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October 21, 2017 - 12:32pm
Review: The Redhouse's production fails to live up to its promise, but still provides plenty of laughs.

Editors note: This review originally appeared on Green Room Reviews on Oct. 21.

October 21, 2017 - 7:32am
The Orange team beat the White team 69-60 in the opening scrimmage.

The Syracuse men's basketball team appeared hungry to play during media day and the scrimmage that followed after.

Head coach Jim Boeheim was the first to answer questions as he and his team made themselves available during media day at Carmelo Anthony Practice Facility early Friday afternoon.

October 20, 2017 - 7:46pm
Christine Fawcett-Shapiro has been running the film festival for its entire 14 year run.

Christine Fawcett-Shapiro does not let the discomfort of dental and toe surgery keep her from running business as usual.  From board meetings to distributing posters, the 14th annual Syracuse International Film Festival (SIFF) will not wait on Fawcett-Shapiro's pain to subside.  While seated at a round table inside of one of her favorite eastside coffee lounges, the 70-year-old film festival co-founder and marketing director’s round hazel eyes gleamed as she glanced over the final draft of the festival’s lobby cards for...

October 20, 2017 - 12:34pm
A group of landlords, alumni and student organizations teamed up to fundraise $94,000 to monitor the University Neighborhood in hopes of deterring and solving more crime.

Syracuse University’s eastern off-campus neighborhood will soon have security cameras.

The $11,000 security cameras will be scattered around Euclid Avenue between Comstock Avenue and Westcott Street.

“National Grid finished putting up all the mounts like a week or two ago and the final step is this private company that is going to go install the cameras,” said Ben Tupper, a local landlord involved in the effort, adding that the cameras should be up by mid-November at the latest.

October 19, 2017 - 10:26am
When an illness going around Syracuse University requires quarantine, it can sound scarier than it actually is.

Syracuse University has no plans to shut down campus no matter how many cases of mumps that break out. The reason? The mumps virus is not a life-threatening illness.

Though highly contagious, mumps is an “easily containable disease,” according to SU's Office of Health Services website. Vaccinations and healthy habits can severely limit the outbreak.

"There is no reason to leave campus and no reason to be alarmed,” the site says.

October 17, 2017 - 8:45pm
These phone applications will improve your productivity, health and wellness — for free.

Phone applications seem to offer just about anything these days. From addicting social media platforms to seemingly pointless but annoyingly fun games, it seems all apps do is prevent you from being your best self. Despite this, there are a slew of applications that aim to help you be a healthier, happier individual. Check out a few below:

 

Plant Nanny

Free with In App Purchase Options

October 16, 2017 - 11:57am
Syracuse University on Monday joined a worldwide announcement of a discovery in gravitational wave research.

Syracuse University officials joined the National Science Foundation on Monday to announce a discovery that confirmed the origins of gold, platinum and other heavy metals.

October 15, 2017 - 9:36pm
Dozens of former Syracuse lacrosse players return for ceremony, Carrier Dome match.

Dozens of former Syracuse lacrosse players came from across the country back to the Carrier Dome on Saturday as part of the 2017 Orange Alumni Classic.

The Orange team consisted of current women's lacrosse coach Gary Gait to 2017 graduate Sergio Salcido, while the White team had former SU Goalie Evan Molloy and attacker Brad Short, who graduated in 1982. Rosters for the two squads totaled 74 players.


The format of the game had recent graduates competing against each other for two quarters, followed by Syracuse legends.

October 14, 2017 - 12:05am
The Orange never trailed against the defending National Champions, outlasting them 27-24.

When the defending champions came to the Carrier Dome Friday night, Syracuse football was ready.

As families descended on the hill and packed the stadium, fans didn't know what to expect. A week after a 27-24 win against Pittsburgh, many didn't know if they would have similar success against a much more competitive team.

But Syracuse head coach Dino Babers and the other 128 members of his team did.

October 13, 2017 - 12:45pm
Juanita Perez Williams, Ben Walsh, Laura Lavine, and Howie Hawkins explain how they plan to bring jobs back into the city of Syracuse if elected this November.

The main candidates in Syracuse’s mayoral race have similar plans for getting residents of the Near West Side back to work. After the announcement that the Nojaim Brothers Supermarket will close in October, putting approximately 50 people out of work, jobs are an even more contentious issue than before.