"Syracuse University" Tagged Articles

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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Central New York , Community , Education , Health

Take Back the Night Rallying at Syracuse University

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By Desiree Hurlbut SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The “Take Back the Night” rally is taking place at Syracuse University tonight. This is an annual event across the world, with a message of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence. Syracuse University Professor, Rebecca Ortiz has been involved in these issues before as the co-creator of […]

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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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Business , Community

Web Extra: Syracuse Approves Construction Project on SU Campus

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The plaza behind Marshall Street will soon cease to exist. An eight-story apartment building is set to take over the block on S. Crouse Avenue, forcing beloved SU landmarks like Chuck’s, Funk ‘n Waffles, and Orange Crate Brewing Co. to relocate within the area. The Syracuse City Planning Commission […]

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Politics

Students and Staff Protest at Syracuse University and SUNY ESF Over the Rise in Hate Related Incidents

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By Steven Krainin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Around a thousand students and staff at Syracuse University and SUNY ESF protested Wednesday to speak out against the rise in hate related incidents. Many of those protesters believe that President-Elect Donald Trump has fanned the flames this election cycle. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Politics , race , Religion , safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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