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November 8, 2017 - 3:51pm
The organization looks to bring the community together to empower those affected by cancer.

On Saturday, SU senior Claire Greenbaum along hosted a F**k Cancer event raising over $10,000 to go towards cancer research with her friends. The Greenbaum family started the F**k Cancer organization in 2010, after losing their mother to ovarian cancer. Claire, has been a part of the organization since the age of 14. The organization is active in the United States and in Canada, where Greenbaum is from. 

November 7, 2017 - 1:48pm
Democracy in Action students cover Election Day across Central New York

Ben Walsh, an independent, has won Syracuse's 2017 mayoral election. With 96 percent of districts reporting, Walsh defeated democratic candidate Juanita Perez Williams to become the first independent mayor elected in Syracuse since 1913 on Tuesday. Walsh won with 54.4 percent of the vote while Williams trailed with 37.9 percent.

November 7, 2017 - 11:55am
Syracuse is home to nearly 12,000 people of Puerto Rican descent that, along with other Syracuse residents, are working to gather and deliver donations to the island after Hurricane Maria.

Nearly six weeks after Hurricane Maria decimated the island of Puerto Rico, the effects of the storm are still being felt on the island and in Syracuse. The city is home to nearly 12,000 people of Puerto Rican descent, according to the U.S. Census. These ties to the island have made Syracuse a hub for relief efforts. 

November 7, 2017 - 3:50am
The Orange trailed a majority of the first half, but quickly turned the game around.

In the final exhibition game of the season, Syracuse walked away with a 84-59 win over Division II Southern Connecticut State University. However, the outcome was far from guaranteed. 

Following a convincing 84-54 win in their exhibition opener, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim went with the same starting five.

November 5, 2017 - 8:17pm
Gallery: The rapper GoldLink performed after opening performances from Shy Glizzy aka Jefe and Kranium

Students gathered in Goldstein Auditorium Saturday night for Greek Freak, headlined by GoldLink. The show also featured Shy Glizzy, now known as Jefe, and Kranium. 

The show was originally supposed to take place in September, with Meek Mill as the headliner. First, it was pushed back to November, and then Meek Mill was replaced as the headliner. 

November 4, 2017 - 11:42pm
Gallery: The Otto's Empire Belly Dance Troupe showcase featured dances from traditional belly dancing cultures.

Otto's Empire Belly Dance Troupe put on their first ever showcase in Schine Underground Saturday afternoon.

November 4, 2017 - 11:14pm
The Orange had a chance to tie the game with four seconds left, but their dreams were dashed.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Syracuse Orange football team fell short in a heart-breaking loss against Florida State on Saturday night.

The Orange were down by three late in the fourth quarter but missed a field goal attempt to tie the game, losing 27-24. Syracuse’s offense recorded 463 total yards against the Seminoles. 

November 1, 2017 - 8:06pm
Syracuse's men's basketball team wins its first game of the season by thirty points versus Southern New Hampshire University.
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November 1, 2017 - 2:30pm
The owner of the supermarket wants to work with the Syracuse City School District to bring jobs back to the Near West Side by using Nojaim Brothers Supermarket's building to house the district's soon-to-be-outsourced food services.

Following the closing of Nojaim Brothers Supermarket in October, which resulted in the loss of approximately 50 jobs, owner Paul Nojaim plans to put the building that housed the store to good use. He said that he put his building in a pool to be considered as a location for the central kitchen that will hold Syracuse City School District’s outsourced food services.

October 30, 2017 - 9:47am
Review: "The Lion King" continues to mesmerize audiences through most of its performances that include new choreography and orchestrations for its 20th anniversary tour.

Editors note: This review originally appeared on Green Room Reviews on Oct. 31.