The Juice

February 24, 2014 - 10:01am
Dr. Brittney Cooper, a professor of women's and gender studies and African studies, encouraged students to fight injustices and ask questions in an event for Black History Month.

A scholar of black women’s intellectual history and thought explained the struggles blacks and women are currently facing and ways to fight injustice in a speech for Black History Month Thursday night.

Dr. Brittney Cooper, an assistant professor of women’s and gender studies and African studies at Rutgers University, urged students not to accept the status quo and to fight for the big questions. “If you see a good fight, get in it,” she said.

February 13, 2014 - 4:19pm
The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent" discusses diversity, humor and his experiences in comedy and entertainment media.

Larry Wilmore, the speaker at the Newhouse School’s 13th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media, has gone through his life and career taking risks.

February 5, 2014 - 3:31pm
The accumulation of heavy snowfall leads Syracuse University to call off activity for the day.

After chatter circulated among Syracuse University students on campus Tuesday evening, the final email confirming the cancelation of classes arrived Wednesday at 12:40 p.m.

February 5, 2014 - 5:02am
Alexis Ohanian entertained and imparted entrepreneurial advice Tuesday to students, faculty and community members at the iSchool talk.

A crowd of more than 200 people gathered Tuesday in the Syracuse University Sheraton to hear Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian speak about Internet entrepreneurship.

From the moment Ohanian opened his mouth, the audience erupted in laughter.

“I’ve already gotten this thing off to, I think, a pretty good start,” he said. “Now I should talk about mascots.”

Ohanian is known for drawing cute mascots for every startup he helps create. Syracuse University’s mascot Otto the Orange attended the event.

February 3, 2014 - 5:29pm
Jayson Stark '73, Tim Kurkjian and Dan Shulman shared their paths to sports reporting and advice to aspiring journalists.

Students and faculty packed the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium Friday when three ESPN baseball personalities visited the Newhouse School.

“There are really two reasons I am where I am in life,” said Jayson Stark ‘73, a graduate of the Newhouse School. “One is because I’m one of those lucky people in the world who is doing exactly what I dreamed of doing since I was nine years old. And the second reason I am here today is because I went to Syracuse.”

February 2, 2014 - 5:56pm
From Castle Court to the Carrier Dome, SU students let their school spirit shine.

Gray skies, falling snow and slushy pavement didn't stop Syracuse University students from engaging in pre-game hoopla in anticipation of the SU versus Duke University game on Saturday.

These party-hungry SU students, sporting custom body paint, T-shirts, stickers and more flocked to Castle Court, located on the edge of Walnut park, where outdoor drinking and dancing gave attendees an outlet to partake in Duke-bashing revelry.

January 25, 2014 - 6:14pm
Students and guests argued the pros and cons of banning tobacco from the campus in the Campbell Debate.

With temperatures in the single digits Thursday night, only the brave beared the cold to attend the Campbell Debate on establishing an on-campus smoking ban at Syracuse University.

January 21, 2014 - 3:45pm
The New York senator detailed an agenda to help women in the workplace and expand the middle class.

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke about strengthening women’s rights in the workplace in a policy speech at The Maxwell School on Friday.

“The key to creating a growing economy and to building a middle class that can thrive in this century are women,” Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said. “Without a doubt, given a fair shot, women will ignite our economy and lead our middle class revival.”

January 19, 2014 - 11:56pm
Four Internet comedians, including Syracuse alumnus, set to perform.

As the winter doldrums set in, the bright comedic glow of CollegeHumor will be arriving at Syracuse University to warm up the campus' collective funnybone.

CollegeHumor Live, a touring comedy show version of the popular comedy website, is stopping by the Goldstein Auditorium on February 19th

January 15, 2014 - 10:54pm
In his first days, Kent Syverud has visited the Student Sandbox, dined at Schine Dining Center and invited an information management and technology senior to Saturday's SU-Pitt basketball game.

In an email Wednesday afternoon, Kent Syverud informed the SU community of what he’s been up to during his first few days as chancellor –- and he’s been busy.