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Charged up: Suffolk’s solution to keep students plugged in

Charged up: Suffolk’s solution to keep students plugged in

Morgan Hume
October 19
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Between classes, extra-curricular activities and meals, students at Suffolk University have busy schedules. Finding time throughout the day to charge their cell phones, or even finding an open outlet to plug in their charger, can be a problem. The Office of Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) had a solution: Oomf chargers.

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Suffolk alum runs for state senate in home district

Suffolk alum runs for state senate in home district

Emma Lucey and Stiv Mucollari
October 19
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Regardless of the culmination of events that have transpired from the chaotic election season, all of it will come down to numbers as numbers decide elections. In the Presidential Election, the candidate who will  receive 270 electoral votes will become President, but in local elections, it comes down ...

Student dismissed from felony conviction

Jacob Geanous
October 19
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

West Roxbury continues to be the front lines in a battle against Spectra Energy’s construction of a new lateral pipeline that has prompted numerous protests in the community. On Oct. 5, Suffolk University senior and history major Tim Clancy appeared before Judge Kathleen Coffey. She reviewed the charge...

The search is on: John Brooks leads Suffolk in the hunt for the next leader of the university

The search is on: John Brooks leads Suffolk in the hunt for the next leader of the university

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
October 19
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In search for the seventh leader of Suffolk University since 2010, the university launched its official global presidential search. Following a turbulent past six months surrounding former president Margaret McKenna and Board of Trustees, the newly formed Presidential Search Committee hopes to redirect the public image of the school.

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Suffolk’s Latinx community promotes proud stance on culture

Suffolk’s Latinx community promotes proud stance on culture

Chris DeGusto
October 13
Filed under Campus, News

Each and every person has a right to feel comfortable in their own skin and with their own culture how they choose to identify. In a nation that was once dubbed as a ‘melting pot,’ The United States of America is more than just a mixture of diverse people. Jimmy Carter, the country’s 39th President,...

Protest outside City Hall fights for Indigenous People’s Day

Protest outside City Hall fights for Indigenous People’s Day

Katherine Yearwood
October 10
Filed under Campus, News

Members of United American Indians of New England (UAINE) hosted a protest outside of Boston’s City Hall to have the holiday Christopher Columbus Day changed to “Indigenous People’s Day” in Boston, on Wednesday. Dozens, including Suffolk students, showed up to the event to show their support and...

Freshmen SGA senators look to a new year

Freshmen SGA senators look to a new year

Catarina Protano
October 8
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As the SGA election came to a close Wednesday evening, the campus was buzzing with anticipation over who would be the freshman class’ next senators under the Student Government Association. After weeks of campaigning both on campus with flyers hanging up on every elevator and bulletin board as ...

Ford Hall Forum talks women in workforce, investigative journalism

Ford Hall Forum talks women in workforce, investigative journalism

Haley Clegg
October 6
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

When people hear “investigative journalism” the first image that may come to mind is a reporter with their microphone in someone's face saying “gotcha!” There is a stigma that the press is constantly trying to catch people up to no good. This past Thursday, three women in the field set out to...

Kelly addresses five-year plan in SGA meeting

Kelly addresses five-year plan in SGA meeting

Halaina Carol
October 6
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Interim President Marisa Kelly attended and spoke at the Student Government Association meeting Thursday on diversity and the five-year strategic plan that will reach the end of it course at the end of the academic year. On the topic of diversity, she spoke about the diversity task force that was implemented...

Student may face penalty over protests

Jacob Geanous
October 5
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

When Tim Clancy shackled himself to the entrance gateway of the Spectra Energy worksite on the morning of Aug. 18, he knew that he would inevitably be placed under arrest. Clancy, a Suffolk senior history major, and two others secured themselves to the gate in an act of protest to slow down constru...

Driven division finds equal opportunity

Driven division finds equal opportunity

Patrick Holmes
October 5
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Division of Student Success is a leading collaborative effort between six departments here at Suffolk. Their mission: to improve student communication and academic success throughout the university. The division offers a new open space encompassing the notion that anyone is welcome and there are...

Suffolk on top: University ranking by WSJ names Suffolk in top 25 percent

Suffolk on top: University ranking by WSJ names Suffolk in top 25 percent

Nick Viveiros
October 5
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Despite a year of negative press and wrenching change, Suffolk University appears to be becoming a destination institution. In their inaugural ranking of U.S. Colleges, media titan Wall Street Journal placed Suffolk University in the top 25 percent of more than 1,000 colleges and universities. Suf...

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