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Maggie Hicks

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Past articles by Maggie:

Students can’t get enough of house concerts, and it's because of COVID fatigue

Since all live concerts and events were canceled during the pandemic, house concerts have bounced back in a big way across SU’s campus. → Read More

Onondaga County to offer COVID-19 testing sites for SU commencement attendees

Before attending the ceremony, visitors must go to a pre-screening compliance station, where they will present their proof of a vaccine or negative test. → Read More

SU political scientists weigh in on what U.S. census results mean for New York

The U.S. Census Bureau announced the change Monday, stating that the House seat instead went to Minnesota, which also came close to losing the seat. → Read More

New York will allow walk-ins at mass vaccination sites starting Thursday

Residents who come for walk-in appointments may experience slight wait times and should still bring all proof of identity and insurance information. → Read More

SA election has 2.1% voter turnout after first day of voting

If Bruen and Stinfort don’t receive votes from 10% of the student body by the time voting ends on Friday at midnight, SA bylaws allow them to extend voting by 24 hours. → Read More

SU organizations host vigil in response to anti-Asian hate

Roughly 3,800 incidents of racial violence against Asian Americans have been reported during the pandemic, according to Stop AAPI Hate. → Read More

‘A safe space’: SU students find community through on-campus organizations

Students said that by participating in affinity groups and on-campus organizations, they can find a sense of belonging despite an unwelcoming campus climate. → Read More

SU, SUNY-ESF students discuss history of anti-Asian racism at forum

The forum included remarks from Asian students, staff and faculty concerning their experiences with anti-Asian racism. → Read More

Clothesline Project becomes stepping stone for sexual assault survivors

The project is an annual initiative that gives individuals who have experienced sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking or other forms of interpersonal violence a chance to share their experiences. → Read More

SU senior neuroscience major dies

Riddle was majoring in neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences. → Read More

Lawmakers agree on plan to legalize recreational marijuana

The new agreement would expand the state’s existing medical marijuana program, set up a licensing and taxation system for recreational sales and establish the Office of Cannabis Management. → Read More

SU will expect students to receive COVID-19 vaccine by fall, Syverud says

Syverud recently announced in a campus-wide email that the university is planning to have a fully in-person semester in the fall. → Read More

Despite inclusivity efforts, some SU facilities remain inaccessible

In the Board of Trustees’ diversity report, it identified 10,000 incidents in on-campus buildings and facilities that will be considered code violations. → Read More

SU confirms emerging COVID-19 cluster in residence halls

The cluster has the potential to spread “very quickly,” especially due to the close living quarters in residence halls. → Read More

How COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted people of color in Syracuse

The pandemic’s adverse effects on communities of color stemmed from deeply rooted inequalities both in health care, as well as in various other systems across the country. → Read More

‘Reliving history’: Residents fear I-81 project could displace communities

If the I-81 viaduct is removed, the land leftover could lead to gentrification and displacement for families whose homes were already destroyed when the highway was built. → Read More

New SU registrar hopes to add efficiency, inclusivity to scheduling process

SU appointed Campbell as university registrar in January, after she worked for nearly three years as the director of operations in the College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell. → Read More

‘Our Laura’: Laura Rodriguez remembered for her determination, compassion

Rodriguez, also known as Natalya, was a senior from Houston, Texas studying psychology at Syracuse University. → Read More

DPS Chief Bobby Maldonado to retire in August

Throughout his time at the university, Maldonado has helped DPS strengthen its training programs and policing strategies as well as diversity within the department. → Read More

Former SU student arrested for alleged sexual assault of 2 students

The Syracuse Police Department Abused Person's Unit, DPS and the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office has deemed Cohen a suspect in the sexual assault of the two students. → Read More