Though the storm passed over Syracuse, it hit some hometowns hard, disrupting the everyday routine of students' loved ones.
Now that the former Hurricane Sandy seems to have passed through Syracuse with only slight rain and winds throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, students are shifting their concerns to those hit hard by the storm, especially to loved ones who are experiencing personal damage and safety concerns.
“I didn’t think it was going to be as bad as it was,” said Tracy Yeung, a junior supply chain management and marketing major. “I hoped my family was alright, especially my parents, sister and my dog.”
SU alums Gait, Hill and Lockwood to be inducted into the Upstate New York Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Former Syracuse University lacrosse greats Gary Gait, Ron Hill and Charlie Lockwood will be inducted into the Upstate New York Hall of Sunday, Oct. 21 in East Syracuse.
Their induction will boost the count of SU inductees into the Hall to 19.
Gait, current head coach of the SU women’s lacrosse team and 2005 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductee, set the school’s single season goals record after netting 70 in 1988. Gait was also a four-time All-American and won the National Player of the Year in 1988 and 1990.
Citizens and local police advocating for education on driving distractions are endorsing New York's new ban.
The day Jacy Good graduated from Muhlenberg College should have been filled with excitement. Instead, it was a day marked by tragedy.
As Jacy and her parents, Jay and Jean Good, both 58, drove home to Lititz, Pa. after the commencement ceremony, their station wagon was struck by a swerving tractor-trailer. Jacysurvived the crash, but was placed in the hospital with a shattered pelvis, collapsed lungs, a lacerated liver, and severe traumatic brain injury. Her parents died on impact.
According to the Post-Standard, 33 people protesting Gov. Cuomo's proposed budget cuts were arrested today outside the Capital. The protesters were led by faculty and students from the City University of New York, which faces a 10-percent cut in funding under Cuomo's proposed budget.
"Tax the rich, not the poor; stop the war on Cuny!" and "Stop the war on teachers!" were among the chants during the half-hour demonstration.
OK, so Oswego, NY is even colder, windier, and snowier than Syracuse in the wintertime -- but it’s still worth a trip to experience what Oswego has to offer. It’s a small college town nestled next to Lake Ontario with a hopping maritime district of bars and restaurants. Sip tea with some SUNY-Oswego students, conquer downtown of this notorious party school, or visit the waterfront to view some awesome WWII tugboats and learn some history.