Hendricks Chapel

April 20, 2010 - 3:41pm
The Healthy Monday Zen Luncheon slated for April 26

The third Healthy Monday Zen Luncheon will be held on campus April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the lower level of Hendricks Chapel in the Noble Room. Tickets are $2 for students and $3 for faculty. Tickets are available at the Schine Box Office.

The luncheon menu includes spinach with sesame dressing, mibuna, shitake white miso soup, Japanese vegetable tempura, green tea, water, and dessert. An instructor will lead meditation demonstrations.   

April 13, 2010 - 8:56pm
Seamus Heaney, the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature recipient, reads poetry and talks about his life as a writer and poet at Hendricks Chapel.

Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and writer Seamus Heaney gave a lecture at Syracuse University Tuesday evening, April 13, 2010. SU and Le Moyne College students sat impatiently and eager to hear what Heaney had to say.

“I love poetry. He’s the only poet I have come to see here,” said Samantha Kharasch, a freshman modern foreign language major at SU. “As a reader, I understand his works easily. It [his poetry] makes you listen.”  

April 8, 2010 - 3:36pm
An email message from Chancellor Cantor informed the campus community Thursday about the death of first-year law student James "Jamie" H. Wood

James "Jamie" H. Wood, a law student at Syracuse University, died unexpectedly Wednesday after struggling with an illness, Chancellor Nancy Cantor said Thursday afternoon in an email message to the SU community.

Wood, a first-year law student, was 28-years-old.

The College of Law and Students Affairs are providing support to those who knew Jamie, Cantor said in the email. 

The Counseling Center, Hendrick's Chapel and the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program are also available to those in need of support, said Cantor.

 

 

April 4, 2010 - 8:37pm
Respected photographer speaks at Hendricks Chapel April 29

Famous photographer Annie Leibovitz will speak at  Hendricks Chapel Thursday April 29 at 7:30 p.m. Leibovitz's photography career began in 1970 at Rolling Stone where she was the chief photographer and shot the iconic cover photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

March 31, 2010 - 6:09pm
The Protestant Campus Ministry group held its second Jelly Jam event at Hendricks Chapel, making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the Syracuse Rescue Mission.

Kareema Pinckney slathered the peanut butter, spread the jam and packaged the sandwiches one by one.

Pinckney, a graduate student at Syracuse University in the television, radio and film program, was one of almost 75 volunteers who worked to make 950 sandwiches for the homeless on Tuesday at Hendricks Chapel

March 31, 2010 - 4:02pm
SU students made almost 1,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to feed homeless

The Syracuse Rescue Mission stopped by campus today to pick up about 1,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches Syracuse University students made for the homeless.

About 75 students gathered at Hendricks Chapel yesterday for the Protestant Campus Ministry's Jelly Jam.

March 30, 2010 - 11:36pm
Common chats and raps about his philosophy and personal life at a crowded Hendrick's Chapel.

Common free-styled his way into the room, and into the hearts of Syracuse University students Tuesday night at Hendricks Chapel with a motivational speech and impromptu raps.

Common asked a member of the audience to choose any word for him to freestyle about. He began a freestyle rap stemming from the word “heaven,” and it somehow evolved to include Otto, Jim Boeheim, Wes Johnson, Acropolis, Marshall Street, and ‘Melo. 

March 30, 2010 - 10:50pm
Common aims to inspire a crowd of more than 450 people Tuesday night in Hendricks Chapel.

Common waltzed into the Hendricks Chapel and our hearts with an exhilarating freestyle rap that had the crowd energized and ready to listen.


The 38-year-old Chicago rapper spoke of finding your own greatness by “finding your path, believing in your path, living your path, and working hard.”

March 10, 2010 - 1:51am
National Public Radio's Scott Simon discusses his career as a journalist and the evolving state of the media industry.

Scott Simon knows the state of journalism has evolved from when he started in the 1970s. 

As a young reporter, he covered the Civil War in El Salvador. He drove to where shots were fired, and reported breaking news on the massacre. His job was to tally wartime deaths, and he was told the most accurate method was to count the slaughtered heads.

February 12, 2010 - 12:11am
Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer talks economics and politics to a receptive Syracuse audience.

Eliot Spitzer’s still got it.  

Despite the scandal that forced him to resign as New York's governor, or perhaps because of it, more than 400 people showed up to hear Spitzer’s insights on the state of the economy and political climate.