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March 19, 2013 - 7:06am
Vocalist/pianist Ben Thornewill talked to The NewsHouse in February about Czech bakeries, touring and new music.

Ben Thornewill is standing on the sidewalk outside Czech bakery-gas station hybrid in the middle of Texas in February, on his way to a show in Dallas.

“We always stop here on tour,” Thornewill says. “It’s just so doughy and good.”

March 6, 2013 - 12:45pm
Up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ kicked off the first Bandersnatch show with support from Dizzy Wright in the Schine Underground on Tuesday March 5.

The headliner came and delivered with a splash, a splash of water that is.

Joey Bada$$ played the Schine Underground on Monday night for a sold-out crowd. The 18-year old Brooklyn native showed a stage presence and connection to fans that only comes with the experience of older artists.

“He is hip-hop’s golden boy,” said junior Carter Sims. “Syracuse students don’t know how lucky they are to get this guy to come so early in his career.”

February 22, 2013 - 3:15am
The MTV "Jersey Shore" star, supported by Chicago rapper Rockie Fresh, played a DJ set in Goldstein Auditorium Thursday night.

Rockie Fresh and MTV star DJ Pauly D’s dance party distracted students from the snowfall outside Thursday night at Goldstein Auditorium in Schine Student Center.

The event, sponsored by student programming board University Union, began an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule, as Rockie Fresh faced inclement weather on his way to Syracuse.

The first eager group of students in line were friends Molly Quinn, a music industry senior; April Woltersdorf, a music education junior; and Hannah Smith, an illustration...

February 14, 2013 - 10:42am
University Union announced via Twitter Wednesday night that Joey Bada$$ will play in the Schine Underground on March 5.

Brooklyn independent rapper Joey Bada$$ will play the Schine Underground on Tuesday March 5 as part of University Union's Bandersnatch Music Series.

Doors will open at 7:30 p.m., and the show will start at 8. Tickets go on sale Friday Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. and are $5 with ID for SU/ESF students, faculty and staff. The opener has yet to be announced.

February 10, 2013 - 10:31pm
The SNL star will visit Goldstein Auditorium for "An Evening of Comedy" on Wednesday March 27.

Comedian Seth Meyers will perform in Schine Student Center's Goldstein Auditorium March 27, campus programming board University Union announced Sunday via Twitter.

Meyers is currently the head writer at Saturday Night Live, and the host of SNL's parody news show Weekend Update. He joined the cast in 2001, and has been a host of Weekend Update for six seasons.

February 4, 2013 - 12:08am
"Jersey Shore's" DJ Pauly D, rock band Jukebox the Ghost and comedy troupe Upright Citizen's Brigade will perform at Syracuse University this spring.

DJ Pauly D of "Jersey Shore" fame and Brooklyn-based rock band Jukebox the Ghost are both scheduled to play on campus semester, according to the Schine Box Office Events Calendar.

On Wednesday, on-campus programming board University Union originally announced via Twitter and Facebook that they were planning a Sunday announcement for their Goldstein Auditorium show:

September 20, 2012 - 9:31pm
The two rappers will kick off this years' series in The Schine Underground Monday, Oct. 15.

In the same fashion as last year's Bandersnatch Series, University Union is kicking off the year with a rap show. Los Angeles', Kid Ink will headline with support from Skizzy Mars.

September 13, 2012 - 3:44pm
The Emmy Award-nominated actor will speak at the Goldstein Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

University Union Performing Arts will host “An Evening with Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson” on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Goldstein Auditorium. The LGBT Resource Center and the Television-Radio-Film Department of the S.I.

September 9, 2012 - 9:47pm
Review: With co-headliners Calvin Harris and Childish Gambino each delivering sets infused with unmatchable energy, 8,500 fans were left with no option other than to dance their Sunday away.

Heavy bass, feverish dancing, and a crowd dressed in neon, paired with barely-there outfits and body glitter doesn’t sound like a typical Sunday afternoon; but this year’s Juice Jam was a high-energy, nonstop dance party that’s sure to go down in SU history.

Headliners Calvin Harris and Childish Gambino did not disappoint the massive crowd at what University Union Concert Director Ken Consor said was the most successful show in the concert’s nine-year run.

Concertgoers erupted when Consor said to them, "I want you to know that you are a part of the biggest Juice Jam ever."

September 6, 2012 - 11:36pm
Fans of hip-hop and electronic music will get more than their fair share of each on Sunday at Skytop Field.

Juice Jam 2012—the first Juice Jam to ever sell out—will take place at Skytop Field this Sunday.

University Union stepped up their game with one of the biggest names in electronic music, Calvin Harris, and comedian turned rapper, Childish Gambino, as this year's co-headliners. The rising hip-hop trio from Boston, The Dean’s List, will support the two.