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“Frontline” unifies: Staff fights to have a voice in Suffolk community

“Frontline” unifies: Staff fights to have a voice in Suffolk community

Chris DeGusto
November 2
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Workers across the nation are linked by unions, allowing their collective and individual voices to be heard. Suffolk University staff workers are putting forth efforts to have their voice heard through the process of forming a union of their own. Called Our Suffolk Union, the common goal is to create ...

In the spotlight: Witnesses speak on student’s viral blog

In the spotlight: Witnesses speak on student’s viral blog

Alexa Gagosz
November 2
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

A blog post from a Suffolk University sociology student alleging discrimination went viral after a professor reportedly commented on specific words and said that it was not her “language.” On Thursday, 21-year-old McNair Fellow, first-generation college student, latina and U.S. citizen Tiffany ...

BLE bash promotes minors in business and real estate

Morgan Hume
October 30
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Business, Law and Ethics Department hosted the first ever “BLE Bash” on the fifth floor of Sargent Hall during activities period on Tuesday. The BLE Bash was an event for students in Business, Law and Ethics Department to meet professors and other students within those majors, as well as ...

Martínez said viral blog post isn’t her first racial incident

Martínez said viral blog post isn’t her first racial incident

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
October 30
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

After a blog post from a Suffolk University sociology student went viral after a professor had commented on specific words saying that it was not her “language,” senior Tiffany Martínez had more than 12,900 social shares as of late Saturday night on Facebook that had shared a link to her original...

Suffolk student accused of plagiarism, blog post goes viral

Suffolk student accused of plagiarism, blog post goes viral

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
October 28
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk University has quickly become the center of controversy in a social media frenzy. On Thursday, 21-year-old McNair Fellow, first generation college student, latina and U.S. citizen Tiffany Martínez posted on her blog “Viva Tiffany” an article entitled “Academia, Love Me Back,” highlighting a...

Eliel Cruz talks religious-based homophobia for LGBT month

Eliel Cruz talks religious-based homophobia for LGBT month

Morgan Hume
October 27
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

“49 people lost their lives due to religious-based homophobia. It could’ve been me,” Eliel Cruz said. “That’s all I could think about. It could’ve been me. It could have been my body riddled with bullets, my blood spilled, clothes drenched, crawling on the floor of the dancefloor of a ga...

Suffolk veterans find their voice

Suffolk veterans find their voice

Jacob Geanous
October 26
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The United States Armed Forces’ reactionary occupation of Afghanistan has officially passed the 15-year mark. It began a week after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, President George W. Bush stood before a staggered nation and authorized a joint resolution authorizing the use of mi...

Suffolk psyched for $3M grant

Suffolk psyched for $3M grant

Brooke Patterson
October 26
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Suffolk University Psychology department has recently received a $3 million grant that will allow it to partner with the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute (JRI) over the next five years. This grant will allow Suffolk to obtain necessary resources and opportunities in order to improve se...

Faces of 73 earn airtime, gain experience in future field

Faces of 73 earn airtime, gain experience in future field

Felicity Otterbein
October 26
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Confidence and experience with live reporting come with practice, and the girls of Studio 73 feel like their experience in Suffolk University’s affiliation with New England Cable News has prepared them for real-life broadcasting. Brianna Silva, a senior broadcast major believes that the journalism cl...

Globe writer casts spotlight on journalism works

Globe writer casts spotlight on journalism works

Katie Dugan
October 26
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Investigative journalism and Hollywood crossed paths at a recent event hosted by the Communication and Journalism and the Advertising, Public Relations, and Digital Media (ADPR) departments. Suffolk University had the honor of hosting a panel with The Boston Globe’s Mike Resendez, who was depicted ...

Ted Talk discusses benefits of smart cities

Ted Talk discusses benefits of smart cities

Chris DeGusto
October 20
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Developing interoperating technological solutions for problems within urban culture has already taken off. The goal of having sustainable “Smart Cities” is not just a conceptual idea. Suffolk’s first TEDx&Talks event on Oct. 20 showcased how Smart Cities are not so obscure of a vision, and...

Question 2 discussed at Ford Hall Forum

Nathan Espinal
October 20
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Ford Hall forum became heated as battle lines were drawn for the divisive ballot question. On Nov 8, registered Massachusetts voters will be able to vote to pass question 2, which, if passed, will approve of 12 new charter schools per year throughout the state. Suffolk University, along with ...

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