Campus News: Multimedia Belt

December 12, 2015 - 4:19pm
With finals approaching, professor says sleep should come before cramming.

A recent blog post by Stop Procrastinating lists numerous studying techniques that students said were effective in combating issues such as procrastination, distractions and cramming.

Stop Procrastinating, an internet service that blocks potential distractions, conducted a survey among 3000 students and compiled its results in an infographic. Syracuse University professors generally agreed with the studying tactics reported in the post.

December 10, 2015 - 10:00am
The Syracuse Black Celestial Choral Ensemble has fostered a sense of unity in the campus community, impacting its members beyond their musical performances.

To many members of the Syracuse University community, the Black Celestial Choral Ensemble (BCCE) is another musical group. But to 2016 Class Marshal Tatiana Williams and its other members, it's more than just a group that gathers to perform. She views the bond that BCCE members share as something very unique on campus.

"BCCE is my family. We're a choir, but before being a choir, we're a family," Williams said.

December 9, 2015 - 11:46pm
Graduate students of all levels share their work, complete or incomplete, with the public to end the semester.

Syracuse graduate students of the College of Visual and Performing Arts showcased their talent, December 9, in the Comstock Art building. A few students organized the event to display the work their peers had been working on over the course of the semester. Various performance pieces, sculptures, jewelry and paintings were curated by students to fill out the show.

December 9, 2015 - 3:55pm
Centro driver Mickey Mahan says his job provides him with inspiration and practice to be a poet.

Centro bus driver Mickey Mahan recites his poems while he drives the Route 344 bus from Syracuse University’s South Campus to the main campus every morning. He adopted his nickname, “The Flying Busman,” from “The Flying Dutchman,” a folklore about a ghost ship that sailed the ocean forever.

Mahan describes his job as a perfect fit for him because it provides him with inspiration and the space to practice his poetry. The city view gives him ideas about poetry, and he writes poems when his bus stops.

December 3, 2015 - 1:51pm
Seniors Cheyenne Woods and Hunter Saenz hosted a Q&A session with Dotson, where he shared details of some of his stories during his career.


November 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
The Monday night ceremony opened with readings of hope and peace from five different faiths.

Dozens of students, faculty and staff gathered on the steps of Hendricks Chapel on Monday night to stand “as lights against the darkness” in the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks that made headlines over the weekend.

November 13, 2015 - 12:24am
The arrival of the Vice President and his Secret Service detail generates excitement among students and faculty.

A simple walk to class proved exciting for Syracuse University students Thursday as they passed Secret Service agents and marveled at sharp shooters on top of the Schine Student Center and the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel. The frenzy was generated by the visit of SU School of Law alumnus and Vice President Joe Biden.

November 12, 2015 - 4:16pm
Vice President Joe Biden brought his fight to end violence against women to Goldstein Auditorium on Thursday.

Vice President Joe Biden addressed students in Goldstein Auditorium on Thursday as part of the It’s On Us Week of Action to end sexual assault on college campuses. He talked about his experiences on Capitol Hill fighting to end violence against women and said it was the responsibility of the community to stop it.

November 4, 2015 - 11:24am
In the last University Lecture of 2015, Klein urged students to continue to act as part of a global network of social justice.

By November, the fear of imminent and endless snow weighs heavily on everyone’s mind in Syracuse. No surprise than that the uncharacteristically balmy 70-degree weather Tuesday delighted most students.

But for author and environmentalist Naomi Klein, this delightful weather only further proved the perturbing and unabated rise in temperature associated with climate change.

“This is the warmest early November weather recorded in 38 years,” Klein said in her opening remarks. “Right now, 2015 is shaping up to be the warmest year recorded, just as 2014 was the year previously.”

October 30, 2015 - 2:48pm
Three of the 2015 Remembrance Scholars reflect on the victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing they have chosen to represent.

Juan Rangel sometimes walks by the Livingston Avenue house that Alex Lowenstein lived in during his junior year. Lowenstein was a Syracuse University student and a victim of the Pan Am 103 bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, that left 270 dead, including 35 SU students who were coming home from a semester abroad on Dec. 21, 1988.