BDJ 364.01 Articles

Central New York, Consumer, Technology

SU Student’s Invention Brings a Simple Solution to a Big Probelm

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Listen here to see what else Charlie has to say about his invention, FibreFree By Brendan Mortensen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University’s Charles Keppler is the co-inventor of FibreFree, a microfiber trapping device. About 70% of clothes are produced with materials containing synthetic fibers, such as polyester and nylon. When these clothes are washed, […]

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Government, Weather

Local Scientist Opposes Trump’s NOAA Pick, Privatization Of Weather Data

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Listen to learn why Syracuse University Professor Daniel Curewitz opposes President Trump’s pick to lead NOAA.   By Jack Watson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Barry Myers, the CEO of Accuweather, was chosen last week by President Donald Trump to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a choice that prompted controversy among scientists. Syracuse University […]

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Central New York, Health, Syracuse

Syracuse University’s Mental Health Awareness Week Comes to a Close

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Listen here to find out what events took place throughout the week and the influence it had on students. By Timothy Collins SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Thursday marked the final day of Syracuse University’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Student Association, along with Active Minds and other campus organizations, hosted events throughout the week […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Public Safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Students Discuss Safety in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

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By Andrew Graham SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Just days after a gunman in Las Vegas claimed over 50 lives and wounded over 500 bystanders, students at Syracuse University are thinking about their safety more than ever. It’s happened in Las Vegas, it’s happened in Newtown, Connecticut, and it’s happened in Orlando, Florida. Why couldn’t […]

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Central New York, Education, Health, Syracuse

Mental Health Week is Helping Students Prioritize Mental Health

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Listen here to find out how Syracuse University organizations are reducing the stigma surrounding mental health. By Gabrielle Caracciolo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This week is national mental health awareness week and organizations at Syracuse University are teaming up to increase student engagement with the mental health services available to them. Multiple offices and organizations […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Feature, food, History, Jobs, Music, Non-profit, Syracuse

Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The fall class of BDJ 364 went to the New York State Fair on Thursday August 31st to explore the fair’s many sights and sounds, below is what they discovered. Emma H. Henzes went to the Pan-African Village to listen to John Heard, a percussion teacher in Syracuse, […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Sees Flood of Support During National Volunteer Week

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By Olivia Liskowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) It’s National Volunteer Week and the Meals on Wheels in downtown Syracuse has seen an outpouring of support. One of the biggest reasons for the support, however, is President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. If approved, the budget would cut $300,000, or about one-third, of the local chapter’s current budget. This presents […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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Central New York, Community, holiday, Religion, tourism

Cathedral Renovations Save Syracuse Landmark

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By Taylor Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Sun shines through the stained glass windows on the right side of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The pews shine with different colored light fragments. But the left side windows are entirely blacked out. Scaffolding has started to block the windows as part of the $12 million renovation to […]

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