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The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk student manages mayoral campaign

Derek Anderson
December 2, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Article By: Derek Anderson Suffolk’s political touch stretches farther with sophomore Pat Johnson who recently has worked on the Setti Warren campaign, the mayor-elect of Newton. His experience working with political campaigns dates back farther than Warren’s campaign; Johnson’s had his sha...

Democratic consultant talks about primary

Jeff Fish
December 2, 2009
Filed under Boston, News

Article By: Jeff Fish With only one week left until the primaries that will decide the two nominees to replace Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat, Democratic consultant Mary Anne Marsh spoke to the Journal to shed light on the race and the Democratic candidates aspiring to fill the seat. Marsh works fo...

Meet the Candidates: Dems on the Issues

December 2, 2009
Filed under Boston, News

Alan Khazei: Why did you decide to run for U.S. senate? Alan co-founded City Year, which inspired President Clinton to create AmeriCorps, which has resulted in 575,000 Americans to contribute 700,000 hours of service. Alan wants to take his years of service as a private citizen to Washington. Wha...

Job cuts at the Hyatt incite protests

November 18, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Article By: Brayden Varr The Hyatt Regency, on De Lafayette Ave., which houses Suffolk students, laid off 100 housekeeping staff members on Aug. 31, stripping them of their $15 to $17 per hour pay rates and health benefits, and then they hired staff from a Georgia-based outsourcing company for $8 per ho...

Suffolk celebrates National Coming out day with Mayor of Cambridge

November 14, 2009
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, 2009
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, 2009
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, 2009
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, 2009
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, 2009
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, 2009
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, 2009
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...

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