Syracuse University Hall of Languages

Come Back Together, Over and Again

Jose Vilson Jose 1 Comment

This extended weekend here at Syracuse U was the necessary motivation I needed to make everything I do that much better. After all the panels, workshops, meetings, business cards (and business cards running out), and serious conversations, the responsibility and power to do as much as possible with the talents and connections I’ve developed has become almost impossible to ignore. Alumni from decades before me want to get to know …

Everything Man

Jose Vilson Jose 3 Comments

As if you didn’t know, I am fully in support of Talib’s latest effort, Eardrum. For the most part, it’s hot as hell. Don’t believe me, though; read the article I wrote for Blogcritics.org. Right now, my favorite tracks are it might be much easier to list the tracks I’m not a fan of. 1. “The Nature” with Justin Timberlake (it’s not memorable and a wack ending to an awesome …

Pride (In the Name of Love)

Jose Vilson 2 Comments

Today marks 2 years after I last saw Jamal James, former president of Syracuse University’s student government in 2001 and active member of the SU community. I had walked around the Pride parade in NYC that day and as I turned on West 4th, I saw him and a friend of mine who I hadn’t seen in ages. Little did any of us know that that would be the last …