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The union representing Syracuse University public safety officers is challenging claims of misconduct against student protestors that are port of the ongoing Not Again SU movement.  

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The Not Again SU protests moved outside the Syracuse Administration wednesday evening, blocking a portion of Waverly and Crouse Avenues.   Police showed up at the outdoor scene, but no word on any arrests.  Protestors then moved back inside to continue a sit-in, occupation of the Crouse Hinds building. 


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About two dozen Syracuse University students have been told they’re on interim-suspension after they refused to leave a sit-in at the administration building.   The latest stand-off between the Not Again SU protesters and university leadership includes diverted classes and locked doors with less tolerance by SU administration than protestors received during demonstrations late last year.

#NotAgainSU Movement Re-Emerges, Occupies Crouse-Hinds Hall

Feb 17, 2020
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Update 2/18/2020 7:10 AM:

Students with the group #Not Again SU who refused to leave the University’s Administrative Office building last night to observe the hours of operation have been referred to the Office of Student rights and Responsibilities. 

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Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud didn’t waste any time in his Winter Message Monday in addressing the racist incidents that gripped campus in November.  He began his speech by saying the students, faculty, and the community went through a hard time, facing hate, fear and uncertainty.  

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 UPDATE:  Syracuse University's Board of Trustees announced Thursday the formation of an Independent Advisory Panel, in conjunction with a newly formed Board of Trustees Special Committee on University Climate, Diversity, and Inclusion.  Together, they will assess and provide recommendations regarding programs, policies, and initiatives designed to foster and strengthen diversity and inclusion on campus.

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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. 

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Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud sent a message to the university community Monday with an update on the work they're trying to accomplish toward campus safety when students return from Thanksgiving Break. 

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  UPDATED 11/22

After University officials announced agreements on most of student demands, the #NotAgainSU protest leaders read a statement that they did not agree to the memorandum signed by the Chancellor. 

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Updated 10:11 a.m. to add Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and Provost comments.   

A forum at Syracuse University to try and ease fears on campus over racist incidents and improve policies on diversity and safety did not meet either goal.  But students and some staff members did get promises from the Chancellor and administration to make changes that could improve inclusion and the handling of future racist incidents.