Campus News: Multimedia Belt

October 1, 2009 - 9:03pm
The former anchor for ABC's 'Nightline' interviews the award-winning actor at Syracuse Stage as part of this year's SU Homecoming.

Oscar-nominated actor Frank Langella (Syracuse University class of '59) and award-winning journalist Ted Koppel (class of '60) weren't best friends during their undergraduate years, but you wouldn't be able to tell from the conversation they had during "One on One: Frank Langella and Ted Koppel," one of the highlight events in this year's Orange Central weekend.

September 30, 2009 - 6:35pm
From the rain-soaked parade to the energy at SU's football game, check out the experience for students, alums and fans.

Let's celebrate

October 3, 2009

September 21, 2009 - 3:42pm
Professional artists and journalists debate social media, art and technology Monday during the "Transcending Conflict through Culture" symposium.

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September 11, 2009 - 2:20pm
H1N1 concerns and attention result in largest Syracuse campus clinic ever.

UPDATE: The next flu clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15. at Flanagan Gymnasium, beginning at noon until the vaccine is gone. Students should bring their student I.D. and wear loose clothing that allows their upper arm to be exposed.

“Ooooww!” Bryce Shulman yelled as the nurse pulled the needle out of his arm. 

Nearly 150 students lining the basketball court looked over at the 6-foot-tall, third-year film major.

“Just kidding,” Shulman said, smiling to the crowd.

September 9, 2009 - 6:34pm
About 1,000 students and locals pack Goldstein Auditorium to hear the Vice President discuss college affordability.

At 10:35 a.m., an official looking man came to the podium, rattled around some papers, and walked off. The crowd quieted down and the jazz music coming from the speakers of Goldstein Auditorium became audible. Realizing that the scheduled program was only five minutes behind schedule, the chit-chat in the room resumed.

The Vice President of the United States is allowed to be late.

August 31, 2009 - 12:47pm
The first day back at SU is filled with signs of nerves, excitement and determination.

Approaching the Syracuse University campus at 10 a.m. this morning, it seemed a bit too calm for the first day of the fall 2009 semester. Nearing the Schine Student Center, the bustle and excitement began to pick up.

The network of sidewalks outside of Schine was crawling with students making their way to and from class, texting on their cell phones, waving to familiar faces across the grass, and catching up with old friends. Two, three, four, five girls in a row drinking Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee exited Schine, taking advantage of the warm weather while they still could.

July 16, 2009 - 3:28pm
SU professor says he's moving online education in a new direction

Syracuse University professor Scott Nicholson is teaching a class of more than 300 people from the comfort of his own home..

There, Nicholson, an associate professor in SU’s School of Information Studies, or iSchool, records a daily video blog about how libraries can bring people together through gaming programs, whether it’s an older board game like Monopoly or a newer electronic game like Dance Dance Revolution.  What makes his course,“Gaming in Libraries,”  different from other online classes is that his is taught entirely through YouTube.

May 25, 2009 - 3:19pm
New course at SU teaches students about the cultural and social significance of hip-hop.

Where can the music of Lil' Wayne and Kanye West battle each other for audience applause?  Syracuse classrooms, thanks to a unique new class.

May 25, 2009 - 2:32pm
The Syracuse University campus comes together to protest against sexual violence.

A sea of students and faculty stood by the steps of Hendricks Chapel to denounce sexual violence. 

On April 15, 2009,  more than 700 protestors joined together at Syracuse University's annual "Take Back the Night" event to discuss society's tolerance of sexual violence and abuse. 

April 24, 2009 - 10:23am
In 1969 the hill was buzzing with student activism, the students made demands and the faculty listened.

Bettie Thompson ’71 had been corresponding with her soon-to-be Syracuse University roommate on a regular basis the summer before her freshman year at SU. It wasn’t until Thompson met her roommate, a fellow New Jersey native, in person that race became an issue.

“Her family walked into Walnut Cottage where we lived, and she said, “My God, you’re a nigger,’” Thompson said.