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#Not Again SU Continues to Demand Resignation of Syverud Despite Agreement with Students

Members of the Not Again SU movement held a brief walk out Thursday where they delivered petitions demanding the resignation of chancellor Kent Syverud and other top administration officials. There is still unrest among some students who feel current administrators aren’t adequately addressing racism on campus. " Hey hey! Ho ho! Syverud has got to go! " chanted the students as they walked from Hendricks Chapel to the Crouse Hinds building. These students who didn’t want to be identified say...

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Members of the Not Again SU movement held a brief walk out Thursday where they delivered petitions demanding the resignation of chancellor Kent Syverud and other top administration officials.  There is still unrest among some students who feel current administrators aren’t adequately addressing racism on campus. 

"Hey hey!  Ho ho!  Syverud has got to go!" chanted the students as they walked from Hendricks Chapel to the Crouse Hinds building.

These students who didn’t want to be identified say there’s an ongoing pattern of inaction.    

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An event that mixes music with community, inside one of Syracuse’s architectural gems returned to the Salt City Thursday night for a weekend run. 

Solstice at the Cathedral brings together a wide variety of Central New York musicians … some well-known to local audiences and some that concert-goers will discover. 

SOME MUSICIANS TAKING PART IN SOLSTICE AT THE CATHEDRAL

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George Winston might be best known for his piano recordings and concerts.  But the musician, who visits Central New York this weekend, is a multi-instrumentalist with a history of helping others. 


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The tentative contract agreement between the city of Syracuse and its police union aims to address two major challenges facing the department:  Recruitment and retention.  Officials talked about the 4 1/2 year deal Wednesday with a committee of common councilors. 


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A program that’s encouraging youth to exercise and eat healthy in Syracuse City Schools is about to expand from five to seven schools.  The Growing Healthy Hearts program also emphasizes the need for mental preparation and treating others with kindness.  American Heart Association Local Director Franklin Fry explains how characters that students earn are visually reinforcing the lessons in school.

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Last week, the state’s public campaign finance commission issued a plan to allow candidates for state offices to receive public matching grants for some  campaign donations under $250. But advocates worry that the final report left out a key legal clause and that could jettison the entire program, if any one part of it is successfully challenged in court.


Syracuse Loses Third Straight Game

Dec 3, 2019
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The Syracuse (4-4) shooters went ice-cold and got outscored 38-25 in the second half versus Iowa (6-2) on Tuesday night in the Dome. 

 

Buddy Boeheim and Joe Girard III shot a combined 1-9 from three and 4-18 from the field. Leading scorer Elijah Hughes struggled from the field as well going 3-13.

 

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Ending an era at the Internet's biggest search company, Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page are leaving their leadership roles and CEO Sundar Pichai will become chief executive of both Google and its parent company, Alphabet.

Page is stepping down as CEO of Alphabet, while Brin is resigning as its president. They will remain board members of Alphabet, a company that oversees not just Google but also research into artificial intelligence and self-driving cars.

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Stronger sexual harassment laws have gone into effect that will expand protections for women in New York facing harassment in their homes, workplaces, and in public spaces. 


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An on-the-job apprenticeship training program is about to launch to fill the gaps for a lack of qualified talent in Central New York for machinists and toolmakers.  Onondaga Community College is partnering with two local companies to offer the free on the job training. 


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