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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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Mayor Miner aims to Replace Aging Infrastructure

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At a press conference today Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, flanked by a coalition of support agencies, announced her goal of replacing the city’s aging pipes. Mayor Miner stressed that “We cannot afford to wait; our communities depend on reliable, affordable access to clean water, good roads, and functional […]

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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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SU Professor: US Aircraft Carrier Sent Toward Korea Doesn’t Mean War

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The United States aircraft carrier in the waters outside of the Korean Peninsula is not an immediate threat of war to come, according to Syracuse University Professor Renèe de Nevers. The United States sent an aircraft carrier toward the peninsula on Sunday to make its presence known as […]

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World Reacts to Spicer Holocaust Comments

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In wake of Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments about chemical weapons and the Holocaust yesterday, nations around the world have reacted. Specifically, Germany and Israel have reached out in statements to Spicer urging him against Holocaust comparisons and inviting him to learn more about Nazi Germany. According to the Associated Press, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s […]

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The signs that the protesters held read "Art Matters."(c) 2017 Candace Higgins
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Syracuse residents defend the arts at this week’s ‘Trump Tuesdays’

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By Candace Higgins SYRACUSE, NY (N.C.C News) – This week’s Tump Tuesdays riled up citizens, young and old, in defense against the Trump administration’s proposed policy to dramatically cut funding for the arts and public broadcasting. Almost everyone in the crowd held signs displaying their love and appreciation for the arts. The founder of Syracuse’s Jazz […]

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WEB EXTRA: Free College for some NYS Residents

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE N.Y (NCC News) – New York is the first state in the nation to introduce an scholarship that will cover the four-year college tuition for undergraduates. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that the Excelsior Scholarship would cover almost 1 million full-time students in the state colleges. According to Cuomo, almost 80% […]

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SU Honors ROTC Program In 100th Chancellor’s Military Review

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By Nathan Dickinson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse’s University’s ROTC program is over a century old, and on Friday the oldest celebration of ROTC students in the country celebrated its 100th birthday. Every year, the Chancellor meets with the ROTC to recognize the program’s exceptional performers in leadership, scholarship and civic achievement. “Our ROTC cadets are […]

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‘Trump Tuesday’ Tackles Healthcare Reform

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By Ben Roth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For some Syracuse residents, Tuesdays have become synonymous with ‘Trump Tuesdays’ where Mayor Stephanie Miner hosts a weekly event for locals to discuss the impacts of President Donald Trump’s policies. That’s been the case for Syracuse citizen Gordon Dougherty who has been at every ‘Trump Tuesday’–except one because of […]

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The Lasting Effect of President Trump’s Immigration Order on CNY

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)- President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration has hurt the Central New York economy and divided families, according to Audie Klotz, a Political Science professor at Syracuse University. Klotz, who specializes in immigration policy, said the executive order that banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United […]

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Trumpcare: CNY Republicans React

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By Isabella Wood SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The GOP healthcare bill is facing controversy from Democrats and Republicans alike because of the increased premiums and decreased coverage for low-income citizens, many of whom voted for Trump. CNY central reports that under the current GOP plan, premiums will go up more than $6,000 for the average Syracuse […]

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Trump Tuesday focuses on federal funding

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By Cameron Spera, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – President Trump’s new budget proposal could have lasting effects in Syracuse. Today’s Trump Tuesday focused on his proposed cuts and how his changes would take away Syracuse’s second-largest source of federal funding. The plans call for major decreases in funding for the State Department, the Environmental Protection […]

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Newhouse Knows: Brexit

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Support Groups And Events Help Ease Isolationism in LGBTQ Community

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One of the biggest concerns within the LGBTQ community is isolationism, and with the new Trump administration, which is composed of many anti-LGBTQ cabinet members and has cracked down on LGBTQ rights, isolationism is something to keep an eye on, said Kim Dill, executive director of SAGE […]

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