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September 11, 2011 - 11:17pm
SU and community members reflect on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy with a Service of Remembrance and Hope.

Students, faculty and members of the Syracuse community shared memories and words of encouragement at Syracuse University’s Service of Remembrance and Hope at Hendricks Chapel Sunday.

August 31, 2011 - 4:40pm
The Syracuse University Marching Band spends several days before the start of fall semester to train acclimate new members to life behind the end zone.

Sam Brickfield stood between two groups standing in the Carrier Dome weeks before the fall semester would start. One row of orange-shirted students, standing at attention, faced a line of students, some still wiping tears from their eyes. Seven minutes earlier, many of them said speedy goodbyes to family members they wouldn’t see for months.

August 30, 2011 - 10:04am
SU students start the fall semester with challenges, enthusiasm and sunglasses.

As the sun peeked out early Monday morning, signaling both the end of Hurricane Irene for Central New York, and the beginning of the school year for Syracuse University students, some students remained in Irene’s wake instead of on campus for day one of classes.

Aasimah Navlakhi, an arts journalism graduate student, spent her first day of school stuck in a Boston bus station for seven hours after three buses that should have brought her home had all been cancelled because of flooding.

May 26, 2011 - 9:44am
Although Syracuse has the largest indoor arena within 260 miles, major concerts and community events are rare because of its commitment to Orange athletics and campus activities.

Looming over the Syracuse skyline is a 527,320 square foot mass of gray cement on the campus of Syracuse University. Though bland to the eye on its exterior, the building frequently radiates orange and the emotion of fervent fans from the inside.

The Carrier Dome is a staple of the university, providing a lifetime of memories for its guests. It welcomes students on preview days, bids them farewell during commencement and hosts countless events in between.

May 15, 2011 - 1:33am
The annual spring exercise honors nearly 5,500 SU graduates, many of whom stayed connected with Facebook, Twitter and their social networks throughout the ceremony.

As has been a tradition for more than a century, the school year on The Hill concluded Sunday with a graduation ceremony.

This year, 5,459 degrees were awarded to Syracuse University students while the joint commencement with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry students honored 475 of its students as well.

May 9, 2011 - 7:34am
Syracuse University students continue the more than century-old tradition of ringing Crouse College's bells.

Two to three times a day, some Syracuse University students climb a 70-foot ladder to play songs ranging from SU’s fight song to Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” for the rest of campus to hear.

They are members of the Chimemasters, a group of mostly music majors, who ring Crouse College’s bells that are more than a century old.

April 28, 2011 - 11:25pm
It was Euclid Avenue vs. Walnut Park, Round 2.

It is no myth that if you advertise anything as free, college students will come running. Mayfest 2011 was no exception.

Free chicken kabobs, corn dogs, cotton candy and tornadoes — not to mention free beer for  those 21 and older — had Syracuse University students hiking on down to Walnut Park Friday to get in on the good grub.

April 26, 2011 - 6:46pm
Torrential downpours flooded on and off-campus streets Tuesday as winds reportedly as high as 60 mph swept through Syracuse.

Thunderstorms ripped through the Central New York area twice today, leaving residents in shock and local streets flooded.

I-81 shut-down. Marshall Street stores flooded. The National Weather Service issued tornado and flash flood warnings.

“In all my years living in Syracuse, I have never seen a storm like this,” said Sally White, a resident since 1975.

April 20, 2011 - 1:48pm
The Office of Student Activities at Syracuse University raised their glasses to a number of students and organizations for their achievements on campus.

Goldstein Auditorium was transformed Tuesday night into a banquet hall donned with black and gold balloons in honor of The 44 Stars of Excellence Gala and Celebration.

Tables packed with students in their best business-casual wear snacked on tray passed hors d’oeuvres and feasted on a buffet dinner of steak, chicken, vegetable-filled couscous, mashed potatoes and pasta as The Office of Student Activities highlighted the achievements of numerous students and organizations on campus.

April 20, 2011 - 1:55am
A new startup by recent Syracuse University graduates brings the food truck business back to The Hill.

New Jersey native, Maxwell Woolley, remembers eating greasy submarine sandwiches from the Princeton University Hoagie Haven truck as a kid.

Inspired by his childhood memories, Woolley, 22, graduated from Syracuse University last May with a newspaper journalism and history degree, and opened the Hoagie Haven food truck with business partner, Matt Kardjian.