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Article by Joshua Scarcella
December 23, 2010

TV Titan Turned Professor Gives Bad Grades for Informative Class

SANTA MONICA, CA – When Christian Boliviar was getting ready for the Syracuse University in Hollywood semester, he was excited for a lot of things. But one thing stood out above all the rest: “Frank Goldman was teaching us, how couldn’t you be excited? He’s a big shot. Yeah, practically no one our age has... MORE »

Article by Rud
November 22, 2010

Syracuse Drops All Hard Science Courses

It was reported today that after this semester, Syracuse University will no longer carry “hard science” courses, opting instead to allow students to fulfill the requirement with much softer sciences, such as Earth Science, Astronomy and Pottery. This decision was made after scheduling commenced and the University realized that there were a total of 4... MORE »

Video by jwoww
November 22, 2010

Overly Loud Yawn Remix – The end of the yawning era, I promise.

One more post about the yawning scandal and I’m DONE, promise. This was too funny to pass up, though – check out this homemade Cornellian video in response to the infamous freakout. I am now going to lock myself in the library for the next 48 hours now. Bye. MORE »

Article by Piliour
March 29, 2010

How to Make Your Class Schedule

Rule 1: Do not take anything offered before 11 AM. The odds of you learning anything before that hour are fantastically low. Rule 2: Do not take anything offered after 5 PM. The odds of you giving a shit after that hour are almost as low as the odds of learning before 11 AM. Rule... MORE »

Article by Syracuse Staff
February 25, 2010

Your Class Syllabus Translated

Actual: Office hours: 2 pm – 4 pmTranslation: There is not a chance in hell you’re going to come visit me. and if you actually DO need me, it’ll be the one day i’m not in. Actual: Please do not use cellphones or laptops during class as they are a distraction to you and others... MORE »

Article by Piliour
January 28, 2010

Class Titles and What They Really Mean

HPM 422: Wine and Beer Appreciation: The only class youâ??ll ever study for on the weekends MAT 221: Elementary Probability and Statistics: The probability of you ever using this information is, statistically speaking, zero. With a standard deviation of â??who gives a shit?â? CFS 388: Human Sexuality: Ok, so there are two classes youâ??ll study... MORE »

Article by Piliour
January 28, 2010

How to Petition a Class at Syracuse

Step 1: Fill out the petition form. Step 2: Sign the petition form. Step 3: Bring the form to the chairperson of your department for his signature.a: Figure out who the chairperson of your department is.b: Discover that the chairperson is away for the week and that no one in his office can sign for... MORE »