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Government, Politics

SU Professor Reacts to Kavanaugh Allegations

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Click the play button above to find out how SU assistant law professor, Katherine Bisson, feels about the new allegations against Kavanaugh. Audio Transcript: MyStoryScript By Morgan Glicksman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — A second sexual misconduct allegation has been made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. This time by a former Yale classmate. Deborah Ramirez, […]

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Syracuse University Pushes To Ban Relationships Between Undergraduate Students and Faculty

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  Listen here to find out more about Syracuse University’s push to ban student-faculty relationships.  Audio Transcript: Teacher Script By Courtney Rau SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University’s Academic Freedom, Tenure and Professional Ethics Committee (AFTPE) is working with the Women’s Concerns Committee to fully prohibit intimate relationships between faculty and undergraduate students. The push for […]

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Feature, 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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Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit

The Importance of Speaking Up Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): A social media movement with the hashtag MeToo has become a platform to encourage sexual assault victims to talk about their personal experience and how they are getting over it. This hashtag started when actress, Alyssa Milano, posted a screenshot saying “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Non-profit, Public Safety, Syracuse

Sexual Assault Victims Seek Help at Vera House

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Vera House offers different programs for victims By Tyler Dudley (SYRACUSE) – Syracuse Police Department and Onondaga County Police Department answered over 600 phone calls about sexual assault in 2016. Jennifer Loppicolo works with their Community/Youth Education Program. She travels to elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools to inform younger kids and teenagers about the […]

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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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Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Education, Health

Organizations Help To Raise Awareness about Sexual Assault

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By Arlety Gonzalez SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Sexual Assault Awareness Month takes place in April of each year. During this month, various organizations help to raise awareness about domestic violence and educate the public on how to prevent it. Vera House, a non-profit organization whose goal is to end sexual assault, has shown the importance of this […]

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Cornell Basketball Player Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

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A Cornell basketball player was arrested Sunday on rape and sexual assault charges, according to campus police. Xavier Eaglin, a 19-year-old freshman, was charged with four felonies, including first-degree rape and three counts of first-degree sexual assault. Eaglin has been charged additionally with the Class A misdemeanor of criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation […]

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Education, Government, Public Safety

Vice President Biden Visits SU to Promote Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault

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By Molly Smith SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Hundreds of people gathered at Syracuse University starting as early as six o’clock this morning to hear from Vice President Joe Biden in his second annual “Week of Action” to promote a national campaign to end campus sexual assault.  “It’s On Us,” launched by Biden last year, calls […]

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Education, Health, Public Safety

United States Vice President Joe Biden to Visit Syracuse University for Its On Us Week

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By David Lauterbach (SYRACUSE, NY) NCC News – Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced over the past weekend that Syracuse University alumnus and United States Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit SU on Thursday, November 12th. Biden’s visit coincides with the Its On Us week at Syracuse University, which aims to get rid of and […]

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