Syracuse University

November 12, 2012 - 10:24am
A number of events took place this past weekend as part of Syracuse University's homecoming.

Nov. 9 - 11 was Orange Central at Syracuse University.

Several events took place on campus, including the homecoming parade, pep rally and football game.

Here's a look at what the SU community thought of the annual celebration:

November 11, 2012 - 8:41pm
Students can cast their ballot for SA president, comptroller until Nov. 15. Before voting, take a look at who's running for president.

Syracuse University students will choose the next Student Association president and comptroller this week. Four candidates—Allie Curtis, PJ Alampi, Kyle Coleman and Iggy Nava—are running for president.

Before you cast your vote, here’s some information on the presidential candidates:

October 21, 2012 - 8:19pm
Several events will be held on campus this week to remember the 35 SU students killed in the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 attack.

This week, the Syracuse University community will participate in Remembrance Week. Many students have probably noticed the renovations on the Remembrance Wall in front of Hall of Languages have been completed.

But, what exactly is Remembrance Week?

On Dec. 21, 1988, 35 SU students returning home from study abroad programs were killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. The plane held 270 passengers. The university started Remembrance Week to honor those students that died. 

October 16, 2012 - 10:57am
Dhaif, the winner of the 2012 Tully Award for Free Speech, accepted her award and spoke in the Hergenhan Auditorium Monday night.

When Lamees Dhaif’s niece tells her she wants people to be anxious to read her every word just like her aunt, Dhaif is often unsure about how to respond.

“Do I tell her a word could cost her her life?” Dhaif, a Bahraini journliast, asked the audience in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium Monday night. “Or should I tell her that a word can distance her from everyone she loves and everything she loves?”

October 12, 2012 - 11:58am
Syracuse University's 11th chancellor announces she will leave once her current contract expires.

In an email sent to SU students and faculty on Friday morning, Chancellor Nancy Cantor announced her exit from Syracuse University at the end of her contract, which expires in June 2014. The Board of Trustees were informed of her decision earlier in the morning, according to her open letter to the SU community. 

October 9, 2010 - 1:41pm
SU community members are encouraged to check their heath records and evaluate their need for a vaccine

Syracuse University Health Services released a chicken pox warning to students, faculty and staff, this morning. Four cases of the contagious respiratory illness have recently been reported on campus. 

Individuals who were in close proximity to the four cases have already been contacted and arrangements have been made to vaccinate them, as needed. Students and SU community members are encouraged to check their heath records and evaluate their need for a chicken pox vaccine. 

September 30, 2010 - 3:57pm
Stand-up comedian and star of "My Wife and Kids," Damon Wayans, is coming to Syracuse University to perform for homecoming weekend

This year’s Orange Central events will include a comedy show performance by stand-up comedian and television star, Damon Wayans.

The homecoming weekend concert will take place Oct. 16 in the Goldstein Auditorium in the Schine Student Center. The event starts at 8 p.m., but Wayne will kick-off the night at 7 p.m. with a pre-comedy show.

Wayans is well known for his successful comedy show, “In Living Color,” the sitcom, “My Wife and Kids” and a string of movies including, “Major Payne” and “The Last Boy Scout.”

September 13, 2010 - 10:52am
University Lectures will host a panel discussion on Oct. 26, to explore the long-term impacts of the BP disaster.

 

May 21, 2010 - 1:44pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas D. Kristof and Emmy Award winner Randy Cohen are among the elite group of speakers.

Mark your calendars, because the 2010-2011 Syracuse University Lecture season is a must-see lineup. Nine speakers will make their appearances on campus throughout the academic year for the University Lecture's 10th season.

Two featured speakers are Randy Cohen and Nicholas D. Kristof.

May 11, 2010 - 5:09pm
Student rapper Delirium breaks down the controversy in a new video.

The controversy surrounding graduation speaker Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, is generating so much buzz you could write a song about it. That's what one SU student rapper did.

Busting rhymes along Marshall Street and in front of the Hall of Languages, Delirium puts a lyrical spin on commencement. Check out the video below.