International Articles

Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Professors Help Make Scientific Breakthrough

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University physicists are among the global team of scientists that has made a transformative discovery in the world of astronomy.  In collaboration with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo gravitational-wave detectors, they have discovered the origin of gold and other elements, which has been […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, International, Syracuse

Syracuse Is Remembering Lockerbie Bombing Victims One Step At A Time

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Nearly three decades have passed but the Syracuse community still feels the same grief and pain it did on December 21, 1988. That day, 270 lives were lost in a terrorist attack, including 35 Syracuse University students who were flying home from London after a semester abroad. “There’s […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, International

Local Organization Provides Supplies, Emotional Support for Puerto Rico

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico nearly three weeks ago, but the devastation on the island still remains.  To help provide relief, the Spanish Action League in Syracuse held a donation drive on Sunday, Oct. 8 to collect supplies for the Puerto Ricans.    “They’re hungry, they don’t […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, International, Jobs, Politics, Syracuse

RISE: One Organization and It’s Mission to Guide The Road to Citizenship

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–While many Syracuse people may be familiar with the recent influx of immigrants and refugees, the majority of people are unaware of their journey to citizenship. Formerly known as the Somali Bantu Community Association (SBCA),  RISE— standing for refugee and immigrant self-empowerment–was founded by refugees in 2004 to ease the transition of […]

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Central New York, Community, International, race, safety, Weather

Family Welcomes Puerto Rican Relatives to Syracuse

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By Darianny Abreu SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Mia Fernandez and her grandmother arrived in Syracuse Tuesday night to reunite with some of their loved ones after a week of living without enough food, water, gas and electricity. Fernandez said her and her grandmother stayed up all night, unable to sleep while hurricane Maria flooded […]

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Central New York, Community, food, International, Religion

Saint George Macedonian Church Hosting an Ethnic Festival

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Saint George Macedonian Church in Syracuse will be hosting its 15th Annual Macedonian Ethnic Festival this weekend. This festival will highlight the Macedonian’s history, faith, and cuisines. During this event, there will be young children performing the traditional dance called the kikta. “The new generation learning the Macedonia focal and […]

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International

Venezuela in chaos: future of the country is a question mark

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Venezuela political chaos brought the country into a completely disarray. For the past few months, The South-American country saw deadly anti-regime protests and a deep economic crisis. Things got even worse after Sunday’s highly contested election, where President Nicolás Maduro was able to create an all-powerfull legislative body – called national assembly –  that granted him […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, holiday, International, safety, tourism, Transportation

NCC News at 4PM: Checking in with the TSA

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June 21st is the official first day of summer.  It’s also the day that the TSA chose to make a stop at Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport.  The organization is expecting this summer traveling season to be one of the busiest in years. To help make things easier for passengers and airport staff, TSA representatives gave […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, holiday, International, Public Safety, tourism, Transportation

NCC News at 4PM: Double-Checking Your Luggage

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The TSA is expecting a very busy summer travel season this year.  To help prepare passengers for what to expect in security lines, TSA representatives were at Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport today to demonstrate the differences between checked and carry-on items. NCC News reporter Jacqueline Mundry checked into the airport to get the details, and will […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, History, holiday, International, Jobs, Politics

International Women’s Day Rally Coming to Syracuse University

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Wednesday is International Women’s Day. Across the globe, demonstrations, rallies, and strikes will be held to create awareness for international women’s rights. Here at Syracuse University, the Coalition for Justice organization will be holding a rally on the quad on Wednesday afternoon. The rally will allow students, and those in […]

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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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