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SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say

SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say
April 10, 2019

Correction: an earlier version of this article refers to Capt. Jim Connolly as Tim Connolly. The online version has been corrected to Jim. In a 23-11 vote Thursday, the Student Government Association...

Mass. proposes changes to to Title IX, Suffolk promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mass. proposes changes to to Title IX, Suffolk promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 7, 2019

Every year throughout the month of April, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) coordinates a national campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This campaign aims to educate and...

Experts say antibiotic-resistant infections threaten humans

Experts say antibiotic-resistant infections threaten humans
April 6, 2019

Amidst the thick of cold and flu season, it’s hard to believe that a virus could cause anything other than illness. However, Yale University Elihu Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Paul Turner...

Police commissioner talks racism in Boston

Boston's first black Police Commissioner William G. Gross stands and addresses crowd
April 6, 2019

Boston’s first Black Police Commissioner William G. Gross spoke to Suffolk’s Black Student Union (BSU) on March 26 about what it takes to lead Boston away from rampant racism. “It’s such an...

Boston housing crisis hits home for many Suffolk students

A view of Boston’s Old Massachusetts State House
March 28, 2019

For Alexandra Sargo, a sophomore accounting major at Suffolk University, finding affordable housing in Boston has become so difficult that she is commuting to school from her home in Providence next semester. Sargo...

Massachusetts looks to be 17th state to ban conversion therapy

A rainbow Pride flag flies in front of the Massachusetts State House in Boston
March 27, 2019

Thursday, the Massachusetts House of Representatives is voting to ban the therapy commonly known as reparative or conversion therapy, which consists of practices such as institutionalization, castration...

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years
March 6, 2019

Four panelists visited the Somerset building Thursday to discuss how to advance and maximize the early stages of a career when it comes to networking, advocating for yourself in the workplace and,...

Remembering Nick Cafardo

Courtesy of Twitter
February 27, 2019

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...

Democrats anticipate a crowded 2020 primary field

Democrats anticipate a crowded 2020 primary field
February 27, 2019

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....

Violence toward press, unity among journalists

February 20, 2019

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...

Bridging the gap between art and science

Bridging the gap between art and science
February 20, 2019

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....

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Courtesy of New England Patriots
February 20, 2019

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,...

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