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Suffolk promotes students on Spirit Day

Elvira Mora, Journal Staff

October 24, 2018

The Queer Student Union (QSU) in collaboration with the Center of Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI) hosted their eighth annual Spirit Day Luncheon at Suffolk University on Thursday. Staff and students alike gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and its allies in speaking out against bullying targ...

Boston Community Church talks democracy in the age of Trump

Boston Community Church talks democracy in the age of Trump

Caroline Enos, Journal Contributor

October 24, 2018

The Boston Community Church held an event last Thursday called, “Democracy in the Age of Trump,” in which journalist David Cay Johnston spoke about how American Democracy is directly at risk due to suppressive voting restrictions and taxation trends. Johnston is a Pulitzer Prize winning investig...

Correia indicted on charges of fraud

Nick Viveiros, Journal Staff

October 18, 2018

The mayor of Fall River was indicted last Thursday on charges that he misled investors in the funding of a mobile application and then falsified tax documents to cover up the fraud. Mayor Jasiel F. Correia pled not guilty to all charges during his arraignment last Thursday at Moakley Federal Courthouse i...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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