Syracuse University

By Shi Shi
September 13, 2014 - 7:46pm
A microchip embedded in the new student ID cards means higher prices for replacements.

With the introduction of a new student ID card this semester, Syracuse University students face slightly steeper costs for replacing lost or damaged IDs.

September 13, 2014 - 2:12pm
The SU sophomore has scored two goals this season to spark the Orange to a 4-0 start.

Syracuse soccer has gotten off to a great start this season, winning its first four games.

Sophomore forward Chris Nanco has been one of the biggest reasons for that success.

Nanco started the season by scoring in his first game and leading the Orange to the Central New York Classic, where he was named the offensive MVP. After scoring only four times last season, he already has a pair through SU’s first four games, including the only goal in a 1-0 Orange victory over St. John’s.

September 11, 2014 - 9:04am
Award-winning author Kevin Powers will open the annual series at 7 p.m. Thursday in Watson Theatre.

The 2014 Syracuse Symposium kicks off Thursday with one of the most diverse lineups to date. The annual semester-long event, which started in 2001, draws on the theme “perspective” this year by asking the question, “How do we see the world?”

April 14, 2014 - 10:07am
Sophomore Peggy Pappas has been working out six days per week and adhering to a very strict diet plan before this Saturday's Kentucky Muscle event.

Syracuse University sophomore Peggy Pappas is training for her first bodybuilding competition. Having spent the past few months getting her body into top shape, Pappas is entering crunch time before the April 19 contest.

Pappas is competing in the NPC (National Physique Committee) bikini division at a strength and fitness extravaganza called Kentucky Muscle, which will take place in Louisville, Ky.

April 12, 2014 - 11:48am
New downtown location looks to book bigger bands and add alcohol to the menu alongside famous waffles.

The popular Marshall Street diner, Funk N’ Waffles, is opening up a new location downtown in Armory Square. The new venue plans to serve alcohol and bring more live music into town, but will try to stay family-oriented.

There is also no exact date for the opening yet, owner Adam Gold says.

“I have never done anything like that before, I am unsure about the date,” he said.

March 24, 2014 - 6:16pm
As Syracuse University turns 144 on March 24, the campus is engaged in daylong activities ranging from signing a giant birthday card to eating cake.

To celebrate Syracuse University’s 144th birthday on March 24, a campus-wide party has taken Schine Student Center, Ernie Davis Hall, the Life Sciences Complex and Sadler Hall by storm. A very orange storm, that is.

February 27, 2014 - 1:19am
Director Ryan Travis and his ensemble of young men set out to expose the realities and falsities of the modern male African-American experience in a new derived theatrical performance.

Ryan Travis sits at the head of a table at Syracuse University's Arts Engage center downtown. He listens intently as a black SU student explains the story of his first experience with racism as a child.

Suddenly, Travis springs from his seat, raising his hands over his head and explaining an idea for transferring the student's story from the table to the stage.

February 22, 2014 - 9:29pm
On Friday night, Syracuse University Pride Union hosted its yearly student drag show. The night was MC'd by celebrity drag queen Shangela Laquifa Wadley, and consisted of several high-energy acts from student drag queens and kings.

The 12th Annual Totally Fabulous Drag Show finals were held Feb. 21 in the Goldstein Auditorium. The auditorium was packed with eager students and Syracuse residents.

January 25, 2014 - 6:14pm
Students and guests argued the pros and cons of banning tobacco from the campus in the Campbell Debate.

With temperatures in the single digits Thursday night, only the brave beared the cold to attend the Campbell Debate on establishing an on-campus smoking ban at Syracuse University.

January 15, 2014 - 10:54pm
In his first days, Kent Syverud has visited the Student Sandbox, dined at Schine Dining Center and invited an information management and technology senior to Saturday's SU-Pitt basketball game.

In an email Wednesday afternoon, Kent Syverud informed the SU community of what he’s been up to during his first few days as chancellor –- and he’s been busy.