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BLE bash promotes minors in business and real estate

Morgan Hume
October 30, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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 ...

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

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

Morgan Hume
October 19, 2016
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, 2016
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 ...

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