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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Pets

Syracuse Hawk Nest Camp Entertains and Teaches Viewers

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By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It seems that live web cams of animals are sweeping the nation, and now Syracuse might have its very own animal cam phenomenon. Syracuse University installed its Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam in order to track the lives of  three red-tailed hawks that nested atop Lyman Hall on campus. […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , food

Eating Healthy: The Main Course at ITC Syracuse

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — During a busy day of history, English, and science classes, one main course remains the most memorable for students at The Institution of Technology Syracuse Central: culinary class. A number of high school students have been provided the opportunity to place an emphasis and focus on culinary arts throughout the […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Feature , Government , International

Trump’s Policies Motivate CNY Women To Fight For Their Safety

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By Angelica Rodriguez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – Some minorities are looking for ways to overcome fear and uncertainty based on recent federal policies. Here in Syracuse, several Muslim women are taking self-defense classes because they feel like bigger targets for hate this year. The Syracuse Cultural Center hosted for the first time a self-defense class for […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Politics , Spring 2017

Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation Hits Home for Syracuse Public Schools

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – It’s projected, according to The Huffington Post, that by 2021, 90.9% of America children will be educated in a public school. For this reason, many people have found President Donald Trump’s pick of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education troubling, as she explained in her hearing that […]

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Pre-Kindergarten Education to Expand in Syracuse

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Syracuse City School District has been awarded a grant from the New York State Education Department for Pre-Kindergarten for three-year-old students in high need school districts.  This was a competitive application process; there were 78 applicants and only 25 awards. The SCSD received $1,245,461, the highest award and the funds […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , safety

First Community School is recognized for helping low income families

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The first community school in Syracuse gives hope to low income families that have a hard time accessing education. Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School provides additional services beyond education that have helped the Northside community to overcome problems such as poverty and language barriers.  The philosophy of the school […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government , Politics

Protestors Call for “Sanctuary Campus” at SU

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over 1,000 protestors took the Syracuse University campus asking for change. It was a conglomerate of emotions during the rally with multiple groups and advocacy organizations in attendance cheering and chanting about the preservation of humanistic rights. “We reject the president elect” was one of many phases used in […]

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