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OSU attack sparks questions on Suffolk campus

Nathan Espinal
December 7
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In recent events, the Ohio State University (OSU) community has faced a tragedy. A group of students were attacked by a man wielding a knife, and now students at Suffolk University wonder if they are prepared to deal with such an attack on campus if it were to happen. On Monday Nov. 28 at 9:52 a.m. thi...

SGA meeting divides campus, discusses letter in support for neutral university

Alexa Gagosz
November 21
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

After the election results splashed breaking news headlines and social media feeds across the country early Wednesday morning on Nov. 9, some Boston students shouted with rage with chants of, “not my president” ringing through downtown in a three-day string of protests. As for Suffolk University, ...

Committee opens dialogue to students on presidential search

Committee opens dialogue to students on presidential search

Chris DeGusto
November 16
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Members of the Suffolk community gathered in Sargent Hall on Tuesday afternoon in a town hall meeting to discuss the university’s ongoing search for a new President. A panel of the Presidential Search Committee, mediated by Chairman of the Committee and Board of Trustees member John Brooks, sat before st...

Ford Hall Forum debates economic inequality

Ford Hall Forum debates economic inequality

Morgan Hume
November 16
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Throughout the recent election season, Americans’ concerns about the economy were on the rise. After the election, people continue to raise questions about economic inequality and whether it is good or bad for the country. Monday night’s Ford Hall Forum hosted at the Old South Meeting House foc...

The Divided State of America

The Divided State of America

Jacob Geanous
November 16
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In a nation that has been divided by decision, waves of dissent have washed over the United States following the confirmation of a Donald Trump presidency. Protests and rallies have materialized to voice opposition against America’s choice across the country with a higher concentration in urban epic...

Veterans of Suffolk gain space, become central part of community

Veterans of Suffolk gain space, become central part of community

Taylor White
November 12
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

On Nov. 10, the grand opening of the new student veteran lounge and office on the 9th floor of Sawyer celebrated and honored its fellow student veterans. President of the Suffolk Undergraduate Student Veterans Organization, Dwayne Smith, and John Silveria, Associate Dean of Students, coordinated the ...

Campain commentary: Institutional changes after the 2016 election

Campain commentary: Institutional changes after the 2016 election

Maggie Randall
November 11
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Donald Trump earned the 270 necessary electoral votes on Tuesday to win the presidential election. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost the election, although she still won the popular vote by over half a million votes. For many Suffolk students, this election was an eye-opening experience. ...

Paleologos’s polls place Suffolk on the map

Paleologos’s polls place Suffolk on the map

Jacob Geanous
November 10
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

David Paleologos, Director of Suffolk University’s Political Research Center (SUPRC), has been one of America’s premier political forecasters for more than a decade. He has been able to predict the vast majority of America’s state and federal elections through innovative polling techniques that are publ...

Student poll workers bring diversity to voting centers

James MacDonald
November 10
Filed under Campus, Election 2016, Suffolk News

Teams of students from Suffolk’s Election Law course occupied polling centers during Boston’s first early voting period to provide youth support to a typically older crowd of workers. Suffolk students used a Harvard University survey to collect data on early voters. The two schools partnered toget...

Viral blog post under scope, no word on investigation

Viral blog post under scope, no word on investigation

Alexa Gagosz
November 10
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

On Oct. 27, Tiffany Martínez posted on her blog “Viva Tiffany” an article entitled “Academia, Love Me Back,” which highlighted an assignment that she had received back from her senior seminar sociology professor, in which she said she was accused of not writing her entire paper. The blog post al...

Students stand for solidarity

Students stand for solidarity

Chris DeGusto
November 10
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

At 1p.m. on Monday afternoon, students of Suffolk University gathered in front of 20 Somerset to protest in support of solidarity. Members present held signs, tapped on makeshift drums and chanted aloud to the onlooking crowd and students emerging from classes in the Somerset building. The protest b...

Disabled activists protest for personal care

Disabled activists protest for personal care

Brooke Patterson
November 2
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

A national community that formulates disability rights activists to withstand in nonviolent direct action, ADAPT, fought to restore their personal care attendant (PCA) program outside of the John W. McCormack Building on Tuesday. ADAPT’s main goal is to allow people with disabilities to remain in ...

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