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Tremont St. in front of Suffolks Sargent Hall

Suffolk to hold classes remotely for first two weeks of spring semester

James Bartlett and William Woodring January 5, 2022

All classes will be held remotely for the first two weeks of the spring semester due to a spike in COVID-19, Suffolk University announced in an email sent to students Wednesday.  “Because of the...

A student walks into Suffolk Universitys 10 West residential building.

Suffolk to require booster COVID-19 shots by March 1

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor December 15, 2021

Suffolk University will require all students and staff members to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster unless they have a previously approved medical or religious exemption, according to an email sent to the...

Students discuss the American dream during panel

Suffolk Votes hosts final panel in current events series

Shealagh Sullivan, Asst. News Editor December 8, 2021

Suffolk Votes held the last panel discussion of its “Let’s Talk About It” program, closing out the series of events focusing on cancel culture, polarization and the American Dream. The events...

SGA Senators debate resolution at Thursdays meeting

SGA passes resolution on Indigenous Peoples Day

William Woodring and James Bartlett December 7, 2021

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution to change the name of October’s Fall Holiday to Indigenous Peoples Day at their Dec. 2 meeting. The resolution was co-written...

Outside of Suffolk Universitys Stahl Building

Students say burnout can hurt more than just academics

Shealagh Sullivan, Assistant News Editor December 7, 2021

Many Suffolk University students are saying the transition to in-person learning this semester has taken a toll on their mental health and ability to be involved on campus. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Career ambassadors provide equity and access to students

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor December 7, 2021

Applications to become a career ambassador with the Career Center for the spring semester are now open.  Career ambassadors are undergraduate students who provide career support to their peers, help...

Suffolk Universitys Center for Womens Health and Human Rights

Women’s Center advances health and human rights initiatives

Shealagh Sullivan, Assistant News Editor December 7, 2021

Suffolk University’s Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights gained new momentum after a $2 million endowment from an anonymous donor, which will help fund the historic Our Bodies Ourselves initiative.  The...

Outside 10 West Residence Hall.

Potential mold issues persist in 10 West, students say

Bridget Hynes, Journal Contributor December 7, 2021

Students living in Suffolk University’s 10 West residential building said they are experiencing problems with the air quality in their dorm rooms – an ongoing issue facilities has not adequately addressed,...

Cameron Sweeney in the WSFR studio.

Suffolk Votes current events podcast aims to bring accessibility, inclusivity

Kayla Dalton, Journal Contributor November 17, 2021

Suffolk Votes is launching its new podcast, “In the Loop”, in conjunction with WSFR this week. “In The Loop” is a weekly 10-minute long podcast that will be available through WSFR. The main...

Positive Suffolk student cases from Sept. 11 to Nov. 13

Suffolk positivity rate nearly same as this time last year

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Suffolk University has seen 87 COVID-19 cases among students both on and off-campus so far this semester, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard.  The seven-day Suffolk student positivity...

Miller Hall residents and Jumpstart members putting together literacy packets for Boston families

Suffolk Jumpstart Program provides connection, community for students

Lilly Miron, Journal Contributor November 17, 2021

Suffolk University’s Jumpstart Program allows students to enhance their communication and relationship building skills, while preparing young children from low-income communities for success. “We...

Burnout sours students return to campus

Burnout sours students’ return to campus

Leo Woods, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Missed classes. Forgotten assignments. Lack of energy. Lost motivation. After nearly two years of remote learning, Suffolk students have returned to campus, with many struggling more than ever. Nationwide,...

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