April 16, 2014 - 1:50pm
The inaugural conference featured 15 speakers, including Mayor Stephanie Miner, with ideas worth spreading.

The first TEDx Syracuse University conference, held on April 9 in the Newhouse School, left students feeling inspired and hopeful.

“It was awesome. I can’t think of another word for it,” said Brian Deaver, a first-year law student at SU. “It’s incredible.”

TED, which stands for technology, entertainment and design, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading “ideas worth sharing.” Since 1984, the organization has hosted speaker events to encourage audience members to see the world differently.

April 14, 2014 - 6:56pm
The CNN anchor will be the guest speaker of the third annual "Truth Be Told" event, hosted by NABJ and Alphi Phi Alpha, Fraternity.

The silver fox is coming to campus.

On Thursday, April 24, CNN anchor and journalist Anderson Cooper will speak at The Newhouse School at 7 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium.

Cooper will be the guest speaker at the third annual “Truth Be Told” event, organized by the Delta Zeta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity and the Syracuse chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.

April 11, 2014 - 12:41am
The daylong conference featured speakers who talked about topics including bio-ethics and contemporary medicine.

In 2010, William J. Peace was critically ill with a badly infected wound. Doctors told him he would be bed-bound for at least six months, maybe a year. But, they said, the wound might never heal. He might never be able to sit in his wheelchair or work again. Then they said the words that Peace said people with disabilities hear too often, “we can make you comfortable.”

They said it was his choice – he could stay on his current treatment track and risk being dependent on other people for the rest of his life, or he could stop all treatment and die comfortably. Peace chose to live.

April 10, 2014 - 10:22pm
The annual event’s speakers included Chancellor Kent Syverud and Hendricks Chapel Dean Tiffany Steinwert, followed by a march around campus.

On a chilly Tuesday night in Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University students and administrators spoke out against sexual violence in the annual event Take Back the Night.

March 31, 2014 - 6:24pm
SU officials said Monday Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist David Remnick will deliver this year's graduation address on May 11.

On Sunday, May 11th, David Remnick will take the stand as the commencement speaker for the Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry class of 2014 graduation ceremony. Remnick, editor of The New Yorker and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, has been selected by a committee of students, staff, faculty, alumni and others who are involved with Syracuse University.

March 24, 2014 - 10:24am
The advocacy organization used an interactive workshop to inform students about the pervasiveness of hunger, especially in the Syracuse area.

If asked, most people would not be able to identify where Syracuse University's NYPIRG office is. But students involved with the New York Public Interest Research Group have been championing community awareness on a variety of topics and have brought attention to a major issue in the city's neighborhoods.

March 7, 2014 - 10:04am
The New Yorker cartoonist lit up Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night with her humor as part of the University Lectures series.

Syracuse University community members filed into Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night to hear the words of Roz Chast, a cartoonist for The New Yorker.

The second guest of the University Lectures series this semester, Chast talked about the “Theories of Everything, and Much, Much More.” The event was in collaboration with the Visual and Performing Arts program.

March 7, 2014 - 2:50am
Student Association implemented an old funding rule that forbids two or more clubs to apply for funding for the same event.

Some student organizations are upset the Student Association’s finance board has decided to enforce an old policy that prevents them from collaborating financially to bring speakers, entertainers and artists to campus for events.

The decision jeopardizes events already in the planning stages.

March 3, 2014 - 7:58pm
Kent Syverud will be formally installed as Syracuse University’s 12th Chancellor and President at Hendricks Chapel.

Come April 11, the SU community can officially call him Chancellor Syverud.

Kent Syverud will officially be installed as Syracuse University’s 12th Chancellor and President on Friday, April 11.

Starting at 7 a.m., the new Chancellor will embark on a 1.2-mile run around campus that will end on the Shaw Quad, where a celebration will ensue. Students, faculty and staff are invited to join.

March 1, 2014 - 10:28pm
Three Latina Newhouse alumni discussed their experiences and paths to working in television as part of the NAHJ's Women in the Media panel.

Three Hispanic women in the television and journalism industries discussed their experiences Thursday night in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium.

As part of the Women in the Media panel organized by the Syracuse Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Syracuse graduates Bianca Graulau ‘12, Paloma Veloz ’09 and Duria Rodriguez ’09 returned to their alma mater to speak about their different paths.