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Central New York, College, Community, Syracuse University

Resident Advisors Address the Theta Tau Controversy

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By Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Last week, Resident Advisor Russell Fearon was called into a meeting by his Resident Director. Meetings usually pertain to the building and matters of residential life, but this one was different. Earlier that day, video of an offensive hazing ritual by the engineering fraternity Theta Tau was […]

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Alcohol, Health, Syracuse University

SU Professor: New Alcohol Consumption Study Holds Value

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Video Transcript: My Story Script By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — A recently published study found that consuming more than the recommended amount of alcohol can potentially take years off of your life and could cause severe health complications. The recommended amounts of alcohol are based on the United Kingdom’s recommended upper levels of […]

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Community, Education

A Long Way From Home

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A_Long_Way_Script By Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One day during Jinglu An’s freshman year at Syracuse University, she discovered an unwelcome visitor in her dorm room: a mouse. “I got so scared,” said An. “I didn’t know what to do!” Startled and confused, An jolted out of the room and asked friends down […]

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Feature, Sports, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Crunch Player Overcomes Career-Threatening Knee Surgeries

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Video Transcript: My Story Script By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Like basketball, soccer or track, hockey is a sport that requires strong, healthy knees to keep up with the demands of skating, stopping and turning. But what happens when that ability is taken away from you? For Jonne Tammela of the Syracuse Crunch, it […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse, Weather

This New Home Has a Familiar Feel

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Video Transcript: Lucey-Pkg-3 Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – When Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico this past October it turned the lives of thousands of Puerto Ricans upside down, including that of Nelson Rolando-Rodriguez. The eight-year-old had just started the third grade when the storm hit, wiping out his school and taking him out […]

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Central New York, Sports, Syracuse Chiefs, Weather

Mother Nature Helping Syracuse Chiefs’ Grounds Crew Prepare For 2018 Season

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Video Transcript: My Story Script By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The month of February in Syracuse is usually not sunny and warm, but a recent arrival of nice weather reminds locals that baseball season is right around the corner. At NBT Bank Stadium, the home of the Syracuse Chiefs, the grounds crew appreciates this […]

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Community, Religion

Two Different Celebrations: Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day Fall on The Same Day

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CJ Santosuosso  SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – February 14th has always had significance: it’s Valentine’s Day. The day meant to celebrate St. Valentine features candy, flowers and sweets is a staple for lovers everywhere. This year, another Christian holiday is crashing the party. For the first time since 1945, Ash Wednesday has fallen on Valentine’s Day. […]

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Feature, Sexual Assault, Syracuse

Newhouse Military Student Overcomes Traumatic Childhood Experience

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Video Transcript: MyStoryScript By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications offers a program to active military men and women to learn more about media and journalism. The program includes members of all branches of the military, and one of this year’s Military Motion Media students is Sarah Ruiz, […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Government, Syracuse

Proposed Budget Puts Public Broadcasting in Bind

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By Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Trump administration’s proposed $4.4 trillion budget includes cutting all federal funding for public broadcasting.  For Salt City residents, that means PBS affiliate WCNY and NPR station WAER may face major financial issues if the bill passes. “If those funds and that support were to go away, the […]

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