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The Suffolk Journal

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 ...

The Great Flood: Students misplaced, no timeline for repairs as of yet

The Great Flood: Students misplaced, no timeline for repairs as of yet

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

It is last Wednesday night and on-campus residents across the university are attending to their daily activities, cooking dinner and starting homework, but unbeknownst to them water would soon be cascading from mainspace vents and pipes in the ceiling. Textbooks, tablets, a laptop, clothes, food, persona...

Evan Lubofsky and the art of science writing

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

The Communications and Journalism Department (CJN) recently invited a guest speaker to educate students about the inner workings of science writing in journalism and the journey and passion behind doing what you love. Evan Lubofsky, a freelance science writer residing on Cape Cod, MA, spoke about hi...

Iron Mountain’s Abrams talks real estate experience

Haley Clegg
March 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Sarah Abrams, the senior vice president of global real estate at Iron Mountain came to Suffolk University to speak about her experiences in the corporate real estate business and discuss the ways students can get involved in this industry. Iron Mountain claims to be the “guardians of the assets most i...

Robyn Ochs gets Suffolk beyond the binary

Robyn Ochs gets Suffolk beyond the binary

Nathan Espinal
March 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Invited by Suffolk’s very own Rainbow Alliance to be the keynote speaker for International Women’s Day, Robyn Ochs appeared at Suffolk University Wednesday evening to present her interactive workshop Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality. Ochs’ work has not only brought her across the country, but ar...

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