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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...

Sanctuary city experts speak at the Ford Hall Forum

Sanctuary city experts speak at the Ford Hall Forum

Kyle Crozier
March 13, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As roots of the new Republican administration begin to grow and influence policy throughout the country, local and federal programs have been at odds properly defining the relationship between local law enforcement and federal immigration enforcement. Local leaders on the subject met in Suffolk ...

Suffolk’s new MSBA seeks to fill future jobs

Suffolk’s new MSBA seeks to fill future jobs

Chris DeGusto
March 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The advancement of technology has engulfed not only some people’s personal lives, but gripped hold of the business world as well. In order to keep up with the constant demand for professionals that are adequately trained to increase capital from big data, Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School...

“Best Buddies” fight for inclusivity

“Best Buddies” fight for inclusivity

Halaina LeBlanc
March 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

 On Friday March 3, 2017 the Suffolk University’s chapter of Best Buddies held their “Spread the Word to End the Word” event in the Sargent Hall Function Room. “Spread the Word to End the Word” is a campaign advocated by Best Buddies and the Special Olympics that aims at raising awareness and t...

Gazzani makes history: Suffolk elects first international student as SGA president

Gazzani makes history: Suffolk elects first international student as SGA president

Alexa Gagosz
March 8, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

After a monumental month of campaigning between two rising international seniors, Daniel Gazzani was elected Suffolk University's Student Government Association (SGA) president, defeating Devarth Dixit, the current chair of the Diversity Committee, and became the first international SGA president. ...

Ford Hall Forum sparks discussion about gender in sports

Ford Hall Forum sparks discussion about gender in sports

Hannah Arroyo
March 7, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

For many years women have fought for their rights in politics, the workplace and society as a whole. Today in the world of sports women still face the difficult task of being heard, hired and taken seriously for their hard work and commitment. Monday night’s Ford Hall Forum “Tomboy,” hosted inside Su...

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Chris DeGusto
March 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Student Government Association (SGA) Senator-at-Large for commuter students and Vice Presidential candidate Matt Wood found his way to Suffolk in a non-traditional fashion. Having served four years in the Coast Guard and taking time off from school to gain experience in the workforce, Wood has his sight...

Kelly stands behind transgender students rights, some critique motives

Kelly stands behind transgender students rights, some critique motives

Alexa Gagosz
March 2, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Acting President Marisa Kelly announced in a letter to the members of the Suffolk community in an email on Friday afternoon that she and the rest of the university will continue to support of the bathroom bill to ensure that transgender students have a choice, despite the recent withdraw from the bill...

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