Carrier Dome

November 20, 2012 - 2:23pm
Review: Friday night, the country superstars from Atlanta, Georgia pleased a packed house with a show full of nothing but good-old fashioned fun.

Despite over 90 minutes of anticipation, the crowd’s energy grew exponentially from the second the Zac Brown Band stepped onto the stage until the group’s last note sounded.

The opening acts, Levi Lowrey and Blackberry Smoke, teased the audience for over an hour, shouting between songs, “Are ya’ll ready for the Zac Brown Band?” Fans of all ages erupted in applause only to wait until after 8:30 p.m. for the band to appear.

October 28, 2012 - 2:49pm
Home-field advantages play key roles in the success of a team throughout the course of the season.

Everybody knows about home field advantage and the boost that a ravenous fan base can give their team. In some places, however, that home field advantage turns from a minor factor in a team's winning equation to something that's downright terrifying for a visiting team. 

October 22, 2012 - 11:54pm
Despite 23 points from SU alum Carmelo Anthony, hot shooting from the 76ers thwarted a victorious homecoming for the Knicks' star

After 50 years NBA basketball finally returned to Syracuse. On Monday night NBA superstar and former SU basketball player, Carmelo Anthony, led the New York Knicks to the Carrier Dome to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers.

October 12, 2012 - 11:25pm
SPD is currently investigating a stabbing that took place at the Carrier Dome and cut "Orange Madness" 30 minutes short.

On what is typically a night where SU students and fans celebrate the beginning of the Syracuse men's and women's basketball seasons, Orange Madness was cut 30 minutes short after a 25-year-old man was stabbed in the concourse area of the Carrier Dome.

The stabbing occurred around 9:30 p.m. following several fights that took place throughout evening, none of which involved SU students.

October 10, 2012 - 1:16pm
SU students take to Twitter to voice their feelings on Nas' no-show.

Amidst all the fanfare and good vibes that filled the Carrier Dome at last night’s One World Concert, one highly-anticipated artist that was slated to perform within the all-star lineup was noticeably absent: Nas.

October 10, 2012 - 12:20am
24,000 attendees of the show were treated to a eye opening speech from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the concert experience of a lifetime.

“Be ashamed to die until you’ve done something to make the world a little better than it was when you arrived.”

October 3, 2012 - 8:48am
DPS, SPD and Carrier Dome security are working together to create a secure environment for the Dalai Lama's visit to Syracuse University next week.

While Syracuse University awaits His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s appearance on campus next week, extensive security planning from campus, local, and state police continue to work to make his trip possible.

“There’s an overall security plan,” said Department of Public Safety Associate Chief John Sardino. “And those who are working it know it and there’s continuity there. But there are different aspects that each agency is taking care of.”

September 17, 2012 - 2:43pm
Syracuse Orange faithful gathered hours before kickoff to grill, bounce and cheer their way to victory later in the Carrier Dome.

Fulfilling the traditions of fall weekend, thousands of Syracuse University football fans made their way Saturday to The Hill to cheer on the Orange. And sometimes what happens outside the Carrier Dome is just as exciting as what happens inside.

An announced crowd of more than 34,000 witnessed SU’s first win of the season against the Stony Brook Seawolves, following hours of music, refreshments and pre-game atmosphere that makes up  Saturdays.

September 10, 2012 - 4:17pm
The Carrier Dome will be home to an exhibition game between the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers in October.

According to a Syracuse.com article, this fall, Carmelo Anthony will be returning to the friendly, memorable confines of the Carrier Dome. This time, however, he’ll be suited up as a New York Knick, as Anthony’s squad will face the Philadelphia 76ers in a preseason matchup on Mon., Oct. 22.

The game will be a homecoming of sorts for Anthony who led Syracuse to a National Championship in 2003 and has since had the practice facility named after him.

September 6, 2012 - 5:47pm
World-renowned artists such as David Crosby, A.R. Rahman, Nelly Furtado and more slated to perform at concert in Carrier Dome. Advance Student tickets go on-sale Friday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m.

The artist lineup and Advance Student and general public on-sale ticket dates have been announced for “Common Ground for Peace”, a two-day forum led by the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Running Oct. 8-9, the event schedule will include academic panel discussions for students and faculty, a public talk by the Dalai Lama and a festival-style music event dubbed the One World Concert.