Author Archives: Ashley Kang

Carrying Anomalies to the Fire

One artist’s mission to leave a legacy in the face of encroaching mortality Artist and former NFL player Jim Ridlon stands amongst a crowd at the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park for the premiere of his newest collection, “Nature’s Bounty.” The exhibit consisted of wooden anomalies that bear abstract resemblance to the skulls of extinct animals and faces of ambassadors ... Read More »

Students Push for Changes to School Lunch

Throughout this school year, Syracuse City School District students will likely see a world of changes during their lunch breaks. Burmese coconut curry and Mexican meatballs over rice and beans are likely candidates for these non-traditional lunches that will be offered. Cafeteria-goers may be excited but hardly surprised—after all, students recommended these very changes. The new school menus result from ... Read More »

Where Are They Now?

Syracuse resident Eurain Scott inspired by ITC photography course Eurain Scott broke his $2,400 camera lens the day he set up his new tripod. The 22-year-old photographer knew he had to take action. He is almost never without his camera. “I’ve sacrificed so much to get that lens,” Scott said. “And after that broke I was like, ‘Oh no. I ... Read More »

Restoring Burnet

Proposal hopes to bring Syracuse’s largest park back to life Mike Behnke envisions a dramatic restoration of the southern side of Burnet Park. If his proposal is approved, the park, along with its neighboring basin, would receive a flood of renovations in an effort to the make the area more accessible and child-friendly. Under this proposal, Behnke said that nature ... Read More »

The Fall Workshop

ITC student Ellie Mayberry builds skills and finds passion at SU’s Fall Workshop Syracuse University’s 2018 Fall Workshop at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications was a life-changing event for me. Throughout this weekend I had the incredible opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented people the photojournalism world has to offer, all in my hometown of Syracuse. ... Read More »

InterFaith Works’ El-Hindi Center for Dialogue honored

Nonprofit recognized for efforts to spark communication between community, police InterFaith Works of Central New York’s El-Hindi Center for Dialogue was honored last month in Washington, D.C., as a winner of the 2018 American Civic Collaboration awards, or Civvys. The center tied for first in the local category and was noted for its work in a variety of programs, most ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Christopher Montgomery

Nominated by Deka Dancil Q: How did it feel when you became a father? A: It was the best, scariest moment of my life. I was 23 when I had him. I didn’t know what it took to be a father. It was a quick learning process, but it’s something I enjoy every day in my life. Q: How did ... Read More »