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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...

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...

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