Syracuse University

Third Annual Valor Day Helps Veterans Transition
6:33 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

SU Law School Event Provides Free Legal and Career Services to Veterans

The College of Law will provide legal and vocational assistance at its third Valor Day this Saturday, April 5th
Credit Veterans Issues, Support Initiative and Outreach Network

The Syracuse University College of Law will again partner with the Veterans Issues, Support Initiative and Outreach Network (VISION) to host its third Valor Day this Saturday, April 5. As a way of giving back to those who have served, law students, alumni and local volunteers will provide free legal and advocacy services for veterans, service members and their families.  

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Arts & Culture
4:45 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

What's the Boundary Between Music and Noise? 100-Year-Old Instrument Reborn at SU

SU Design Professor Zeke Leonard demonstrates one of his intonarumori instruments. He recreated the instruments from Luigi Russolo ’s original designs. This one is a wooden box with a lever, hand crank, and a cone-like attachment designed to create unusual-sounding “music.”
Credit Randy Wenner/WAER News

A century ago an unusual musical experiment took place that generated howls of protest and actual fistfights from the audience. Now in 2014 that same experimental music genre is making a comeback at Syracuse University – and is still raising eyebrows.

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Sports
1:38 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Mike Tirico WAER Hall of Fame Induction

The placque that will hang on the Wall of Fame
Dana Sulit

WAER inducted celebrated broadcaster Mike Tirico into its Hall of Fame on February 28, 2014 in a ceremony on the Campus of Syracuse University.

Enjoy these images from the evening's festivities.

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.

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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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