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Panel discusses Biden’s climate change policies

Panel discusses Biden’s climate change policies

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

Experts discussed how President Joe Biden plans to tackle climate and environmental policy at the fourth discussion in the Ford Hall Forum series, “No. 46: Examining the First 100 Days of the Biden Administration.”  The...

Suffolk sees COVID-19 positivity rate decrease from week before

Suffolk sees COVID-19 positivity rate decrease from week before

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

Suffolk University saw another 14 positive COVID-19 tests from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, 10 of which were identified at on-campus testing sites. The 14 new cases brings the university’s total number of...

Suffolk University's 2019 commencement.

Suffolk sets tentative date for Class of 2021 commencement ceremonies

Caroline Enos, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

Suffolk University has set a tentative date for the Class of 2021’s commencement ceremonies, according to an email sent to graduating students Thursday.  The in-person ceremonies are scheduled for...

Angela El-Jazzar, SGA's new president.

Angela El-Jazzar wins SGA presidency, senators and new E-Board elected

Katelyn Norwood, News Editor February 24, 2021

The results for the Spring 2021 Student Government Association (SGA) elections are in.  Angela El-Jazzar, who served as SGA's treasurer during the 2020-2021 academic year, has has won the presidency...

Suffolk alumnus and State Rep. candidate accused of sexual misconduct, loses endorsements

Suffolk alumnus and State Rep. candidate accused of sexual misconduct, loses endorsements

William Woodring, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Suffolk University alumnus and State Representative candidate Valentino “Tino” Capobianco lost endorsements from top democrats in Massachusetts Tuesday due to sexual misconduct allegations that may...

Experts discuss dark past of slavery, racial injustice in Massachusetts

Experts discuss dark past of slavery, racial injustice in Massachusetts

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Historians discussed Massachusetts’ dark history of slavery and racial injustice at a panel on Feb. 18. This panel was part of a five-part series hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society and...

COVID-19 cases down slightly since last week

COVID-19 cases down slightly since last week

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Suffolk University saw a total of 11 new COVID-19 cases from Feb. 15 to Feb. 18 according to university testing data, which was last updated on Feb. 18. The 11 new positive results brought the total...

Biden Administration plans to forgive student loan debt with executive order

Biden Administration plans to forgive student loan debt with executive order

Bryce Reagan, Journal Contributor February 23, 2021

President Biden plans on using executive action in order to forgive American federal student debt. During his first day of office, President Biden extended his pause of student loan collections until September...

Meet the SGA Executive Board candidates for 2021

Meet the SGA Executive Board candidates for 2021

February 20, 2021

Students can vote in the spring elections for the Suffolk University's Student Government Association from 9 a.m. Monday, Feb.  22 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Read below to learn more about the candidates...

Tara Maltese: helping students be their best

Tara Maltese: helping students be their best

Leo Woods, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Tara Maltese, a sophomore political science major with a concentration in public policy and law, is a candidate for secretary in the Student Government Association’s (SGA) upcoming E-Board election. Maltese...

Stephen Rykola: looking to make a difference as vice president

Stephen Rykola: looking to make a difference as vice president

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Class of 2022 Senator Stephen Rykola is looking for your vote for vice president this SGA election season.   Rykola, who has been involved with SGA for two years now, is a business management major...

Evan Weston: getting students the most out of their Suffolk experience

Evan Weston: getting students the most out of their Suffolk experience

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Evan Weston, a senator for the Class of 2023, is running for treasurer in the upcoming Student Government Association election.  Weston, a business management and finance major, has been involved in...

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