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Syracuse, NY, United States

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Past articles by Richard:

SU junior Madison Tyler awarded 2022 Beinecke Scholar for graduate funding, mentorship

Tyler, a junior double major in African American studies and English, is the third Syracuse University student to be named a Beinecke scholar. → Read More

SU Ukraine club collects items for civilians impacted by Russian invasion

The Ukraine club at Syracuse University held a donation drive to collect essential supplies for people in Ukraine from April 18-30. → Read More

Female faculty dissatisfied by gender pay equity lawsuit settlement

Female faculty who worked at SU between January 2014 and October 2021 are eligible for compensation as a part of a class action lawsuit settlement over unequal pay. → Read More

SU's budget details 4.5% increase in tuition

SU’s 2022-23 budget includes almost $327 million for student financial aid — an increase of nearly 9%, according to the release. → Read More

SUNY Upstate announces plans to buy Crouse Hospital

The acquisition, if approved by the state, would leave Syracuse with just two general hospital systems — Upstate University Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health. → Read More

New York state reaches $220 billion budget agreement

New York state reached an agreement Thursday for a $220 billion state budget after contention that stalled the bill past its original April 1 deadline. → Read More

New York state budget to include $1.1 billion for I-81 removal project

New York state’s fiscal year 2023 budget will include $1.1 billion for the Interstate 81 removal project, reported Saturday. → Read More

Author Dave Zirin speaks on changing perceptions of politics in sports

Dave Zirin, a sports and politics writer and author, spoke to a crowd of over 50 people Friday to discuss the intersection of sports and society that the athletes’ protest represented. → Read More

Sen. Chuck Schumer says I-81 removal project could be approved within weeks

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced at a press conference Wednesday that the Interstate 81 removal project could have its Environmental Impact Statement approved within weeks by the federal government. → Read More

SU downgrades to 'BLUE' masking level for 1st time since August

Syracuse University will return to the “BLUE” COVID-19 alert level effective Monday, according to a campus-wide email Friday. → Read More

County sheriff's deputy shoots son, wife in suspected murder-suicide

The mother of SUNY-ESF student Troy Eames, who was killed Monday, told investigators her husband — a deputy of Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office — was responsible for the shooting at their home in Clay, New York. → Read More

Syracuse University investigating if it distributed recalled COVID-19 masks

The FDA recall of KN95 masks in June 2020 was due to their inability to block 95% of particulates. SU vice chancellor and provost Gretchen Ritter announced the investigation. → Read More

SU open to offering free COVID-19 testing to local residents during semester

Though Syracuse University’s testing infrastructure could not be used for testing of New York residents while students were moving in, the testing team is willing to extend the offer once more. → Read More

Man convicted of raping 'Lovely Bones' author Alice Sebold exonerated

Anthony Broadwater was convicted of a 1981 rape in Thornden Park, but flaws in the prosecution of the case led to a judge eventually vacating his conviction. → Read More

Syracuse has spent 35% of its $123 million American Rescue Plan Act funds

The city’s spending is broken down into four categories: enhancing government response and resilience, investing in jobs and economic recovery, transforming infrastructure and public spaces as well as supporting children, families and neighborhoods. → Read More

Onondaga Nation member explains how institutions can support Indigenous students

Onondaga Nation member Stephanie Waterman gave a presentation at Schine today on ways universities can create more programming for their Indigenous students. → Read More

Onondaga County voters discuss priorities for mayoral election at polling sites

All 17 seats of the Onondaga County Legislature were up for election, with a contested race in every seat, as well as a number of Syracuse Common Council seats and a variety of suburban municipal offices. → Read More

SUNY-ESF ranks No. 9 on Princeton Review list of Top 50 Green Colleges for 2021

The Princeton Review invited nearly all four-year colleges and universities to participate in the surveys, a panel of experts in higher education green practices created, the review’s website said. → Read More

Former NY governor Andrew Cuomo charged in sexual misconduct complaint

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was charged with a misdemeanor sex offense in a criminal complaint, The New York Times reported Thursday. → Read More

ROTC student who started petition for Afghan refugees hosts donation drive

As chair of the opportunity board of SU’s Army ROTC training corps, Messare wanted to make a difference in an area that she was passionate about. → Read More