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Boost the ‘Cuse Proves Success

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By Tara Lanigan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over a million dollars was raised at Syracuse University’s first ever Boost The ‘Cuse, a 24-hour giving day. The event which started at 12:01 AM October 17, 2017, was targeted to parents, students, and alumni to give back to Syracuse.  Donors were able to choose from different scholarships, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Professors Help Make Scientific Breakthrough

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University physicists are among the global team of scientists that has made a transformative discovery in the world of astronomy.  In collaboration with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo gravitational-wave detectors, they have discovered the origin of gold and other elements, which has been […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit, race, Spring 2017, Technology, Things to do

Organization Brings Teenage Girls Opportunities to Explore STEM

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One special program in the city of Syracuse will be bringing the meaning of “community” to the people. The YWCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County, Inc. – alongside Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry – will be teaming up to provide an event that […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Syracuse

Syracuse Is Remembering Lockerbie Bombing Victims One Step At A Time

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Nearly three decades have passed but the Syracuse community still feels the same grief and pain it did on December 21, 1988. That day, 270 lives were lost in a terrorist attack, including 35 Syracuse University students who were flying home from London after a semester abroad. […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Public Safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Students Discuss Safety in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

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By Andrew Graham SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Just days after a gunman in Las Vegas claimed over 50 lives and wounded over 500 bystanders, students at Syracuse University are thinking about their safety more than ever. It’s happened in Las Vegas, it’s happened in Newtown, Connecticut, and it’s happened in Orlando, Florida. Why couldn’t […]

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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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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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Central New York, Education, Health, Syracuse

Mental Health Week is Helping Students Prioritize Mental Health

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Listen here to find out how Syracuse University organizations are reducing the stigma surrounding mental health. By Gabrielle Caracciolo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This week is national mental health awareness week and organizations at Syracuse University are teaming up to increase student engagement with the mental health services available to them. Multiple offices and organizations […]

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Arts, Community, Education, History, Syracuse

Banned Books Bring Students Together

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—This week is Banned Books week at Syracuse University and on Tuesday afternoon students, faculty and Syracuse locals gathered at Bird Library for a read-in. Tuesday’s read-in was organized to specifically highlight black author’s whose books have been banned by schools or government agencies on account of being inappropriate, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, International, Jobs, Politics, Syracuse

RISE: One Organization and It’s Mission to Guide The Road to Citizenship

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–While many Syracuse people may be familiar with the recent influx of immigrants and refugees, the majority of people are unaware of their journey to citizenship. Formerly known as the Somali Bantu Community Association (SBCA),  RISE— standing for refugee and immigrant self-empowerment–was founded by refugees in 2004 to ease the transition of […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Sports, Syracuse

New Arts and Athletic Complex Opens Up Many Possibilities at Manlius School

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  Listen here to find out how a $7 million renovation will expand the offerings for Manlius Pebble Hill School athletes. By Jake Graziano SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Postseason high school sporting events could soon be coming to Manlius Pebble Hill School. With the completion of a brand new $7 million arts and athletics […]

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Court, Education, Public Safety

Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault.

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By Kaitlin Pearson, Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News) – Students at Colleges and Universities all across the country are finishing up their first month of classes. With all this excitement however has come some news that has shocked campuses from California to Maine. The shock comes from Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos’s, ruling to repeal what is […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Feature, food, History, Jobs, Music, Non-profit, Syracuse

Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The fall class of BDJ 364 went to the New York State Fair on Thursday August 31st to explore the fair’s many sights and sounds, below is what they discovered. Emma H. Henzes went to the Pan-African Village to listen to John Heard, a percussion teacher in Syracuse, […]

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Education, Health, Sports, Syracuse

Central New York Pop Warner Reacts to Concussion Study

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By Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Journal of the American Medical Association’s alarming study regarding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy  (CTE) shows if you play football through the professional level, there is an extremely high chance of a person developing the brain disease. Where does the dream of becoming a professional football start? In local […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Public Safety, safety

How to Protect Yourself from Dangerous Animals

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – You never know when an animal could attack  you. The chances are pretty slim. However, if you find yourself in harms way, it’s important to know what to do in a dangerous situation. Vice President for Conservation Policy for National Wildlife Federation, Jim Lyon, says wild animals are more […]

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