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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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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...

Vicious anonymity tough to regulate on the Internet

Vicious anonymity tough to regulate on the Internet

Thalia Yunen
April 22, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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.

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