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Central New York, Community, Health, Non-profit, Public Safety, Syracuse

Sexual Assault Victims Seek Help at Vera House

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Vera House offers different programs for victims By Tyler Dudley (SYRACUSE) – Syracuse Police Department and Onondaga County Police Department answered over 600 phone calls about sexual assault in 2016. Jennifer Loppicolo works with their Community/Youth Education Program. She travels to elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools to inform younger kids and teenagers about the […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Mumps Outbreak Continues to Spread Across SU Campus

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By Mac Konrad, SYRACUSE, N.Y.-  Syracuse University is scrambling to contain a recent mumps outbreak on campus. There are currently 13 confirmed cases of students with mumps and another handful of probable cases, according to the Onondaga County Health Department. There are also a number of suspected cases, which the Health Department said was changing […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Students Diagnosed with Mumps are Living at the Sheraton

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BY GABRIELA KNUTSON, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University has quarantined the mumps patients at the Sheraton Hotel near the university. The Onandaga Country Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta said most of the 13 students infected with the mumps are players on the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams. The infected varsity teams have canceled […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Neighbors Worry About Deer Carrying Lyme Disease

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)The surge in deer population has led to some residents in the Syracuse area wanting to adopt a management plan. The neighbors say the deer not only are annoying, but also have them worried about Lyme disease. “The city of Syracuse definitely has a deer problem. Right now the […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health, Non-profit, Politics, Syracuse

Local NY Civil Rights Organization Works to Decrease Disability Issues

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Listen to the issues Disabled in Action member Sally Johnston wants Mayoral and Common Council candidates to fix during their terms.   By Cassondra Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Most of people get up in the morning, brew a cup of coffee , and then drive or walk to work with the only worry in their minds […]

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Central New York, Health, Syracuse

Syracuse University’s Mental Health Awareness Week Comes to a Close

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Listen here to find out what events took place throughout the week and the influence it had on students. By Timothy Collins SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Thursday marked the final day of Syracuse University’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Student Association, along with Active Minds and other campus organizations, hosted events throughout the week […]

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Central New York, Education, Health, Syracuse

Mental Health Week is Helping Students Prioritize Mental Health

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Listen here to find out how Syracuse University organizations are reducing the stigma surrounding mental health. By Gabrielle Caracciolo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This week is national mental health awareness week and organizations at Syracuse University are teaming up to increase student engagement with the mental health services available to them. Multiple offices and organizations […]

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Feature, Health

Empowerment Through Fitness

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BY: Kaitlin Pearson Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News) – We all know the doctors orders; eat healthy, drink lots of water, and stay in shape. To combat the boredom often associated with working out, a new fitness organization is taking colleges and universities across the country by storm combining community with healthy living. As the sunset comes […]

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Meditating for All at the Zen Center

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By Tara Lanigan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  “Zen is who you are,” explained Bonnie Shoultz, Buddhist Center Chaplin at Syracuse University.  Shoultz, who has been practicing Zen ever since she had the same reoccurring dream 21 years, said it has allowed her to find more meaning to life and a new focus. Zen, which […]

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