March 7, 2014 - 1:50am
Student Association implemented an old funding rule that forbids two or more clubs to apply for funding for the same event.

Some student organizations are upset the Student Association’s finance board has decided to enforce an old policy that prevents them from collaborating financially to bring speakers, entertainers and artists to campus for events.

The decision jeopardizes events already in the planning stages.

March 3, 2014 - 6:58pm
Kent Syverud will be formally installed as Syracuse University’s 12th Chancellor and President at Hendricks Chapel.

Come April 11, the SU community can officially call him Chancellor Syverud.

Kent Syverud will officially be installed as Syracuse University’s 12th Chancellor and President on Friday, April 11.

Starting at 7 a.m., the new Chancellor will embark on a 1.2-mile run around campus that will end on the Shaw Quad, where a celebration will ensue. Students, faculty and staff are invited to join.

March 1, 2014 - 9:28pm
Three Latina Newhouse alumni discussed their experiences and paths to working in television as part of the NAHJ's Women in the Media panel.

Three Hispanic women in the television and journalism industries discussed their experiences Thursday night in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium.

As part of the Women in the Media panel organized by the Syracuse Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Syracuse graduates Bianca Graulau ‘12, Paloma Veloz ’09 and Duria Rodriguez ’09 returned to their alma mater to speak about their different paths.

February 26, 2014 - 10:17pm
The Harlem-born rapper will headline a trio of acts at the end-of-school-year festivities in Walnut Park April 25.

Hip-hop fans have even more to look forward to this semseter. 

University Union announced Wednesday night that A$AP Ferg will headline this year's Mayfest celebration in Walnut Park on April 25. The Harlem-born rapper will perform along with DJ AraabMUZIK and Rochester-based indie-pop band, Joywave, for the end-of-school-year celebration.

February 26, 2014 - 9:43am
The Renegade Magazine will have stories affecting SU's African American community, including objectification of women, fashion and lifestyle trends.

With a story in mind, Ibet Inyang approached the editor-in-chief of a Syracuse University magazine who turned her away, saying the topic was too controversial.

Inyang wanted to write about natural hair, a growing trend in the African American community.

“I still don’t really get what she meant by ‘controversial,’ but at that moment I thought that there should be a campus magazine where a story like that can be published,” Inyang said.

February 24, 2014 - 9:01am
Dr. Brittney Cooper, a professor of women's and gender studies and African studies, encouraged students to fight injustices and ask questions in an event for Black History Month.

A scholar of black women’s intellectual history and thought explained the struggles blacks and women are currently facing and ways to fight injustice in a speech for Black History Month Thursday night.

Dr. Brittney Cooper, an assistant professor of women’s and gender studies and African studies at Rutgers University, urged students not to accept the status quo and to fight for the big questions. “If you see a good fight, get in it,” she said.

February 13, 2014 - 3:19pm
The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent" discusses diversity, humor and his experiences in comedy and entertainment media.

Larry Wilmore, the speaker at the Newhouse School’s 13th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media, has gone through his life and career taking risks.

February 5, 2014 - 2:31pm
The accumulation of heavy snowfall leads Syracuse University to call off activity for the day.

After chatter circulated among Syracuse University students on campus Tuesday evening, the final email confirming the cancelation of classes arrived Wednesday at 12:40 p.m.

February 5, 2014 - 4:02am
Alexis Ohanian entertained and imparted entrepreneurial advice Tuesday to students, faculty and community members at the iSchool talk.

A crowd of more than 200 people gathered Tuesday in the Syracuse University Sheraton to hear Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian speak about Internet entrepreneurship.

From the moment Ohanian opened his mouth, the audience erupted in laughter.

“I’ve already gotten this thing off to, I think, a pretty good start,” he said. “Now I should talk about mascots.”

Ohanian is known for drawing cute mascots for every startup he helps create. Syracuse University’s mascot Otto the Orange attended the event.

February 3, 2014 - 4:29pm
Jayson Stark '73, Tim Kurkjian and Dan Shulman shared their paths to sports reporting and advice to aspiring journalists.

Students and faculty packed the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium Friday when three ESPN baseball personalities visited the Newhouse School.

“There are really two reasons I am where I am in life,” said Jayson Stark ‘73, a graduate of the Newhouse School. “One is because I’m one of those lucky people in the world who is doing exactly what I dreamed of doing since I was nine years old. And the second reason I am here today is because I went to Syracuse.”