students

May 16, 2017 - 1:35pm
The nationwide popularity of Musical.ly and VSCO among teenagers and young adults have changed the way some SU students are participating in social media.

They have been featured in Rolling Stone and Business Insider for bursting onto the social media scene. They have gained popularity and millions of users despite many older than 25 being unaware of their existence. They have climbed the Apple app and Google Play stores’ charts peaking in the top ten. All these reasons drove communications and rhetorical studies junior, Dalena Vu to download Musical.ly one spring night while hanging out with friends.

November 11, 2015 - 7:42am
Design to Table sells products made by Syracuse University students in Marshall Square Mall.

[Correction: Our original article stated that "makers get 10 percent commission on all sold items." This information was incorrect as makers receive 90 percent of all sold items. The article has been corrected to reflect the correct information.]

A new pop-up market is giving student makers and designers an access point to sell their products.

October 13, 2015 - 5:40pm
Students got creative at Paint Nite, a painting party Orange After Dark hosted on Friday.

With “What is Love” blaring over the loudspeakers, Claire McKenney looked around the Sheraton Hotel ballroom, which resembled more of an art studio than a meeting space.

January 15, 2014 - 9:54pm
In his first days, Kent Syverud has visited the Student Sandbox, dined at Schine Dining Center and invited an information management and technology senior to Saturday's SU-Pitt basketball game.

In an email Wednesday afternoon, Kent Syverud informed the SU community of what he’s been up to during his first few days as chancellor –- and he’s been busy.

January 3, 2013 - 9:14am
Students weigh in on which Marshall Street establishments they like and what they want to see added.

Marshall Street is nestled only a block off Syracuse University’s campus, making it a prime location for students to venture and hang out. The shops provide access to necessities and luxuries, and the restaurants stay open late to accommodate the seemingly little sleep tha comes with student life.

October 16, 2012 - 11:09am
Cpl. Joe Shanley is known among students for his friendly disposition and genuine concern for their well-being.

He’s physically imposing and powerfully built at well over six feet tall. Add to that the uniform and gun, and Cpl. Joe Shanley of Syracuse University’s Department of Public Safety can come across as an intimidating figure.

Until he opens his mouth, that is.

March 26, 2012 - 9:08pm
More than 100 students stood on the steps of Hendricks Chapel to show support for Trayvon Martin, a slain Florida teenager.

More than 100 students and faculty shivered through Monday night's windy 30-degree weather in hooded sweatshirts to rally on the quad in support of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17 year old who was shot and killed a month ago by self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla.

February 13, 2012 - 4:15pm
Syracuse University students, young children from the Bernice Wright lab school and The NewsHouse lead producers wax poetic about love.

Valentine's Day has never been simple. Everyone has an opinion somewhere in between on what they think love is. Accordingly, the NewsHouse decided to ask, because clearly we can't pin it down, right? We talked to the Bernice M. Wright Child Development Lab School to get their opinions as well as the views of SU students across the hill. Read the staff's answers below:

February 16, 2011 - 10:03pm
Syracuse University students danced the night away to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.

In the brightly-lit Sky Barn on South Campus, two girls toss around a balloon to each other, anticipating the arrival of students. A disc jockey sets up his equipment at the front of the barn, facing the dance floor. Balloons and streamers line the sides of the walls, and snacks donated by Pepsi are spread out on a table in the back. Everything needed for the dance is set, including several gallons of ice water, because this isn’t a typical dance — it’s a 12-hour dance marathon.

June 8, 2010 - 7:22pm
ESF's Green Campus Initiative reveals the trash habits of its students.

When an environmentally conscious school has trouble recycling, what do you do? Tell people.