violence

October 11, 2012 - 2:57pm
Review: Two Arts Journalism graduate students offer their take on the nihilistic meta-comedy.

The 2012-2013 Arts Journalism cohort had a chance to see a Toronto International Film Festival "Midnight Madness" screening of the latest violent comedy from In Bruges director Martin McDonagh.

October 8, 2012 - 11:07pm
Reactions to the His Holiness' campus appearance were varied.

The "Common Ground for Peace" symposium has generated mixed views of the panel’s most popular guest, the Dalai Lama.

Outside Goldstein Auditorium, students who attended the panel discussion shared their thoughts.

February 20, 2011 - 10:34pm
While the 76-acre park adjacent to SU's campus has a reputation for criminal activity, actual incidents since 2008 suggest the popular spot may not be as dangerous as many believe.

What comes to mind when you hear the words Thornden Park?

Picnics, fresh air, long walks and gardens?

Or rather, is it rape, robbery, assault and murder?

If you’re a Syracuse University student, there’s a good chance Thornden’s sinister reputation as a place where criminals lurk behind every rose bush trumps nearly anything you’ve heard about the park’s assets.

April 6, 2010 - 11:14pm
Children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman stresses the importance of equal access to education for underprivileged youth.

Policies and institutions that neglect youth are creating a cradle-to-prison pipeline that threatens to swallow a generation and weaken the nation, said children’s advocate Marian Wright Edelman.

May 4, 2009 - 11:33am
In tough economic times, Vera House gets support from student interns.

Vera House, like many nonprofit organizations, is facing massive budget and funding cuts because of the economy. But there is one valuable resource that will not be cut - SU student interns.

"Having the students here is a really big help to the work that we're doing," said Randi Bregman, the Executive Director of Vera House. By her estimate, the organization has lost about 5 percent of its budget because of funding cuts and has had to implement a hiring freeze. Because of this, she said, having interns decreases the pressure on staff members who have had to take on more work.