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Fitter, happier: Lessons from Jared
A Syracuse Subway restaurant owner lost more than 200 pounds in part from the franchise's Fresh Fit diet popularized by Jared Fogle.
McGriff twins lead double lives as musicians and social advocates
The sophomore duo specializes in violence prevention and contemporary hip-hop -- with a twist
George Saunders wows audience with wit, candidness
The short-story author and SU professor appeared to talk and sign books at a local bookstore
Food Lovers' Bucket List
It's about time for a study break! Enjoy the end of the semester the right way by crossing off each of these tasty Syracuse experiences.
Record-breaking babies: Syracuse hosts a Great Cloth Diaper Changing event
When the store Basic Baby decided to take part in an international Guinness World Records Diaper Changing challenge, dozens of local families came out to support the cause
Ladies Arm Wrestling tournament encourages fierce competition (and attitudes) for a good cause
Several of Syracuse's toughest women bust out the brawn to benefit the Vera House.
SU women get the campus community giggling
Growing numbers of ladies are joining Syracuse University campus comedy organizations to bring on the laughs.
Game time at Chuck's brought amped up energy (and a few spilled drinks)
Commentary: Watching the Final Four game at the legendary campus bar creates lasting memories, despite the 'Cuse defeat.
Orange After Dark tournament gets SU students to dodge, dip, dive, duck -- and scream
The competitive, contact sport of dodgeball brings spirit to Syracuse University’s Flanagan Gym
Meal Plan Blues: SU overcharges students with certain meal plans
Crunching the numbers of the different Syracuse University meal plans reveals high prices, less food
As awareness about gluten sensitivity grows, Syracuse University offers more options
Carly Shapiro struggled to go "g-free," but found a way to make her diet accommodate her lifestyle
Syracuse Catholic chaplain focuses on unity, peace, and helping students grow
The Rev. Linus DeSantis brings community-minded spirit to SU
Freeing Willy: What happens when an orca gets stranded on the ESF quad
A visiting alum schools students in saving marine mammals.
A new campus organization helps spread awareness about eating disorders
Students Helping Acquire, Promote, and Enhance Self-Esteem wants to change the way that college students feel about their bodies.
Eight must-have apps for a Spring Break road trip
If a major vacation isn't in the works this year, use these road trip tips and apps to make this Spring Break the best yet.
Tough Questions: Find the Syracuse trivia night that's right for you
Head to one of the many local, bar-hosted events to bond with friends over beer while stepping up your knowledge of pop culture, geography, and American history minutiae.
New Year's Resolution Update: Why sticking to those exercise goals is a good idea
Syracuse University students sound off on how they're keeping up with fitness ambitions -- and why it's important to stay active.
SU students explore martial arts in the community
A group of Honors students check out Aikido of Central New York for an evening of education and empowerment.
Insulin Life: Living with diabetes
For the nearly one in 10 Americans over the age of 20 living with diabetes, life is a constant balancing act.
Syracuse students take on the Harlem Shake
The easy-to-imitate viral video trend hits SU with some hilarious results.
Gazing into the 'Great Beyond' at the Syracuse Psychic Fair
Mystics, mediums, and the metaphysically in-tune gather in Liverpool for a weekend of spiritualism.
Seniors and SU students get savvy on social media
Local senior citizens and Renee Crown Honors students participated, side by side, in a social media class that used both Twitter and Facebook as a supplement to in-class teaching.
Love is in the air
Check out how Valentine's Day made its mark on 'Cuse this year.
Forgot a gift? We’ve got you covered
Three easy tips for putting together the perfect last-minute V-Day present.
SU promotes health and wellness with free flu shots
Faculty, staff, and students can receive no-charge influenza vaccinations, but awareness is a critical first step.
Eat this, not that: Marshall Street Edition
Beat the unhealthy habits of the winter blues by swapping out your usual "M" Street snacks with more nutritious alternatives.
Tatted up: Syracuse draws attention to human canvases
The AM-JAM Family’s 27th Annual Tattoo Expo leaves its mark on Syracuse and its residents for three “ink-filled” days.
The Underground Poetry Spot creates a place of expression for poets
Founder Seneca Wilson wanted to develop a community in Syracuse to nurture the love and power of spoken word poetry.
SU student uses belly dance to de-stress, express herself
The artful Middle Eastern tradition has spread across the globe, reaching Syracuse's campus via international students.
Students become more involved in green projects
Students from SUNY-ESF and Syracuse University help Save the Rain build more environment-friendly projects in the community.
Roller Derby is a lifestyle for CNY players
The full-contact alternative sport is a wellspring of camaraderie for dozens of dedicated skaters.
"No Shave November" promotes facial hair, philanthropy
SU students dropped their razors and let their beards grow last month, to increase awareness of men's health issues and to make a bold statement.
Beyond her skin: 11-year-old girl does not let disease define her
A Jamesville fifth grader with a rare genetic skin disorder fights her pain with positivity and strength.
Paramedic demonstrates the art of saving others
Lon Fricano shares the rush he gets from responding to emergency calls for nearly 50 years.
Putting the garden to bed
Volunteers at community gardens around Syracuse pull up the last fruits and vegetables and make preparations for winter.
College Survival Guide
From healthy eating to parking to staying safe — find out how to meet your daily needs and address some basic concerns while at Syracuse University.
Stories from Election Day 2012
Using a variety of media, Syracuse University students documented the day's events for the Democracy in Action project's third year — and first presidential election.
'Street Eats' food truck set to settle down
After his food truck's successful debut, chef Steve LeClair is closing down the truck for the winter and opening up a deli.
Testing wells earns goodwill
While sampling water in New York's Southern Tier, Syracuse and ESF students had a chance to meet some of the people who could benefit the most from their data: New York landowners.
SU community feels the impact of Hurricane Sandy through family and friends
Though the storm passed over Syracuse, it hit some hometowns hard, disrupting the everyday routine of students' loved ones.
Syracuse braces for Hurricane Sandy by stockpiling supplies
Supermarkets saw shortages today as students and locals gathered water, batteries and groceries in anticipation of the storm. Check out our tips for surviving Sandy, and make sure you're prepared.
Syracuse joins the CrossFit craze
CrossFit 315 offers SU students a place to train and improve their stamina with its structured workout routines.
SyracuseFirst "mobs" businesses to encourage buying local
"Cuse Mob" events have brought recognition and revenue to two local Syracuse businesses.
Infographic: Know Your 2012 Voting Deadlines
Voting registration deadlines, general election facts and other relevant information are all on display in this handy infographic.
Boba Suite Tea House manager's sweet creations echo her bubbly disposition
Store manager Sara Stedner's infectious creativity is on display along with her selection of baked goods.
New campaign encourages students to get out and walk a mile on Mondays
Monday Mile, a new Healthy Monday program, seeks to make exercise approachable and enjoyable for the Syracuse community.
Bath salts expert explains the motivations behind her work
Clinical psychologist Elizabeth Berry shares what makes her tick: spending time with family, helping patients and always learning something new.
Environmentalist brings community attention to hydrofracking
Jack Ramsden's life dedication is to spread the news about hydrofracking and other environmental issues in Central New York.
Pastor's faith brings him to Syracuse
Through fundraising, Brandon Owen is set to take on a larger role at University Church
Central New York’s fashion community struts its stuff at Syracuse Style
The third annual Syracuse Style fashion show showcased Syracuse's growing fashion scene, and plans to keep getting bigger and better.
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