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Vicious anonymity tough to regulate on the Internet

Vicious anonymity tough to regulate on the Internet

Thalia Yunen
April 22
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

A generic news story is uploaded onto a website. You, as a user, read the story and then scroll down to the comments to see what others have to say. To your surprise, people are spewing hatred to each other in the comment section. Or perhaps not to your surprise, you’re already in the comments, thinking...

Students, PC, celebrate end of year with Urban Carnival

Students, PC, celebrate end of year with Urban Carnival

Brigitte Carreiro
April 22
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Complete with popcorn, cotton candy, and caricatures, this year’s annual Ramily Reunion transported students to a classic outdoor carnival in the middle of the city. On an ordinary day, students usually pass the Ashburton Place parking lot without so much as pausing to let vehicles drive in and...

Students from local colleges come together for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Students from local colleges come together for Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 16
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, World

By Abbey Wilson Running late on Wednesday, I hurried to the Holocaust memorial on Congress Street. It was Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. An annual gathering there drew a small crowd, mainly just a few students from Hillel groups from Suffolk, Emerson College, and Simmons College, as well ...

CJN department gets a glimpse of 20 Somerset

CJN department gets a glimpse of 20 Somerset

Haley Peabody
April 15
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

As construction crews continue to work on finishing the interior of Suffolk University’s new academic building, 20 Somerset, faculty and staff from the department of communication and journalism had the opportunity to tour the new building, where much of their department will be located in the fall. Dr....

Zoo New England pushes for conservation

Zoo New England pushes for conservation

Will Senar
April 15
Filed under Boston, News

During Saturday’s sunny morning, researchers gathered in the Tropical Forest classroom at the Franklin Park Zoo to discuss concerns regarding environmental issues for Zoo New England’s third annual Science and Conservation Day. Zoo New England has worked with different agencies to spread the message...

University names new dean of College of Arts and Sciences

University names new dean of College of Arts and Sciences

April 13
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Officials on Monday announced that Maria Toyoda will be the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences starting July 1. Toyoda will be the eight CAS dean, according to a statement from Suffolk University. She will replace current Dean Kenneth Greenberg as he steps down to focus on teaching. S...

Suffolk U News broadcast April 8

Suffolk U News broadcast April 8

April 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

This week Suffolk U News reports on the Boston Marathon, Charlie Baker's inspirational haircut, and previews the Suffolk Journal's lead story for the week.

Where do students live? West End has most Suffolk students per postal code

Where do students live? West End has most Suffolk students per postal code

Thalia Yunen
April 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

After a measure by Mayor Martin J. Walsh last year following a scathing report on detrimental housing conditions college students were living in, institutions in the city are required to submit addresses of students living off campus to the Inspectional Services Department. The city has recorded a...

Environmental Club denied space in Boston Common for Earth Day event

Environmental Club denied space in Boston Common for Earth Day event

Heather Rutherford
April 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Suffolk’s Environmental Club is searching for a new place to host their first annual Earth Day Fest after the city’s Parks and Recreation department rejected their permit to host the event in the  Boston Common. The Environmental Club, partnering with Boston University’s Environmental Coalition,...

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community

Brigitte Carreiro
April 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

The Ritz-Carlton was filled with students and faculty Tuesday night as dozens of nominees waited to find out if they were chosen as one of the outstanding members of Suffolk’s community at the Student Government Association’s annual award ceremony. A total of 24 recipients including students,...

Alumni board encourages engagement of new graduates

Alumni board encourages engagement of new graduates

Thalia Yunen
April 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

When students first attend Suffolk, whether it’s as a new student or as a transfer, they are told about the benefits of becoming involved. There are courses designed to engage students in this way, and a variety of off-campus events held at various places seek to do this. Students graduating this...

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