The Juice

By Shi Shi
October 1, 2014 - 3:25pm
Participants discussed improving teaching facilities, bolstering student support services and scheduling no-class Fridays.

Members of the Syracuse University community participated in the second of three town hall meetings Tuesday in Maxwell Auditorium. The discussion focused on the strategic plan, the first element of Chancellor Kent Syverud’s Fast Forward Syracuse initiative.

September 24, 2014 - 5:31pm
Syverud used the meeting to answer questions about the initiative, which has three parts: a strategic plan, a campus master plan and an operational excellence program.

Members of the SU community participated in a Q+A session Monday in Hendricks Chapel regarding Fast Forward Syracuse, a new initiative under Chancellor Kent Syverud.

September 19, 2014 - 12:36pm
Actor Rick Gonzalez spoke about the influence his upbringing has had on his acting career.

Smoothly making his way to the stage in a very laid-back T-shirt, jeans and navy blue and orange sneakers -- coincidentally showing school spirit -- the Latino TV star quickly opened up to the crowd.

“Acting has been able to shed light on some things that as a man I needed to grow up in,” Rick Gonzalez said. 

September 15, 2014 - 9:27pm
The Fast Forward Syracuse initiative will be the topic of Monday's town hall meeting in Hendricks Chapel.

A town hall meeting to discuss Fast Forward Syracuse and related plans for Syracuse University’s future will take place Monday in Hendricks Chapel, according to an SU News release.

September 14, 2014 - 8:29pm
University Union announces the sarcastic, observational stand-up star will come to campus on Oct. 25.

Syracuse University is about to get a visit from Mr. Universe.

Jim Gaffigan, the stand-up comedian best known for his sardonic musings on parenthood and microwaveable frozen treats, will perform at Goldstein Auditorium Oct. 25, University Union announced tonight.

Tickets for "An Evening with Jim Gaffigan" go on sale at 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Schine box office. They're $5 with an SU/ESF student ID.

September 12, 2014 - 4:56pm
More than 100 students joined Friday's forum on the issues of race and identity at Syracuse University.

Taryne Chatman admitted he sometimes has trouble saying exactly what he wants to say. But when he tried to come to terms with the hate speech heard in a viral video circulating across campus, he was left speechless. That is -- until he turned his thoughts into poetry.

"I mean you know it's spelled. Starts with an 'N' ends with 'er.' Man-made manifestations that remind us, that our history ain't too far," Chatman recited.

September 11, 2014 - 3:08pm
The Syracuse University chapter of the NAACP will hold a forum Friday in Grant Auditorium at 1 p.m.

Organizers of the Friday’s campus forum are anticipating a diverse audience for their open discussion on issues of race and identity on Syracuse University’s campus

September 10, 2014 - 12:43am
Strong makes first statement since using offensive language in viral online video.

Syracuse women's soccer player Hanna Strong has issued an apology following her indefinite suspension from the team this past weekend.

According to Mike Waters of syracuse.com, Hanna's father, Drew Strong, spoke with a reporter Tuesday evening before his daughter offered a personal apology via email. The apology read:

September 9, 2014 - 2:22pm
Syracuse University returns from a dip to 62nd last year.

Syracuse University ranks 58 in the country for academics, according to a U.S. News and World Report listing released Monday evening. This marks a return to SU's 2013 ranking after the university dipped to 62nd last year. 

September 7, 2014 - 7:04pm
Chancellor Kent Syrverud announced in an email that a community forum will address the offensive Instagram video that has been circulating this weekend.

Syracuse University’s administration is now planning a community forum in response to the Instagram video featuring Syracuse University soccer player Hanna Strong.  

The video, which has been circulating through news outlets and social media this weekend, catalyzed a strong and rapid reaction on campus after it was posted on Saturday. In the video, Strong, who is a senior midfielder on the women’s soccer team, shouts racial and homophobic slurs.