The Pan Am Flight 103 archives have opened their doors for another year as Syracuse University celebrates Remembrance Week and honors those whose lives were lost in the bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland. The archives hold artifacts from the 35 SU students who died during the attack as well as items and information on all 270 victims of the flight that crashed on December 21, 1988.
Editors note: This review originally appeared on Green Room Reviews on Oct. 28.
A tall grandfather clock ticks away beneath the high-ceilinged office in Hendricks Chapel. Reverend Brian Konkol, 38, sits in a leather lounge chair surrounded by a large couch, another chair, coffee table, stacks of paper and boxes of framed art that rest on the floor. Konkol, known for his plaid button-down dress shirts, bowties, large round-framed glasses, jazzy socks, and perfectly combed short brown hair, says the messy state of the room makes it feel like walking into open-heart surgery. But he has an excuse.
Editors note: This article originally appeared on Green Room Reviews on Oct. 25.
This week, Disney’s “The Lion King” will kick off a national tour in Syracuse that marks the 20th anniversary of the musical’s debut.
Jeff Goldblum and the cast and crew of The Mountain, an upcoming independent film, were on the SU campus this morning. Pedestrian traffic was partially blocked off on campus Tuesday because of the shoot.
The film, which is set in the 1950s, also brought several old-fashioned cars to campus.
The grandiose sounds of Italian composer Gioachino Rossini paired with the deeply textured and intricate work of Finish composer Jean Sibelius formed a multilayered symphonic pallet Sunday in Setnor Auditorium.
Under the baton of James Tapia, the Syracuse University Symphony Orchestra performed Gioachino Rossini’s short overture from his opera “La gazza Ladra” along with Jean Sibelius’s laborious “Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43.”
Syracuse University students will have the opportunity to help rebuild Puerto Rico first hand after the devastation brought by Hurricane Maria in September. The Student Association is partnering with Hendricks Chapel for a disaster relief trip to the island over winter break.
In a statement, Angie Pati and James Franco, vice president and president of the Student Association, said: ” We have been so inspired and captivated by relief efforts led by the Puerto Rican community on campus.”
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – After beating No.2 Clemson last week, Syracuse on Saturday fell short under cloudy skies and humid air to the Miami Hurricanes 27-19.
The Orange struggled in the offense in the first half as quarterback Eric Dungey turned the ball over on the first possession. Defensive lineman Demetrius Jackson caught the first pick, however had the ball stripped by Dungey. This second change of possession gave Syracuse a new set of downs, however they couldn’t gain on the momentum.
The Syracuse men’s basketball team appeared hungry to play during media day and the scrimmage that followed after.
Head coach Jim Boeheim was the first to answer questions as he and his team made themselves available during media day at Carmelo Anthony Practice Facility early Friday afternoon.