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Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit, race, Spring 2017, Technology, Things to do

Organization Brings Teenage Girls Opportunities to Explore STEM

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One special program in the city of Syracuse will be bringing the meaning of “community” to the people. The YWCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County, Inc. – alongside Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry – will be teaming up to provide an event that […]

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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, Feature, Government, Politics, race, Twitter

SU Student’s Halloween Goes Viral

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By Kennedy Crenshaw SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–One Syracuse University student starts his walk to fame as a self-proclaimed Twitter celebrity this Halloween after a picture he Tweeted went viral. With a blonde wig and a red dress, Matt Gehrig dressed up as Tomi Lahren for Halloween. Lahren is known for her often controversial and conservative […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Government, Jobs, Politics, Public Safety, race, Religion, safety

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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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, Government, Public Safety, race, Religion

Cuomo To Create Anti-Hate Crime Force

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By Brittany Ehrlich SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to stop hates crimes across New York after a recent rise in those kinds of crimes. This recent rise of crimes came after Donald Trump became president-elect leaving many to believe the two are connected. Governor Cuomo alluded to the connection in […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Politics, race, Religion, safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, race

Syracuse University Students Take a Stand By Lying Down

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Originally Reported Wed., Oct. 5 , 2016 By Jordan Jennings Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Wednesday October 5 , Syracuse University students met in the student center to briefly prepare for the “Die-in”. Over 100 people showed up to protest against the injustices of police brutality on the university promenade. Students decided to lay down in […]

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Central New York, Crime, Public Safety, race, safety

A Black Lives Matter Protester in Syracuse is on his way to become Police Officer

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By Wilenie Sepulveda SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)— Jovan Thompson is a Syracuse resident that never thought he would become a Police Officer. It all changed during the Black Lives Matter rally in Syracuse where hundreds of people marched from the Everson Museum to City Hall. Thompson interrupted Fowler and said that the city needed more officers from the […]

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Community, Court, Crime, Government, Politics, Public Safety, race, safety

Gun Violence: City Seeks Community Support

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says programs to stop the menace of gun violence can only succeed with the backing of the community. Miner says she appreciates the effort of organizations engaging in projects to make Syracuse streets safe. The most important part of this drive according to her is having these […]

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