As veganism becomes more prevalent on the Syracuse University campus, Strong Hearts Cafe and Café Kubal offer carefully crafted menu items without any animal products.
Interviews with students and local merchants indicate that a new nutritional trend — going vegan — is taking hold at Syracuse University. Featuring fresh and healthier foods without any kind of animal byproducts, veganism is now a behavior that many students embrace. As a result, several cafes close to campus are now including vegan items their menus.
Students all over the country are pressuring their administrations to remove their investments from fossil fuels. But as time passes and the campaign gets little reaction, questions arise as to whether this approach is actually beneficial.
In October 2012, Bill McKibben, renowned climate change activist and founder of 350.org (and a personal hero of mine) kicked off the “Go Fossil Free” campaign, encouraging students to encourage their institutions to divest their massive endowment funds from fossil-fuel based companies. Roaming the country on his “Do The Math” tour, McKibben put it simply: fossil fuels are causing climate change, and unless we “rise up to stop them,” fossil fuel companies will keep doing what they do – making money by destroying our planet.
The Democracy in Action project delivers dozens of accounts Tuesday from across the Syracuse community.
For the fourth year in a row, graduate and undergraduate students from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications covered all things election: poll sites, campaign events, and pasta parties through the Democracy in Action project.
Student journalists told Election Day stories through video, photo and text as they toured through Central New York starting at 5 am and going until late into the evening.
The fair brought food trucks, zip lines and live entertainment to Forman Park in celebration of the launch of phase two of the Connective Corridor revitalization project.
The “Zip Fest” Street Fair was bustling in Syracuse’s Forman Park Sunday in honor of the launch of phase two of the Connective Corridor project. The four-hour block party had a mobile zip line, five food trucks, a massage station and live entertainment, and provided fun attractions for visitors of all ages.
Meet Stephann Dubois, a computer science senior from Haiti.
On Jan. 12, 2010, Stephann Dubois thought the world was ending. He was volunteering to help younger students in his native Haiti when chaos erupted — it turned out to be a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. Dubois jumped out of the two-story school and walked 30 miles back home.
With his home country in such turmoil after the catastrophe, Dubois decided to further his education in the United States, and he chose Syracuse University.
Meet Isidore K. Amani, a pre-med senior from the Ivory Coast.
Isidore K. Amani, or 'Izzy,' comes to Syracuse bearing with him the heart and soul of Africa.
The Ivory Coast, located in the western region of Sub-Saharan Africa, is where Amani calls home. His new home, however, is a continent of new learning experiences.
A senior pre-med major in the College of Arts and Sciences, Amani pursues knowledge in all fields of study. From religion and sociology to international affairs and politics, he is a lover of knowledge. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and watching the news.