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Suffolk celebrates National Coming out day with Mayor of Cambridge

November 14
Filed under Boston, News

Article By: Alex Sessa Cambridge Mayor, Denise Simmons, America’s first openly lesbian, African American mayor spoke at Suffolk on Thursday in honor of National Coming Out Day. “This is a place that welcomes everyone,” said Suffolk President David Sargent, who presented the LGBT (Lesbian, G...

Sargent among highest paid college presidents – again

Jeff Fish
November 4
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Article By: Jeff Fish Suffolk University President David Sargent made national headlines again this year by earning $1.5 million, making him the second highest paid university president in the country, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Sargent was number one on the list last year, earni...

Mayor Menino wins unprecedented fifth term

Jeff Fish
November 4
Filed under Boston, News

Article By: Jeff Fish Mayor Thomas M. Menino won reelection yesterday for the fifth term in a row, making him the longest-serving mayor in Boston history. Menino beat City Councilor Michael Flaherty by a margin of 57 percent to 43 percent, after a contentious campaign that originally included four ca...

Shooting at Mass. General building leaves one dead

October 28
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

By: Clay Adamcyzk A 37-year-old psychiatric patient was shot by an off duty security guard after repeatedly stabbing his female physician shortly after 2 P.M. Tuesday at a MGH bipolar clinic and research center located at 50 Staniford St., just a block from Suffolk’s Ridgway building. The patie...

Suffolk MBA program ranked in top ninety-five

October 28
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

By: Shoshana Akins and Eleanor Kaufman Financial Times recently ranked the Sawyer Business School in the top ninety-five best Executive Master Business Association programs worldwide. The Financial Times (FT) is a UK-based business newspaper that is known as one of the world’s leading business...

Modern Theatre project topped off

October 28
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Boston Mayor, Thomas Menino (left), John Nucci, Vice-President of External Affairs (middle) and David Sargent, Suffolk President (right) speak at a recently held topping-off ceremony for the Modern Theatre resident halls. The halls is located on 525 Washington St. providing 197 suite style student room...

Business student owns skate shop

Ethan M. Long
October 21
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Article By: Delia Mooney Sawyer Business School entrepreneur, Matt Polianites, has turned his ten year passion for skateboarding into a growing business. At age 20, Polianites owns and manages his own skate board shop named The Board Walk Skate Shop. Growing up just outside Boston in the town of W...

Marijuna legalization debated

Ethan M. Long
October 21
Filed under Boston, News, World

SUNORML members attend State House hearings Article By: Alex Sessa Members of SUNORML (the Suffolk chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) attended a hearing at the State House on Wednesday, Oct. 14, about a bill to legalize marijuana in Mass. "I think it went real...

“Meet the Republicans” aimed to introduce conservative ideals and dispel stereotypes

Angela Bray
September 30
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Article By: Angela Bray Last Wednesday, SuffolkGOP held a, “Meet the Republicans” event to discuss Republican values and beliefs. Members of SuffolkGOP favor debates and discussions, bringing opinions and desires together. SuffolkGOP President, junior Karl Hoffman, opened up the meeting w...

Suffolk student wins big at CollegeFest

September 30
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

By: Ethan Long For the past 24 years, CollegeFest has attracted students from Boston area colleges and universities to its annual two-day event held at the Hynes Convention Center. Inside, different companies showed off new technologies, deals, and freebies for students in Boston, and entertainer...

Emerson ranked most dangerous college; Suffolk appears nowhere on list

Jeff Fish
September 30
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

By: Jeff Fish Emerson College made headlines last week when it was deemed the most dangerous college in the country in a study conducted by the news and opinion website, The Daily Beast, raising eyebrows in the Suffolk community as to why the University, which shares much of its campus with Emerson, di...

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