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First day feelings
Students on the quad shared their feelings as the first day of classes for the 2015-16 academic year kicked off.
Food Recovery Network chapter donates thousands of pounds of campus food
Every day dozens of students recover uneaten food from dining halls on Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF campuses to give to shelters in the community.
Students behind music of Crouse College chimes
Nine Chimemasters play the Crouse College chimes three times a day, a Syracuse University tradition that began in the late 1800s.
Lambda Phi Epsilon emerges as new Asian American fraternity at SU
After a hazing scandal that rocked Nu Alpha Phi, another Asian Greek organization rises to prominence hoping to leave a lasting impression on the campus.
Commencement closes SU's year with celebrations and calls for curiosity
Award-winning poet Mary Karr and others aim to inspire more than 6,000 SU and SUNY-ESF graduates, their families and supporters on Sunday.
Red Cup Project displays installation made of Solo cups on quad
The display came after a design competition in which the winning design planned to create spherical shapes out of the red Solo cups.
Rep. John Katko speaks on forensic science and national security at Maxwell
The congressman said forensic science is key to defending national security.
University Lecture series announces 2015-2016 lineup including 'Wild' author and 'Serial' creators
This upcoming year marks the 15th season of the SU campus speaker series and will bring a musician and authors, among others.
Mayfest 2015 goes on despite cold weather and Castle Court closure
Though some students were discouraged by the cold and the performers, crowds still filled Walnut Park for the annual event.
TEDxSyracuse speakers talk arts, sciences and techonology in 2nd annual event
In the 2nd annual TED event, nine speakers, including two SU students, gave their presentations to a crowd at Watson Theater.
Red Cup Project announces winning design
They hope to have the project constructed at Thornden Park on April 19.
THE General Body holds press conference Tuesday calling for administrative action
The press conference addressed sexual violence, counseling services and underrepresentation of minorities.
Campus groups rally to raise awareness for sexual violence at Take Back the Night event
Syracuse participated in the national campaign Tuesday night, which was co-hosted by 73 different campus groups.
Whistleblowers detail experiences at Newhouse panel Wednesday night
The Government Accountability Project brought the American Whistleblower Tour to Syracuse with a panel of three whisteblowers.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter talks veterans, Iran at speech Tuesday
The secretary of defense spoke at Dineen Hall, crediting the university's "pathbreaking" work in aiding veterans.
Syracuse Lava Project pours over 500 pounds of lava in fifth year
SU's art and earth sciences departments came together for the event that drains lava from a furnace into water.
National Geographic photographer speaks on power of photography, representation in media
Annie Griffiths' speech Tuesday night concluded this year's University Lecture Series.
Computer science sophomores start website to help SU students schedule classes
Three SU students developed a website that lets students enter criteria for what they are looking for in a schedule.
Live: Photographer Annie Griffiths at Syracuse University
Follow updates from the National Geographic photographer's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m Tuesday in Hendricks Chapel.
WNBA president discusses gender equality in sports at university lecture
Laurel Richie tackled issues facing women and LGBT athletes in the sporting community at the second university lecture of the semester.
Meditation is the new black
Universities across the country are bringing contemplative studies to the classroom to provide alternative learning methods to de-stress, improve focus and decrease distractions.
Live: WNBA president Laurel J. Richie at Syracuse University
Follow updates from the head of the Women’s National Basketball Association's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m Wednesday in Hendricks Chapel.
Former Amazon chief scientist talks big data potential at semester's first University Lecture
Andreas Weigend spoke to issues about data and its effect on education, the workplace and health care.
Live: Data scientist Andreas Weigend at Syracuse University
Follow updates from the Social Data Lab founder's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m Tuesday in Hendricks Chapel.
Black History Month speech addresses education and justice systems
Dr. Crystal Laura spoke Thursday on issues involving incarceration rates and their link to education in a speech sponsored by the School of Education.
Campus Commuter Challenge offers commuters chance to win prizes
Using Zimride, the challenge was created in hopes that more people will consider sustainable commuting practices.
Graduate student starts 'Love Doesn't Shove' campaign to help those in abusive relationships
Gabriella Kreuz wants to give back to the people and organizations that helped her after her time in a violent relationship, and help others in similar situations.
Day of Conversation invites campus input on Strategic Plan findings
The day consisted of three meetings, all meant to provide findings to the campus community and get input as to how to achieve their goals.
Red Cup Project announces design competition
The Red Cup Project, who made an installation out of red Solo cups in the fall semester, will return this spring with a contest to pick their next installation.
Got Consent? Be S.U.R.E. premieres #NotAskingForIt video
The Office of Health Promotion and Hill Communications put on the event, which included the video launch and discussions with different student organizations.
We love to hate snow: 5 reasons why
Some people can't get enough of snow in Syracuse, but others can't wait for it to melt. Here are five reasons why.
Defining consent defines you
Recent campaigns, media attention, and federal programs of sexual assault on college campuses have sparked more discussion about the definition of consent among students, faculty and administration.
NPR host speaks of importance of MLK's life lessons in annual celebration
The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, whose theme this year was "Remember. Celebrate. Act." is in its 30th year, and featured the presentation of the Unsung Hero Awards.
Marshall Street workers remember Gertis McDowell
Locals share stories about the unofficial "mayor of Marshall Street."
Generating justice with nonviolent protests
Peaceful movements such as #BlackLivesMatter and THE General Body inspire conversation on how social movements gain momentum and whether they will actually lead to justice.
SU protesters march to downtown Justice Center; draw on national momentum to demand justice for local victims
THE General Body supported the Monday afternoon protest, the third in one week.
Lack of grand jury indictments in Ferguson, Staten Island sparks rally at SU
Call-and-response chants rang out in front of Hendricks Chapel at 2 p.m. on Friday.
THE General Body continues advocacy for key demands, despite end of sit-in
Among student coalition's unresolved demands are additional mental health resources and re-establishment of Posse program funding.
With H-1B Visas complicating job prospects, Chinese international students struggle to find employment
The H-1B Visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.
SU promotes tobacco-free policy through Great American Smokeout activities
Smoking will be prohibited on the Syracuse University campus beginning in summer 2015.
THE General Body: From general interest to campus social movement in less than two months
The student coalition ended its occupation of Crouse-Hinds Hall on Nov. 20, 17 days after the sit-in began and six weeks after the group formed.
THE General Body ends sit-in, plans to continue movement outside Crouse-Hinds
After 17 days in the lobby of Crouse-Hinds Hall, THE General Body vacated the building Thursday afternoon.
Second Elect Her workshop promotes women's involvement in Congress, university politics
The Saturday event was run through the American Association of University Women.
University looks into colleges' use of social media, development of individual brands
Consulting firm Bain & Company highlighted the topic in a diagnostic report for SU in April.
Alibrandi Catholic Center dances to a new beat with first benefit concert
Chris Lizzi will perform at the Walnut Place center on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Barry Scheck, co-founder of the Innocence Project, lectures on role of DNA evidence in criminal justice
Scheck's presentation was the final lecture of the fall 2014 University Lectures series.
Live: Attorney & DNA expert Barry Scheck at Syracuse University
Follow updates from DNA expert Barry Scheck's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hendricks Chapel.
Syracuse introduces new bike infrastructure introduced on Comstock, Waverly avenues
The city will hold public meetings in early 2015 to evaluate the new traffic patterns near campus.
Student painting teams aim to finish Mural on Mount Steps in November
Painting began on Sept. 28, with two shifts of painters working on Sundays.
Hacking attempts on campus network prompt recommendations of password protection
With 30,000 systems on campus, ITS constantly tracks the network for intruders.
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