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Chelsea man arrested for alleged sexual assault of woman connected to Suffolk

Chelsea man arrested for alleged sexual assault of woman connected to Suffolk
November 18, 2020

Boston Police arrested a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a member of the Suffolk community in the Public Garden last week. Francisco Romero, 38, of Chelsea, was arrested in the area of 31 Library...

Admin knock down resolution for pass/fail grading option during fall semester

The main entrance to Suffolk University's Stahl Building at 73 Tremont St.
November 18, 2020

Suffolk University will not have a pass/fail option for the Fall 2020 semester despite calls from students to reinstate the policy due to challenges posed by the pandemic.  Provost Julie Sandell said...

Suffolk continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases

Suffolk continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases
November 18, 2020

Suffolk University reported a total of 14 new COVID-19 cases from Nov. 8 to Nov. 14, indicating that positive COVID-19 tests have risen significantly on campus over the last two weeks.  The 14 positive...

First-generation students share their perspectives during First-Gen Week

First-generation display outside the Sawyer library
November 17, 2020

A Nov. 13 panel of faculty members and students discussed the obstacles they overcame as first-generation students, and how the Suffolk community can provide assistance for current students, as part of...

Spring break canceled, winter break extended at Suffolk due to COVID-19

Social distancing instructions adorn the front doors of Suffolk University's Sargent Hall during the COVID-19 pandemic
November 13, 2020

Suffolk University will have an extended winter break and will go without a spring break next semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced Friday.  All classes for the Spring 2021 semester...

Suffolk sees uptick in COVID-19 cases; a sharp increase compared to week before

Suffolk sees uptick in COVID-19 cases; a sharp increase compared to week before
November 10, 2020

Suffolk University saw a total of 13 new COVID-19 cases from Nov. 1 - Nov. 7, a sharp increase compared to the previous week of Oct. 25 - Oct. 31, where Suffolk reported only two positive results. The...

Woman affiliated with Suffolk sexually assaulted in Public Garden, police searching for suspect

Woman affiliated with Suffolk sexually assaulted in Public Garden, police searching for suspect
November 10, 2020

A woman who is a member of the Suffolk University community was sexually assaulted near campus Sunday morning, according to officials, and police have not said if the suspect has been apprehended. On...

Pass/fail grading option for Fall 2020 passes, administration to decide if it will take affect

Pass/fail grading option for Fall 2020 passes, administration to decide if it will take affect
November 10, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) unanimously passed a resolution to implement a pass/fail option for grading in the Fall 2020 semester. This grading system would allow for Suffolk University...

New club promotes mental health amidst pandemic

Noah Trofimow with club donations
November 10, 2020

This fall, Suffolk University junior marketing major Noah Trofimow started a chapter of The Paper Bag Mask Foundation at Suffolk. His hopes; to offer students coping mechanisms for the stress and anxiety...

Suffolk announces no in-person classes after Thanksgiving break, Kelly cites concerns of holiday gatherings

Outside of the Sawyer building
November 4, 2020

Suffolk University announced Wednesday that there will be no in-person classes held after Thanksgiving break, in light of rising cases and upcoming holiday gatherings. In an email sent to the Suffolk...

Suffolk sees far fewer cases of COVID-19 than week before

Suffolk sees far fewer cases of COVID-19 than week before
November 4, 2020

Suffolk University reported two new cases of COVID-19 from Oct. 25 - Oct. 31, a drastic decrease in cases compared to the previous week of Oct. 17 - Oct. 24, where the university reported 21 new cases.  The...

Third annual Black Excellence award ceremony honors 11 who make an impact on racial inequality

Third annual Black Excellence award ceremony honors 11 who make an impact on racial inequality
November 3, 2020

Suffolk University honored 11 students and alumni at the third annual Black Excellence event on Oct. 22. While this year’s event was held over Zoom, instead of in a grand ballroom with hundreds of...

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