"awareness" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Community

Syracuse Summer Theater Partners with Contact Community Services to Raise Awareness about Suicide

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By Naiya Brooks EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse Summer Theater’s musical “Pippin” partnered with Contact Community  Services to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Suicide is a theme in the play and the theater thought it would be a perfect way to give back. “Well they decided to partner with us, thankfully,” said Contact’s […]

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Central New York, Crime, Health

Elderly Abuse Often Goes Unnoticed and Unreported

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By Dominique Patrick SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – Most elderly abuse cases go unreported because family members and close friends are usually the ones targeting them. “It’s hard to report family members. That’s just usually the case,” said Jenny Ackley, Vera House Project Coordinator. Today, Vera House had their 21st annual Elder Abuse Conference, and the […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Public Safety

Syracuse Group Looks to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a quarter of American women and one in seven men in the U.S. have experienced severe intimate partner violence. Also commonly referred to as domestic violence, these cases refer to situations where the victims were either beaten, choked, slammed […]

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Central New York, Community, Public Safety

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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Men Work Together to Fundraise for Breast Cancer


By MEGHAN MISTRY Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— Almost 20 Syracuse men are fundraising for breast cancer awareness. The American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign is in Syracuse for the first time, and this year’s participants have raised almost $35,000 so far. By the end of the month, they hope to raise $50,000. “[Breast […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Music

Local A Cappella Group Hosts Benefit Concert for Cancer

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By Hannah Fleager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Ottotunes, one of Syracuse University’s all male a cappella groups, is holding its fourth annual benefit concert this weekend to raise awareness for testicular cancer. The concert is cleverly titled Cockapella. The group’s PR director, Kevin Brennan, explained why the group decided to support this cause […]

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Education, Health

Syracuse University Student Launches Campaign to Slice Mental Health Stigma

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By Jane Hong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–As a Resident Advisor at Syracuse University, senior Kara Sheplock is no stranger to the stigma that surrounds mental health–especially on college campuses. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 40% of students do not seek help despite feeling depressed, anxious or struggling with other forms of mental […]

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Education, Environment, Health, Uncategorized

Historical African-American organization holds annual ‘A Walk to Remember’ at SU

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By Bamidele Idowu SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Sunday, the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. held its third annual A Walk to Remember event in hopes of in hopes of raising money and awareness to fight hunger in Syracuse and worldwide. The annual walk is meant to acknowledge problems that occur all over the world and look to fight […]

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