SU’s Stephen Kuusisto addresses intersectionality in disability rights movement
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SU’s Stephen Kuusisto addresses intersectionality in disability rights movement

The disability community has fought for every inch of progress throughout time. Providing a bridge between other social movements, the disability rights movement has become more intense over the past…

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COVID-19 Hits Long-term Care Facilities Hard, Exposing System
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COVID-19 Hits Long-term Care Facilities Hard, Exposing System

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The modern-day term for an institution is a long-term care facility. It's become “politically-correct,” but, I think, it's evolved into a way of softening the reality and putting a patch…

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COVID-19, Disability and Ableism: Nine Months Deep
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COVID-19, Disability and Ableism: Nine Months Deep

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The US reported 125,220 coronavirus patients in hospitals Wednesday, the most ever on a given day during the pandemic, according to The COVID Tracking Project. Death, destruction, polarization and a…

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OVERLOOKED: 30 Years After ADA Legislation, College Students with Disabilities Continue Fight for Inclusion
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OVERLOOKED: 30 Years After ADA Legislation, College Students with Disabilities Continue Fight for Inclusion

The comments about how my needs were too much for the system to handle still echo in my ear. I can hear the conversations that handcuffed my family. As we…

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Some students of color frustrated with voting process, nominees
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Some students of color frustrated with voting process, nominees

As candidates make final attempts to win over voters before polls close Tuesday night, some Black students at Syracuse University expressed frustration with the voting process.  Representatives and leaders of…

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Candyman still operating despite COVID-19
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Candyman still operating despite COVID-19

When Syracuse University shut down campus in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Troy Boyer, aka the “Cuse Candyman,” was disappointed.  “I consider all the students like family,” Boyer said. “It…

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