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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 ...

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...

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