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April 5, 2017 - 11:03pm
Nazario also talks about her tumultuous journey behind her Pulitzer Prize winning work.

Sonia Nazario’s desire to be a journalist started when other journalists’ lives ended.

After her father died, her family moved from Kansas to Argentina during the country’s Dirty War, when the Argentine military dictatorship tortured and killed tens of thousands of suspected dissindents. One day, a young Nazario came across a pool of blood on the sidewalk. She learned that two journalists were killed for writing about what was going on in their country.

October 20, 2016 - 2:03pm
Before her University Lectures talk, Lynsey Addario talked with The NewsHouse about working in some of the world's most dangerous places.

One of the most admired wartime photographers in modern history shared her experiences from the frontline while visiting SU's campus Tuesday to speak as part of the University Lectures series.

April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
The CNN anchor and 60 Minutes correspondent shared his experiences as a reporter abroad and gave advice to students in the audience.

Anderson Cooper never anticipated becoming a television anchor.

In fact, he’s suspicious of anyone who tells him that’s what they want to become.

“It’s like a kid who tells me they want to be a politician: I think you should be a real person before you become a fake one,” he said.

March 31, 2014 - 5:24pm
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.

September 13, 2012 - 2:25pm
Matt Taibbi discussed covering candidates, political journalism ethics and Russian satire to Maxwell Auditorium audience.

May 30, 2012 - 1:11pm
Bassel Al Shahade was working as a citizen journalist filming attacks.

Syrian Syracuse University student Bassel Al Shahade was killed by Syrian government forces Monday while filming attacks on the city of Homs.

Shahade, who calls Damascus, Syria, home, was in his native country working as a citizen journalist when he was killed by government forces.

November 15, 2011 - 10:57pm
Journalist Bob Herbert advocated for building up the country's infrastructure, both literal and figurative, in Tuesday's University Lecture.

Before former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert spoke Tuesday night, he paused for brief introspection before sternly addressing the crowd at Hendricks Chapel.

“It’s customary to start a talk like this with a couple of jokes, but there’s nothing funny about what’s going on in the United States,” Herbert said.

September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Maria Hinojosa, the first speaker for this year's University Lectures Series, brings Latino issues out of the dark.

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa shed new light on the contentious issues surrounding Latino immigration when she kicked off the Syracuse University Lectures Series on Tuesday. The audience filling Hendricks Chapel felt the impact of the Latina’s trailblazing work in investigative journalism in her lecture titled, “Making the Invisible Visible."

Hinojosa described the past two years she’s spent working on “The Latino List,” a documentary debuting this week on HBO, and “Lost in Detention,” a PBS Frontline documentary. She explained “the reality of being Latino.”