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Seniors say goodbye: The historic class that has ‘seen it all’ turns to next chapter

Seniors say goodbye: The historic class that has ‘seen it all’ turns to next chapter

Alexa Gagosz
June 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

For four years, the undergraduate students of Suffolk University have questioned their institutions’ stability in regards to maintaining consistent leadership in upper administration and the decisions that each reign conducted in each of their short tenure. This class, the class of 2017, had seen...

The Good, the bad and the vocal: Stigma around rape culture

Patrick Holmes
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

Members of the Suffolk University community gathered to break barriers on the stigma of rape culture, sexual issues and sexuality in the Somerset Café on Thursday night. According to the organizer, this was one of the only times a student organized an event to further open up the conversation regard...

Ford Hall Forum seeks truth on fake news

Ford Hall Forum seeks truth on fake news

Kyle Crozier
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

During the 2016 presidential campaign, the term “fake news” exploded in popularity. At the start of the election season, this term was connected to stories that some believed were intended to discredit or benefit one candidate over the other, and had grown to a point where it would be difficult ...

Tedx Talk discusses future economies

Tedx Talk discusses future economies

Chris DeGusto
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News

A limitless future calls for endless possibilities, that of which today’s society cannot predict with precise accuracy. Humans dream of what is to come, but are unable to truly see exactly what will transpire for our technological and economic sectors. Through space exploration and artificial intelligence,...

Diversity Task Force’s final act

Nathan Espinal
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

The Diversity Task Force gave their final presentation to the Suffolk community this past Friday. The presentation outlined the recommendations they have made in the final report after a two year-long joint effort of surveying and evaluating the university’s climate that they will be submitting to...

Kelly’s first act: The work to get Suffolk back on track

Kelly’s first act: The work to get Suffolk back  on track

Chris DeGusto
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

As this academic year draws near to a close, so does the first year of Marisa Kelly’s stint as Acting University President. In a recent interview with The Suffolk Journal, Kelly reflected upon her time thus far in the high office-- what has been accomplished as well as still needs to be worked on,...

Students’ start-up app promotes handy solution

Kaitlin Hahn
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

The new start-up app “InGarage,” set to launch in June, was created by Suffolk University students Alexander Bennett and Marcus Jimenez, as well as three others, aims to enable project managers and garage owners. Ranging from physical projects such as needing exercise equipment or tools, to creative p...

New perspectives from diverse women fill Suffolk Law School

New perspectives from diverse women fill Suffolk Law School

Haley Clegg
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

A diverse group of law students came together Tuesday evening for an end-of-year banquet of “Hearing Her Story,” hosted by Suffolk’s Women of Color Law School Association. The event was Reflection of Women on the Bench, “Dynamic Women Transforming Society.” Tuesday’s event aimed to give stude...

Presidential search may be holding up key hires within administration

Presidential search may be holding up key hires within administration

Nathan Espinal
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News

Suffolk University’s global presidential search continues on at an almost stagnant pace, holding up certain progress on Beacon Hill, including the potential birth of new administrative positions.

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Former Suffolk Law student earns jail time in lieu of degree

Former Suffolk Law student earns jail time in lieu of degree

Alexa Gagosz
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News

Former Suffolk Law student David Scher pleaded guilty on Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to alter court documents in order to adjust his guilty finding for stealing a laptop from a university locker to not guilty, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. The former student and Boston real ...

Sea of dormitory flooding finally been parted

Chris DeGusto and Kyle Crozier
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

With repairs finally completed, all Suffolk University students that were affected by dormitory floodings last month have been cleared to return to their rooms according to University Spokesperson Greg Gatlin on Tuesday. Suffolk University Assistant Vice President of Campus Services Jim Wallace has...

Flood in 10 West leaves some misplaced, others return back to their original dormitories

Flood in 10 West leaves some misplaced,  others return back to their original dormitories

Kyle Crozier
April 12, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

Students have begun to move back into their rooms after being displaced while work to repair water-damaged 10 West rooms was underway. Now after nearly three weeks, the maintenance process has come to a close for some, while others remain separated from their roommates and their belongings. During construction,...

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