Campus News: Multimedia Belt

November 20, 2014 - 7:27pm
The student coalition ended its occupation of Crouse-Hinds Hall on Nov. 20, 17 days after the sit-in began and six weeks after the group formed.

At the peak of a tumultuous month at Syracuse University, two rallies within three days each drew crowds in mid-September.

November 20, 2014 - 5:25pm
After 17 days in the lobby of Crouse-Hinds Hall, THE General Body vacated the building Thursday afternoon.

THE General Body ended their sit-in on Thursday afternoon, after spending 17 days in the lobby of Crouse-Hinds Hall.

Colton Jones, a psychology senior who has been active in THE General Body, described the decision as a “strategic move.” The group had never planned to stay in Crouse-Hinds indefinitely, he said.

November 14, 2014 - 2:32pm
Consulting firm Bain & Company highlighted the topic in a diagnostic report for SU in April.

When Syracuse University named Kelly Lux its first online community manager in 2010, Lux understood the expectations that came with the new position.

SU officials wanted her to start and build an online community with students and alumni through Twitter and Facebook. During her time in the position, her frequent activity on these channels led to an impressive growth of followers on SU’s social media platforms.

November 12, 2014 - 2:16pm
Scheck's presentation was the final lecture of the fall 2014 University Lectures series.

On Tuesday evening, attorney and DNA expert Barry Scheck hosted the final installment in the fall 2014 University Lectures series. He spoke about the Innocence Project, an organization he co-founded that aims to reform the criminal justice system and prevent wrongful convictions by using DNA testing as evidence in cases.

November 5, 2014 - 11:04am
With 30,000 systems on campus, ITS constantly tracks the network for intruders.

The recent celebrity iCloud breaches demonstrate the need for students to take greater measures to ensure their own online security. 

November 4, 2014 - 1:20pm
The rally took place in front of Hendricks Chapel at 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

Drawing together many of the individual protest movements active on campus this semester, approximately 200 people gathered on the steps of Hendricks Chapel Monday afternoon for the “Diversity and Transparency Rally.”

October 31, 2014 - 2:28pm
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey spoke at the changing role of public service.

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey visited campus Friday morning and delivered a lecture to the several hundred people who crowded into the Melanie Gray CeremonialCourtroom in Dineen Hall.

“One of the principles to takeaway from today is that public service still matters,” Dempsey said, as part of his lecture focused on the ways in which public service is changing.

October 30, 2014 - 10:29am
The Orange Is the New Black actress spoke on Wednesday evening in Goldstein Auditorium.

As a woman who has overcome many obstacles to accept herself and who is currently more aware than ever of who she is, Laverne Cox made sure to share with the Syracuse community her own identity.

October 29, 2014 - 9:47pm
More than 80 students signed up for SUNY ESF's bike library in the fall.

Bicycling at Syracuse University is on a roll, thanks to a bike-lending program at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry and other efforts to make using bikes more convenient.

October 29, 2014 - 9:34pm
Known as Stealth, the still-developing technology will make the Internet go dark to hackers.

Five School of Information Studies students are collaborating with a global technology company to develop uses for a “hack-proof” technology called Stealth.

Stealth is a new security initiative for managing and preventing cyber-attacks. Dave Dischiave, an iSchool professor and advisor to the Stealth group, described the software as a “product or appliance that allows you to make the Internet go dark, meaning you can make it disappear.”