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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 organized 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.
Diversity and Transparency Rally unites protest movements on campus
The rally took place in front of Hendricks Chapel at 3:30 p.m. on Monday.
Shaw Center marks 20 years of leadership and engagement in Syracuse community
Literacy programs are among the center's earliest and largest.
Students occupy Crouse-Hinds Hall through sit-in, demanding acknowledgment of listed concerns
About 40 students will spend the night in the building's lobby.
Protests in Hong Kong hit home for exchange, study abroad students at SU
The Umbrella Movement began in Hong Kong in late September, as a response to changes to the electoral process there.
Maxwell School's 90th anniversary brings Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff to SU campus
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey spoke at the changing role of public service.
Laverne Cox discusses identity acceptance for Coming Out Month
The Orange Is the New Black actress spoke on Wednesday evening in Goldstein Auditorium.
Biking booms on the Hill, with SUNY ESF bike-lending program and plans in works at SU
More than 80 students signed up for SUNY ESF's bike library in the fall.
iSchool students partner with global technology company to create “hack-proof” security initiative
Known as Stealth, the still-developing technology will make the Internet go dark to hackers.
Multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems discusses work in context of 60th birthday
Weems is the third speaker in the annual University Lectures series of Fall 2014.
Remembrance Week ends in rose laying ceremony, pledges to act forward
The emotional ceremony began at 2:03 p.m., the same time Pan Am 103 was bombed.
SU commemorates 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall with recreation on Crouse College lawn
The university is among the 43 U.S. schools participating in German Embassy-sponsored programming this week.
Red Cup Project draws attention to party culture, sustainability at SU
The solo cups that form the installations are made of a plastic that is not recyclable in Syracuse.
Eve Ensler of 'The Vagina Monologues' speaks on violence against women for University Lectures series
The activist has promoted change and education in more than 140 countries.
Fraternity brings distinctive women in media to share their success with the Syracuse community
Women of Distinction panelists were media standouts LaLa Vasquez, Loretta Divine and Iyanla Vanzant.
Delta Lambda Phi fraternity for gay, bisexual and progressive men recolonizes at SU
The fraternity disbanded in 2010 after originally coming to campus in 2004.
Live: Playwright Eve Ensler at Syracuse University
Follow updates from playwright and activist Eve Ensler's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hendricks Chapel.
Maxwell School celebrates 90th anniversary with 1924-themed party
Chancellor Kent Syverud joined the anniversary party attendees to cut the signature cake.
Trends in SU Abroad applications show increasing popularity for Istanbul, non English-speaking countries
A tumultuous political landscape in Turkey has led to curiosity about SU Abroad's center in the country.
Guardian's Alan Rusbridger: you can't say that the government always knows best
Rusbridger, the editor of the publication that broke Edward Snowden's leaks, speaks with The NewsHouse about encryption and duties for a free press.
SU Abroad's center in Poland takes 11 students through Central Europe in its first full-semester program
Students based in Wroclaw, Poland, focus their studies on the theme of reconciliation in the region.
Express SU forum invites students to voice their challenges and hopes for the campus
Students, administration, and faculty members gathered in Hendricks Chapel on Thursday afternoon to discuss issues about minority scholarship cuts, understanding diversity, and what it means to truly belong at SU.
Van Jones kicks off University Lectures series, praises youth activism
The environmental activist and CNN talk show co-host commends students supporting Divest SU ESF for their rally before his lecture.
Sustainability rally urges SU to invest in renewable energy, divest from fossil fuels
Students of Sustainability and Divest SU and ESF hosted the rally Tuesday on the Quad.
Taking a look inside Newhouse 2's new digital innovation space
A new face for innovation, Newhouse 2 gets a much needed facelift and opens up possibilities for students.
Oprah: Innovation the future for Newhouse studio
The "Queen of All Media" helped dedicate the new Dick Clark Studios and Alan Gerry Center For Media Innovation.
Students weather nights on the Quad for 8th annual Shack-a-Thon
The SU-SUNY ESF chapter of Habitat for Humanity aimed to raise $6,000 in this year's event.
Re-negotiations in Posse Foundation scholarships prompt activism on campus
Starting in fall 2015, SU will reduce its number of Posse Foundation partner cities from three to one.
Plus-size model and SU alumna Emme influences fashion design curriculum, launches year-long contest
Through Emme's initiative, SU is the first U.S. college to bring plus-size mannequins into the classroom.
Rally addressing controversial closure of SU's Advocacy Center ends in chancellor's office
Students and faculty called on Chancellor Kent Syverud to re-open the Advocacy Center as a safe space.
Television-inspired course introduces non-Whitman majors to business basics
Professors act out drama surrounding a fictional chocolate company to engage students in Whitman's new "Business Essentials" course.
String topography artwork in Schine draws attention to Orange After Dark
Graduate student Luke Blum creates the "S" now hanging in Schine at a pancake breakfast last year.
Chinese community gathers to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival away from home
The Chinese Students and Scholars Association hosted the annual event in Goldstein Auditorium.
SU students must pay more to replace lost or stolen ID cards
A microchip embedded in the new student ID cards means higher prices for replacements.
Author, Iraq War veteran kicks off 2014 Syracuse Symposium lineup
Award-winning author Kevin Powers will open the annual series at 7 p.m. Thursday in Watson Theatre.
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