July 6, 2010 - 6:16pm
SU facilities gear up for record-high temperatures while steamy weather raises health concerns.

Central New York is practically melting from the suffocating summer temperatures. NewsChannel 9 WSYR is predicting 95-degree temperatures for the next two days -- record-breaking heat Syracuse isn't used to seeing. 

If campus feels like a desert, Syracuse University is trying to assuage the potentially dangerous heat. 

April 26, 2010 - 4:17pm
A rare skin conditions keeps Craig Leppert in the dark.

Outside it’s a cloudy and unseasonably cool day. It’s a day when Craig Leppert can breathe a little easier. Wearing a hunter green hooded sweatshirt and a pair of old jeans dotted with white paint stains, Leppert doesn’t appear any different than other students milling around the first floor of Newhouse I. 

Hot, clear and sunny days are another story. Those are the worst. But even on those days, his wardrobe doesn’t change much.  Wearing a hooded sweatshirt and long pants, he sticks out like a sore thumb.