October 8, 2012 - 11:07pm
Reactions to the His Holiness' campus appearance were varied.

The "Common Ground for Peace" symposium has generated mixed views of the panel’s most popular guest, the Dalai Lama.

Outside Goldstein Auditorium, students who attended the panel discussion shared their thoughts.

March 26, 2012 - 10:08pm
More than 100 students stood on the steps of Hendricks Chapel to show support for Trayvon Martin, a slain Florida teenager.

More than 100 students and faculty shivered through Monday night's windy 30-degree weather in hooded sweatshirts to rally on the quad in support of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17 year old who was shot and killed a month ago by self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla.

February 16, 2012 - 12:56am
Protest staged outside Schine Center where Republican adviser discussed GOP politics and economic policies Wednesday.

If there was one word to describe the Karl Rove talk organized by College Republicans at Syracuse University on Wednesday night, it would be "safe." There was no Valerie Plame. Not a mention of the controversial entry into the Iraq War, nor of the firing of U.S. state attorneys during the Bush administration. None of that.

In fact, all questions for former President George W. Bush's senior adviser had to be submitted to and screened by the moderator prior to the Q-and-A session.

February 16, 2011 - 6:56pm
Hundreds take to the streets protesting Yemen government.

At least 800 marched the streets of Sanaa today to protest against the ruling of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, according to Reuters. Similar to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Seleh is an ally of the U.S. and has ruled for more than 30 years. Fear of chaos and a possible al-Qaeda resurgence caused Seleh to announce he will step down in 2013.

October 19, 2010 - 9:29pm
Covering a fairly routine sidewalk protest near SU turns contentious.
Editor's Note: Photojournalist Keith Edelman was assigned to cover a protest near campus for The NewsHouse. The following is his account of a dispute with two Syracuse police officers.

Two hundred yards from Newhouse 3 — a building with the First Amendment plastered across its glass façade — I was nearly arrested by the Syracuse Police Department while covering a story.

May 16, 2010 - 4:46pm
Protesters don’t come to bear; accountability was the major theme of JPMorgan Chase CEO's address.

Jamie Dimon doesn’t mind being held accountable. In fact, he wants to be. For Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co., it’s a crucial element of achieving success.

“It is completely appropriate to hold me accountable for those things I am responsible for,” Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co., told students in his commencement address. “We all should be held accountable.

April 15, 2010 - 8:23pm
Student protests against JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon gain attention from university administration, national media outlets.

The debate over Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s choice for Syracuse University’s 2010 commencement speaker continues to rage on.

After JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon was announced as this year's commencement speaker, a group of students protested the decision and don’t seem ready to cease action any time soon.

November 18, 2009 - 7:20pm
More than 75 SU students fight back against the anti-gay message of two local residents.

Dressed in a corduroy skirt, 27-year-old Syracuse resident Michelle Deferio stood near the Waverly Avenue entrance of the Schine Student Center holding a sign.


Chris Pesto, a gay Syracuse University junior majoring in acting, was walking back from class around 3:30 p.m. He saw Deferio's sign and decided to make one of his own.

"CORDUROY SKIRTS ARE A SIN," his sign read.