Syracuse University

KEN SCOTT RECORDED THE BEATLES AT AGE 16 !
3:56 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Beatles' Engineer Shares his Experiences with Bandier, Music Industry and Newhouse Students at SU

Recording Engineer Ken Scott worked with the Beatles. He's also worked with Elton John, David Bowie, Supertramp, Devo, Duran Duran and many others. He's pictured here in the Belfer Studio at SU.
Credit John Smith/WAER News

As Ken Scott was in the infancy as a Music Recording Engineer, call it fate, his biggest break came by working with those Four Lads from Liverpool that would become the most influential group of all time.  So, the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles has him looking back in time at the group that forever changed his life at the ripe age of 16.

Listen to the story about Recording Engineer Ken Scott
Hear the full interview with Ken Scott and WAER's John Smith.

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Entertainment
5:12 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Jazz Journeys - Episode 8

Vocalist/Keyboardist Sherma Andrews

On this week's episode, we learn a little bit about one of the rising young stars in the music industry...Sherma Andrews as she prepares to perform in Syracuse this coming Sunday February 16th at the Sheraton Syracuse University.  Sherma is the latest guest on my "Take Ten" segment where you'll learn a variety of interesting tidbits including who she would want to take a cross country drive with...hint hint...he's the leader of the free world.  Enjoy!

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Arts & Culture
6:18 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

SU Professor's Literary Detective Work Uncovers 400-year-old Play

Syracuse University Spanish Professor Alejandro Garcia-Reidy was working with the University of Barcelona on the research.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

A Syracuse University Spanish Professor uncovered a work of great historical significance during research in Madrid, Spain.  The finding might be interesting to both historians and the arts.

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NOT TOO CLOSE. THIS IS LAVA!
9:58 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Frigid Cold on the Way No Match for Lava Experiment at Syracuse University

Lava gets tipped from a furnace.
John Smith / WAER News

There’s another frigid burst of weather chilling down Syracuse.  But one science experiment is really heating things up… by about 2,100 degrees on the SU hill.  There was one ‘hot spot’ to be found on Monday near Manley Field House.  An outdoor furnace with a bright, orange glow.

Listen to the Lava Experiment story here.

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3:24 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Several Syracuse University Buildings Vandalized

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Several Syracuse University buildings were vandalized with spray paint overnight.
According to multiple photos being posted to Twitter, several buildings at Syracuse University were vandalized with spray paint overnight, including some with anti-administration messages.Some of the vandalism - such as "#1 in communication/last in free speech" and "$57,000 to take your finals" - appear to attack SU policies.

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