Just a mile off campus, Westcott Street came alive on Sunday as the neighborhood's annual cultural fair ushered in artists, performers, restaurants and visitors from the surrounding area.
The 21st annual Westcott Street Cultural Fair awakened the surrounding neighborhood on Sunday, welcoming thousands of people of various ages and ethnicities to celebrate Westcott's diversity.
The fair is a volunteer-driven effort organized by the Westcott Area Cultural Coalition, and the planning, “never stops,” Sharon Sherman, chair and treasurer of WACC, said. “It’s to celebrate this neighborhood,” she said. “I just like to see people happy, and with the fair, you see people from different walks of life coming together that I wouldn’t expect.”
SU holds off late Seton Hall charge to win its Big East opener.
The Orange, now 7-2 on the season, defeated the Seton Hall Pirates in their Big East opener tonight by a score of 1-0. Freshman midfielder Jordan Vale was able to get on the opposite end of a corner kick in the 26th minute to beat the Pirate goaltender for the only goal of the night.
Down at halftime, the SU defense shuts out the Sea Wolves in the second half to avoid a 0-3 start.
Another slow start for Syracuse (1-2) almost allowed Stony Brook (2-1) to pull off the upset. But a second half turnaround by the Orange halted any chance of a Sea Wolves comeback, and Syracuse won its first game of the year 28-17 Saturday at the Carrier Dome.
USC's quarterback threw six TDs at MetLife Stadium as SU suffered second straight loss of the season.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The last time the Syracuse Orange played in a major New York stadium, they dominated en route to their first bowl victory in nine years. However, in New York’s College Classic at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, it was the Orange that was dominated by a more potent USC offense. Syracuse (0-2) fell to Southern California (2-0) 43-29.
After years of moving around, Rick Destito returned to Central New York to try to breathe a new culture into the area by providing a space designated for artists and entrepreneurs.
When he left Central New York 14 years ago, Rick Destito had the same attitude many people still have. He complained about high taxes and the weather, and he yearned to leave town.
When he returned here a few years later, Destito had a new outlook and ideas about how to change people’s perceptions of Syracuse. He wondered if bringing what he admired in other cities to Syracuse could make it a better place to be.
SU has again made The Princeton Review's list based on student survey about alcohol, study habits and Greek system.
For the second year in a row, Syracuse University has kept its place among The Princeton Review’s top 20 party schools list, and it has even moved up a couple notches from last year’s 12th place. This year, Syracuse is No. 10.
Syracuse's school record 15-game winning streak came to an end as the team dropped only its second game of the season
As the Orange deficit increased, the energy slowly drained out of the Carrier Dome. There were no more fans cheering, no more teammates encouraging, and the style of play turned sluggish as No. 1 seeded Syracuse struggled from the start, losing to Loyola, 13-7 in the Big East championship game on Saturday.
“Well, that didn’t quite go as planned,” Syracuse head coach Gary Gait said bluntly after the game.