The Juice

August 27, 2012 - 12:48pm
The two-day forum and concert in the Carrier Dome is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of international artists including Dave Matthews, Nas and more

Syracuse University will host “Common Ground for Peace”, a two-day forum led by the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Running Oct. 8-9, the event schedule will include academic panel discussions for students and faculty, a public talk by the Dalai Lama and a festival-style music event dubbed the One World Concert. 

August 20, 2012 - 9:48pm
SU has again made The Princeton Review's list based on student survey about alcohol, study habits and Greek system.

For the second year in a row, Syracuse University has kept its place among The Princeton Review’s top 20 party schools list, and it has even moved up a couple notches from last year’s 12th place. This year, Syracuse is No. 10.

July 25, 2012 - 3:18pm
Local authorities try to keep up with the rapidly growing popularity of new, highly toxic synthetic drug.

The use of the synthetic neurotoxic drug “bath salts” has reached epidemic proportions in Central New York, according to an addictions expert with over 30 years experience in the field.

“This drug scares me more than any other drug I’ve seen,” said Dr. Elizabeth Berry, a clinical psychologist at Crouse Hospital's Chemical Dependency Treatment Services, in a presentation at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on July 18. “It’s awfully toxic.”

May 30, 2012 - 2:11pm
Bassel Al Shahade was working as a citizen journalist filming attacks.

Syrian Syracuse University student Bassel Al Shahade was killed by Syrian government forces Monday while filming attacks on the city of Homs.

Shahade, who calls Damascus, Syria, home, was in his native country working as a citizen journalist when he was killed by government forces.

May 11, 2012 - 6:52pm
Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suits against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University have been dropped by a local New York State Supreme Court judge.

In a 30-page decision released Friday by judge Brian DeJoseph, the defamation suit against Syracuse University and its men's basketball head coach was dropped.

April 26, 2012 - 2:50pm
Bernie Fine has signed on for his first job since being fired by Syracuse University last year.

Maccabi "Bazan" Haifa, more commonly known as Maccabi Haifa, has hired former SU men's assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine as a consultant.

Fine's contract was terminated late last year amid sexual assault allegations leveled by Bobby Davis and Mike Lang. According to ESPN, Haifa is ownned by Florida-based businessman Jeffrey Rosen. The club announced that he will advise the team on personnel decisions regarding both players and coaches. Fine's official title is basketball consultant.

Nearly half the team's squad is American or has roots in the United States.

April 25, 2012 - 3:55pm
William D. West, a part-time professor in the Syracuse University English department and former writer for The Syracuse Post-Standard, died Tuesday night from cancer complications

William D. West, a part-time English professor at Syracuse University, died Tuesday night at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Upstate Hospital due to complications from cancer, according to an email sent to members of the SU English department.

April 20, 2012 - 4:06pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will talk policy at Hendricks Chapel on Monday.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Syracuse University and speak at Hendricks Chapel on Monday.

The midday event will be free and open to the public. Doors to Hendricks will open at 9:45 a.m. and seating is first-come, first-serve, according to an email sent by James Steinberg to the SU community. All guests must be seated by 11:15 a.m. The event will also be available via live webstream.

April 19, 2012 - 1:06pm
Jessica Pfeifer, a senior at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, died early Thursday morning.

Jessica Pfeifer, a forest and natural resources management senior at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, died early this morning, according to an email from Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor. "Losing a member of our campus family is so painful," the email read. "As surely as it affects us all, it can affect each of us differently."

April 18, 2012 - 5:12pm
The 1951 graduate was known for TV classics such as 'American Bandstand' and 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.'

American Bandstand and New Year’s Rockin’ Eve icon Dick Clark passed away Tuesday at the age of 82.

Clark, a Syracuse University alum ('51), died after “a massive heart attack,” according to a statement released by his agent Paul Shefrin.