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Suffolk mourns loss of life cut short, again

Suffolk mourns loss of life cut short, again

Haley Clegg
April 12, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

Life, more often than not, does not go as planned, no matter how prepared we think we may be for the unexpected challenges that lay in our paths. Some challenges are more trying on our hearts than others, but it is in the way we respond to them that really shows us who we are as individuals. In February of 2009,...

Temple Street speaks out

Temple Street speaks out

Alexa Gagosz
April 12, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

More than 30 years ago, Ralph Indrisano moved into his brickstone- Revolutionary era apartment, which stood, overshadowed by Suffolk University’s properties known as the C. Walsh Theatre, the Archer and Donahue buildings. Students would travel up and down both Temple Street and Ridgeway Lane, a small...

Suffolk’s tuition hike continues up the hill of higher education

Chris DeGusto
April 12, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk University’s tuition continues to rise for the next fiscal year, however, the university remains “more affordable” than many other institutions across the Greater Boston area.

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Suffolk’s flood gates opened; case not closed

Suffolk’s flood gates opened; case not closed

Alexa Gagosz, Chris DeGusto, and Kyle Crozier
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

After nearly two weeks, students are still waiting for news that they will be able to return to their rooms in the 10 West dormitories after water flooded into apartments and living spaces. Unsure of the state of their rooms, many affected students have had to make trips back to retrieve belongings an...

O’Malley speaks to Suffolk on political roots, campaigns

O’Malley speaks to Suffolk on political roots, campaigns

Maggie Randall
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

Martin O’Malley, former Mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland and 2016 presidential candidate, visited Suffolk University last Wednesday to speak on his experiences as an elected official. O’Malley also spoke to campaigning at the municipal, state and national level and the future of the United...

From Suffolk students to City Councilors

From Suffolk students to City Councilors

Nathan Espinal
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

Suffolk University is known for advertising to their students internship opportunities in the Massachusetts State House and now it might be known for having students running for political office while attaining a degree. Having just completed his coursework this past fall semester for a Bachelor’...

Selling the Suffolk brand overseas

Selling the Suffolk brand overseas

Jacob Geanous and Amy Kozcera
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, World

Suffolk University has the fifth largest proportion of international students, according to US News & World Report. 23 percent of Suffolk’s population consists of international students, a standout statistic in a time when international student enrollment and tourism numbers are dwindling across the co...

Expanding the Narrative on Reproductive Health and Rights

Patrick Holmes
March 31, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

The uncomfortable silence among the 10 individuals sprinkled around a conference table was just the beginning of what was supposed to be a discussion based on reproductive justice (RJ). The guest speaker, Sarah Hogg, was illuminated in front of the on-screen display from a projector as she sat unamused...

Suffolk students’ stock market schooling in blog

Suffolk students’ stock market schooling in blog

Chris DeGusto
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

After the market crashed in the waning months of 2008, many people both enveloped within the industry and those seeking to profit off the trading of stocks, have been skeptical of the risks that come with investing their hard earned money. Last fall, two Suffolk University seniors launched an online fin...

Students dedicate Spring Break to service, social justice training

Students dedicate Spring Break to service, social justice training

Haley Clegg
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

For many college students, spring break is a time to unwind at home, visit friends and family, or enjoy an exciting vacation. However, some Suffolk students decided to use their week off from school to help those in need. Each year, Suffolk’s Center for Community Engagement sends students to different loc...

University forum weighs heavy on rankings, international recruitment

University forum weighs heavy on rankings, international recruitment

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

Few seats were left vacant when Suffolk administration took center stage in front of concerned members of the university’s community Tuesday afternoon to address the expansion of the strategic plan. Acting President Marisa Kelly began the forum by outlining a broad addition to the university’s 2012 strategi...

Suffolk student killed after tragic accident

Patrick Holmes
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

A 2013 Audi A8 collided with the ceiling of a Massachusetts Turnpike tunnel in Boston early Sunday morning, which killed a Suffolk Student. Yao Cao, a 19-year-old first-year Suffolk student and the driver of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene due to the vehicle becoming airborne and striking ...

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