Donald Trump

March 22, 2017 - 9:10am
Donald Trump’s presidency has prompted a new challenge for professors: how do they address politics in the classroom?

Albrecht Diem can get his Syracuse University students to talk about the early Middle Ages and ancient Greek mythology. But when he brings up President Donald Trump and the new administration, they do not say much.

January 29, 2017 - 11:32pm
SU students, activists and families with young children protested President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration Sunday night at the local airport.

At least 1,000 protesters gathered at Terminal A in the Syracuse Hancock International Airport Sunday night to protest the latest executive order signed by President Donald Trump.

They carried signs of all shapes, sizes and colors, presenting the same underlying message: #NoMuslimBan.

November 17, 2016 - 2:03pm
Fears of xenophobia, racism and deportation after the 2016 presidential election have prompted nationwide campus protests. SU and SUNY-ESF joined the movement yesterday.

A week after the 2016 presidential election, more than 1,000 Syracuse University and State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry students gathered on SU’s Quad, joining the national "sanctuary campus" walk-out movement to protest the messages of President-elect Donald Trump.

November 11, 2016 - 3:24pm
A candlelight vigil was held outside Hendricks Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in response to the results of the 2016 presidential election.

The day after a surprising and upsetting presidential election for many on campus,  several campus organizations began offering various forms of support and recovery.

On Wednesday evening, Syracuse Uniersity and SUNY-ESF students gathered in vigil outside Hendricks Chapel with candles to "stand against hate."

November 8, 2016 - 11:56pm
Democracy in Action students cover the local and national races across Central New York.

Dawayne Kirkland, a first-time voter who originally supported Bernie Sanders, but voted for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, said his decision to come to the polls was influenced by music artist, Chance the Rapper.

“I think my generation, we really do care about this kind of stuff,” Kirkland said.  “Maybe not from the mediums that you would expect us to get the information from. I’m not paying attention to CNN, but I am checking my Twitter. He’s a social influencer that had an influence on me to get up and go vote and see if I can make a difference.”

November 8, 2016 - 3:14pm
In the early hours of Wednesday Nov. 9, Donald Trump was declared the president-elect of the United States.

Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States.

Surprising pollsters, the Republican candidate passed Sec. Hillary Clinton in electoral votes as he won important swing states like Florida, Michigan and Pennsylvania. He ultimately earned 279 electoral votes, and Sec. Clinton won the popular vote by about one percent. 

October 20, 2016 - 6:34pm
Wednesday's presidential debate included substantive policy discussion, but Donald Trump stole headlines by suggesting that he may not accept the election results in November.

Covering topics like immigration reform and late-term abortions, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off in the third and final presidential debate of 2016 Wednesday night.

This debate had more substantive policy discussion than the previous two, but Trump stole headlines by suggesting that he may not accept the election results in November.

April 17, 2016 - 10:25pm
Protests outside Donald Trump campaign stops are becoming common, and his Syracuse speech was no exception.

On one of the nicest days in Central New York in recent months, Donald Trump supporters and opponents were not playing nice in the streets. Although it did not reach the violent levels of Chicago or other locations of Trump rallies, the presence of protesters lining the roads around the Oncenter in Syracuse still maintained a fighting spirit.

April 17, 2016 - 10:24pm
With his visit to Syracuse, the GOP frontrunner became the latest presidential candidate to stop in Central New York before Tuesday's state primary.

Around 5,000 people came to the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center in Syracuse on Saturday to hear Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Despite accusations that the businessman is anti-immigrant and anti-intellectual, a member of both groups was at the rally.

Retired orthopedic physician Fred Bejani traveled from New Jersey to show his support for Trump.

April 12, 2016 - 11:11pm
Sanders is third presidential hopeful to speak in Central New York in the past week.

Thousands of people gathered at the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center in Syracuse on Tuesday to show their support for Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and to hear the Brooklynite grandfather’s stump speech in person.