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Voter participation discussed at Ford Hall Forum

Voter participation discussed at Ford Hall Forum

Sam Humphrey
April 8
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

Search for next CAS dean down to three candidates

Search for next CAS dean down to three candidates

Heather Rutherford
March 25
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Suffolk University is one step closer in its search for the next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A committee formed after Kenneth Greenberg decided to return to teaching. During the months of February and March, three finalists interviewed on campus for the position. Senior Vice President...

Committee includes university faculty in quest for president

Brigitte Carreiro
March 25
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

While Suffolk University is in the midst of a period of change, the ongoing search for a new president continues, bringing with it an urge for input from all across the university. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer, who is part of the presidential search committee, said the question of...

Activist discusses mass incarceration in US system

Activist discusses mass incarceration in US system

Katherine Yearwood
March 25
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

With a freshly shaven face and wearing a dark gray ironed out suit, speaker, activist, and professor, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill charmed the audience with his charisma. He held their attention at every point of his speech at the African Meeting House, even with his slight cough. Audience members laughed when...

Smith cleared of accusation made by anonymous whistleblower

Smith cleared of accusation made by anonymous whistleblower

Melissa Hanson
March 20
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Interim President Norman Smith was found to have broken no laws after an anonymous complaint against him was filed through the university’s whistleblower reporting system in January, officials said. Suffolk has a whistleblower policy that encourages employees to report issues and concerns. “It...

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