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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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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...

Voter participation discussed at Ford Hall Forum

Voter participation discussed at Ford Hall Forum

Sam Humphrey
April 8, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

The first Ford Hall Forum of the spring semester brought a knowledgeable panel of local political experts to discuss the answers to tough questions at the Old South Meeting House Thursday. Professor and Chair of Suffolk’s Government Department, Rachael Cobb, who has researched voter issues and other...

Nonprofit photoshoot raises awareness for marriage equality, discrimination

Nonprofit photoshoot raises awareness for marriage equality, discrimination

Katherine Yearwood
April 8, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Despite the frigid weather, more than 750 people from all over Massachusetts and its neighboring states traveled to the W Boston Hotel to take part in NOH8 campaign’s open photo shoot. Most participants wore NOH8’s classic uniform, a plain white tee, temporary NOH8 face tattoo, and duct tape over...

Problem with air unit and suspicious smell prompt evacuation of Donahue

Problem with air unit and suspicious smell prompt evacuation of Donahue

Haley Peabody
April 8, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Students and faculty were evacuated from the Donahue building early Wednesday afternoon because of an issue with an air handling unit and a "suspicious" electric smell on the second floor, officials said. There was never an active fire in the building, according to Boston Fire Department spokesman...

Firearm search forces evacuation of students from residence hall

Firearm search forces evacuation of students from residence hall

Melissa Hanson
April 6, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Suffolk University police and Boston police searched a dorm room in Miller Hall Monday evening after resident assistants heard a student make a comment about obtaining a firearm, according to police and a statement sent to students. No weapons were found in the room, according to the statement and...

Brookline man released on charges of trespassing and theft in Ridgeway

Brookline man released on charges of trespassing and theft in Ridgeway

Melissa Hanson
April 2, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

A 43-year-old Brookline man was released on personal recognizance after being charged with stealing a cell phone in the Ridgeway building, authorities said. Kerry Jones was found walking around the fourth floor of the Cambridge Street building Monday, according to James Connolly, a captain for the...

Serial entrepreneur and CEO Bettina Hein visits campus

Serial entrepreneur and CEO Bettina Hein visits campus

Brigitte Carreiro
April 1, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Featured by the Inside Leadership Podcast Series on Tuesday was Bettina Hein, founder and CEO of Pixability, Inc. The World Economic Forum’s 2014 Young Global Leader addressed both undergraduate and graduate business students to illustrate her expertise in entrepreneurship and business planning. Pixability,...

Some students felt underprepared for summer internship fair

Some students felt underprepared for summer internship fair

Will Senar
April 1, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

Suffolk prides itself as a school that helps to ease students’ transitions into the working world. One way the university is able to do so is by hosting the Summer Internship Fair, where students are able to meet and mingle with potential employers. Hordes of students filled the open space on the...

Cafe Quattro reopening to excitement of alumni

Cafe Quattro reopening to excitement of alumni

April 1, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

By Amy McAleer One of Suffolk student’s most treasured eateries is making its comeback, but not on Beacon Hill. Cafe Quattro, the Italian-style café that once graced Beacon Hill on Somerset Street next to the Miller dorm, has reopened in the South End after closing in August 2012. Cafe Quattro...

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