International Articles

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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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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Central New York, Health, International, Politics

Syracuse Group Reviews and Confirms Syria Crime Against Humanity

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By Brendan Tierney SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syrian Accountability Project, a team of Syracuse University law students who investigate war crimes in the Syrian Civil War, released a White Paper Wednesday focusing on this month’s use of chemical weapons in the rebel-held city of Khan Sheikhoun. The researchers found sarin gas, a deadly nerve […]

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Arts, International, Music, Things to do

Brazilian Artists Bring Special Kind of Guitar Music to Syracuse

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By Javier Romero SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)  Syracuse University is hosting a Brazilian guitar concert Tuesday night, April 4, featuring three of the most renowned Brazilian guitarists in the United States. Dr. Silvia Lazo, a professor in the Arts & Music History Department in Syracuse University, is organizing the event to bring live music to students […]

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Community, History, holiday, International

International Women’s Day Rallies Take Place Around the World

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By Lauren Anderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Today many women around the world are staying home from work and wearing red in support of International Women’s Day. “A Day Without a Woman” is organized by the same women who put together the Women’s March, the day after President Trump’s inauguration. U.S. spokeswoman Cassady Findlay said […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, International, Religion

Trump Tuesday deals with immigration ban

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Every week since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has met with constituents in Perseverance Park to discuss Trump’s policies. This week was no different. This week’s rain-soaked Trump Tuesday dealt with the recent executive order aimed at barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries (Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria) from entering the […]

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Government, International, race

Onondaga Republican Chair Agrees with Trump: “Build It.”

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By Mike Mulford SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— During his address to Congress Tuesday, President Trump discussed a handful of issues facing the U.S., ranging from both national to international. A topic that has been met with controversy is immigration. Trump reaffirmed his desire to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to stop illegal immigrants from entering the […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, International

Trump’s Policies Motivate CNY Women To Fight For Their Safety

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By Angelica Rodriguez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – Some minorities are looking for ways to overcome fear and uncertainty based on recent federal policies. Here in Syracuse, several Muslim women are taking self-defense classes because they feel like bigger targets for hate this year. The Syracuse Cultural Center hosted for the first time a self-defense class for […]

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