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Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum discusses: “Are Our Democracies Endangered?”

Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum discusses: “Are Our Democracies Endangered?”

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Harvard professor Daniel Ziblatt co-authored the book “How Democracies Die” and discussed his findings on identifying changing governments around the world at a Ford Hall Forum event on Thursday. The forum posed the question of, “Are Our Democracies Endangered?” and invited several panelists t...

Suffolk residence hall named after Smith brothers

Suffolk residence hall named after Smith brothers

Haley Clegg, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Just hours before the inauguration of Suffolk’s 11th president on Friday, a coach bus wrapped in the university’s logo rolled up to the entrance of the 150 Tremont residential building. The bus was filled with student athletes, the soon-to-be-inaugurated Marisa Kelly, and the Smith brothers. Mi...

QSU celebrates National Coming Out Day with “Milk” screening

QSU celebrates National Coming Out Day with “Milk” screening

Morgan Hume, Assistant Arts Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

On Thursday night, the Queer Student Union (QSU) hosted a screening of the film “Milk” to celebrate National Coming Out Day. “Milk,” starring Sean Penn, tells the story of Harvey Milk’s rise from a small business owner in San Francisco to the first openly gay man to serve as an elected offi...

Marisa Kelly inaugurated as Suffolk’s 11th president

Marisa Kelly inaugurated as Suffolk’s 11th president

Kaitlin Hahn

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Showcase

Suffolk University welcomed its 11th president on Friday in the Tremont Temple as Marisa Kelly was inaugurated in front of family, faculty and staff, students, alumni, as well as elected officials and other dignitaries. All speakers from Kelly to alumni to current students described the qualities that ma...

Countdown to Kelly’s Inauguration

Countdown to Kelly’s Inauguration

Kaitlin Hahn and Kyle Crozier

October 10, 2018


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

As she prepares to be inaugurated on Friday as Suffolk’s 11th president, Dr. Marisa Kelly said she is looking forward to developing a long-term vision of the university with significant input from the entire university community. “One of the things that makes us such a fabulous community is our com...

Supreme Court Justice confirmed

Nick Viveiros, Journal Staff

October 10, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

This article contains a graphic description of sexual assault. Please read at your discretion. In a close, nearly party-line vote held Saturday, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy as associate justice on the United States Supreme Court. The vote took plac...

Economics and the environment: Finding the balance

Ryan Arel

October 3, 2018


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

Last Wednesday, Suffolk University students gathered in the Sawyer building to explore a question that humans have asked for centuries: What is the relationship between economics and the environment, and the environment and ourselves? The discussion titled “What Nature Can Nurture” discussed the ri...

MA health leaders discuss Title X

Caroline Enos

October 3, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

On September 25th, Health advocates and state officials gathered to panel at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute of the Senate to discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to cut Title X and overturn Roe v. Wade. This could put women’s health and where women can receive specialized medical attention at ...

Ford Hall Forum talks voter importance

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 3, 2018


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

David Paleologos, the Director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) and acclaimed pollster, spoke to students and faculty this past Thursday about his newest poll of unregistered voters in the 2018 midterm elections. The Ford Hall Forum event “People Who Don’t Vote: Their Impact ...

A W!cked decade on stage, at Suffolk and around Boston

A W!cked decade on stage, at Suffolk and around Boston

Alyssa Barahona

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Boston

Suffolk’s competitive hip-hop dance team W!cked is gearing up for their tenth season of long rehearsals, competitions and lively performances in their pursuit of another successful year. Since forming in Oct. 2008, the team has been steadily growing as one of the most popular clubs in the Performing...

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.

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