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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, 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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Community, Culture, International, Leadership

A New American Forum Aims To Collectively Hear Immigrant Voices

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Click to hear Jay Subedi’s story of struggling as a refugee from Bhutan to a successful leader of immigrant communities in America. Audio Transcript: Refugee Empowerment By Payton May SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Leaders of several ethnic communities are coming together to form the New American Forum, a group to collectively represent the voices of immigrants […]

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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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Community, Feature, Government, History, International, Politics

North and South Korea to Discuss Ending Korean War in Upcoming Summit

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Click play to learn more about what South Korean students think about ending the war. Audio Transcript: Lee_KoreaPeaceTreaty_180423 By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A 65-year-long war could come to an end in the upcoming week. South Korea government has announced plans to discuss officially ending the Korean War in the upcoming leaders’ summit […]

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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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Community, Health

Syracuse Corner Stores Offering Healthier Food Options

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Video transcript: Healthy Food in Corner Stores By Jeddy Johnson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The Onondaga County Health Department and Trinity Health have created a program to ensure Syracuse residents get easier access to healthier foods. The program is aimed at children, but the program has had success amongst neighborhood residents as well. To participate in the […]

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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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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Culture, Syracuse, tourism

Arts and Culture Generate Billions For NY State Economy

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Audio Transcript: ArtsMoney_Fabbri By A.J. Fabbri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — New York State’s arts and culture industries are cashing in on a big pay day. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the arts generate $114 billion dollars to the empire state’s economy. New York alone accounts for 15 percent of the total arts revenue […]

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Balance, College, Community, Consumer, exercise, food, Health, obesity, Syracuse University

An Epidemic on College Campuses?

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Click the play button above to learn what epidemic is plaguing college campuses nationwide.  Audio Transcript: Khelil_Obesity Audio Transcript By Anthony Khelil Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)–Obesity is an epidemic that affects many across the United States; however, when it comes to obesity, college students are typically overlooked. The obesity rate among American college students grew from […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse

CNY’s ‘Most Polluted Lake In America’ Could Soon Be Transformed Into A Public Beach

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Video transcript: Milana_OnondagaLakeBeach_23Apr18 By Giulia Milana LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) – Formerly known as the “most polluted lake in America,” Onondaga Lake is now the cleanest it has been in over 100 years, and the county wants to take advantage of that. A feasibility study is scheduled to begin this spring to determine the practicality of adding […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Sports, Syracuse

Bowling Is Bringing Millions To The Syracuse Economy

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VolturoBowlingImpactScript_23April2018 By Georgie Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Business  is booming at Ale N Angus Pub in Downtown Syracuse. They have seen a surge in costumers since the end of March, and they’ve had to hire new staff, just to keep up. Aside from their award winning burgers and friendly service, this surge in […]

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