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“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

Haley Clegg

March 4, 2019


Filed under Boston, Campus, 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...

Remembering Nick Cafardo

Remembering Nick Cafardo

Sean Cushing

February 27, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Sports, Suffolk News

Nick Cafardo died from an embolism on Thursday outside of the Red Sox clubhouse in Fort Myers, FL. He was 62. Cafardo truly embodied what it means to be a hard working journalist. His success did not just happen overnight though; in fact, he did not even learn English until the sixth grade. Cafardo’s...

Democrats anticipate a crowded 2020 primary field

Democrats anticipate a crowded 2020 primary field

Nick Viveiros

February 27, 2019


Filed under Boston, News

With over a dozen candidates already throwing their hat in the ring, Democrats are expecting a crowded field this primary season. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is one of the most talked-about 2020 contenders. Warren, a former Harvard professor and chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Trouble...

Violence toward press, unity among journalists

Caroline Enos

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Speakers at Ford Hall Forum’s “The enemy of the people? Freedom of the press and democracy” event at Modern Theater on Feb. 6 described the importance of a free press in the face of President Trump’s attempts to discredit it, and how The Boston Globe started a movement to defend it. It w...

Bridging the gap between art and science

Bridging the gap between art and science

Kyle Crozier

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Renaissance painters in the 15th century made history by popularizing the use of oil paints; this century, artists and biologists are making history by learning to paint with bacteria in Petri dishes. Dr. Mehmet Berkmen, a microbiologist at New England Biolabs and mixed media artist Maria Peñil Cobo spoke ...

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Hannah Arroyo

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

As a Suffolk University women’s soccer player, alumna Lauren Spencer went to the playoffs with her team for four consecutive years. Today, as the Social Media Coordinator for the New England Patriots, Spencer has experienced a whole new postseason. Now in her second full year with the Patriots, Sp...

In Memory of Marcellous A. Govind

In Memory of Marcellous A. Govind

Haley Clegg

February 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Marcellous A. Govind, 22, was an intrical part of Suffolk University’s Biology department. The Dorchester native graduated from Suffolk in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology (BSN) and a concentration in Biotechnology. He died on January 15, 2019. “It's a loss for ou...

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...

Mechanical issues plague MBTA as winter approaches

Nick Viveiros

December 5, 2018


Filed under Boston, News

The MBTA is slowly returning to normal service after a week of delays, breakdowns and accidents as the cold weather tests the system’s resilience. Last week, the Fitchburg Line of the Commuter Rail was backed up for hours after a train lost a wheel in Waltham, according to NECN. The news outlet also r...

An exit strategy from extremism

An exit strategy from extremism

Katelyn Norwood

December 5, 2018


Filed under Boston, News

A crowd filed into pews on Wednesday at The First Parish church in Cambridge to hear Stony Brook Professor of sociology Michael Kimmel speak on his new book, “Healing from Hate: How Young Men Get Into and Out of Violent Extremism.” Kimmel brought two former Neo-Nazis, Frankie Meeink and Tony McAleer...

77th annual tree lighting signifies the beginning of the holiday season

77th annual tree lighting signifies the beginning of the holiday season

Nick Viveiros and Olivia Acevedo

December 5, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase

Boston celebrated its biggest annual tree lighting ceremony at the Boston Common last Thursday in a star-studded ceremony that concluded with a fireworks display and the lighting of the city’s most prominent christmas tree. A tradition going on for 77 years now, it is an extravagant event where f...

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

Amy Koczera and Kyle Crozier

November 14, 2018


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

As progressive urban cities around the world are creating more sustainable environments and increasing green-spaces for citizens, Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES)  is making the campus more ecologically aware with the inclusion of a new hydroponically powered tower...

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