alumni

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.

March 30, 2017 - 11:00pm
Commentary: Senior Michaela Quigley visited 23 companies in Silicon Valley over spring break and received advice from Syracuse University alumni and CEOs.

The CEO of LiveFyre, Jordan Kretchmer, sat waiting to hear my pitch. He was dressed casually in a black sweater with jeans, mimicking the relaxed West Coast work dress code. Despite his casual vibe, I still felt intimidated by his presence, knowing that he founded a company that raised well over 50 million dollars in funds and was acquired by Adobe Systems. I'd prepared for this moment while showering earlier that morning.

December 3, 2015 - 12:51pm
Seniors Cheyenne Woods and Hunter Saenz hosted a Q&A session with Dotson, where he shared details of some of his stories during his career.

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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.

August 31, 2014 - 5:54pm
After more than half a century on the Hill, Cosmos Pizza and Grill is shutting its doors. As one of the oldest restaurants on Marshall Street, Cosmos leaves a deep impression on the Syracuse University community.

After more than half a century on the Hill, Cosmos Pizza and Grill is shutting its doors.

As one of the oldest restaurants on Marshall Street, Cosmos leaves a deep impression on the Syracuse University community, including students, alumni and neighboring business owners. The restaurant was especially popular for its breakfast menu, but offered a variety of foods such as pizza, sandwiches and spaghetti.

March 24, 2014 - 5:16pm
As Syracuse University turns 144 on March 24, the campus is engaged in daylong activities ranging from signing a giant birthday card to eating cake.

To celebrate Syracuse University’s 144th birthday on March 24, a campus-wide party has taken Schine Student Center, Ernie Davis Hall, the Life Sciences Complex and Sadler Hall by storm. A very orange storm, that is.

October 4, 2013 - 10:48pm
Five distinct professionals with five very different careers were each awarded with an Arents Award on Friday.

A designer, an actor, a writer, a metal worker and a philanthropist: five distinct people with five very different careers, each connected by their alma mater and now the highest award Syracuse University can offer its alumni; the Arents Award.

“These awards celebrate alumni whose lives and accomplishments exemplify the essence of Syracuse,” Chancellor Nancy Cantor said in her introductory speech. “Each of them bear brilliant testament to this ongoing impulse to create and to care at the same time.”

October 4, 2013 - 10:20pm
Over 100 alumni gathered under a tent on the quad for food, drinks and live music Friday night.

Not even a torrential downpour could keep the esteemed SU alumni from celebrating Friday night, as over 100 alumni gathered under a tent on the quad for the 'Cuse Brew and Barbecue.

Alumni were treated to a selection of beer and wine, as well as some of the best barbecue Syracuse has to offer. Local talent Letizia and the Z-Band serenaded the alumni throughout the event, performing hits of the past and present. OttoTunes, the SU male a cappella group, also performed.

April 22, 2013 - 11:05am
DJ, actress, music video director and voice of Flame Princess on the hit animated TV series, 'Adventure Time': Jessica DiCicco is doing it all, and she's only getting started.

“Flame Princess! Flame Princess! Flame Princess!”

A crowd of people wearing fiery-colored dresses, red wigs, cat-eared hoods and green backpacks suddenly rushed the stage as Jessica DiCicco was deejaying.

November 4, 2011 - 12:44am
As Paul Ariik dragged an AK-47 on Sudanese soil, he never imagined he'd one day earn both a bachelor's and a master's degree in America.

Weeks after 9/11, a plane landed in New York City. On board was Paul Ariik, a 21-year-old Sudanese Lost Boy. As the plane began its descent, Ariik looked out the window. It was nighttime and he thought he was seeing fireflies on a river. The fireflies were in fact the New York City skyline. Ariik had never been in a plane or even a city before. In fact, the first time he saw a telephone, refrigerator or even traffic lights was hours after this very flight.