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September 18, 2017 - 2:40pm
The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is held annually in the early fall to showcase and celebrate the colorful, weird and wonderful neighborhood around it.

The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is held annually in the early fall to showcase and celebrate the colorful, weird and wonderful neighborhood around it.

This year, six stages showcased acts from belly dancing to ballroom dance to acoustic bluegrass. Surrounding those stages, creatives and activists sold their products and their causes to visitors.

September 18, 2017 - 8:31am
Review: Trevor Noah was unafraid of controversy during his stand-up set at Cornell University Sunday night.

Trevor Noah took the stage at Cornell University’s Barton Hall Sunday evening to perform an hour of stand-up comedy. Noah, who is cursed to be forever known as Jon Stewart’s replacement on "The Daily Show," drew a crowd of 4,800 people, most of whom were students.

September 17, 2017 - 10:08pm
An arts journalism grad student returns from the Toronto International Film Festival with his pick of the festival’s most exciting movies

This year, Syracuse University graduate students from the Goldring Arts Journalism program traveled from Syracuse to Toronto to attend the 42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival. Here is a roundup of some of the notable movies that one student saw:

September 16, 2017 - 8:37am
Review: Lalah Hathaway inspires Latino and African American Syracuse University alums with classics, but loses them with more modern material.

On Friday night, Lalah Hathaway took roughly 1,300 concertgoers back in time to the 1980s and ‘90s. Hathaway was the musical performer for this year’s Coming Back Together reunion, which brings African American and Latino Syracuse University alumni to campus every three years for a weekend of celebration.

September 15, 2017 - 12:11pm
The former CNN and NBC anchor described her crusade to portray minorities in a positive light during her speech.

Thursday evening, Syracuse University’s Coming Back Together event hosted a former CNN and NBC anchor and Harvard graduate to kick off this year’s University Lecture Series. Soledad O’Brien led a lecture focusing on the power of storytelling.

As jazz music piped through the room, current students and alumni alike trickled into Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium. Chatter, laughter and the sound of flash going off created a hum of anticipation before O’Brien took the stage.

September 11, 2017 - 9:59am
The third episode of our soccer podcast features host Erica Pieschke and analysts Erin Fish and Jared Bomba to talk SU soccer.

Syracuse men's soccer opened its ACC schedule with a 1-1 draw at Virginia following a penalty by Hugo Delhommelle. This was a massive result for Coach Ian McIntyre ahead of their final non-ACC games.

September 10, 2017 - 11:29pm
Faegan's, DJ's On the Hill, and Harry's report more student drinkers this semester after demolition of the two popular South Crouse Avenue bars.

Surrounded by chaos, conversations blend into well-known singalongs. Nothing is discernible except the glint of a coin being tossed high in the air. The chatter is all-consuming between Syracuse students of all years.

September 10, 2017 - 7:40pm
Review: The Diplo-headlined music festival started strong, but petered out as the audience dwindled.

By 11 a.m. buses full of glittery girls in crop tops and boys in partially buttoned Hawaiian shirts and started the trek to South Campus. The lineup at Juice Jam 2017 consisted of Diplo, Ugly God, MØ, Smallpools, and Jeremy Zucker. The first three sets would’ve been enough to fill the fun day of music most students were looking for, but Ugly God and Diplo’s sets left something to be desired.

September 10, 2017 - 5:49pm
Syracuse University Women's Soccer beat Harvard 1-0 off a Harvard own goal in the 49th minute.

After the shock 1-0 defeat at the hands of Colgate, Syracuse women's soccer wanted to get in another win before its ACC schedule begins. When they welcomed the Harvard Crimson, they wanted to get the win.
That's exactly what happened. In the 49th minute, freshman Kate Hostage put pressure on the Harvard defense, which led to a pass to the Harvard goalkeeper Kat Hess. The ball rolled past her swinging leg, and that ended up being the final result.
Here are photos from Sunday's game.

September 10, 2017 - 12:23pm
Syracuse lost 30-23 as the Orange honored its 1987 undefeated team.

After a dominant performance last Friday night against Central Connecticut State, Syracuse football head coach Dino Babers and his troops had the same thing in mind when they hosted Middle Tennessee State in the Carrier Dome.

The talk all week was the return of former Syracuse Head Coach, Scott Shafer. The Middle Tennessee State defensive coach was making his return to the Dome for the first time since being fired in November 2015.