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Suffolk community responds to the Green New Deal

Amy Koczera

March 6, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, Showcase, World

The global community is facing the pressures of climate change now more than it ever has before. In response, young Democrat activists have proposed the Green New Deal (GND) with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and senator Ed Markey (D-MA) at the forefront. This ambitious plan confronts climat...

“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

Haley Clegg

March 4, 2019


Filed under Boston, Campus, Current Issues, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, World

On Jan. 23, Juan Guaido declared himself the interim president of Venezuela. Shortly after, President Trump released a statement declaring Maduro’s presidency ‘illegitimate’ and officially recognizing Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela. In the statement, Trump pledged to “continue t...

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

Kaitlin Hahn, News Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Karine Kanj, Class of 2021, is the current Student Affairs Committee Chair for Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA), and serves on the Constitutional Review Board as well as the Student Judiciary Review Board (SJRB). Previously, Kanj worked as a Class of 2021 senator, Finance Committee Chai...

Yasir Batalvi: A campaign of positivity amidst a history of controversy

Yasir Batalvi: A campaign of positivity amidst a history of controversy

Caroline Enos

March 4, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

Yasir Batalvi, Class of 2020, is a two-term Student Government Association (SGA) senator for the Class of 2020. He also served as SGA vice president before resigning in February 2018, and hopes to finish his tenure at Suffolk as SGA president. “I believe I have the experience, the vision, and the platform...

Another successful semester for SUMUN students

Another successful semester for SUMUN students

Carolyn Nash

February 20, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized, World

Suffolk is known for its diverse campus with students from over 150 different countries; a place where it is best represented is in Somerset, room B18, where the Suffolk University chapter of the Model United Nations meets weekly. The Suffolk University Model United Nations (SUMUN) is a group of politically...

Venezuelan leaders reach stalemate

Amy Koczera and Gabriela Lopez Gomez

February 20, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized, World

Within the past two months, Venezuela National Assembly leader Juan Guaido has challenged de jure President Nicolas Maduro as illegitimate. With support from the United States and various other nations, Guaido has declared himself the interim president of the nation. This past week, billionaire Ri...

The search for identity among Asian-Americans

The search for identity among Asian-Americans

Yui Yamamoto

February 15, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized, World

Associate Professor of Peking University School of Transnational Law and researcher of the Asian-American Jurisprudence (AAJ) scholarship Norman P. Ho, took stage at the lecture “Chinese Nationality Laws & Asian-American Identity” on Wednesday, Feb. 7, presented by Asian Pacific American Law S...

Syria withdrawal reveals consequences on the horizon

Syria withdrawal reveals consequences on the horizon

Chris Sadrnoori

February 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, International Commentary, Showcase, Uncategorized, World

In December 2018, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he will begin withdrawing military forces from Syria in early 2019. What started as a multi-national effort to defeat the terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has evolved into a region-wide conflict, inv...

Suffolk students serve communities in Myanmar and Cambodia

Suffolk students serve communities in Myanmar and Cambodia

Carolyn Nash

February 7, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, Showcase, World

Many college students spend their winter break vacationing or relaxing at home, but this winter, some Suffolk students decided to go abroad and build a house for those in need. This annual winter trip is sponsored through the Center for Community Engagement’s (CCE) Alternative Winter Break (AWB) program. This...

Suffolk looks to revisit SUPD arming question

Ryan Arel

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Following Columbine, Virginia Tech and other mass shootings across the United States, many universities have been forced to address similar versions of the same question: Should we arm our university police force? “My hope is that we will one way or another put this question to rest this sprin...

Patriots dynasty lives on

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

February 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, Featured Stories, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports, Suffolk News

“Dynasty” is the only fitting word to describe the New England Patriots in the recent years. With a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, the Patriots have now won the Super Bowl in three of the last five NFL seasons. For Boston sports fans and Suffolk University students alike, the feeling never...

Men’s basketball prepares to heat up in Florida

Men’s basketball prepares to heat up in Florida

Andrew Pease

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

While many Suffolk students head home for winter break, the Suffolk men’s basketball team will take their talents down to Naples, Florida on Dec. 27 for a pair of regular season games. Bringing 17 players and a few coaches from the heart of Boston down to Florida may have been easy to sell to the t...

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