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Record temperatures surprise Syracuse University students
The past week brought unseasonably high temperatures and sunshine to the Central New York region.
Author Jhumpa Lahiri discusses language’s power on identity during University Lecture
"Language is the only identity I have and even that is questionable," the Pulitzer Prize-winning author said Tuesday night.
Syracuse University community stages sit-in to support refugees and immigrants
At least 200 Syracuse University students and faculty members gathered at the Life Sciences Complex to show solidarity for refugees.
J.R. Martinez uses adversities to inspire at Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
On Sunday evening, members of the SU community gathered at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. dinner to reflect on overcoming life's adversities.
SU receives second Title IX complaint as Office For Civil Rights discuss school's policies with community
During an open community discussion surrounding sexual assault on campus, SU administrators discovered a second Title IX complaint at the university.
GSO proposes resolution to make SU a sanctuary campus
Syracuse University is joining the national conversation about protecting DACA students.
Holidays at Hendricks brings holiday cheer to SU campus
This annual event of music and singing kicked off the holiday season this weekend.
Students discuss race, U.S. prison system at documentary screening
A screening of the film "13th" on Friday allowed students to share their thoughts about racial discrimination and the Presidential election.
Students walk out against Trump as part of nationwide protest
Fears of xenophobia, racism and deportation after the 2016 presidential election have prompted nationwide campus protests. SU and SUNY-ESF joined the movement yesterday.
James Corner talks development and landscape at the final University Lectures Series
Renowned architect reflects on how design and development can bring people together.
Post-election vigil seeks hope, healing
A candlelight vigil was held outside Hendricks Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in response to the results of the 2016 presidential election.
Controversial documentary sparks campus dialogue
SU administration responds to backlash after filmmaker Shimon Dotan was disinvited from film festival, prompting conversation about freedom of expression on college campuses.
Black Lives Matter lecture traces movement's history
The Department of African American Studies spoke about how BLM has been reflected in art and literature at a lecture on Wednesday.
Remembrance Week 2016 honors the past, pushes for change in the future
A week of events that began on Monday paid tribute to the 35 Syracuse University students killed on Pan Am Flight 103 in 1988.
Tully Award for Free Speech awarded to journalist imprisoned in Iran
A Washington Post reporter who served 18 months in an Iranian prison was given the distinct honor on Monday.
Award-winning photojournalist shares her wartime, hostage experiences
Before her University Lectures talk, Lynsey Addario talked with The NewsHouse about working in some of the world's most dangerous places.
Public Diplomacy Symposium held on SU campus
Professionals spoke about non-state actors in international relations at the annual two-day event.
Syria panels stress need for ethical, collaborative reporting
Journalists and human rights advocates spoke about the media's role in the Syrian conflict at an all-day event on Thursday.
Alumna Sarina Morales traded her baseball bat for ESPN
Sarina Morales, now an on-air contributor for SportsCenter:AM, spoke on race, gender, and sports as the commemorative speaker for Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month.
Campus die-in demonstrators honor black lives lost
The midday protest drew hundreds of onlookers to the university Promenade in an effort to challenge police brutality.
Bre Pettis discusses technology, innovation at University Lectures Series
Students gather at the first University Lecture of the year to hear advice from the leader in 3D printing technology.
Students protest university mishandling of sexual assault
Students who were part of the grassroots movement carried mattresses labeled with red tape spelling, "RAPISTS GO HERE," across the Quad as part of the "No Red Tape" protest campaign.
Human Rights Film Festival Educates About International Issues
Annual Syracuse Human Rights Film Festival screened documentaries throughout the weekend.
Students have mixed reactions about Whitman dean's removal
Kenneth Kavajecz will appear in court this week for patronizing a prostitute, prompting student debate.
NPR correspondent analyzes Trump phenomenon through a religious lens
Tom Gjelten spoke about the rise of Donald Trump and the media's dilemma in covering him at a lecture on Friday.
National Geographic writer and editor discusses the importance of 'slow journalism'
For National Magazine Award winner Don Belt, good storytelling is as easy as taking a walk.
Falk's sports analytics major is first of its kind
Starting this year, SU launches a major and minor program that combines data science and sports management
Inaugural SU symposium delves into complexities of race relations
Journalist Marc Lamont Hill and a panel of speakers discussed racism in response to recent police brutality, offering advice on ending discrimination toward African-Americans and all minorities.
Students use $6M promenade to relax, socialize
Students return to campus with newly constructed walkway replacing University Place.
Women in STEM programs navigate, surpass bias 'molehills'
Although underrepresented in many science and technology fields, undergraduate SU women are stopping at nothing.
Donald Newhouse, Joe Biden address commencement ceremonies
More than 5,000 members of the Syracuse University class of 2016 received diplomas.
Looking beyond graduation
Class of 2016 graduates are determined to find careers they love even if it means finding jobs that are unrelated to their undergraduate degrees.
Relay for Life shines light on cancer victims, survivors, fighters
Syracuse University hosted its annual Relay for Life event last week to bring awareness to the deep-rooted effects cancer has on so many lives.
RecycleMania encourages competitive recycling
Syracuse has come in 48th place in the eight-week competition which keeps track of the recycling data of 207 schools nationwide.
'Serial' host Sarah Koenig speaks about her 'pop culture' podcast
The executive producer and host of the popular podcast series was the final speaker in this year's University Lecture Series.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks about experiences amidst protest
Albright discussed her 40-year career in international affairs with Maxwell Dean James Steinberg during the eighth annual Tanner Lecture.
Author shares her adventures with the strange
Mary Roach, journalist and author of several books, pursues all things considered weird, fascinating or taboo.
R1 designation highlights consistent research
A prestigious recognition listed SU as a top-tier research university — however, research faculty members and graduate students already saw the school as one.
Major League Soccer commissioner defends U.S. soccer growth
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.
Psychologist behind 'Inside Out' speaks at semester's first University Lecture
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.
Journalist Kathy Gannon receives Tully Award for Free Speech after being shot in the field
The Associated Press correspondent is the ninth recipient of the award for her dangerous, important work in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
SUNY-ESF professor's research links pollution to low socio-economic communities
Assistant professor Mary Collins' research tracked more than 16,000 US factories and their pollutants.
Glassblower finds beauty, purpose in sharp shards
Sally Prasch, Syracuse University's in-house glassblower, makes custom pieces for faculty and staff in the chemistry department.
Panel discusses lack of women's sports coverage
Speakers from ESPN, NBC Sports Group, Fox Sports, USA TODAY Sports, CBS News came to share their experiences and thoughts on the difficulties of sports reporting at the Sports Matters panel discussion.
Empowerment Banquet fosters strength in young women
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.
MLK Dinner speaker advocates for consolidating community movements
Activist and media personality Marc Lamont Hill served as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and highlighted activism and agency.
Students and professors suggest most effective studying habits
With finals approaching, professor says sleep should come before cramming.
Syracuse Black Celestial Choral Ensemble sees one another as family
The Syracuse Black Celestial Choral Ensemble has fostered a sense of unity in the campus community, impacting its members beyond their musical performances.
Syracuse graduate students showcase their talent at ComArt Open Studios
Graduate students of all levels share their work, complete or incomplete, with the public to end the semester.
The 'Flying Busman' helms poetic rides to campus
Centro driver Mickey Mahan says his job provides him with inspiration and practice to be a poet.
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