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Crime, Feature, History, International, Syracuse

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

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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 […]

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Community, International

A New American Forum Aims To Collectively Hear Immigrant Voices

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Click to hear Jay Subedi’s story of struggling as a refugee from Bhutan to a successful leader of immigrant communities in America. Audio Transcript: Refugee Empowerment By Payton May SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Leaders of several ethnic communities are coming together to form the New American Forum, a group to collectively represent the voices of immigrants […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Education, International, Jobs

The Gender Pay Gap Exists Prominently In The News Industry

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Click the Play button above to find out about the gender pay gap within news industries across the country and the world. Audio Transcript: Stahl_Gender Pay Gap By Shoshana Stahl SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Pay inequality amongst genders is woven into almost all industries across the country. The gender pay gap is a systematic issue that […]

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Community, Feature, Government, History, International, Politics

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

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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 […]

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International, Sports

Chloe Kim’s Dad Stealing the Show

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By Sean Robson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Overnight Chloe Kim became an internet sensation after taking home the gold medal in the women’s halfpipe. Kim made it clear that she liked ice cream and churros by tweeting mid-competition but the rest of world quickly found out how the opportunity even came to be. Her dad […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Feature, International, Syracuse, Technology

Syracuse Locals, University Students React to New iPhone X Release

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Global technology superpower Apple released its newest addition to the smartphone family last Friday and local Syracuse fans reacted with both enthusiasm and restraint. Not long after the release of the iPhone 8, Apple gave way to the iPhone X in celebration of the company’s tenth anniversary. About […]

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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, 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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