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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

The proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop, Kenneth Gloss, speaks to his guests at the
Cambridge Public Library on Feb. 12.

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

David Paleologos, director of SUPRC, stands in front of map displaying all polls done previously

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. One sophomore at Suffolk, who wished to remain anonymous, said the recent outbreak of the coronavirus has been distorted by the media. “Although the coronavirus has killed a lot of people in a short peri...

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...

Athenaeum celebrates 100 years of votes for women

Boston Athenaeum puts on a display for 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment

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...

Suffolk honors King’s true legacy at annual MLK Jr. day celebration

Suffolk honors King's true legacy at annual MLK Jr. day celebration

Katelyn Norwood

January 29, 2020

Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. has always held an important place in Suffolk University’s history. In 1956 King spoke at the Ford Hall Forum, and his wife Coretta Scott King received an honorary degree from Suffolk in 1997. Years later, their legacy continues on through annual celebr...

City Youth in Boston inspired to fight climate change

Bryan Hochberg

December 11, 2019

Boston youth continue to act as climate change awareness continues to increase. With this surge of local activism, the city hopes to encourage the next generation by educating and preparing them for the future that may lie ahead. Due to reports that show a steady increase in the climate’s ...

Boston defies Executive Branch against climate change

Boston defies Executive Branch against climate change

Bryan Hochberg

December 11, 2019

Boston has seen more push back against President Donald Trump and his climate policies since the Trump Administration officially began filing paperwork on Nov. 4 that will withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. This agreement was originally signed by over 197 countries wit...

AIDs Quilts memorial brings diversity to Suffolk campus

AIDs Quilts memorial brings diversity to Suffolk campus

Mol Webber

December 11, 2019

This past week the AIDs memorial patchwork quilts have been displayed across the Suffolk campus to spread awareness for those who have lost their lives to AIDs and families impacted by the virus. The memorial has been on display in the lobbies of the 73 Tremont, Sawyer and Sargent buildings. ...

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