"Syracuse University" Tagged Articles

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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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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Central New York , Education , Public Safety

SU Open Forum: Inclusive Bathroom Signage On Campus

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By: Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Bathroom signs on Syracuse University’s campus are about to get upgraded. As part of the Campus Framework project, SU is redesigning bathroom signs to have gender-inclusive and accessible bathroom signs consistent across campus. SU currently has over 700 gender-neutral bathrooms, about 600 of them being in resident halls. The […]

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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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Central New York , Education , Government , Politics

How A Student Organization At Syracuse University Is Trying To Get Fellow Students To The Polls

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By Steven Krainin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As students at Syracuse University walk from class to class, voting may not be the first thing on their minds. According to the Center for Information and Research On Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, 32 percent of voters aged 18-29 turned out for the 2012 […]

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