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United protestors march in stampede through downtown

United protestors march in stampede through downtown

Haley Clegg
November 16
Filed under Boston, News

More than 1,000 people came together on the Boston Common on Wednesday to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

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Entrepreneurial experts inspire Boston in Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit

Entrepreneurial experts inspire Boston in Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit

Felicity Otterbein
October 23
Filed under Boston, News

Following a night dedicated to music, Forbes Magazine kicked off their three-day summit with an eventful afternoon of young and wildly successful entrepreneurs who shared their stories and offered advice. Revolutionary. Otherwise known as the word of the day at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on a balmy ...

Making Strides to save lives: Annual walk celebrates life and brings hope

Making Strides to save lives: Annual walk celebrates life and brings hope

Katie Dugan
October 4
Filed under Boston, News

The American Cancer Society held it’s annual fundraiser, Making Strides last Sunday. This event brings awareness to the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Nearly 40,000 supporters and survivors participated in the 24th annual fundraiser at the Hatch Shell in Boston. Theresa ...

Media gap: Editors discuss what makes headlines and what falls flat

Media gap: Editors discuss what makes headlines and what falls flat

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
June 15
Filed under Boston, News

The media is critiqued in today's society more than ever. However, choosing what goes to print is carefully selected by editors for these publications. See what makes the headlines or gets cut with the red pen.

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Entrepreneurs discuss refugee reality, encourage continued collaboration

Entrepreneurs discuss refugee reality, encourage continued collaboration

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
June 14
Filed under Boston, News

For more than the past six years, Lina Sergie Attar has seen her home almost completely destroyed. On Tuesday, the Collaborative conference, hosted by Classy at Cruiseport Boston for a three-day event, a panel of four entrepreneurs took the main stage and discussed refugee populations and people on the ...

Ready for the unexpected

Ready for the unexpected

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
June 1
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

  What had started off as a cool, cloudy day soon turned into a clear host for graduates to walk across the stage with diploma in hand in front of their family, friends, volunteers, coordinators and the rest of the Suffolk community to celebrate their achievements and accomplishments of earning their undergraduat...

Nucci to address traffic, other concerns on Massport Board

Nucci to address traffic, other concerns on Massport Board

Sum Humphrey
March 2
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

Growing up in East Boston, John Nucci lived so close to Logan Airport that he and his friends could see the faces of pilots as they were coming in to land when they played in the streets. When he was a young man in the 1960s and ‘70s, Nucci and his family took part in protests against the airport...

International students disappointed with lack of stability

International students disappointed with lack of stability

Alexa Gagosz
February 10
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, World

In recent events that have unfolded into a mess within Suffolk’s administration, the “he said/she said” soap opera has formed a sense of community on campus through students and faculty with rallies and the vast social media presence with the Twitter hashtag #SUStandsWithMcKenna. The trend has founde...

University’s reputation on the rocks

Brigitte Carreiro and Jacob Geanous
February 10
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

The highly publicized feud between President Margaret McKenna and Suffolk’s Board of Trustees calls into question how the university’s reputation and branding will hold up amid political chaos. The media hailstorm sharply criticized the school’s governance while examining the presidential dram...

Vice provost plays large part in Supreme Court case

Jacob Geanous
February 3
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

As recent Netflix hit “Making a Murderer” is making headlines, Suffolk University Vice Provost and Law Professor Jeff Pokorak is making headway in court. “Making a Murderer” chronicles Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey’s 2007 convictions and subsequent life sentencings for the murder...

Strong opinions on MBTA fare raise

Colin Barry
February 3
Filed under Boston, News

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority recently announced their fares will increase by 10 cents starting in early July. This follows a report that the MBTA plans to cancel late night service starting in early spring. Alongside the increase of the subway service, monthly passes are subject to r...

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