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Grocery industry faces challenges amid shopping surge

Grocery industry faces challenges amid shopping surge

James Bartlett

April 2, 2020

With states across the country, including Massachusetts, deeming grocery stores essential businesses, several chains in the Bay State are taking measures to try and curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Last week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced new regulations for grocery stores to...

Trump says potential COVID-19 treatment drugs won’t have to be approved by FDA

Trump says potential COVID-19 treatment drugs won’t have to be approved by FDA

Katelyn Norwood and Mol Webber

March 19, 2020

President Donald Trump suspended restrictions on possible COVID-19 treatment drugs and said they will not have to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before being used — a move Trump said will cure those with the virus faster.  As of Thursday, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in th...

Students move out of Suffolk, Baker attempts to quell coronavirus pandemic

Students move out of Suffolk, Baker attempts to quell coronavirus pandemic

Caroline Enos

March 15, 2020

Students moving out of Suffolk University's residence halls over the weekend weren't packed together on sidewalks with mountains of belongings, or fighting to stuff themselves onto elevators. Instead, the residence halls were relatively empty and felt eerily quiet on some floors; like the calm before...

Kathy Maloney; Olympics and Paralympics volunteer

Kathy Maloney; Olympics and Paralympics volunteer

Julia Ahaesy

February 26, 2020

Kathy Maloney, associate director of the Performing Arts Office at Suffolk University, has traveled across the world as an attendee, volunteer and employee at every Olympic and most Paralympic Games since 1996. “As long as I can remember, I used to stay up late watching the Olympics o...

Sanders supporters rally, march in Boston ahead of Mass. primary

Sanders supporters rally, march in Boston ahead of Mass. primary

James Bartlett and Caroline Enos

February 23, 2020

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied in the Boston Common and marched through the streets of Boston Saturday, Feb. 22, just a week before the Massachusetts primary on March 3.

Brattle Book Shop: a hidden gem in the Suffolk community

Brattle Book Shop: a hidden gem in the Suffolk community

Julia Ahaesy, @juliaahaesy

February 19, 2020

On sunny afternoons, just across the street from Suffolk University’s 10 West residence hall, rows of books fill an empty lot surrounded by illustrations of novel bindings. Book enthusiasts filter between the rows and eventually make their way into the Brattle Book Shop. Many Suffolk students walk...

Suffolk polling finds its place in national spotlight

Suffolk polling finds its place in national spotlight

James Bartlett, @james_bartlett8

February 19, 2020

Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) has been in the national spotlight from major media outlets nationwide for polls it conducted during the Democratic presidential primaries. “Suffolk University is getting regional coverage for students who might want to come here, and (SUPRC)...

Public access stations face funding cuts, and an uncertain future

Public access stations face funding cuts, and an uncertain future

Caroline Enos, News Editor, @CarolineEnos

February 16, 2020

When Cape Ann TV producers decided to rebrand the public access station in early 2018, they knew they had a tough road ahead. “There was a stigma attached to cable access that was kind of the ‘Wayne’s World’ idea,” said Erich Archer, the executive producer of the station. “We were known ...

Flu season at Suffolk in full effect

Flu season at Suffolk in full effect

Mol Webber

February 12, 2020

With flu season in full effect, students across campus are trying to stay healthy. Kailey Bibber, a sophomore, said the recent outbreak of the coronavirus has been distorted by the media. “Although the corona- virus has killed a lot of people in a short period of time, I think it’s super impo...

Andrew Yang drops out of presidential race

Mol Webber and Katelyn Norwood

February 12, 2020

Andrew Yang dropped out of the campaign prior to the release of the rest of the results from the New Hampshire Democratic Primary Election on Feb 11. Although he didn’t receive the highest results within the primary, this was nevertheless a historic run for the Asian American community. ...

Winter Walk gives hope to those without a home

Winter Walk gives hope to those without a home

Katelyn Norwood

February 12, 2020

In February, one of the coldest months of the year, 1,700 walkers combatted homelessness by attending the annual Winter Walk in Copley Square Sunday. The Winter Walk campaign centers around raising awareness to end homeless- ness in Boston. This is the fourth year the walk has occurred after being fo...

Athenaem celebrates 100 years of votes for women

Athenaem celebrates 100 years of votes for women

Katelyn Norwood

February 5, 2020

Christina Wolbrecht, author of “A Century of Votes for Women,” spoke at the Boston Athenaeum on Thursday to discuss the idea of the women voter since the ratification of the 19th Amendment. “When my grandmother was born, the presumption was that women lacked the skills and it was inappropri...

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