September 4, 2009 - 11:35am
SU grad student searches for alternate resources when loan money stalls.

The summer is over and all my money is gone. 

I moved from Philadelphia to Syracuse during the summer, had a nose job to eliminate snoring, and bought a car. 

I, perhaps like you, have no job, no cash, and I’m at the mercy of the student loan money. 

I turned to horse racing, in need of financial energy.

Horse races have been run on Union Avenue for 145 years. New Yorkers love gambling:  gotta take money to make money. 

September 2, 2009 - 3:41pm
Students shouldn't join ROTC just for financial benefits, officers say

When Garrett Stone, a sophomore Army ROTC cadet, graduates, he knows he’ll have a job in the US Army.

“If you are looking for money, it’s definitely a viable alternative,” said Stone, a history major. “ROTC gives you the opportunity to build skills, and you have a job waiting for you.”

April 24, 2009 - 11:24am
Omanii's Hot Dog Stand offers financial help to area teenagers

On the corner of Fayette and North Crouse the air smells faintly of hot dogs and chili, even early in the morning when Omanii’s Hot Dog Stand is still under covers awaiting business.

Omar Bellamy has been here since he was 11 years old, watching the hot dogs sizzle on the grill and now serving them up himself to customers, all of whom he knows on a first-name basis. But Omanii’s is not just a hot dog stand. On this small corner, under the yellow tent surrounded by trees and a parking lot, Bellamy has created a gateway to improve his community.