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Brooke Kato

is a newspaper and online journalism senior and one of the News Lead Producers for The NewsHouse.


Illustration for town-and-gown relationship between SU and city of Syracuse
Deconstructing The Divide

Crumbling Bridges

Published On: May 2, 2021

Long-running tensions sow town-and-gown divisions between Syracuse University and the city it calls home.

Students gather at Castle Court after SU men's basketball wins against WVU, putting them in the Sweet Sixteen on March 21, 2021
Campus News

NCAA victory prompts large celebration at Castle Court

Published On: March 22, 2021

Following the wins of both the men's and women's basketball teams Sunday night, crowds of students defied social distancing rules for the occasion.

Scene of Syracuse University Quad where a large gathering of students on August 19 violated campus safety policies for COVID-19.
Campus News

Quad gathering prompts talk of shutting down campus

Published On: August 20, 2020

Social videos show dozens of students congregating Wednesday night despite pledges to abide by COVID-19 safety measures.

#NotAgainSU Protest at Syracuse University - Feb. 26, 2020 -
Campus News

#NotAgainSU adds demands while gaining support

Published On: February 25, 2020

The student movement's ninth day in Crouse-Hind intensifies as negotiations with SU's Administration seem to be at a standstill.