Martin Luther King Jr.

January 29, 2018 - 12:34am
The 33rd annual event at the Carrier Dome featured Angela Rye, who spoke about the futility of pure intentions left unaccompanied by real action.

From Intention to Impact. That was the theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. From the musical student performances to the keynote speaker Angela Rye’s impassioned speech, this year’s event was not only a celebration, but a call to action.

“We’re at a time, in this day and age,” Rye said, addressing the media before the start of the event, “that we need more work and less talk.”

November 28, 2017 - 4:44pm
Check out these secret study spots around campus when you're scrounging for somewhere quiet to focus during finals week.

Finals week is here, and students flock to the usual spots to get their studying done. The couches at Panasci Lounge are great, but you risk procrastinating by people-watching or napping instead of cramming for that astronomy exam. Avoid the fight over outlets at “Club Bird"; the intimidating silence of Carnegie Library; and check out these lesser-known study spots on campus where you can actually get some work done. Good luck!

January 19, 2013 - 9:10pm
Students and members of the Syracuse community gathered together in the Carrier Dome Saturday to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and local heroes of Syracuse.

More than 2,000 Syracuse University students and Syracuse residents gathered in the Carrier Dome Saturday for a night of inspiration and remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. at SU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

This celebration is a Syracuse tradition that has endured for over 25 years. The university welcomed Roslyn Brock, the chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or the NAACP, as the keynote speaker for the evening.

January 24, 2010 - 10:27pm
SU honors four community members dedicated to continuing Dr. King’s journey.

There was a lot of singing at SU’s 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

The Black Celestial Choir sang. The university’s MLK Community Choir sang. And some previously unsung heroes had their praises sung.