Spring 2017 Articles

Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , History , Music , Non-profit , Spring 2017 , Things to do , tourism

Landmark Theatre Sees Large Audiences and Financial Stability in Future

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Groundbreaking construction of Syracuse’s largest theater began nearly 90 years ago. Eight stories tall and with 3,000 seats, the Landmark Theatre was built with the intention of leaving a historical and cultural impact on the local community. Support from the community has stayed strong through all of the ups […]

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Central New York , Community , Public Safety , Spring 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Brings Forth Awareness and Stories

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. – According to the U.S. Department of Justice, between 20-25% of women will experience a completed or attempted rape while in college. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and groups on the Syracuse University campus are speaking up and bringing awareness to this issue. People are also telling their stories. […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Environment , Feature , Spring 2017

Spring Brings New Life to Roses and Rosarians Alike

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Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) — Just because Carl Grillo walked away from a 35-year career of saving others as a Syracuse Firefighter, didn’t mean he wanted to stop serving others. Once Grillo made the decision to step down, he committed to helping the Syracuse Rose Society maintain the E.M. Mills Rose Garden outside […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Feature , Seniors , Spring 2017

SU Senior Prints Mark in Jewelry Business

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By Jamie Weiss SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  During her third year at Syracuse University, Talley Larkin, an industrial design student from Rhode Island, was exposed to all aspects of 3D printing. After falling in love with the ability to print any design, Larkin decided to spend her summer in Berlin, training to become even more […]

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Arts , Central New York , Spring 2017 , Things to do

First ever city-wide SUArt exhibition questions status quo

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By Javier Romero SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University is showcasing the work of 29 candidates for its Masters of Fine Arts in the exhibition “Let´s be Dragons”. The collection, which features paintings, sculptures, ceramics, illustrations and other forms of art, hopes to challenge established structures that limit individuality and uniqueness. The freedom given to […]

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Central New York , Community , Feature , Sports , Spring 2017

OrangeAbility Helps to make CNY Community Inclusive to all

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By Kevin Ryans SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS)— A student organization at Syracuse University is on a mission to help the disabled feel comfortable and included. It’s called OrangeAbililty. The event this past weekend brought disabled people to the SU campus to welcome them as an integral part of the central New York community. About 200 […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Spring 2017

SU Live “Hawk Cam” Captures More Than Just Scientific Data

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By Chris Lucey Syracuse, N.Y (NCC News) — Legend has it at Syracuse University that any couple that kisses on the “Kissing Bench” will be together forever. One set of “lovebirds” has turned heads in the university community with their own iteration on the bench. The twist is that theirs is five stories above the […]

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Central New York , Community , Health , safety , Spring 2017

Flu Virus Causing Health Problems in Syracuse as Winter Weather Persists

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By Matt Kaufax SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In Syracuse, it’s impossible to count out Old Man Winter.  The cold weather and the common illnesses associated with the winter months seem to linger, even as the calendars indicate that spring is upon us. Just last week, the Syracuse and Onondaga County areas were blanketed by snowfalls […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion , Spring 2017

Students Think Everyone Needs to Share Their Unique Stories

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By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Tonight, Syracuse University continued its Spring 2017 Interfaith Dialogue Dinner Series, “Common and Diverse Ground: Raising Consciousnesses by Acknowledging the ‘Hidden’ Things that Divide Us,”  with a dialogue on “Anti-Semitism Today.” There are approximately 2,500 Jewish undergraduate students at the university, according to Hillel, so many here […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Politics , Spring 2017

Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation Hits Home for Syracuse Public Schools

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – It’s projected, according to The Huffington Post, that by 2021, 90.9% of America children will be educated in a public school. For this reason, many people have found President Donald Trump’s pick of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education troubling, as she explained in her hearing that […]

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