April 22, 2017 - 4:03pm
Syracuse's Clinton Square hosted one of the 610 satellite marches as part of a worldwide movement advocating for people to support the sciences.

A light drizzle didn’t stop hundreds from swarming Clinton Square on Saturday morning to support the March for Science, a worldwide movement that took place in six continents and all 50 states in the U.S.

April 30, 2015 - 1:39pm
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.

September 23, 2014 - 2:58pm
Hundreds of SU and SUNY-ESF students marched alongside more than 300,000 other demonstrators in New York City at the largest climate change march ever.

At the People’s Climate March, students from Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF called for their universities to stop investing in fossil fuels, as well as other ways to make their campuses more sustainable.

March 6, 2013 - 8:33pm
A visiting alum schools students in saving marine mammals.

The orca whale stranded on the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry quad wasn’t moving.

“We’re saving a marine mammal!” Gail Riina, chaplain of the Lutheran Catholic Ministry, called to a group of students walking nearby, “Come learn how!”

February 9, 2012 - 7:27pm
Mittens, scarves and down jackets remain stashed away on many days as Syracuse experiences an atypically mild winter.

This winter is, thus far, Syracuse's fourth warmest since 1902. And following last year's nearly record-setting winter for snowfall, the total this year in Syracuse is almost 12 feet less than at this time in February, according to the National Weather Service.

November 30, 2011 - 11:39am
Low heat, low lights and no TV are hallmarks of how four students live in their home at 821 Comstock Ave.

The amber glow coming from the dichloromethane bottle in the living room barely lights the space enough to read. The bottle is filled with old Christmas lights, dug out from the neighbors’ trash.

It’s one of Gavin Okoniewski’s favorite parts of the house.

“We’ve been trying to do this project basically on no money and very little supplies — things we find in the Dumpsters or what we can find for free on Craigslist,” said Okoniewski, a junior at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
SUNY-ESF landscape architecture students join more than 20 other Syracuse residents in the PARK(ing) Day initiative.

Early morning classes can be a hassle and finding a parking spot on Marshall Street is sometimes near impossible.

That situation was even more apparent Friday as a dozen or more SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry students took part in PARK(ing) Day 2010 as part of a class assignment.