October 29, 2015 - 4:10pm
The LGBT Resource Center hosted four poets at "Dear Straight People," the keynote event for Coming Out Month.

“Dear Straight People: Congratulations, we made it to 2015 without having this conversation,” Yazmin Monet Watkins said in front of a lively audience that snapped and cheered at Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday night.

October 29, 2015 - 10:21am
The women were joined by CNN's Fredricka Whitfield and Sunny Hostin and attorney Benjamin Crump, who all called for better media representation of black shooting victims.

With hundreds sitting in the audience, Lesley McSpadden sat onstage at the Goldstein Auditorium and recalled her last family trip with her late son, Michael Brown. She snapped a picture of him catching a fish. “I look at the picture and see his face,” McSpadden said in tears. “He was a bright kid, and he had a bright future.”

Brown died at age 18 in August 2014 from a gunshot confrontation with white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.

October 13, 2015 - 11:47pm
The third University Lecture of the semester featured Charles Blow and Ross Douthat, who spoke about modern issues and politics of race in America.

Columnist Charles Blow and blogger Ross Douthat spoke about racial inequality in black communities and how the digital media helped to address the issue at Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday night for the latest University Lecture Series.

October 12, 2015 - 6:08pm
The group hosted an artist social Thursday, where students presented their art and talent.

More than 70 students and alumni attended the Artist Social, hosted by the Black Artist League, on Thursday night at the Schine Student Center. Several students shared their talents and works of art with attendants and earned applause and support in return.

October 8, 2015 - 7:16am
New York Times best-selling author talks life, writing, and the everyday struggles of being human.

After losing her mother to cancer, leaving college and dabbling in drugs and promiscuity, Cheryl Strayed took a hike. At 22, she didn’t know that hiking the Pacific Crest Trail would change her life forever and ultimately help reveal her true identity as a writer.

September 30, 2015 - 12:01pm
The pianist overcame injury to his right hand and found a passion for teaching music.

For most people, a tiny cut to the thumb would hardly be life-changing. But for Leon Fleisher, world-renowned pianist, a small slice diverted his career as a soloist for more than three decades.

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, in a humid Hendricks Chapel, Fleisher offered anecdotes and advice drawn from his career as a pianist, recording artist, educator and conductor.

September 25, 2015 - 3:05pm
Syracuse University alumna Janel Martinez returned to speak about her experiences at the Newhouse School and in the media industry as an Afro-Latina woman.

Syracuse University alumna and multimedia journalist Janel Martinez spoke on her activism regarding Afro-Latina diversity issues in media and shared her experience as a student of color at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Thursday, Sept. 24, at Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library.

September 10, 2015 - 9:33pm
College Republicans staked dozens of American flags on the lawn between the Schine Student Center and Newhouse School.

As students and visitors walk the pathway between the Schine Student Center and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, they will notice a moving display.

A field filled with mini American flags serves as a tribute to the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

August 31, 2015 - 12:51pm
Students on the quad shared their feelings as the first day of classes for the 2015-16 academic year kicked off.

Feelings ranged from “caffeine deprived” to “buzzing” as both new and returning students climbed back up the hill to begin the 2015-16 academic year at Syracuse University.

June 28, 2015 - 1:29pm
Every day dozens of students recover uneaten food from dining halls on Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF campuses to give to shelters in the community.

With seven dining halls and more than 17,000 meals served every day, not all of the food made at Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, is eaten.

Well, three friends and seniors at SUNY-ESF decided to do something about all this wasted food.