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Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Nick Viveiros
February 15
Filed under Boston, News

Hundreds of Americans in cities across the country braved the weather on Sunday to take a stand for refugees in light of President Donald Trump’s actions centering around immigration. A Boston rally was held at the base of the New England Holocaust Memorial near Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The r...

Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Morgan Hume
February 15
Filed under Boston, News

Winter months in Boston can be treacherous for the city’s homeless community, as some struggle each day to find shelter and warmth in the freezing weather. Participants in the inaugural Winter Walk braved the cold temperatures on Sunday morning through the streets of Boston to raise awareness about the cha...

Flynn’s departure causes Suffolk’s international community to weigh in

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
February 15
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Michael Flynn, who served under newly inaugurated President Donald Trump for less than a month as the national security advisor, resigned on Monday night after it was revealed that he had deceived both top White House officials and Vice President Mike Pence on his conversations with the Russian ambas...

Search for next leader still at starting gate

Search for next leader still at starting gate

Alexa Gagosz
February 15
Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

In the search for the seventh leader of Suffolk University since 2010, the university launched an official global Presidential Search Committee last summer without a deadline or timeline to the project led by Board of Trustees member and Chair of the Presidential Search Committee John Brooks. As of early t...

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Nathan Espinal
February 15
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

On Wednesday, as part of Black Her/History month, keynote speaker Shaun King took the opportunity to share with the audience stories of his life as an advocate as well as the injustices he fights against. King spoke about the moments in his life that have made him into the person that he is today. Hi...

Check It Out! The Sawyer Library and Moakley Archives

February 10
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Suffolk University Sawyer Library and the Moakley Archive and Institute are proud to introduce this monthly column devoted to keeping an open channel of communication with the Suffolk community. Here we will answer common questions from students, faculty, and staff about library resources and services;...

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

Chris DeGusto
February 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Two members of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) were nominated for the position of the next president during last Thursday’s meeting, junior and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit and junior and current SGA Vice President Daniel Gazzani. In this first round of nomination...

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Alexa Gagosz
February 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

The recent executive order on immigration from newly inaugurated President Donald Trump has sent shockwaves throughout Boston and the nation. Boston officials such as Mayor Marty Walsh and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey have become vocal on their disapproval that could ultimately affect those ...

Jackson already on the job

Jackson already on the job

Chris DeGusto
February 8
Filed under Boston, News

During a turbulent and explosive time for American politics, officials across the political spectrum are divided by either the progression within the country to move forward or they are struck by the newly inaugurated style of the executive branch. In local government, the ability to please all constitue...

Mayor Walsh emphasizes public safety for Boston during Super Bowl

Mayor Walsh emphasizes public safety for Boston during Super Bowl

Haley Clegg
February 4
Filed under Boston, News

Mayor Martin Walsh held a press conference at City Hall on Friday afternoon to discuss the safety of Boston on Super Bowl Sunday. Walsh’s main point was clear; have fun but celebrate responsibly. Despite the Super Bowl being held in Houston, Texas, Boston is expected to be filled with people ce...

Obama leaves lasting impression on Oval Office

Haley Clegg
February 1
Filed under News

The year was 2008 and the first ever African American president was moving into the Oval Office. A long eight-year journey laid ahead, and he had made big promises to the American people.  The major successes and failures of Barack Obama’s presidency have defined the truly unique eight years he served as P...

‘Our Suffolk’ makes moves toward Labor Board

‘Our Suffolk’ makes moves toward Labor Board

Alexa Gagosz
February 1
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The “Our Suffolk” organization of staff members took a symbolic and monumental march from the front doors of 73 Tremont to Acting President Marisa Kelly’s office to present a letter that explained that the organization had filed to have an election with the National Labor Board last Tuesday. “...

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