Saltine Warrior

May 18, 2012 - 4:44am
Over the years, Syracuse University's changing logo reflects a desire to find a brand that will stand out from the rest.

If you don’t like the weather in Syracuse, just wait a few minutes for it to change. Some might argue the same could be said about the Syracuse University logo.

“Most professional and college teams have some kind of history of logo evolution,” said Marc Donabella, Associate Director of athletics and of marketing at Syracuse University.

“There are many factors that affect marketing trends and as technology and the way consumers view your logo evolve, so must the brand,” he added.

January 20, 2011 - 6:46pm
More than 30 statues and sculptures stand on campus but their stories and artists behind these works of art have remained a mystery to students.

The original purpose of the Saltine Warrior statue was to mark a phony gravesite of an Onondagan chief rumored to be buried on campus. 

Syracuse University tradition has it that if a student rubs the dog's paw on the Diana statue in Bird Library they will ace an upcoming test.

October 21, 2009 - 10:26am
Want to ROFL, LMAO or LOL in Syracuse? Check out the local improv comedy scene.

Quick, what’s the fastest growing form of comedy entertainment in Syracuse at the moment? 

Ding! Time’s up.

The answer is improv comedy. 

“The improv scene in Syracuse is blowing up right now. It’s exploding,” said Nick Davoli, a member of the Syracuse improv troupe Saltine Warrior