Kavanagh, #4 Notre Dame Bully #9 Syracuse 22-8

May 2, 2021
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Pat Kavanagh might be the youngest player up for the 2021 Tewaaraton Award, but the sophomore is certainly making a case for the prestigious title. Yesterday against Syracuse (6-5, 2-4 ACC), the attackman’s school record 10 points led Notre Dame (7-3, 3-3 ACC) to a dominant 22-8 victory.

Syracuse Research Firm To Participate In Nationwide Alzheimer's Study

Apr 30, 2021
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A clinical research firm in Syracuse will be part of a nationwide study on Alzheimer’s. The research will be looking at two hallmarks for the disease sometimes seen 15 to 20 years before memory loss occurs: Amyloid Plaque and tau tangles. Director of Research at Clarity Clinical Research Lisa Sonneborn explains how their study is looking to pitch in.

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Onondaga County is taking steps to diagnose and address the digital divide in its rural areas. County Executive Ryan McMahon visited Fabius Friday, where he says the lack of high-speed internet access prevents people from starting businesses or buying houses there and in other areas.


With the Academy Awards having come and gone and the Emmys looming in September, movies and films are on the minds of many of us right now. What makes a movie powerful? And what do they say about our society?

On this week's episode of Afro Futures, Yusuf Abdul-Qadir and Latavius Murraywill discuss three recent movies that have a lot to say about black  representation  and the way the African American community is viewed.


It’s been a roller-coaster of a season for 9th-ranked Syracuse men’s lacrosse. The Orange began the year as a top-five team in the country, and then proceeded to lose on opening day by seven goals. SU then won its next four contests, but lost three of four right after. With many writing Syracuse off headed into last week’s road game against 7th-ranked Virginia, the Orange found a way to rise above the naysayers and took down the Cavaliers 13-11. 

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Governor Andrew Cuomo, facing resistance to lingering COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, says the virus is not yet conquered, and is urging caution on reopening up society too quickly.

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A full service grocery store now joins the growing list of places to eat or buy food downtown. The Syracuse Cooperative Market cut the ribbon to mark its official opening in the Salt City Market building on the southern end of downtown. screenshot

The Chair of the political science department at Syracuse University's Maxwell School says President Biden is using the pandemic as a moment to reconfigure government to help working families. 

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New York State’s mass vaccination sites may have opened for walk up appointments Thursday, but Onondaga County still wants those coming to their clincs to pre-register. County Executive Ryan McMahon said unlike the state, the county doesn’t have its vaccine supply just at one site.


Workers in Central New York are being remembered  in a year that has brought unexpected loss and workplace threats. There are already risks in the workplace, but COVID-19 added a potentially deadly dimension this year.