Awareness | Posted by Julie Z on 11/25/2009

Corduroy Skirts are a Sin

So, it’s Thanksgiving break and my brother just came home from college with plenty of stories about the happenings of the Syracuse drama department. I love me some Spring Awakening and Next to Normal, but other than mainstream Broadway I’m pretty much out of the loop when it comes to drama, and sort of just nodded along to the stories. But then, my brother told me about an impromptu protest that started amongst the students and faculty of his department. After hearing about FBomb blogger Leah’s protesting against Stupak, I was pretty stoked to hear about another instance of student activism.

Last week at Syracuse University, Michelle Deferio, Syracuse resident (not student), and her father stood on a street corner on campus holding a sign that read, “Homosexuality is …

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Articles | Posted by Julie Z on 07/14/2009

Syracuse University Chancellor, Nancy Cantor: Interview

A few months ago I got the chance to sit down with Nancy Cantor, the chancellor of Syracuse University. 

 

Chancellor Cantor is a pioneer in implementing student interaction with the City of Syracuse, enriching the experiences of Syracuse’s students as well as the community. Because of Chancellor Cantor’s work, Syracuse was classified as a university committed to Community Engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Chancellor Cantor herself won the 2008 Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award. 

She has been an activist for affirmative action, sustainability, liberal education, the creative campus, the status of women in the academy and racial justice and diversity. Chancellor Cantor is recognized for her extensive writings in the area of of social psychology.

Ms. Cantor sat down with the fbomb to talk about …

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