, and food can add up and force students to make some difficult choices. As expenses mount, […]

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Central New York, Sports, Syracuse Chiefs

Potential Rule Changes Pose a Threat to Major League Baseball

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Click the play button above to hear what other baseball fans from my hometown and I think about these new proposals. Audio Transcript:New MLB rule proposals By Josh Widman SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC News) — Baseball has been in existence for nearly two centuries, and the game could be headed toward drastic changes. For years, Major League Baseball […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, food, Health, Poverty, Syracuse, Youth

Hot Meals at the Local Boys and Girls Clubs Help Fight Hunger

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  Click the play button to learn how one local, nonprofit is serving its community in more ways than one with daily meals. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Food Shortage   By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Beef stroganoff, salad and sliced pears were on the menu for Monday night’s dinner at the Central Village Boys and […]

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Central New York, Community, Culture, Syracuse

How Two Twin Girls Found Their Third “Mother” on Syracuse’s North Side

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Click the play button to learn another story of the North Side Learning Center – staff member Fatuma Diriye and her journey from student to teacher. Audio Transcript: Fatuma_Profile By Lianza Reyes, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — When Nidaa and Fidaa Aljabbarin tell their classmates at Public Leadership Service Academy at Fowler that they are twins, they’re usually […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, dining hall, food

Student-Run Network Delivers Food To Local Charitable Organizations

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Click the play button above to learn about two possible solutions that can reduce excess food waste. Audio Transcript: Food Waste By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The extra food cooked at the popular restaurant downtown often goes to waste at the end of the day. One student-run organization fights the issue of excess food waste […]

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Activism, Business, Central New York, Community, Culture, Education, International, Jobs

The Gender Pay Gap Exists Prominently In The News Industry

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Click the Play button above to find out about the gender pay gap within news industries across the country and the world. Audio Transcript: Stahl_Gender Pay Gap By Shoshana Stahl SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Pay inequality amongst genders is woven into almost all industries across the country. The gender pay gap is a systematic issue that […]

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Central New York, College, Community, Syracuse University

Resident Advisors Address the Theta Tau Controversy

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By Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Last week, Resident Advisor Russell Fearon was called into a meeting by his Resident Director. Meetings usually pertain to the building and matters of residential life, but this one was different. Earlier that day, video of an offensive hazing ritual by the engineering fraternity Theta Tau was […]

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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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Business, Central New York, Sports, Syracuse

Syracuse’s Tournament Magic Boosts Sales in Local Apparel Stores

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On Sunday, the 11-seed Syracuse Orange shocked the 3-seed Michigan State Spartans 55-53 to advance to its second Sweet Sixteen in the last three years. Among the nation’s best, the 2-3 zone of Syracuse held the Spartans to a 26 percent shooting performance and forced 14 turnovers, controlling the game and allowing Syracuse to eliminate a presumed national title contender. While […]

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Central New York, College, Education, Youth

How Students Feel About Their College’s New Relationship Policy

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Click the Play button above to find out what type of relationships colleges and universities are putting a stop to and how students are reacting. Audio Transcript: University Relationship Ban By Riley Didier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over the past couple years, colleges and universities nationwide have continued to edit their policy manual by creating a […]

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Central New York, Government, Health, Smoking

Syracuse Common Councilor In Favor Of Recreational Marijuana Use

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Video Transcript: Script PDF By Isabella Wood SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to introduce legislation to federally decriminalize marijuana. He hopes for states to be the ones deciding on the drug’s status. A few states have already legalized it for recreational use, but New York is not one of them.  States […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Developmental Issue, food, Jobs

Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference

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Audio Script:Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference Audio Script By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  With more than 30 years of business in downtown Syracuse, Provisions Bakery and Restaurant is known for serving sweet treats to local residents.  While the bakery may be famous for its chocolate chip cookies, the […]

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Central New York, Community, Syracuse

City of Syracuse Working to Prioritize Pipe Replacement, Water Main Breaks Remain Issue

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Video Transcript: By Dan Byford SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– In 2015, the estimated cost to replace all the pipes in Syracuse was upwards of  $700 million, while that number may seem staggering, Common Councilor Chad Ryan, who chairs the Public Works committee says that repairing each pipe costs even more per foot. “[The Department of Public […]

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