Campus News: Multimedia Belt

October 29, 2015 - 4:10pm
The LGBT Resource Center hosted four poets at "Dear Straight People," the keynote event for Coming Out Month.

“Dear Straight People: Congratulations, we made it to 2015 without having this conversation,” Yazmin Monet Watkins said in front of a lively audience that snapped and cheered at Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday night.

October 12, 2015 - 6:08pm
The group hosted an artist social Thursday, where students presented their art and talent.

More than 70 students and alumni attended the Artist Social, hosted by the Black Artist League, on Thursday night at the Schine Student Center. Several students shared their talents and works of art with attendants and earned applause and support in return.

September 30, 2015 - 12:01pm
The pianist overcame injury to his right hand and found a passion for teaching music.

For most people, a tiny cut to the thumb would hardly be life-changing. But for Leon Fleisher, world-renowned pianist, a small slice diverted his career as a soloist for more than three decades.

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, in a humid Hendricks Chapel, Fleisher offered anecdotes and advice drawn from his career as a pianist, recording artist, educator and conductor.

September 25, 2015 - 3:05pm
Syracuse University alumna Janel Martinez returned to speak about her experiences at the Newhouse School and in the media industry as an Afro-Latina woman.

Syracuse University alumna and multimedia journalist Janel Martinez spoke on her activism regarding Afro-Latina diversity issues in media and shared her experience as a student of color at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Thursday, Sept. 24, at Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library.

September 10, 2015 - 9:33pm
College Republicans staked dozens of American flags on the lawn between the Schine Student Center and Newhouse School.

As students and visitors walk the pathway between the Schine Student Center and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, they will notice a moving display.

A field filled with mini American flags serves as a tribute to the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

May 11, 2015 - 2:27pm
After a hazing scandal that rocked Nu Alpha Phi, another Asian Greek organization rises to prominence hoping to leave a lasting impression on the campus.

Bryan Dosono didn’t have many friends in high school.

He is introverted, and didn’t connect well with his classmates. Born and raised on a Native American reservation in the Yakima Valley area of Washington state, Dosono, who is Filipino, was part of the 1 percent of Asians who lived there.

May 11, 2015 - 4:11am
Award-winning poet Mary Karr and others aim to inspire more than 6,000 SU and SUNY-ESF graduates, their families and supporters on Sunday.

The excitement on the faces of graduating students and their families is pervasive, giving a colorful, vibrant buzz to the Carrier Dome this Commencement Sunday.

Doting mothers run around with coffee cups, fathers snap last-minute photos before their graduates run off to their procession, and children grin bashful smiles, anxious for the ceremony to begin. Graduates can be spotted all over campus up until 9 a.m., when they must be in their places at the Dome, huddled and bouncing with a healthy mixture of joy and nervousness.

April 30, 2015 - 12:39pm
The display came after a design competition in which the winning design planned to create spherical shapes out of the red Solo cups.

The Red Cup Project members displayed spheres made of red Solo cups from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday on the quad in order to raise awareness for sustainability and environmental issues with arts.

April 30, 2015 - 12:22pm
The congressman said forensic science is key to defending national security.

Rep. John Katko, chairman of the Homeland Security subcommittee on transportation security, delivered a keynote speech on the current trends of forensic science and national security at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs on April 27. The congressman had a positive outlook when it comes to the future of forensic science.

Katko said his work experience in the Homeland Security subcommittee convinced him of the importance of forensic evidence in defending national security.

April 24, 2015 - 5:51pm
Though some students were discouraged by the cold and the performers, crowds still filled Walnut Park for the annual event.

Four boys stood in the packed parking lot next to Castle Court, squinting through the falling snowflakes as they looked up at their fists, each clutching a Keystone Light.

A small crowd formed around them as they held their fists high.

“Three!” one of the boys yelled, starting the countdown. “Two, one … NOW!”