The Juice

May 28, 2015 - 6:52pm
Charnice Milton, a 2011 graduate of SU, died after a gunman fired near her bus stop in Washington, D.C., Wednesday night. She reported on community news for Capital Community News and was on her way home from an assignment.

Fierce determination balanced with incredible kindness motivated Charnice Milton to give her community a voice through her words.

On May 27, a stray bullet ended her life and work. Milton, 27, died when a gunman shot near her bus stop in Washington, D.C.

May 5, 2015 - 11:44am
It is the lowest increase of tuition for the university in 49 years.

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees approved the administration's financial proposals, including undergraduate tuition and room and board, according to the university.

The tuition for the 2015-2016 school year will be $41,794, which is a 3.5 percent increase from last year's tuition. The increase represents the smallest tuition increase for the university in 49 years.

April 17, 2015 - 9:03am
Mary Karr, an award-winning poet and memoirist, will deliver the commencement address for the SU and SUNY-ESF commencement May 10.

University officials announced Friday that award-winning poet and memoirist Mary Karr will speak at the 2015 commencement ceremony on May 10.

Karr, the Jesse Truesdell Peck professor of Literature in the SU College of Arts and Sciences, will give the address at the joint SU and SUNY-ESF 161st ceremony in the Carrier Dome. She will also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

March 22, 2015 - 9:51pm
Actor, activist and educator Jesse Williams proves there's 'more than meets the eye' during his discussion at Syracuse University.

Jesse Williams is famous for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy, but he's getting more and more attention now for his involvement in civil rights activism.

Syracuse University's National Association of Black Journalists' Remington Bennett interviewed Williams Wednesday night and started by asking him about his path to acting, which soon transitioned into his activism.

March 18, 2015 - 10:58am
After more than 10 years at the helm, Gross will transition to a new role at SU.

Daryl Gross is out as Syracuse's University's director of athletics, according to an email message sent by Chancellor Kent Syverud on Wednesday morning.

Peter Sala, managing director of the Carrier Dome, will serve as the interim athletic director with assistance from special assistant and former SU football star Floyd Little.

Gross will now serve as vice president and special assistant to the chancellor and an adjunct professor in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics.

March 9, 2015 - 3:01pm
The New York City medical examiner will conduct further tests to determine Sabrina Cammock's cause of death as the autopsy came back inconclusive.

New York City's Chief Medical Examiner does not yet know the cause of SU student-athlete and senior Sabrina Marsha-Gaye Cammock's death.

Cammock, 21, was found dead in her hotel room at the Hotel Edison in Times Square on Saturday around 9:20 a.m. She and friends had returned to the room March 6 after a night out during their spring break. Cammock didn't wake up the following morning.

March 1, 2015 - 3:26pm
Combining singing, dancing, and fundraising, SU's 12-hour dance marathon OttoTHON proved to be a success for the kids of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

Dressed in neon, tutus, and fanny packs, people packed into Syracuse University's Women's Building to participate in the university's first ever dance marathon, OttoTHON.

Beginning at Penn State University as a fundraiser event years ago, dance marathons have gradually become national events.

February 28, 2015 - 5:39pm
The former talk show host gave Turning Stone patrons plenty to laugh about with a fast-paced barrage of hilarity.

As he took the stage at the Turning Stone Event Center on Wednesday evening, Craig Ferguson promised each member of the audience would leave his standup set offended by something he said over the next 80 or so minutes.

But if any part of his routine upset me, I was too busy laughing hysterically to even notice. 

February 27, 2015 - 2:28pm
The final round of the '13th Annual Totally Fabulous Drag Show' will be held February 27th at 10pm in Goldstein Auditorium in the Schine Student Center.

The preliminary round of the 13th Annual Totally Fabulous Drag Show took place in front of a nearly sold out audience weeks ago and tonight's final round is looking to be even better.

After performances concluded during the the first round on February 12th,  SU students E. Millz and SB were among the few given the golden ticket to advance to the final round of the annual drag show competition. 

February 23, 2015 - 6:36pm
Fundraising efforts for OttoTHON will begin February 28th at 6pm in the Women's Building and last until 6am March 1st, benefitting Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

The Syracuse University community will come together to participate in OttoTHON, SU’s first ever dance marathon, in hopes of raising more than $105,000 to benefit the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

Jillian Lynch, a sophomore and the executive director for OttoTHON, has been planning this event since she came to Syracuse. She was involved in similar dance marathons during high school and wanted to start one at Syracuse.