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September 17, 2017 - 5:24pm
The Syracuse QB finished the game with 279 passing yards and 3 touchdowns.

The Orange trailed 17-10 mid-way through the second quarter. Central Michigan University just executed an A-11 offense play, 91-yard drive to take the lead. Fans aired their frustrations as the team look destined for another devastating defeat in the Carrier Dome.

Then the Orange offense came to life.

September 15, 2017 - 4:10pm
Thursday's fashion show in Downtown Syracuse showcased styles from local boutiques, accessory and clothing stores

Syracuse Style brought local retailers and fashion lovers together to showcase the hottest trends this season on Thursday night.

The Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc and Syracuse Fashion Week co-produced the seventh semi-annual fashion show despite the last minute change of venues from Armory Square’s Walton Street to the historic Landmark Theatre.

September 14, 2017 - 11:27pm
A basketball game at a local city high school raised money for a scholarship fund at SU. The game featured former SU basketball players who coached and played in the game.

Basketball is how former Syracuse University stars Derrick Coleman and Billy Owens entertained many in the community for years.

Last night at Henninger High School, they used basketball to bring the community together in a different way.

September 6, 2017 - 10:00am
Central New York's video game tournament, Syracuse Smash, celebrated its 50th biweekly tournament on August 19.

A woman in a pink evening gown with long golden hair stands opposite of an anthropomorphic fox in a green jumpsuit and silver vest. They’ll soon have mere minutes to knock each other out of bounds until one runs out of lives—or until the clock runs out.

Such is the basic gameplay of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. franchise. The series has become wildly popular among competitive gamers, but not on purpose, according to Austin “TheEvilTurnip” Hernandez, former event coordinator for Binghamton Smash.

April 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Black college students are committing to the "Big Chop," but the decision may hurt their internship prospects.

When Keturah Raymond landed an advertising sales internship with Turner Broadcasting last summer, she wrestled with an increasingly common dilemma among young black professionals: is it okay to wear an Afro on the job?

March 26, 2017 - 8:43pm
Aaron Metthe, a former youth pastor, had always dreamed of owning a coffee shop. Now, it has become a reality.

Just like FedEx and Amazon, Salt City Coffee goes to its customers, delivering fresh beans to doorsteps every Thursday morning. But owner Aaron Metthe has always wanted to do more than put coffee in his customers’ hands and stomachs. He’s longed for a space where coffee and community can come together — and that is finally about to happen. 

March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Whether you’re headed to Cancun or Cabo, download these eight apps to your phone to avoid any unnecessary danger over spring break.

After spending countless hours studying for exams, working on projects and writing essays, many students want to enjoy a relaxing week away from their troubles and responsibilities. For some, this includes traveling to California, Florida or even a foreign country such as Mexico or Canada.

While traveling over spring break is a popular way for students to enjoy themselves in a stress-free environment, it can also lead to potentially dangerous situations.

March 3, 2017 - 4:04am
With immigration being widely discussed, ROTC students maintain their pride for their homelands, while serving the U.S.

During his first year in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Moyan Dong crawled through the snow in civilian clothes for a training exercise for two hours. His fellow cadets wore their official ROTC gear during the exercise, but the U.S. military does not issue the gear to cadets without U.S. citizenship, like Dong. By the end of the exercise, his jacket was frozen solid.

“Dong is hardcore,” the sophomore at Syracuse University remembered a sergeant saying after the exercise.

February 25, 2017 - 12:53pm
The past week brought unseasonably high temperatures and sunshine to the Central New York region.

During the winter months those on the Syracuse University campus normally walk briskly in puffy coats to get to a warm destination as soon as possible. Yesterday, these same people strolled around campus taking in the unusual February weather.

On Thursday, Syracuse set a new record daily high with temperatures reaching 69 degrees. Friday’s weather tied the all time February record high set on Feb. 19, 1981.

February 21, 2017 - 1:00am
Before the drag queens and kings could take the stage at Pride Union’s 15th Annual Totally Fabulous Drag Show, the participants spent hours transforming themselves.

 “Are you using that mirror?”

“No, we are just feeling ourselves, go ahead.” 

A few hours before the performers were called to the stage, the two dressing rooms bustled with drag queens in various stages of dress. Tights littered the floor, makeup was strewn across every available surface and puffs of glitter lingered in the air. Wigs rested atop a table waiting to transform the participants.