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Central New York, Community, Domestic Violence, Education, Non-profit, Sexual Assault

The Importance of Speaking Up Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): A social media movement with the hashtag MeToo has become a platform to encourage sexual assault victims to talk about their personal experience and how they are getting over it. This hashtag started when actress, Alyssa Milano, posted a screenshot saying “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me […]

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Education, Non-profit, Sexual Awareness, Sexual Transmitted Disease, STD Testing

STDs Are On The Rise in Onondaga County

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Onondaga County has some of the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the state of New York. This county is specifically susceptible for these rates because of the high populations of poverty and college students. These numbers have doubled because people who are infected don’t know […]

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Central New York, Community, Developmental Issue, Education

Access CNY Is Trying A New Strategy to Raise Money

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): Syracuse Auto Expo is hosting a fundraiser to support 13 local charities in the Central New York area. One of these charities, Access CNY, has an Exploring Your World Preschool that focuses on students with developmental issues. For over 30 years, this preschool has provided these children with learning experiences […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Government

From Walking on Campus to Graduation a Le Moyne Program is Bringing Mentors to Students

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By Mye Owens SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Le Moyne College will pair incoming freshmen with mentors from the moment they step on campus next year, in an effort to increase graduation rates. Mentoring Programs are found all over the United States, and now another program is coming to New York. On Point for College […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Sexual Awareness, Syracuse

Oregon School’s Sex Rule For Minors Not Popular In Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y Mac Konrad– The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon, an area an hour south of Portland, approved a rule requiring faculty to report students engaging in sexual relationships to state or law enforcement officials. The rule has been very controversial since it’s implementation and in Syracuse it’s seen no differently. Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Megan […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Public Safety, safety

Annual Burn Run Raises Money for Burn Survivors

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Kennedy Crenshaw, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The 11th annual Burn Run kicked off this weekend at the East Syracuse Fire Department. Over 500 people came out to run a 5k, 10k or both. By registering for the race, runners raised money for the Burn Foundation of Central New York. Each year the Burn Foundation puts on […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse Stage Provides Free Theatre to Children at Local Elementary Schools

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Listen here to find out more about the show traveling around Central New York. By Brendan Mortensen, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — From the middle of September to the middle of December, the Syracuse Stage will be spreading bugs all over Central New York. Students and professionals will travel to schools within a mile radius to […]

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Community, Education, Halloween, Health, holiday, safety

SU Officials Not Worried About Halloween Partying

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-   Ah, Halloween. When most people plan for the spooky holiday, they think about candy and costumes. College students? Candy, costumes and alcohol. Most college students dress up and party a whole week before the actual day of Halloween. While partying in college is common, Syracuse University student Nicole Weaving […]

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