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Amanda Smith

is a graphic design sophomore and contributor for The NewsHouse.


Illustration of Syracuse 8 football players

A Lasting Impact

Published On: April 25, 2021

The Syracuse 8 protest still resonates half a century after their courageous stand for equality in college athletics.

Julie Walas and Otto the Orange
Life & Style

Behind the Orange

Published On: February 8, 2021

After a dozen years of coaching team Otto, Julie Walas has built her legacy by training the students who bring Syracuse University’s mascot to life.