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The Pioneers Carrying Their Parents’ Dreams: First Generation College Students

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) In every classroom there are students who are braving uncharted waters. They blend in, but they’re different. They’re the first of their families to sit in a lecture hall, pioneers carrying their parents’ dreams in their backpacks. They’re first generation college students, students who are the first of their […]

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Central New York , Education , International

Uncharted Territory: the College Application Process for International Students

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By Javier Romero SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) – Studying abroad in the United States is an attractive opportunity for many international students who look to have a life-changing experience in which they get out of their comfort zone, receive a quality education, and improve their English. However, in many cases, students are complete strangers to a college […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government

Local Library stays Dynamic in an Ever-Changing Digital Landscape

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was a busy morning at the Mundy Branch of the Onondaga Public Library. Kindergarten students from Delaware Elementary School were in for a visit and children were having a blast while also learning from the extensive amount of resources the library has to offer. “We try to encourage […]

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The signs that the protesters held read "Art Matters."(c) 2017 Candace Higgins
Arts , Central New York , Education , Non-profit , Politics

Syracuse residents defend the arts at this week’s ‘Trump Tuesdays’

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By Candace Higgins SYRACUSE, NY (N.C.C News) – This week’s Tump Tuesdays riled up citizens, young and old, in defense against the Trump administration’s proposed policy to dramatically cut funding for the arts and public broadcasting. Almost everyone in the crowd held signs displaying their love and appreciation for the arts. The founder of Syracuse’s Jazz […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government , History , Politics

WEB EXTRA: Free College for some NYS Residents

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE N.Y (NCC News) – New York is the first state in the nation to introduce an scholarship that will cover the four-year college tuition for undergraduates. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that the Excelsior Scholarship would cover almost 1 million full-time students in the state colleges. According to Cuomo, almost 80% […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , Public Safety

It’s On Our Community: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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BY LAURA MOLINA SYRACUSE, NEW YORK (NCC NEWS) –Every two minutes an individual is sexually assaulted in the United States, which means that more than 300,000 people are victims of sexual assault every year. In the past few years, media have covered a wide range of sexual assault cases, particularly in college campuses. According to […]

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Central New York , Education , Health

Newhouse Knows: The HIV Preventative Drug, PreP

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works or […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health

Take Back the Night Rallying at Syracuse University

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By Desiree Hurlbut SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The “Take Back the Night” rally is taking place at Syracuse University tonight. This is an annual event across the world, with a message of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence. Syracuse University Professor, Rebecca Ortiz has been involved in these issues before as the co-creator of […]

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Central New York , Education , Sports

Title IX and College Athletics

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Syracuse by the Numbers

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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