Feature Articles

Community, Feature, International

The United Nations Marks the 30th of July as International Friendship Day

By , BDJ 663.02

Click here to for the audio transcript   By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—Today a lot of countries celebrate International Friendship Day. This day is designed to foster friendship and diversity. The date aims to bridge the gap between differences in order to advance understanding, tolerance and solidarity. The United Nations proclaimed this day in […]

Continue Reading »

Business, Central New York, Feature

Construction is a Road Block to Business on Marshall Street

By , BDJ 663.02

Are the on going Marshall Street construction projects affecting local businesses? Click play to learn more. Audio transcript:Construction on Marshall Street Transcript By Sam Carter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Every year at the end of May, many of Syracuse University’s more than 22 thousand students leave the Syracuse area. This mass migration of young people […]

Continue Reading »

Arts, Central New York, Consumer, Feature, Technology

Mackenzie-Childs Pulls off Another Barn Sale Despite Technology Issues

By , BDJ 663.01

  Listen here to find out why one shopper has been coming to the barn sale for a decade.  Audio transcript: Ten Years of Mackenzie Childs_Natalie Maier By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Technology issues made for a difficult check-out process at this weekend’s Mackenzie-Childs Barn Sale. Tens of thousands of shoppers descended upon Aurora […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Feature

National Donut Day

By , BDJ 665.2

by Karthik Venkataraman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)– It’s National Donut Day, but did you know this holiday isn’t just about getting a tasty treat? National Donut Day is in honor of the “donut lassies” who made the scrumptuous snack during World War 1. The lassies were female Salvation Army volunteers who provided writing supplies, stamps, […]

Continue Reading »

Crime, Feature, History, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Students Address Japanese Military Sexual Slavery During World War II

By , BDJ 364.01

Click play to learn more about what the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery was. Audio Transcript: Lee_longformat_Homecoming By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A dozen South Korean students at Syracuse University conducted a fundraiser on April 12 to raise awareness on the forced sexual slavery during World War II by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied […]

Continue Reading »

Community, Feature, Government, History, International, Politics

North and South Korea to Discuss Ending Korean War in Upcoming Summit

By , BDJ 364.01

Click play to learn more about what South Korean students think about ending the war. Audio Transcript: Lee_KoreaPeaceTreaty_180423 By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A 65-year-long war could come to an end in the upcoming week. South Korea government has announced plans to discuss officially ending the Korean War in the upcoming leaders’ summit […]

Continue Reading »

Feature

The Triple Threat

By , BDJ 500.1

By Kaitlin Pearson Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News) – Picture yourself being a woman, a black woman, and a Muslim – or, as Ghufran Salih calls herself a triple threat, which is her headlining joke when she performs stand-up comedy and always gets a big laugh. She is twenty years old and was born in Chicago, […]

Continue Reading »

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

Meet Him at the Barre

By , BDJ 500.1

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 […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Education, Environment, Feature, Food

Drivers Without Handicapped Permits Parking In Handicapped Spots In Syracuse

By , BDJ 464.02

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 […]

Continue Reading »