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Ted Talk discusses shared economy versus traditional business

Morgan Hume
December 7, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Businesses like Uber, Craigslist and Airbnb that operate under a shared economy are increasing in popularity. However, there’s controversy surrounding the fact that companies based on a shared economy, a market model that relies on peers exchanging goods and services with each other, take customer...

Post-election protests continue, Boston officials receive demands

Post-election protests continue, Boston officials receive demands

Chris DeGusto
December 7, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Chants of “the youth united will never be defeated” were repeated by a group of high school and college students standing on the front steps of the Massachusetts State House on Monday afternoon. An organized walkout labeled on flyers, “Boston Student Walk Out Against Trump” marched from the Stat...

Through the lens: Miller gives scoop of writing for journalism field

Through the lens:  Miller gives scoop of writing for journalism field

Chris DeGusto
December 7, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The field of journalism is one that receives both praise and criticism. Boston Globe political reporter Joshua Miller, who is based in the Massachusetts State House, spoke at a “Live Political Happy Hour” at Suffolk University on Dec. 1. The 30-year-old interacted with an audience in the Poetry Ce...

OSU attack sparks questions on Suffolk campus

Nathan Espinal
December 7, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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