Justino Vixtha Began the Legal Immigration Process. Then, He was Arrested.

Since Justino Vixtha’s arrest last May, his family has been dealing with the fact that he might get deported because of his undocumented status.

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The Struggle for Affordable Healthcare in Central New York

The lack of affordable health coverage has affected many Central New York residents. Here are three profiles of patients and caregivers who shared their stories.

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How One CNY Athlete Made the National Sled Hockey Team

Colin Gooley was selected to play for the USA Sled Hockey team last summer.

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Joe Driscoll’s Fight to End Childhood Lead Poisoning by 2025

Story and photos by Sara Lafkir, contributing writer Syracuse artists and musicians, including Akuma Roots, Brownskin, Grupo Pagan, Blacklites, were brought together last October to “Make Lead History”. Two things prompted them to be a part of this particular lead prevention fundraiser: they either knew that lead exposure is a crisis in the city or…

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Q + A with Israeli EDM DJ Borgore

Story by Rachel Burt; photo courtesy of Cybele Manilowski In late September, Israeli EDM DJ Yosef Asaf Borger, known professionally as Borgore, took the stage at Syracuse’s Westcott Theater. Borgore is an Israeli-born rapper, EDM producer, DJ, and singer-songwriter and sees himself as “one of electronic music’s most popular and polarizing artists,” according to his artist…

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My Political Reporting Experience in the Middle East

Story by Rashika Jaipuriar; photos by Lindsey Sabado Sababa. That’s one of the first words we learned when my international reporting class and I landed in Tel Aviv, Israel.  It means “great” or “cool”— the hip lingo to express satisfaction with something. I could sum up my trip to Israel with one thousand “sababas.” From…

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