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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...

Viral blog post under scope, no word on investigation

Viral blog post under scope, no word on investigation

Alexa Gagosz
November 10, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

On Oct. 27, Tiffany Martínez posted on her blog “Viva Tiffany” an article entitled “Academia, Love Me Back,” which highlighted an assignment that she had received back from her senior seminar sociology professor, in which she said she was accused of not writing her entire paper. The blog post al...

Students stand for solidarity

Students stand for solidarity

Chris DeGusto
November 10, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

At 1p.m. on Monday afternoon, students of Suffolk University gathered in front of 20 Somerset to protest in support of solidarity. Members present held signs, tapped on makeshift drums and chanted aloud to the onlooking crowd and students emerging from classes in the Somerset building. The protest b...

Disabled activists protest for personal care

Disabled activists protest for personal care

Brooke Patterson
November 2, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

A national community that formulates disability rights activists to withstand in nonviolent direct action, ADAPT, fought to restore their personal care attendant (PCA) program outside of the John W. McCormack Building on Tuesday. ADAPT’s main goal is to allow people with disabilities to remain in ...

“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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 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 ...

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