Syracuse University

March 24, 2016 - 9:10am
Don Garber, who has held the highest position in the MLS since 1999, came to speak about recent soccer trends — and scandals — as part of SU's University Lectures series.

Soccer worldwide has endured heated criticism in the past year in regards to FIFA and its recent corruption scandals.

Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer, faced similar heat in Hendricks Chapel when he came to speak as part of the Syracuse University's University Lectures series.

March 9, 2016 - 12:19pm
Dacher Keltner's work in studying compassion and human psychology led to his contribution in developing the emotional characters starring in the 2015 Disney Pixar film.

Upon learning that Dacher Keltner consulted Pixar for the 2015 film Inside Out on how to accurately portray emotions, people — including adults — ask him about their own feelings.

March 7, 2016 - 7:08pm
Justin Robinson was described as a "beautiful beautiful soul" and a "brilliant caring man" in comments on a GoFundMe page set up to help with his funeral costs.

Justin Robinson, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, died unexpectedly on Sunday in his hometown of Palmetto, GA, according to a Syracuse University email news release.

March 6, 2016 - 12:44pm
Meghan Sinisi shares how being the Syracuse University Orange Girl led her to become Miss Syracuse 2016.

One of the highlights of every Syracuse University football game is the baton girl taking center field to perform, but who is the baton twirler? Meghan Sinisi, a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences is Syracuse University’s Orange Girl

“A lot of people call it baton girl, but it’s Orange Girl,” Sinisi said.

March 4, 2016 - 10:56am
Sally Prasch, Syracuse University's in-house glassblower, makes custom pieces for faculty and staff in the chemistry department.

Beautifully twisted tubes, clear beakers and shattered pieces of glass fill every inch of the Glass Shop, located in the basement of the Center of Science and Technology at Syracuse University. Littered shards at her feet, Sally Prasch stood behind a bright, orange flame, fostering the organic transformation of the molten glass in front of her.

March 3, 2016 - 12:13pm
The Syracuse Poster Project illustrates the city in a vibrant way that contrasts the gloomy reputation that encompasses it.

"Sulfur scent, dragons linger, glow like jellyfish, spit smoke, float; fireworks." 

 

This is the haiku on which illustration senior Lindsey Leigh chose to center her contribution to the Syracuse Poster Project.

March 1, 2016 - 9:56am
For its third weekend retreat, Soulful Sit-Downs brought students to the Adirondacks for a weekend of relaxation and pondering life's big questions.

As Sean Martinelli handed out small gift bags, each with a pocket-sized journal in it, he instructed the recipients to stop what they were doing for a moment. Relax, he said, and leave your worries in Syracuse.

“Write what you feel," he said.

As the founder of Soulful Sit-Downs, Martinelli ’15 is also responsible for SOULscape — a spiritual weekend trip to the Adirondacks filled with deep discussion about life. 

February 26, 2016 - 1:03pm
Comedian April Lee Hernandez headlined the 16th annual event, hosted by the Xi chapter of Omega Phi Beta. “The Era of the New Woman” was the banquet's theme.

With a brilliantly themed Gatsby-styled banquet, the Xi chapter of Omega Phi Beta hosted their 16th annual Empowerment of Women Banquet and managed to carry out this year’s message: "The Era of the New Woman."

February 13, 2016 - 9:53pm
The death is not being treated as a criminal incident and is currently under investigation.

A Syracuse University student was found dead in Walnut Hall on Saturday morning. According to an article posted on syracuse.com, the death is not being treated as a criminal incident and there are no threats to public safety.

February 5, 2016 - 7:04pm
This weekend marks sporano Danielle Pastin's eighth time performing the role of Mimi.

The love story of two bohemian lovers takes place against the backdrop of the romantic city of Paris and sets the stage for a beautiful, but heart-wrenching tale. Syracuse Opera’s production of "La Bohéme" opened on Feb. 5 at The Crouse Hinds Theater.