Syracuse University

April 16, 2013 - 10:33am
SU theater group First Year Players performed its spring show in Goldstein Auditorium April 4-6.

The first weekend in April, Syracuse University First Year Players theater group performed musical The Wedding Singer with Newhouse television, radio and film freshman Zack Phillips playing the lead role of Robbie Hart.

April 13, 2013 - 10:14am
During the final event for the Black Syracuse Project's "Your Story!" series, members of the Syracuse community spoke about their experiences with love in its many forms.

On a rare sunny Tuesday in downtown Syracuse, a group of strangers gathered in an auditorium above Beauchamp Library to share love stories. A row of chairs faced an empty stage, their voices echoing off the hardwood floor. An initiative by the Black Syracuse Project, “Your Story!” was a chance for community members to recall stories of past love, new love, lifelong love and even love of self.

March 22, 2013 - 5:19pm
Carly Shapiro struggled to go "g-free," but found a way to make her diet accommodate her lifestyle

Carly Shapiro felt sick. Again.

She knew she shouldn’t have eaten that bagel, but it had looked so good! Her friends had suggested Bruegger’s for breakfast—what else was she supposed to eat there?

Now, though, the nausea hit with full force. Doubled over in pain, she ran to the bathroom.

Shapiro knew she would have to see the doctor again. She knew he would probably confirm her fears and issue the ultimatum she had dreaded for eight years.

March 20, 2013 - 10:27pm
Review: With openers Io Echo, indie rockers Jukebox the Ghost closed this semester's Bandersnatch shows on Tuesday.

University Union hosted indie rockers Jukebox the Ghost and Io Echo in the Schine Underground on Tuesday night for this semester's final show in the Bandersnatch Music series.

Despite a late start and a smaller crowd than other Bandersnatch shows have attracted, the show was an incredible experience for those who were a part of it.

Before Jukebox The Ghost took the stage, the crowd was warmed up by the grungier sound of IO Echo. 

February 25, 2013 - 9:39am
Head to one of the many local, bar-hosted events to bond with friends over beer while stepping up your knowledge of pop culture, geography, and American history minutiae.

The buzzy commotion of the bar softened and gazes shot to the front of the room in excited anticipation.

"The 'Seychelles' are a group of islands in what ocean?" Brian Cocca asked the group gathered at Trapper's Pizza in East Syracuse. Teams as small as three or as large as six were crammed around tables laden with drinks, appetizers, free popcorn, and baskets containing the cellphones of all participants. Trivia nights need to take certain precautions in the age of the smartphone.

February 4, 2013 - 1:51am
Anthony Salatino's creative journey of dance, choreography, and directing help him bring love and support into the classroom.

Anthony Salatino is not an introvert. With a confident dancer’s walk and enthusiastic teaching methods, he is a performer to the very core. But the Syracuse University choreographer, director, and teacher wasn’t always so open.

February 4, 2013 - 1:08am
"Jersey Shore's" DJ Pauly D, rock band Jukebox the Ghost and comedy troupe Upright Citizen's Brigade will perform at Syracuse University this spring.

DJ Pauly D of "Jersey Shore" fame and Brooklyn-based rock band Jukebox the Ghost are both scheduled to play on campus semester, according to the Schine Box Office Events Calendar.

On Wednesday, on-campus programming board University Union originally announced via Twitter and Facebook that they were planning a Sunday announcement for their Goldstein Auditorium show:

January 3, 2013 - 9:32pm
Offensive lineman Justin Pugh decided Thursday to forgo his last year at Syracuse University and declare for the NFL draft in April.

Syracuse University football lost another key offensive player Thursday, as standout offensive lineman Justin Pugh declared via his Twitter account that he has decided to declare for the 2013 NFL draft with one year of eligibility left.

December 22, 2012 - 7:00am
Students from SUNY-ESF and Syracuse University help Save the Rain build more environment-friendly projects in the community.

Environmentally friendly projects continue to pop up all over the city of Syracuse after the creation of the Save the Rain program by County Executive Joannie Mahoney in 2009. Ryan Roberts, a SUNY-ESF conservation biology major, is a big proponent of these green infrastructure techniques because of their environmental, economic, social and cultural benefits.

December 19, 2012 - 10:53am
A student campaign is urging the administration to avoid giving endowment funds to fossil fuel companies.

A divestment campaign has been pushed by students at Syracuse University to freeze out possible fossil fuel companies who have received money from the school’s endowments. The students are planning on working with Nancy Cantor to accomplish some form of independence from the fossil fuel industry.