October 13, 2014 - 9:35am
Cuselight is an eCommerce platform that lets students share books and resources across campus.

Higher education in America demands deep pockets. Even if you find one house and many roommates, decide to walk to school everyday and get the loan you want, you know that money will still trickle out. For many, textbooks, electronics, furniture, clothes and the list to survive on campus is endless.

One Syracuse University student is hoping to make college more affordable through his website called

October 30, 2013 - 10:06am
Meet Ioana Emy Matesan, a political science Ph.D student from Romania.

Ioana Emy Matesan’s first US experience didn’t prepare her for her second one. From the big city of San Francisco, to the country town of Monmouth, Ill., Matesan was shocked when she arrived for her freshman year of college at Monmouth College.

“It was like a farm town. The college was in the middle of nowhere. I was only used to the big cities in the US. That was the biggest culture shock,” Matesan said.

March 28, 2013 - 1:36pm
In his latest publication, Díaz returns to a familiar character and once again explores loneliness with his trademark style and humor.

Junot Díaz’s latest book explores the loneliness that comes after losing a beloved person. Yunior, the author’s well-known character in Drown and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, returns in This is How You Lose Her. His girlfriend has broken up with him after she discovers he was unfaithful to her. He makes efforts to keep her, but every attempt is a failure, and he knows it.

February 13, 2013 - 11:46am
Arts Journalists pick some of their favorite art representing notions of romantic love.

Kartography by Kamila Shamsie

Happy Valentine's Day from

January 22, 2010 - 3:14pm
Author Chuck Thompson reveals his favorite destination from the new book, his anti-message message and mother’s reaction to his obscenities.

He is shamelessly opinionated with a teenage curiosity and lewd lingo that make great stories.

Rogue travel writer Chuck Thompson visited Syracuse University yesterday while touring for his latest book, "To Hellholes and Back: Bribes, Lies and the Art of Extreme Tourism."

October 6, 2009 - 6:55pm
Khaled Hosseini kick starts the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series with his thoughts on writing and Afghanistan.

Hendricks Chapel was filled to the brim last night.  In its pews sat a cross-section of Syracuse society with only one objective in mind: to hear from Khaled Hosseini. Yesterday marked the beginning of the Rosamond Gifford Lectures.  It kick-started the yearlong series with Hosseini’s participation.