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Sanders rallies devoted Democrats

Sanders rallies devoted Democrats

October 7
Filed under Boston, Featured Stories, News

By Maggie Randall The room was electrified. White and blue signs were waving around in the air. 20,000 people were yearning for a political revolution and 20,000 voices were all shouting one name: Bernie Sanders. Sanders began in a raspy voice, “My request of you tonight is not to just help me...

Mixed feelings arise as university begins transition

Mixed feelings arise as university begins transition

Brigitte Carreiro
September 25
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

Suffolk University’s Archer and Donahue buildings have been sold as of July 1, prompting students and faculty to express their hopeful yet concerned thoughts on the change. Senior Vice President for External Affairs, John Nucci, said that although the buildings have been sold, the university will...

Margaret McKenna comes to Suffolk with a passion for students and the city

Margaret McKenna comes to Suffolk with a passion for students and the city

Haley Peabody
May 13
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

On Tuesday evening, Suffolk University announced its next president, Margaret McKenna. McKenna, a native of Rhode Island, is excited to take on the position as the tenth president of Suffolk. “Its a great school I've admired for a long time, and its values are very much ones that I share,” sai...

Margaret McKenna announced as next president of Suffolk University

Margaret McKenna announced as next president of Suffolk University

Brigitte Carreiro
May 12
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Chair of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer announced Tuesday that Margaret McKenna has been selected as Suffolk University’s new president. As its tenth president, McKenna will be the first woman to lead the university. McKenna was announced as a finalist of the presidential search last week along...

Panel debates governor’s report on MBTA

Panel debates governor’s report on MBTA

Sam Humphrey
May 5
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

By now, commuters are well aware of the report commissioned by Governor Charlie Baker to identify problems and propose solutions for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. On Tuesday, Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate partnered with the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and hosted...

Suffolk announces finalists in presidential search

Suffolk announces finalists in presidential search

Brigitte Carreiro
May 4
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

Suffolk University on Monday announced the two finalists for presidency of the university. A message to Suffolk employees from Head of the Search Committee Mark Sullivan said that Margaret McKenna and Louis E. Caldera are the finalists. The finalists will visit campus separately next week. On Wedne...

Presidential search narrowed to three finalists

Presidential search narrowed to three finalists

Brigitte Carreiro
April 30
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

The search for a new university president has been narrowed down to three finalists to be announced on Monday. In a university-wide email sent on Tuesday, Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee Mark Sullivan announced that the committee has found three candidates that they feel can take on...

Suffolk U News – April 22

Suffolk U News – April 22

April 24
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

Check out this edition of Suffolk U News, which covers the Boston Marathon and a sneak peak of our story on adjunct professors' hope to renegotiate their contract.

Donahue and Archer leave a legacy in archives and alumni memories long after sale

Donahue and Archer leave a legacy in archives and alumni memories long after sale

Melissa Hanson
April 22
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

While the Sawyer Business School sits comfortably at its home on Ashburton Place, the College of Arts and Sciences, Suffolk’s largest college, calls Temple Street home. Before Temple Street was the CAS headquarters, it was Suffolk’s campus in its entirety. Suffolk University began as a one-building...

Some bathrooms on campus are gender inclusive, but dorms lack options for genderqueer and trans students

Some bathrooms on campus are gender inclusive, but dorms lack options for genderqueer and trans students

Katherine Yearwood
April 22
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

While many people have been conditioned to use pronouns including he, she, his, and hers to identify others, such terms do not encompass a wide range of people. For those who do not identify as a certain gender, the word “they” is used as a pronoun, rather than the more common terms that represent...

Adjunct union plans to negotiate new contract

Melissa Hanson
April 22
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Before May 1, the union representing adjunct professors at Suffolk will give notice to the university that they would like to terminate their current contract and negotiate a new one, officials said. Suffolk Affiliated Faculty-American Association of University Professors, the union that represents...

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Heather Rutherford
April 22
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

In 2013, Haley Erickson was watching a live broadcast of the Boston Marathon. When Erickson, a Suffolk University Police Department systems administrator, saw the live video of two bombs exploding at the finish line, she decided it was time to start training to run a marathon herself. “Before this, the farthe...

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