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‘Hella Problematic’: Students, experts discuss fatphobia at SU

While students and experts hope the stigma around fatness will change, they said that fatphobia is prevalent at Syracuse University in both covert and overt ways and they don’t believe that will change any time soon. → Read More

Falk College to establish memorial fund for late professor Evan Weissman

The Evan Weissman Scholarship Fund will support graduate students in the food studies program and commemorate Weissman, an associate professor of nutrition and food studies. → Read More

New York will lift curfew for bars, restaurants on May 31

The state will lift the curfew, currently set at midnight, on May 17 for outdoor dining areas and on May 31 for indoor dining areas. → Read More

Women in Finance panelists speak about their success in finance industry

The university’s chapter of the TAMID Group and the SU Investment Club hosted the panelists, who spoke about how to be successful as a woman in the finance industry. → Read More

State guidelines will limit attendance at Dome graduation to 4,900

Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will be required to attend ceremonies. All ceremonies will have face mask requirements. → Read More

SU students say they feel safer after getting vaccinated

SU began administering 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine last week and will continue to obtain more doses from the state. → Read More

When you can smoke, grow and buy marijuana in New York

Now that marijuana is legal in the state, residents can smoke marijuana in public spaces where cigarette smoking is allowed. → Read More

SU’s COVID-19 hiring freeze left vacant positions, gaps in faculty

SU instituted the hiring freeze for the 2019-20 academic year to reduce the financial impact of the pandemic, and it was in place during the spring 2020 hiring period. → Read More

McMahon addresses vaccine rollout, economic recovery in annual address

McMahon held his address at Syracuse University’s National Veterans Resource Center and thanked the essential workers who helped with the county’s COVID-19 response. → Read More

SU survey finds widespread dissatisfaction with campus climate

The Board of Trustees Special Committee on University Climate, Diversity and Inclusion engaged Damon Williams and the Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership and Social Innovation to implement a campus climate survey last fall. → Read More

New York will open vaccine eligibility to residents over 16 next week

The state will allow all residents 30 years old and older to become eligible on Tuesday and residents 16 years old and over to become eligible on April 6. → Read More

SU awaits state approval to launch COVID-19 vaccination site

The campus has already purchased and installed freezers to store the vaccine. The university only needs state approval. → Read More

Students approve new SA constitution despite low voter turnout

Less than three hours before the election ended, SA reported a 9.7% turnout — 43 votes shy of meeting the 10% threshold. → Read More

Students adjust to increased COVID-19 protocols amid spike in dorms

SU closed all indoor dining spaces, including Schine Student Center and campus dining halls, on Wednesday after detecting clusters of COVID-19 cases in residence halls. → Read More

Sen. Schumer calls on Biden to reduce student debt with executive order

Schumer’s proposal would urge President Joe Biden and Miguel Cardona, the secretary of education, to forgive federal or federally-backed loans with executive power. → Read More

Cory Booker to speak at virtual Newhouse-hosted Toner Prize ceremony

The prerecorded ceremony will honor the recipients of the Toner Prizes for Excellence in Political Reporting, which the Newhouse School sponsors to honor the work of Robin Toner, an SU graduate and the first female national correspondent for The New York Times. → Read More

Mayor Ben Walsh announces reelection campaign

Walsh will need to collect at least 750 signatures, starting April 13, to appear on the ballot. → Read More

Five Guys joins Hungry Chuck's, other businesses in The Marshall

The fast-food burger chain and Hungry Chuck’s plan to open at the student apartment complex just outside Syracuse University. → Read More

SU will offer creative writing major next fall

While SU approved the creative writing minor over the summer, the major had to be approved by the New York State Department of Education, which took a bit longer. → Read More

Loretta Lynch report lays out structure, powers of DPS review board

In a 97-page report released Monday, Lynch and her team outlined the structure and powers of the CRB. The board will be responsible for reviewing and commenting on standard operating procedures of the department. → Read More