Behind The Scenes

April 1, 2013 - 10:13pm
The previously announced departure of SU's chancellor was prime material for our annual April Fools' tradition.

When Chancellor Nancy Cantor announced she’d be stepping down in 2014, many saw it as the end of an era. We saw it as an opportunity to Photoshop her face onto a bus wrap.

The NewsHouse created a fake news story for April 1 visitors about three proposed Cantor tributes — a “Nancy Rising” statue featuring Shaquille O'Neal, a “Connective Cantorridor” rebranding and a huge, smiling brick face mosaic in the Quad. Our completely non-scientific poll had the statue winning by a landslide.

April 7, 2011 - 1:55pm
How Charlie Sheen's supposed scholarly honor from SU made for an April Fools' prank.

Charlie Sheen - April Fools JokeWe have 359 days left to plan for next year's April Fools' Day, but I'm not sure we'll ever top last week's Charlie Sheen gag.