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In Memory of Marcellous A. Govind

In Memory of Marcellous A. Govind
February 6, 2019

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...

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo / Sports Editor
February 6, 2019

“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...

Mechanical issues plague MBTA as winter approaches

December 5, 2018

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...

An exit strategy from extremism

(From Left) Frankie Meeink, Tony McAleer and Micheal Kimmel gather in The First Parish church in Cambridge, MA
December 5, 2018

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...

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

77th annual tree lighting signifies the beginning of the holiday season
December 5, 2018

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...

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk
November 14, 2018

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)...

Despite opposition, Social Security is here to stay

Nancy J. Altman, president of Social Security Works, spoke about the state of Social Security last Thursday at Sargent Hall
November 14, 2018

Despite recent remarks made by Republican leaders, Nancy J. Altman, president of Social Security Works and the speaker at a Suffolk University event last Thursday, said Social Security is not going away...

MBTA expert weighs in on Boston’s questions

MBTA expert weighs in on Boston’s questions
November 14, 2018

On Nov. 8, the Civic Series Organization (CSO) held an educational discussion titled “Why Aren’t We Moving? An Inside Look at the MBTA” at Alley Powered by Verizon in Cambridge regarding community...

Democrats win House, Republicans hold Senate*

Democrats win House, Republicans hold Senate*
November 7, 2018

Voters across the nation flocked to voting booths to cast their ballot in Tuesday's midterm election. Democrats took back control of the U.S. House of Representatives, while Republicans retained majority...

Amazon to unveil plans for new headquarter locations

November 7, 2018

Retail magnate Amazon Inc. is set to announce plans for a second and third headquarters, both supposedly located along the Eastern Seaboard. The New York Times reported Monday that the company plans to...

Massachusetts set to open first retail marijuana stores

November 7, 2018

The first recreational marijuana facilities may open “within weeks” in the Bay State, bringing to fruition the plan approved by voters in the 2016 election. “We’re getting really close but [there...

Boston looks towards a future with climate change

November 7, 2018

Many gathered at the Cambridge Innovation Center on Monday to hear Paul Kirshen and Kirk Bosema give a talk on Climate Change and the Future of Boston’s Coastline. The talk was hosted by Long Now Boston,...

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