Monthly Archives: December 2010

Moving forward: Henninger rebounds after a fallen Knight

By Jenna Cottrell, Jake Reiner, and Mark Sell Originally reported Dec. 15, 2010 SYRACUSE (NCC News) – 94 feet. That’s how far it is from one end of a high school basketball court to the other. For the Henninger boys … Continue reading

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Feelings of invincibility spark vulnerability in young adults

By Alexandria Goodson, Catherine Schur, and Courtney Volk SYRACUSE (NCC News)- “I was scared to leave,” said Meaghan Goodnough. “I was afraid of what he would do if I left him.” The physical and emotional abuse that Meaghan Goodnough, Syracuse, … Continue reading

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“The Orange Girl” twirls her way to New York City

Written by: Alanah Rodriguez, Julia Rosenberg and Dania Souid Syracuse (NCC News)— The crowd flinches backwards as a flash of light begins to spin widely in circles around the field.  The young woman clad in a sequined orange and blue … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Syracuse Marching Band, “100 Men and a Girl”

Written by: Alanah Rodriguez, Julia Rosenberg and Dania Souid Syracuse (NCC News)– As Archbold Stadium burned down on January 12, 1947 the Syracuse University (S.U.) Marching Band felt the heat.  Feelings of uncertainty and hopelessness overcame the members as their … Continue reading

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Community emphasizes need for proactive leader for superintendent

By Stephen McNelis and Emily Dunckle SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Even though the temperatures outside dipped into the low 20s, a warm sense of community filled the cafeteria at Nottingham High School on Dec. 9.  What started out as a … Continue reading

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Massachusetts high school overcomes challenges that Syracuse schools faces

By Stephen McNelis and Emily Dunckle “Fifty percent graduation rate is not good at all,” Vito Sciscioli, Executive Director of Syracuse 20/20, said.  “We need a better way of doing business.” According to the New York State Education Department, three … Continue reading

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Woman’s death affects entire nation

By Gina Lazara, Jim Levulis, and Rashaud Thomas SYRACUSE (NCC News) – She had been dancing through life but it all came crashing down at a time when she should’ve been soaring. The story of Jenni-Lyn Watson affected many people not only … Continue reading

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Back on Track

By John Nolan and Steph Machado Jake Puusalu didn’t know what happened. The Syracuse University sophomore was lying on the indoor track of the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. “Did I finish?” he asked the coaches and medical staff hovering … Continue reading

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Soccer helps refugee brothers move forward

By: Caleb Lamb, Jared Pomponio, Katya Rivera SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – “Hey Mawuena! Mawuena!” The 19 year old turned and smiled, shaking his head. He’d heard the comparisons before, being called by his older brother’s name despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Four Loko Banned: Pointless?

By: Christian Marotta, Alexandra Montgomery, and Bill Spaulding   Originally Reported on December 9. SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS)-Type Four Loko into Google and you get almost 6 million results. Narrow your search to Four Loko accidents and you still get more … Continue reading

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