Henninger High School http://wrvo.org en Obama visits Syracuse, promotes college affordability plan http://wrvo.org/post/obama-visits-syracuse-promotes-college-affordability-plan <p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 10:41:07 +0000 Ellen Abbott 43080 at http://wrvo.org Obama visits Syracuse, promotes college affordability plan Maffei says more should be done to make higher education affordable http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-says-more-should-be-done-make-higher-education-affordable <p>President Obama was at Henninger High School in Syracuse on Thursday evening to discuss plans to make higher education more affordable for students. Congressman Dan Maffei, whose district includes Syracuse, says the president's speech included the introduction of a new college grading method that could influence how federal financial aid is distributed to the nation's colleges.<br> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 43056 at http://wrvo.org Maffei says more should be done to make higher education affordable Slideshow: President Obama in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/slideshow-president-obama-syracuse <p>President Obama visited Syracuse Thursday, giving a speech on making college more affordable for middle class students. Take a look at some of the photos in and around Henninger High School in Syracuse, where the president gave his speech.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:23:51 +0000 WRVO News 43055 at http://wrvo.org Slideshow: President Obama in Syracuse President Obama in Syracuse today http://wrvo.org/post/president-obama-syracuse-today <p>President Obama comes to Syracuse later today, where he will give a speech on college affordability and the middle class. The speech at Henninger High School is expected to begin at 6:00 p.m. Doors will open at 3:00 p.m. for those who have tickets, which were <strong><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/hundreds-try-tickets-see-president-obamas-bus-tour">distributed earlier this week</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:04:48 +0000 Jason Smith 43016 at http://wrvo.org President Obama in Syracuse today In a shirt and tie, aspiring politician camps out to see Obama http://wrvo.org/post/shirt-and-tie-aspiring-politician-camps-out-see-obama <p></p><p>Caleb Duncan was probably the only person wearing a shirt and tie to wait in line overnight to get tickets to President Obama's scheduled Thursday visit to Syracuse.</p><p>"I’m thinking about getting a new suit," he said with laugh. He <a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/hundreds-try-tickets-see-president-obamas-bus-tour" target="_blank">lined for tickets</a> around 10:30 p.m. Monday.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:34:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 42907 at http://wrvo.org In a shirt and tie, aspiring politician camps out to see Obama Hundreds try for tickets to see President Obama's bus tour http://wrvo.org/post/hundreds-try-tickets-see-president-obamas-bus-tour <p>As the sun heated up the parking lot outside Henninger High School this morning, umbrellas and other makeshift sources of shade began to replace pillows and blankets.</p><p>Some people had been in line since 7 p.m. Monday, shortly after details of President Barack Obama's visit to Syracuse were released, in hopes of getting tickets to see him give a speech at the high school Thursday evening about making education more affordable.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:38:20 +0000 Ryan Delaney 42900 at http://wrvo.org Hundreds try for tickets to see President Obama's bus tour Tickets for President Obama visit to Syracuse to be made available Tuesday http://wrvo.org/post/tickets-president-obama-visit-syracuse-be-made-available-tuesday <p>President Barack Obama will visit the Syracuse area this week, giving a speech at Henninger High School on the importance of an affordable education. The president's speech is expected to begin at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:53:47 +0000 Jason Smith 42872 at http://wrvo.org Tickets for President Obama visit to Syracuse to be made available Tuesday