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Job cuts at the Hyatt incite protests

November 18, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Article By: Brayden Varr The Hyatt Regency, on De Lafayette Ave., which houses Suffolk students, laid off 100 housekeeping staff members on Aug. 31, stripping them of their $15 to $17 per hour pay rates and health benefits, and then they hired staff from a Georgia-based outsourcing company for $8 per ho...

Seriously Bent headed to Chicago

November 18, 2009
Filed under Campus, Campus, Featured Stories

Article By: Ethan Long Suffolk’s own comedy troupe, Seriously Bent, has defended their title of “East Coast Regional Champions” for the Chicago Improv Festival’s College Improv Tournament. Competing at two different locations around the area, Improv Boston, located in Central Square, and the Impro...

Smile Train expands awareness

November 14, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article By: Molly DeLeon Suffolk Smile Train and Program Council co-sponsored a screening of The Hangover last Wednesday night in the Donahue café to educate students about the epidemic of cleft lips in developing nations. The screening served as the second of many of Smile Train events this year...

Suffolk hires new Vice President

Ryan Boyle
November 14, 2009
Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News

Article by: Ryan Boyle Christopher Mosher, a graduate of Suffolk University Law School, was recently appointed as the Vice President of Advancement. As the University’s Chief Philanthropist, Mosher is responsible for raising funds from private sources, corporations, and foundations, in addition to m...

Students aim to bring frat to Suffolk

November 14, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article by: Ethan Long For the past year, sophomore Paul Thompson has worked to once again bring a fraternity to Suffolk University after years without one on campus. His main intention was to help students socialize and meet people at a school that doesn’t have a traditional campus. “We...

Suffolk gets $1 million veterans grant

Derek Anderson
November 14, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article by: Derek Anderson Suffolk recently received a $1 million grant over the span of the next four years to help fund the Veteran’s Upward Bound program (VUB),  along with 48 other colleges nationwide, to provide the a program designed to help military veterans pursue further education. ...

Suffolk GOP and Dems go at it in heated debate

Jeff Fish
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article By: Jeff Fish Members of the Suffolk GOP and Suffolk Democrats clubs sparred over a series of issues last Wednesday, in an event sponsored by the Suffolk Political Science Association (SPSA) that included rigorous debate between Karl Hoffman, 2011 and Jim Wilson, 2010 of the Suffolk GOP and Kr...

Suffolk remembers long time prof.

Angela Bray
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article By: Angela Bray Dr. Steven Patterson, a Suffolk Chemistry and Biochemistry professor, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 62 on October 23, 2009 after being diagnosed last year. As a graduate of the University of Illinois, Patterson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemis...

Dinner and discussion:MSA reaches out to Suffolk community at fall dinner

Alex Pearlman
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article By: Alex Pearlman Hossam Al Jabri believes that America is unique as a country because it is unfamiliar with Islam. While the rest of the world has, over the past few millennia, become familiar with the religion and the culture that surrounds it, America is still young. “But the integration ...

Guest ban at 150 Tremont continues

November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article By: Ethan Long Since the Journal’s initial article about the ban on residents at 150 Tremont, printed in last week’s issue, members of the Suffolk community have questioned the decision; among them, SGA President Brian LeFort. “After I had read the article in last week’s Journal...

Suffolk student finalist in beauty pageant

Delia Mooney
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus, News, World

  Suffolk University junior Jolin Shang was selected in August as one of the thirteen finalists for the Miss New York Chinese Beauty Pageant, one of the largest, most influential beauty pageants along the East Coast. According to Shang, who came moved to America to attend Suffolk in 2006, t...

Sargent to stay until 2013

Derek Anderson
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus, News

Article By: Derek Anderson Suffolk University decided last Wednesday to extend President David Sargent’s contract an extra two years from 2011 to 2013, even after his extremely high salary made headlines nationwide. This was said to be done in order to give the board more time to find a replaceme...

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