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Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Katherine Yearwood

March 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase

Like a storm, a crowd of more than 100,000 people marched through the streets of Boston this past Saturday, fighting to protect the lives of students throughout the nation. The movement was hosted by March For Our Lives after 17 high school students were massacred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14. 

March nor’easter brings tidal surges to flood-prone areas of Boston

March nor’easter brings tidal surges to flood-prone areas of Boston

Jonathan Ng

March 6, 2018


Filed under Boston, Multimedia, News

A major coastal storm brought flooding, rain, snow and high winds to Boston's harbor side, just steps from Suffolk University's main campus from Friday into early Sunday morning.

From Suffolk to Mars

From Suffolk to Mars

Taylor White

March 4, 2018


Filed under Boston, News

Student’s class research project results in cutting-edge exploration, including hands-on experience at Mass General Hospital

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Hannah Arroyo and Kyle Crozier

March 2, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Five years and four presidents later, the programs put in place by Suffolk University’s former Sustainability Coordinator Erica Mattison have all but disappeared. Among Mattison’s projects that are no longer active at Suffolk is the Eco Ambassador program that allowed students to work in their...

Slideshow: East Boston residents call for Moratorium

Slideshow: East Boston residents call for Moratorium

March 2, 2018


Filed under Boston, Multimedia, News, Showcase

  Both East Boston residents and representatives from the Boston Climate Action Network gathered outside on the Portside at East Pier at 11 a.m. on Friday. These photos are views that were taken at 50 Lewis Street, where new infrastructure projects, such as new condominiums are on the ris...

Congress comes to campus

Congress comes to campus

Maggie Randall

February 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics

Former congressmen came to the university to have in-depth conversations with students on policy issues that related to gerrymandering, veterans and the Trump administration.

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has sent out more than one Firearm Survey in recent years, with one dating back to 2009. At that time, Suffolk students had a general consensus of not approving the Suffolk Police Department (SUPD) being armed. In the most recent survey that...

America, is it finally time?

America, is it finally time?

Chris DeGusto and Nick Viveiros

February 21, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

The United States has suffered from a string of mass shootings that have occurred in churches and schools alike. As some call for gun control, others look to arm university police.

MLK legacy honored; but the fight must go on

Katherine Yearwood

January 31, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

From 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King gave his renowned “I Have a Dream” speech to 2018, there has been continuous brutalities done against people of color. The difference now is that these brutalities are captured on social media and briefly acknowledged with the use of an emotional emoticon, a...

State of the Union: Democrats have watershed moment, Trump looks for unity in push of GOP message

State of the Union: Democrats have watershed moment, Trump looks for unity in push of GOP message

Alexa Gagosz

January 31, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

President Donald Trump had snatched the stage of his first State of the Union Speech in a venture to reset his presidency. With a deeply divided nation tuning in and split Congress filing in the Chamber, Trump attempted the deploy of a number of instigative phrases that would soften the rhetoric arou...

Political Pulse: When women run, communities win

Maggie Randall

December 14, 2017


Filed under Boston, News

If the most recent municipal elections have shown one thing, it’s that that women are leading the charge to win local offices and propel issues that benefit communities. David Paleologos, the director of Suffolk University Polling Research Center, credited the success of women of color to campaign st...

Marijuana future in MA still hazy

Nick Vivieros

November 15, 2017


Filed under Boston, News

A cross section of marijuana smokers, activists and curious residents packed into the first floor function room of Sargent Hall Thursday morning for an information-packed and at times contentious forum on the process of legalizing and regulating recreational marijuana after voters approved legalization ...

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