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Delta Lambda Phi fraternity for gay, bisexual and progressive men recolonizes at SU

Originally published on The Newshouse. By Tamara Rasamny October 15, 2014 When Ivan Rosales-Robles went through the rush process during his first year at Syracuse University, he didn’t feel like the fraternities were for him.  But when Robles heard about Delta Lambda Phi, a social fraternity for gay, bisexual and progressive men, he said he … Continue reading

Newhouse School gives Tully Award to Guardian editor for Snowden coverage

This was originally posted on the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications website.  On Wednesday evening at the Newhouse School, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, was awarded the 2014 Tully Award for Free Speech for breaking one of last year’s biggest news stories. Rusbridger is responsible for publishing reports from whistleblower Edward Snowden, a … Continue reading

Latina editor uses her magazine to reach women about more than just beauty

Damarys Ocaña Perez guest of Magazine Speaker Series The pages of Latina magazine offer content for women who reflect a true mix of nationalities and cultures. “In every single section we’re trying to reflect that diversity” says Damarys Ocaña Perez, director of editorial content at Latina Media Ventures. “It starts with our staff being our audience.” Ocaña … Continue reading

SU to cut ties with Bangladeshi factories

Syracuse University plans to cut ties with all Bangladeshi merchandise producers who do not sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh by June 30. For about six months, the United Students Against Sweatshops organization at SU has pushed SU to implement the accord on licensees in Bangladesh. Last week, the USAS accomplished … Continue reading

Students stand together against Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL Pipeline has been the subject of many arguments, but last weekend on March 2, students from all over the US gathered in Washington D.C. to express their disapproval of the pipeline’s expansion. A group of Syracuse University students from Divest SU and ESF were among those in the crowd, calling for action against … Continue reading

Eleven tips you need to follow during midterms and finals week

Quiet section means quiet section.  Your little gossiping and giggling can be taken elsewhere. No amount of coffee is too much coffee. This also applies to soda and all other types of sugar high needed to get you through the night.  You’re probably going to want to buy cheap coffee though, given the four coffees … Continue reading

Ask the experts: What if military funding is decreased?

On Feb. 24, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed shrinking the military budget to its smallest size since before World War II. The Daily Orange spoke to Robert B. Murrett, the deputy director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, and Jayson Fischer, a sophomore aerospace engineering major who is also an ROTC member. … Continue reading

Students, faculty comment on Speaks’ first semester as dean

Before a new chancellor joined the Syracuse University campus this spring, Michael Speaks joined SU in the fall as the new dean of the School of Architecture. Speaks became a part of the Syracuse community in July. Previously, he taught in architecture programs at Harvard University and Columbia University. Associate Dean of the School of … Continue reading

Pepperidge Farm president discusses customers’ habits

During the first years of her undergraduate studies, Irene Chang Britt was a competitive cyclist, leading her to open a bicycle store with her brother.  After graduating with an MBA degree, she sold toilet paper door-to-door. “You make it and you sell it,” she said. “If you don’t make it and you don’t sell it, … Continue reading

Beautiful chaos: Musical at Red House offers poignant look at family’s struggle with mental illness

A family sings “Just Another Day” while the son and daughter get ready for school, the father gets ready for work and the mother packs them all their lunches. But their morning takes a turn for the crazy — literally — when the mother, Diana Goodman, played by Laura Austin, starts to make sandwiches on … Continue reading

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