Education 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, 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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Education, Funding, Government, Poverty

Urban and Suburban Divide Creates Inequity in Education

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Click the play button above to hear how education funding gaps divides suburban and urban school districts across the country Audio Transcript: Scott_Education Inequity_Script By Sean Scott SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Since the spread of suburbanization in the 1950s, a divide has emerged between urban and suburban areas. Nowhere is this divide more evident than in […]

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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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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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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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Arts, Central New York, Community, DANCE, Education, Feature, Syracuse

Meet Him at the Barre

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)–Larry Crabtree faces the future alone–a first for him–except for  little help from a furry fried.  Cue his cat, Sugarbear. “She has a lovely arabesque line, actually,” Crabtree gushed. One-way Ticket to Broadway Before living on Church Street, Crabtree lived in Midtown Manhattan for over 20 years.  He was […]

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Camps, Central New York, Education, Environment, Feature, food, Fundraiser, Workforce Development

Drivers Without Handicapped Permits Parking In Handicapped Spots In Syracuse

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Video Transcript: Handicapped Parking By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Handicapped people are struggling to park their cars because drivers without handicapped passes are taking their reserved spots. Accessible parking spots are designed to make it possible for people with disabilities to park in public spaces with ease. The parking spots are convenient because […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Greek Life, Syracuse, Syracuse University

Syracuse University’s Theta Tau Suspended After ‘Extremely Racist’ Video Surfaces

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Svyerud announced the suspension of Theta Tau fraternity Wednesday morning following videos of members partaking in “words and behaviors that are extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist, and hostile to people with disabilities,” according to an email from Svyerud to the campus community. The Daily Orange, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Family, holiday

Onondaga Free Library is Preparing Children for Earth Day

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  Click to hear about Onondaga Free Library’s plans to educate children about the environment this week. Audio Transcript: EarthDayPrep By Payton May Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)– Librarians at the Onondaga Free Library wants to spread the message this Earth Day that just like a book can have a new life in every new person’s […]

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Education

Wanting More Than Chemistry and Calc

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Click the play button above to find out why high schools are adding financial literacy courses to their mandatory curriculums. Audio transcript: PRX SCRIPT FINAL By Lauren Chiardio SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Should high school students be learning more than what is already compressed into their jammed-tight curriculums? Many people believe yes. According to a study […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Special Olympics, Syracuse

UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY IS MAKING PROGRESS ON THEIR RESEARCH ON AUTISM

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By Kimberly Arreola  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Upstate Medical University is bringing hope to the Autistic Community.   Researchers from Upstate, New York have developed a new method that can be used to help diagnose Autism. According to Dr. Frank Middleton this new method is as easy as using saliva to test and check for […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Sports

Former professional boxer teaches heart health to inner-city youth

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Video Transcript: Fight for Hearts Script Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Workout music and children’s laughter filled the room at the Boys and Girls Club in downtown Syracuse as the kids participated in a non-contact boxing class conducted by a local non-profit, Fight for Hearts. Founder of Fight for Hearts, former professional boxer and […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit, Syracuse

How one Syracuse refugee family battled language barrier to start a new life

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE (NCC News) – There are around 9,500 refugees in the Onondaga County since the last 10 years, many of them from Bhutan, Syria, Africa, Somalia and many from other middle eastern countries. One of them was Angeton Mouity. Mouity and his family were refugees from the Republic of Combo in Central Africa. […]

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Central New York, Court, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Police face $12 million lawsuit from student

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Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— The Syracuse Police Department, City of Syracuse and others are facing a $12 million lawsuit following a student-officer altercation last year.  A change.org petition is demanding Officer Vallon Smith’s removal from district schools after a 14-year-old special needs student– referred to in the petition as “JB”–having “suffered a split lip and fractured […]

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Central New York, Education

Young and old work together in Syracuse city school classrooms

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Click the play button above to hear about Foster Grandparents in Syracuse. Audio Transcript: Foster Grandparents By Josh Widman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Experience meets youth in Syracuse city schools thanks to Foster Grandparents. Foster Grandparents is a federally funded program that has been operating since 1965. This program is a part of Peace International. Peace […]

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Community, Education

A Long Way From Home

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A_Long_Way_Script By Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One day during Jinglu An’s freshman year at Syracuse University, she discovered an unwelcome visitor in her dorm room: a mouse. “I got so scared,” said An. “I didn’t know what to do!” Startled and confused, An jolted out of the room and asked friends down […]

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