May 7, 2008 |
Nearly 25 years after leaving Syracuse University, Vanessa Williams will get her bachelor of fine arts degree this weekend. The 45-year-old actress-singer, who stars in ABC's "Ugly Betty," will also deliver the convocation address Saturday to graduates of Syracuse's College of Visual and Performing Arts. Williams attended Syracuse's drama department as a musical theater major from 1981 to 1983. She earned the remaining credits for her degree through industry experience and performances on stage and screen.
December 23, 2007 |
Why do some writers return to the same material? Is it because they feel they didn't do it justice the first time around? Are they ready -- after psychotherapy or family attrition -- to delve deeper and reveal more? There are authors who have checked on their characters every few years (John Updike with Rabbit Angstrom, Philip Roth with Nathan Zuckerman, Ellen Gilchrist with Rhoda Manning). Others tell the same story from different points of view to brilliant effect, as Evan S.
April 18, 2006 |
LONGTIME readers of the Los Angeles Times will fondly recall arts editor and film critic Charles Champlin, who for 26 years was one of this newspaper's four long-running columnists under Otis Chandler's innovative reign as publisher. Together with writers Jack Smith, Jim Murray, Art Seidenbaum and cartoonist Paul Conrad, Champlin helped keep nervous readers loyal when the paper broke with its stuffy, provincial past and transformed itself into a major national daily.
July 11, 2003 |
Jim Boeheim first set basketball sneaker on the Syracuse campus in the fall of 1962, a ramrod-thin kid with glasses and the son of an undertaker in nearby Lyons, N.Y. He has yet to leave -- save a four-year playing stint in the Eastern League -- nor does he intend to. A Syracuse walk-on as a freshman, Boeheim served as co-captain and averaged nearly 15 points his senior year. He returned in 1969 as a graduate assistant and by 1976 the program was his. Today, you might say that he is the program.
April 7, 2003 |
The buzzards began circling the Kansas camp when power forward Wayne Simien went down with a dislocated right shoulder 12 games into the season. Then after he was declared out for the season, the Jayhawks were widely perceived as too soft, and not deep enough to make a legitimate run at a national championship.
April 7, 2003 |
STARTERS KEY RESERVES *--* SYRACUSE Ht Wt Stats Pos KANSAS Ht Wt Stats Hakim Warrick 6-8 205 15.1 ppg F Nick Collison 6-9 255 18.5 ppg Carmelo 6-8 220 22.3 ppg F Keith 6-4 205 15.8 ppg Anthony Langford Craig Forth 7-0 265 3.3 rpg C Jeff Graves 6-9 275 6.5 rpg Gerry McNamara 6-2 172 90.9 ft% G Aaron Miles 6-1 175 6.4 apg Kueth Duany 6-6 185 11.0 ppg G Kirk Hinrich 6-3 190 17.4 ppg *--* *--* Jeremy McNeil, 6-8 242 98 blks Bryant Nash, 6-6 205 3.0 ppg C F Josh Pace, G 6-5 190 4.