The Juice

April 21, 2011 - 7:13pm
Bloggers Travis Gumbs and Joshua Kissi discuss life in the New York City music and fashion business.

The creators behind the highly praised men’s fashion blog “Street Etiquette” were once attacked by two strangers while walking on the street because of the way they were dressed.

“I got my tooth knocked out and I had to get a fake one,” said co-creator Travis Gumbs, laughing. “But I still got my smile, so it’s all good.”

That resilient attitude has been developed through years of facing occasional disparagement for having a strong interest in fashion as two young black men.

April 18, 2011 - 9:35am
On Saturday evening, Jerk Magazine hosted its first, soon-to-be-annual awards show. The magazine honored students and community members who do charitable and creative work but often go unnoticed.

Students dressed in artfully ripped tights, short dresses, and high-heeled boots mingled, nibbling their sushi rolls and finger sandwiches as thumping bass shook the walls of Smith Hall’s basement-turned-trendy-art-gallery.

Welcome to the 1st Annual Jerk Awards & Student Show.

The Jerk magazine staff and more than 100 students gathered on Saturday night to recognize groups and individuals doing “out-of-the-ordinary things” to contribute to their community.

April 14, 2011 - 12:49pm
Syracuse University organizations sign resolution to induce change in code of student conduct.

Multiple student organizations at Syracuse University joined forces today in signing a resolution that constitutes a commitment to changing the university’s current code of student conduct regarding harassment.

April 4, 2011 - 10:23am
On Friday, dozens of models walked the runway in the Newhouse 1 lobby for the fifth annual Fashion Communications Milestone fashion show.

Nearly 100 students crowded into the lobby of Newhouse I on Friday night, eagerly anticipating the start of the fifth annual fashion communications show: “Fashion Follows Form: Fashion and Diversity.”

This year’s fashion show celebrated versatility in the fashion world. The hour-long show marked the fifth anniversary of the Fashion and Beauty Communications Milestone, a joint program between the fashion department in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Newhouse that allows students to take courses geared to fashion communications.

March 2, 2011 - 12:27am
Taking a ride and getting advice from the award-winning investigative journalist and "Fast Food Nation" author.

When I heard investigative journalist and writer, Eric Schlosser would be speaking at Syracuse University I made an immediate mental note of the date. As luck would have it a friend connected me with a member of the University Lecture committee who needed a student to help during the day starting with a ride-along to pick Mr. Schlosser up from the airport that morning.

February 21, 2011 - 5:48pm
19-year-old Michael Kowalchuk, an student in his second year at SU, gives speech at the Liberation Conference on Socialism.

A sophomore from Syracuse University was the youngest person to speak at the Liberation Conference on Socialism this past Saturday in Syracuse. The Party of Socialism and Liberation hosted the daylong conference at the Southwest Community Center on the South side of Syracuse.

February 16, 2011 - 10:03pm
Syracuse University students danced the night away to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.

In the brightly-lit Sky Barn on South Campus, two girls toss around a balloon to each other, anticipating the arrival of students. A disc jockey sets up his equipment at the front of the barn, facing the dance floor. Balloons and streamers line the sides of the walls, and snacks donated by Pepsi are spread out on a table in the back. Everything needed for the dance is set, including several gallons of ice water, because this isn’t a typical dance — it’s a 12-hour dance marathon.

February 16, 2011 - 6:21am
Annual event will include ice castle sculpture, cook off and concerts among other activities furing the next two weeks.

Even with the winter dragging on, the people of Syracuse have something to celebrate this week. The annual Syracuse Winterfest kicks off this Thursday in downtown Syracuse and surrounding areas. The festival will go on until Feb. 27.  

Bill Cooper, President of Winterfest, has been involved in producing the event since it began in 1985. 

“The first year, we had over 100 ideas. We keep integrating them over the years,” Cooper said. “There are a lot of things with food and entertainment.”

December 15, 2010 - 2:53pm
Newhouse alum Aaron Goldfarb stopped by SU on his tour of 30 bars in 30 days to promote his novel, "How to Fail: The Self-Hurt Guide."

Syracuse University alumnus Aaron Goldfarb wrote a novel that serves the masochist in all of us.

October 20, 2010 - 2:10pm
The creator of PostSecret, Frank Warren, talks with The NewsHouse about why people trust him so much, his work with suicide prevention and his all-time favorite secret.

Since Frank Warren founded PostSecret.com on Jan. 1, 2005, he has received hundreds of thousands of postcards from complete strangers all over the world bearing their deepest secrets, never before spoken to another human being.