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Gazzani makes history: Suffolk elects first international student as SGA president

Gazzani makes history: Suffolk elects first international student as SGA president

Alexa Gagosz
March 8
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

After a monumental month of campaigning between two rising international seniors, Daniel Gazzani was elected Suffolk University's Student Government Association (SGA) president, defeating Devarth Dixit, the current chair of the Diversity Committee, and became the first international SGA president. ...

Chair wants high seat: Dixit focuses on transparency, building off current administration

Chair wants high seat: Dixit focuses on transparency, building off current administration

Chris DeGusto
February 22
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

The public debacle that was recently plastered across local news headlines regarding Suffolk University has brought some students to question the leadership at their own college. Student Government Association (SGA) presidential candidate and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit said he belie...

Vice President looks to put up a fight: Gazzani champions diversity, ideological balance

Vice President looks to put up a fight: Gazzani champions diversity, ideological balance

Chris DeGusto
February 22
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

As Vice President of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA), Venezuelan international student Daniel Gazzani has experienced first-hand the responsibilities an executive board member of SGA faces on a day-to-day basis. In his campaign for SGA President, Gazzani has planned to tackle object...

Flynn’s departure causes Suffolk’s international community to weigh in

Flynn’s departure causes Suffolk’s international community to weigh in

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
February 15
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Michael Flynn, who served under newly inaugurated President Donald Trump for less than a month as the national security advisor, resigned on Monday night after it was revealed that he had deceived both top White House officials and Vice President Mike Pence on his conversations with the Russian ambas...

Lack of diversity in politics leads to strife

Lack of diversity in politics leads to strife

Patrick Holmes
February 15
Filed under Opinion, Politics, The Liberal Think Tank

It is tiring to watch old white men continue to lead this country into the dark ages. They are a misrepresentation of the United States and everything that we stand for, especially the ones who identify with the beliefs of President Donald Trump. With a predominantly white, male cabinet, Trump does...

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

Chris DeGusto
February 8
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Two members of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) were nominated for the position of the next president during last Thursday’s meeting, junior and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit and junior and current SGA Vice President Daniel Gazzani. In this first round of nomination...

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Alexa Gagosz
February 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

The recent executive order on immigration from newly inaugurated President Donald Trump has sent shockwaves throughout Boston and the nation. Boston officials such as Mayor Marty Walsh and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey have become vocal on their disapproval that could ultimately affect those ...

EPA censorship threatens environment further

Katie Dugan
February 8
Filed under Opinion, Politics, The Liberal Think Tank

In a decision that will have a chilling effect on a major government agency’s ability to disseminate information, President Donald Trump instituted “a temporary suspension of all new business activities” on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Jan. 24, according to CBS News. This means that the ...

Obama leaves lasting impression on Oval Office

Haley Clegg
February 1
Filed under News, Politics

The year was 2008 and the first ever African American president was moving into the Oval Office. A long eight-year journey laid ahead, and he had made big promises to the American people.  The major successes and failures of Barack Obama’s presidency have defined the truly unique eight years he served as P...

Trump gets to work, signs seven executive orders

Nick Viveiros
February 1
Filed under News, Politics

Newly inaugurated President Donald Trump has wasted no time after taking the oath of office, signing a variety of game-changing executive orders and presidential memoranda that deal with some of his core promises from the campaign trail. In his first act as president, Trump signed an executive order...

The 45th inauguration: Nation remains divided over Trump

The 45th inauguration: Nation remains divided over Trump

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
January 21
Filed under News, Politics

Editor’s Note: Nick Viveiros was the reporter on the scene in Washington D.C. and contributed to some of the content of this article. Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday afternoon. The now president took the oath of office on a day with smaller crowds,...

Trump’s cabinet positions receive backlash

Trump’s cabinet positions receive backlash

Sonia Hubbard
December 9
Filed under Politics

When winning a presidential election, the candidate who is voted into office obtains the ability to assign the people who manage the executive section of the government. With President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration approaching soon, he is currently in this process of selecting who will serve in ...

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