Director’s Blog

Photography Workshop

The Stand offered two Photography Workshops this month. This sessions were taught by Jeffrey Chapman, a freelance cultural, humanitarian and world photographer. Read More »

A Successful Weekend

The Stand’s Advertising Presentation held Dec. 5 was able to introduce the South Side’s newest publication to local business owners and garnered positive feedback. Our first print issue is set to come out over Valentine’s Day Weekend — so get ready to fall in love with The Stand in 2010. For all who were not able to attend, information and ... Read More »

Calling All Advertisers

This Saturday, Dec. 5, The Stand will hold an information session to answer any and all questions regarding advertising with the publication. The first print issue is set to come out over Valentine’s Day Weekend 2010. Read More »

Journalism Workshop

November’s Journalism Workshop provided by The Stand was on How to Cover a Community Event and was presented by Prof. Steve Davis. This month we had 13 attendees — five new visitors and eight who have attended at least one prior workshop. Read More »

'Precious' Arrives to Syracuse

I know one thing on my schedule this weekend: watching “Precious” … finally. The film based on Sapphire’s book “Push” opens today in Syracuse theaters. The film was a winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and came out in major cities two weeks ago. Read More »

Upcoming Events

The Stand has heard about several events coming up. Below are a few you may be interested in attending. For even more planned events, keep an eye on The Stand’s calendar listing located on the left side of the homepage. If you know of something else that should be added, please send information to Read More »

Update on The Director

Recently, I (The Stand’s Director) have been quite busy. The Web site was updated nearly every day last week with new stories and election coverage, and necessary administrative work seems to never end. New stories have been posted this week, too. Follow us on Twitter to be first to hear about updates! Read More »

Election Update, Consider These Upcoming Events

Stephanie Miner wins election as Syracuse’s next Mayor, and Thomas M. Seals wins the common council seat for the 4th district. Both candidates are democrats. Also, voters passed proposal 2 on the New York state ballot,  authorizing the state to allow inmates to do volunteer work for nonprofit groups. Read More »

Recommended: Peace Studies Conference

The 21st annual Peace Studies Conference, a project of the Central New York Peace Studies Consortium, will be held all day Saturday, Nov. 14, at Le Moyne College. The program theme is “Youth, Drugs, Violence, and Gangs: Global, National and Local Challenges.” The conference will provide a venue for discussion of youth and gang violence and will share peacemaking tools and ... Read More »

October Workshops

This month’s Journalism Workshops on Producing a Personality Piece were taught by Gina Chen, a veteran newspaper journalist who is studying for a communications Ph.D at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Read More »