Syracuse

November 5, 2014 - 4:57pm
The Duke head coach spoke highly of AJ Long and the rest of the Orange prior to their Saturday showdown.

Duke (7-1) head football coach David Cutcliffe spoke to the media Wednesday afternoon during the Atlantic Coast Conference's weekly coaches teleconference.

Not surprisingly, Cutcliffe talked about the Blue Devils' upcoming date with Syracuse (3-6) on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. 

November 4, 2014 - 10:41pm
Democracy in Action students cover local, state and national races for the mid-term elections in Onondaga County.

Through the Democracy in Action project, undergraduate and graduate students in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications share voters' Election Day stories through photos, audio, video and text.

Students went to the polls, speaking with voters in Syracuse and the surrounding suburbs, where they heard voters' opinions about electronic voting scanners; met families casting their ballots together; and witnessed local traditions, such as Syracuse's annual Election Day spaghetti dinner.

October 14, 2014 - 8:42am
Common Council passes local law to collect back taxes on delinquent properties.

Arguing that Syracuse could increase vitally-needed tax revenue, Common Councilor Kathleen Joy persuaded a bare majority of her fellow councilors to amend the city’s tax code to make it easier for homeowners to pay back taxes.

“I’d rather be a city of tax collection than tax seizure,” said Joy, contrasting her proposal of allowing people behind in their taxes to pay off the latter through a trust, with the city’s method of seizing tax delinquent property for re-sale.

September 30, 2014 - 2:53am
The Syracuse alum spoke to students about her career, the future of women in the play-by-play booth.

Beth Mowins has called a lot of games during her career as a broadcaster, but one stands out more than any other.

She can vividly recall every detail of the night she met NBA legend Michael Jordan while working for NBA Radio.

"Michael walked over and shook my hand," Mowins said with a smile. "This is the most famous person in the world, and then to be able to sit courtside and Michael's running up and down the floor... that was one of my ultimate highlights."

September 27, 2014 - 1:42pm
Community organization Believe In Syracuse aims to raise morale and awareness of the neighborhoods in Syracuse.

When John DeSantis graduated from Syracuse University in 2008, he noticed a trend that alarmed him.

“I loved my time here and so I decided to stay in Syracuse,” DeSantis said. “But I saw all of my friends move away. No one wanted to stay and I thought, ‘Man, there must really be a lack of enthusiasm about living in Syracuse if everyone is moving away after they graduate.’”

September 18, 2014 - 11:47pm
The Tenderloins, the laugh-happy crew behind the Impractical Jokers TV show, bring their crack-up comedy to the Oncenter War Memorial Arena tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Sal Vulcano's co-workers scare him almost every day he works.

The 37-year-old Staten Island native stars on truTV’s "Impractical Jokers," a hidden-camera show featuring The Tenderloins, a comedy troupe comprised of himself and three of his lifelong friends: James "Murr" Murray, Joe Gatto, and Brian "Q" Quinn.

September 17, 2014 - 6:52pm
Syracuse dominates Big Red for its fifth shutout of the season.

Cornell entered its matchup against No. 20 Syracuse with consecutive 1-0 wins over Binghamton and Lafayette, thanks in large part to a defense that had allowed only one goal all season. 

However, Tuesday night was a different story. Syracuse had no trouble exploiting the back line of the Big Red and cruised to a 3-0 victory at SU Soccer Stadium.

September 14, 2014 - 6:42pm
Despite 10 corner opportunities in the latter frame, SU fails to overcome late Irish goal.

In front of a record crowd of 2,442 at SU Soccer Stadium on Friday, No. 20 Syracuse looked to avenge last year’s 3-0 shutout at the hands of defending national champion Notre Dame. 

September 14, 2014 - 6:11pm
Early Raider goal too much to overcome for sluggish SU offense.

Syracuse came into Thursday’s showdown with Colgate riding a three-game winning streak, but had the wind taken out of its sails early against Colgate.

Emily Crichlow's goal from 22 yards out in the third minute put the Orange in an early hole, and it was unable to recover as Colgate held on for a 1-0 victory in Hamilton, New York.

September 11, 2014 - 4:08pm
The Syracuse University chapter of the NAACP will hold a forum Friday in Grant Auditorium at 1 p.m.

Organizers of the Friday’s campus forum are anticipating a diverse audience for their open discussion on issues of race and identity on Syracuse University’s campus