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Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Chris DeGusto
March 3
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Student Government Association (SGA) Senator-at-Large for commuter students and Vice Presidential candidate Matt Wood found his way to Suffolk in a non-traditional fashion. Having served four years in the Coast Guard and taking time off from school to gain experience in the workforce, Wood has his sight...

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Chris DeGusto
March 1
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As a Student Government Association (SGA) senator and member of the diversity committee, Levi Smith’s campaign for the position of Vice President has been based on a platform of embracing diversity. In an interview with The Suffolk Journal, Smith spoke of how running for SGA Vice President is based...

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Chris DeGusto
March 1
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In the midst of campaign season for Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA), discrepancy arose between vice presidential candidates Yasir Batalvi and Levi Smith on Monday night. On whiteboards in the lobby of Suffolk’s Sawyer building, some candidates for the various SGA executive b...

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...

Boston’s city councilor race approaches with a surplus of candidates

Boston’s city councilor race approaches with a surplus of candidates

September 18
Filed under Boston, News

By: Cody Furbish Although all eyes remain heavily set on the Boston 2013 mayoral race, voters will also have to elect 13 new city council members: four for the city councilor-at-large and an additional council member from each of the city’s nine districts. Preliminary elections for the race are...

Newly forged Italian government faces a host of issues

Newly forged Italian government  faces a host of issues

Ally Thibault
June 6
Filed under World

Italy’s parliament has finally chosen a prime minister to govern a changing political landscape more than two months after inconclusive national elections left the country leaderless. General anger and annoyance from Italians was the overriding public sentiment as political players struggled to come...

Elections in Kenya stir controversy

Elections in Kenya stir controversy

Ryan Powell
March 28
Filed under News, World

On March 4, Uhuru Kenyatta won the presidential election in Kenya with 50.07 percent of the vote. Since 2010, Kenyatta has been subject to accusations by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for his role in 2007 post-election violence, on account of his party not winning the election. The death toll...

Special Elections Still Under Deliberation

Special Elections Still Under Deliberation

Ally Thibault
February 7
Filed under Featured Stories, News

For the third time in only four years, Massachusetts voters will go to the ballot box this summer to choose a new U.S. Senator. The special senate election on June 25, after primary elections on April 30, will decide who will fill the seat left vacant by last week’s confirmation of Secretary of State...

‘We Rise or Fall Together’

‘We Rise or Fall Together’

November 7
Filed under News

Jessica Karmazyn  Journal Staff With the next four years in mind, many Suffolk students hurried to a designated poll place to choose their preferred candidate. On Nov. 6, 2012, the nation made a choice and elected Barack Obama to his second term as president, winning 303-206 in electoral votes. “I f...

Suffolk Students From Venezuela: Election Time

Suffolk Students From Venezuela: Election Time

September 26
Filed under News, World

Tyler Burke  Journal Staff Students graduating with American degrees will likely not be returning to Venezuela in search of jobs if President Hugo Chávez is reelected. This is the consensus of Suffolk students facing the upcoming Venezuelan presidential elections, as Chávez runs to extend his 14...

SGA presents new E-board

SGA presents new E-board

Sarina Tracy
March 29
Filed under Campus, News

On March 11, Suffolk proudly presented its newly-elected Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2011-2012 school year, after extensive campaigning and debate by all candidates. The election for president came to a head with Megan Caron beating out her fellow junior Scott Zalatoris with 267 votes...

SGA E-Board Elections 2010

February 17
Filed under Campus, News

Candidates answer questions from the Journal 1. What qualifies you for this position? 2. What is one goal you would like to accomplish if elected? 3. How do you plan to get students more involved in the SGA? 4. What responsibilities will come with your position if elected? Read More »...

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