Catherine Leffert, The Daily Orange

Catherine Leffert

The Daily Orange

Syracuse, NY, United States

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Past articles by Catherine:

SU senior reflects on shooting for gratitude, and sometimes falling short

Catherine Leffert, class of 2020, shares how she balances the dichotomy of gratitude and discomfort since being home during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Letter from the editors: The D.O. will publish online for remainder of semester

As students disperse across the country, The Daily Orange will still be here. → Read More

The D.O. adjusts style guide to capitalize ‘Black’

After a careful review of its current style guide, The Daily Orange has decided to capitalize “Black” when referring to a culture, ethnicity or a group of people. → Read More

SU Madrid Center director announces inclusion initiatives

Syracuse University’s center in Madrid, Spain, plans to create a student task force and host experts on diversity and inclusion after at least four people used the N-word in classes at the center. → Read More

Students, professor use ‘N-word’ during classes at SU’s Madrid program

Several recently reported cases in which the N-word was used in classes prompted a community dialogue Wednesday at Syracuse University’s program in Madrid. → Read More

University Senate urges chancellor to help students barred from registration by financial holds

USen passed a motion that calls on Chancellor Kent Syverud to allow students with financial holds to register for spring classes. → Read More

SU administrators support Cluster Hires Initiative

The initiative will hire 53 tenure-track professors across seven domains. → Read More

57 priests accused of sexual abuse in list released by Syracuse Diocese

The Bishop of Syracuse announced in a letter on Saturday that the church would release the names of priests credibly accused of abuse. → Read More

SU is considering eliminating Wednesday classes in fall 2019

The Academic Calendar and Schedule Brainstorming Group was founded in fall 2017 to develop a list of recommendations. → Read More

SU survey: SEM 100 met its goals

Just over 66 percent of students who took the course responded to the survey. → Read More

SASSE circulates petition to install safe-sex vending machine

The petition currently has about 650 signatures. → Read More

Downtown Syracuse Rite Aid to close after 40 years in business

The South Salina Street location was purchased by Walgreens in May, and all the prescriptions will be moved to another Walgreens-owned Rite Aid on the Near Westside one mile away. → Read More

Syverud calls for SU review of new sexual assault guidelines

Chancellor Kent Syverud has tasked several groups with comprehensively reviewing new federal guidelines for people accused of sexual assault. → Read More

The latest campus construction updates

The foundation of the $62.5 million National Veterans Resource Center is complete, and the construction of the steel structure will begin. → Read More

53 SU faculty to be hired through ‘Cluster Hires Initiative’

Syracuse University has chosen the seven themes for its Cluster Hires Initiative and approved funding for 53 faculty members. → Read More

Veterans honored during ceremony in downtown Syracuse

The ceremony was held at the Onondaga County War Memorial. → Read More

Leaders of College Democrats, Republicans satisfied with midterm elections results

The midterm elections churned out a Democratic majority in the House, flipping the chamber. → Read More

John Katko defeats Democratic challenger Dana Balter in battle for Congress

Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) has represented Syracuse in the House of Representatives since 2015. → Read More

Syverud denounces shootings in Pittsburgh and Kentucky

Eleven people were killed in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh this weekend. Two people were killed in a grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. → Read More

Boost the ‘Cuse initially misses donor goal

Boost the ‘Cuse is a 24-hour fundraiser that held its second annual event on Thursday. → Read More