celebration

January 30, 2017 - 4:21pm
On Sunday evening, members of the SU community gathered at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. dinner to reflect on overcoming life's adversities.

J.R. Martinez has endured through many challenges: he has served in the Army, starred in a soap drama and won Dancing with the Stars. But just looking in the mirror was once one of the hardest things to do when a roadside explosion during his tour in Iraq left 30 percent of his body burned.

“I asked myself why. Why do I look like this, why did it happen to me and of course I didn’t know why,” Martinez said, who was only 19 when the explosion happened.

February 24, 2015 - 12:45pm
Chinese Student and Scholar Association hosted Spring Festival Gala at Goldstein Auditorium to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

As the Lunar New Year, a massive New Year celebration in China and most Asian countries that comes this month, the Chinese community at Syracuse University celebrated the festival together on February 13 at Goldenstein Auditorium in Schine Student Center.

February 12, 2011 - 11:37pm
Every year, several hundred students mark the start of the Chinese New Year with cultural events, performances, and a dinner held in Goldstein Auditorium.

Several hundred members of the Syracuse community gathered in Schine Student Center Friday Feb. 4 to celebrate the beginning of the Chinese New Year.

The Spring Gala, sponsored by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), brought together SU faculty and students along with members of the local community to engage in Chinese traditions. CSSA celebrated the beginning of Chinese New Year, and a new year in raising cultural awareness on campus, by hosting a dinner with performances by Chinese student groups.