During the final event for the Black Syracuse Project's "Your Story!" series, members of the Syracuse community spoke about their experiences with love in its many forms.
On a rare sunny Tuesday in downtown Syracuse, a group of strangers gathered in an auditorium above Beauchamp Library to share love stories. A row of chairs faced an empty stage, their voices echoing off the hardwood floor. An initiative by the Black Syracuse Project, “Your Story!” was a chance for community members to recall stories of past love, new love, lifelong love and even love of self.
Head to one of the many local, bar-hosted events to bond with friends over beer while stepping up your knowledge of pop culture, geography, and American history minutiae.
The buzzy commotion of the bar softened and gazes shot to the front of the room in excited anticipation.
"The 'Seychelles' are a group of islands in what ocean?" Brian Cocca asked the group gathered at Trapper's Pizza in East Syracuse. Teams as small as three or as large as six were crammed around tables laden with drinks, appetizers, free popcorn, and baskets containing the cellphones of all participants. Trivia nights need to take certain precautions in the age of the smartphone.
Anthony Salatino's creative journey of dance, choreography, and directing help him bring love and support into the classroom.
Anthony Salatino is not an introvert. With a confident dancer’s walk and enthusiastic teaching methods, he is a performer to the very core. But the Syracuse University choreographer, director, and teacher wasn’t always so open.
Offensive lineman Justin Pugh decided Thursday to forgo his last year at Syracuse University and declare for the NFL draft in April.
Syracuse University football lost another key offensive player Thursday, as standout offensive lineman Justin Pugh declared via his Twitter account that he has decided to declare for the 2013 NFL draft with one year of eligibility left.
Students from SUNY-ESF and Syracuse University help Save the Rain build more environment-friendly projects in the community.
Environmentally friendly projects continue to pop up all over the city of Syracuse after the creation of the Save the Rain program by County Executive Joannie Mahoney in 2009. Ryan Roberts, a SUNY-ESF conservation biology major, is a big proponent of these green infrastructure techniques because of their environmental, economic, social and cultural benefits.
A student campaign is urging the administration to avoid giving endowment funds to fossil fuel companies.
A divestment campaign has been pushed by students at Syracuse University to freeze out possible fossil fuel companies who have received money from the school’s endowments. The students are planning on working with Nancy Cantor to accomplish some form of independence from the fossil fuel industry.
SU students dropped their razors and let their beards grow last month, to increase awareness of men's health issues and to make a bold statement.
Every November, men around the world stop shaving their beards - some in an effort to bring attention to men's health, some not. Various organizations promote beards during the month for different reasons, and Syracuse students also participate for their own varying motives.
Sai Prateek Narayan, a junior architecture student, began growing his beard before November at the suggestion of a friend within the architecture department. His initial reason was not to raise awareness, but to look more mature.