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University’s united push for diversity, the rocky road to inclusivity

University’s united push for diversity, the rocky road to inclusivity

Nathan Espinal
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

With Black Her/History Month over, and with the Trump administration’s highly scrutinized actions on immigration and transgender rights affecting the nation, the Suffolk community has been intent on keeping the spotlight on diversity and moving forward to ensure the university is an inclusive and welcome p...

Campus forum lectures inclusivity during Trump’s immigration crack-down

Campus forum lectures inclusivity during Trump’s immigration crack-down

Alexa Gagosz
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Few seats were left open on Thursday when students, faculty and staff from the different divisions of Suffolk University gathered on the second floor of Sargent Hall for a campus forum on President Donald Trump’s Executive Order. Following a bitter few weeks of rolling news segments on the recent tra...

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Chris DeGusto
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As a Student Government Association (SGA) senator and member of the diversity committee, Levi Smith’s campaign for the position of Vice President has been based on a platform of embracing diversity. In an interview with The Suffolk Journal, Smith spoke of how running for SGA Vice President is based...

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Chris DeGusto
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In the midst of campaign season for Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA), discrepancy arose between vice presidential candidates Yasir Batalvi and Levi Smith on Monday night. On whiteboards in the lobby of Suffolk’s Sawyer building, some candidates for the various SGA executive b...

Batalvi wants SGA action to push Suffolk to the top

Batalvi wants SGA action to push Suffolk to the top

Chris DeGusto
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) will be welcoming a new Vice President for the 2017-2018 academic year; a position SGA senator Yasir Batalvi hopes to attain. “We have so much promise and so much potential,” said Batalvi. “Suffolk can truly be a world-class institution - we ca...

Suffolk makes a difference for local pediatric cancer patients

Nick Viveiros
February 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The communal kitchen at Christopher’s Haven was packed with Suffolk University students Tuesday night for the Center for Community Engagement’s weekly service program. The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) has been making trips to Christopher’s Haven, a nonprofit that provides affordable, tempo...

NESAD’s move off Arlington in works, renovations at Sawyer continue

NESAD’s move off Arlington in works, renovations at Sawyer continue

Alexa Gagosz
February 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News, Uncategorized

After years of waiting, the New England School of Art & Design (NESAD), a segment of Suffolk University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will finally move from 75 Arlington St. to the central campus. Founded in 1923, NESAD was founded as its own entity without any connection to Suffolk. In 1975,...

Chair wants high seat: Dixit focuses on transparency, building off current administration

Chair wants high seat: Dixit focuses on transparency, building off current administration

Chris DeGusto
February 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

The public debacle that was recently plastered across local news headlines regarding Suffolk University has brought some students to question the leadership at their own college. Student Government Association (SGA) presidential candidate and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit said he belie...

Vice President looks to put up a fight: Gazzani champions diversity, ideological balance

Vice President looks to put up a fight: Gazzani champions diversity, ideological balance

Chris DeGusto
February 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

As Vice President of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA), Venezuelan international student Daniel Gazzani has experienced first-hand the responsibilities an executive board member of SGA faces on a day-to-day basis. In his campaign for SGA President, Gazzani has planned to tackle object...

Flynn’s departure causes Suffolk’s international community to weigh in

Flynn’s departure causes Suffolk’s international community to weigh in

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
February 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Michael Flynn, who served under newly inaugurated President Donald Trump for less than a month as the national security advisor, resigned on Monday night after it was revealed that he had deceived both top White House officials and Vice President Mike Pence on his conversations with the Russian ambas...

Search for next leader still at starting gate

Search for next leader still at starting gate

Alexa Gagosz
February 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In the search for the seventh leader of Suffolk University since 2010, the university launched an official global Presidential Search Committee last summer without a deadline or timeline to the project led by Board of Trustees member and Chair of the Presidential Search Committee John Brooks. As of early t...

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

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

On Wednesday, as part of Black Her/History month, keynote speaker Shaun King took the opportunity to share with the audience stories of his life as an advocate as well as the injustices he fights against. King spoke about the moments in his life that have made him into the person that he is today. Hi...

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