Syracuse University

December 3, 2012 - 11:16pm
SU students dropped their razors and let their beards grow last month, to increase awareness of men's health issues and to make a bold statement.

Every November, men around the world stop shaving their beards - some in an effort to bring attention to men's health, some not. Various organizations promote beards during the month for different reasons, and Syracuse students also participate for their own varying motives.

Sai Prateek Narayan, a junior architecture student, began growing his beard before November at the suggestion of a friend within the architecture department. His initial reason was not to raise awareness, but to look more mature.

November 15, 2012 - 6:40pm
Review: Indie rockers Ra Ra Riot played an intimate, unforgettable show for its alma mater in Setnor Auditorium on Wednesday night.

From beginning to end, the show was captivating and special. Taking the same stage that many of the band members had performed on as Syracuse students proved to breathe a unique energy into the show.

November 11, 2012 - 8:41pm
Students can cast their ballot for SA president, comptroller until Nov. 15. Before voting, take a look at who's running for president.

Syracuse University students will choose the next Student Association president and comptroller this week. Four candidates—Allie Curtis, PJ Alampi, Kyle Coleman and Iggy Nava—are running for president.

Before you cast your vote, here’s some information on the presidential candidates:

November 6, 2012 - 8:37pm
From healthy eating to parking to staying safe — find out how to meet your daily needs and address some basic concerns while at Syracuse University.

When you arrive at a new destination — a university, for example — one of the biggest challenges you face is figuring out how to fulfill your basic needs: figuring out how to eat well without spending a lot of money, transportation, safety and security, good study spots, you name it.

We have produced stories to help students navigate the very concerns at the top of their minds. Are there other "how-to" stories that interest you? Let us know.

 

November 3, 2012 - 10:55am
While sampling water in New York's Southern Tier, Syracuse and ESF students had a chance to meet some of the people who could benefit the most from their data: New York landowners.

Tucked into a sleeping bag on the top of a hill in southern New York, Egan Waggoner watched as a stream of meteors flashed across the dark sky. A landowner had allowed Waggoner and his teammates to stay the night in her backyard in return for having her well’s water tested earlier that day. The next morning, he rose and roused the others after the family had gone to church, and they continued on to the next well. 

November 1, 2012 - 8:59am
Though the storm passed over Syracuse, it hit some hometowns hard, disrupting the everyday routine of students' loved ones.

Now that the former Hurricane Sandy seems to have passed through Syracuse with only slight rain and winds throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, students are shifting their concerns to those hit hard by the storm, especially to loved ones who are experiencing personal damage and safety concerns.

“I didn’t think it was going to be as bad as it was,” said Tracy Yeung, a junior supply chain management and marketing major. “I hoped my family was alright, especially my parents, sister and my dog.”

October 30, 2012 - 1:08pm
Donation, damage and area transportation information for Syracuse University students who want to get involved in the Sandy relief effort.

Although it seems that Syracuse was spared the worst of Superstorm Sandy, many students at Syracuse University have friends and family caught in disasters zones in New York City and in parts of New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Maryland.

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA chairman and CEO Joseph Lhota led a press conferance Tuesday morning to assess the damage of Superstorm Sandy on New York City and the surrounding areas.

October 26, 2012 - 10:20am
In a pinch to find a Halloween ensemble? Here are three ideas that take minimal effort and cash.

Not everyone wants to dress like a slut on Halloween.

In college, it’s expected that most girls will dress up as some variation of cat, cop, witch or any current pop culture reference that allows them to wear the least amount of clothes. In October.

In Syracuse, the common sight is half naked girls (and guys) strutting the streets shivering and shuffling to the next party just to warm up. Guys and girls: if you’re searching for a last minute costume, here are some options that will save your dignity and keep your body temperature up.

October 20, 2012 - 8:20pm
Syracuse and ESF students and faculty are planning a campaign to urge the university to cut ties with companies that contribute to climate change.

After environmentalist Bill McKibben spoke at Syracuse University on Oct. 10, a signup sheet circulated among students and faculty members who were interested in accomplishing McKibben's tasks to take action against climate change. Three student groups hosted a meeting today that marked the first step toward achieving these goals.

October 20, 2012 - 1:35am
A strong running game and a stingy defense propel SU to a blowout victory over UConn.

In arguably the team’s strongest performance of the season, the Orange used a balanced offensive attack and constant defensive pressure on the opposing quarterback to blow out UConn, 40-10.

After a close first quarter, Syracuse scored 27 unanswered points and never looked back, taking firm control of the Big East affair.