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BREAKING: Karine Kanj and Oba Oseghali win as president and vice president of SGA for the 2019-2020 school year

Kaitlin Hahn and Hannah Arroyo

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In a stunning upset, Suffolk's Student Government Association (SGA) announces Karin Kanj as incoming president and Oba Oseghali as vice president of the upcoming school year. Two hours after the closure of the polls after a three-day span, SGA announced via Twitter that Kanj and Oseghali had won against...

“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

Haley Clegg

March 4, 2019


Filed under Boston, Campus, Current Issues, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, World

On Jan. 23, Juan Guaido declared himself the interim president of Venezuela. Shortly after, President Trump released a statement declaring Maduro’s presidency ‘illegitimate’ and officially recognizing Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela. In the statement, Trump pledged to “continue t...

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

Kaitlin Hahn, News Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Karine Kanj, Class of 2021, is the current Student Affairs Committee Chair for Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA), and serves on the Constitutional Review Board as well as the Student Judiciary Review Board (SJRB). Previously, Kanj worked as a Class of 2021 senator, Finance Committee Chai...

Suffolk looks to revisit SUPD arming question

Ryan Arel

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Following Columbine, Virginia Tech and other mass shootings across the United States, many universities have been forced to address similar versions of the same question: Should we arm our university police force? “My hope is that we will one way or another put this question to rest this sprin...

Suffolk’s Ford Hall Forum talks the complexities of race and family in “Little White Lie”

Suffolk’s Ford Hall Forum talks the complexities of race and family in “Little White Lie”

Haley Clegg

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Film, News, Suffolk News

On Nov. 27, Suffolk’s Modern Theater was packed for a screening and discussion with the director of the 2014 film “Little White Lie.” The personal documentary follows American filmmaker Lacey Schwartz as she uncovers her family’s hidden secrets and the truth behind her identity. “I actually gre...

Boston looks towards a future with climate change

Mikaela Linder

November 7, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

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, an ideological group that aims to make long-term thinking and planning more commonplace in a ...

Marisa Kelly inaugurated as Suffolk’s 11th president

Marisa Kelly inaugurated as Suffolk’s 11th president

Kaitlin Hahn

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

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...

“Fighting Nazis” put into perspective

“Fighting Nazis” put into perspective

Caroline Enos, Journal Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

For panelists at MIT’s October 4th event “How to Fight a Nazi,” compassion is the only thing that is capable of deradicalizing a Neo-Nazi. One panelist at the event, Christian Picciolini, is a former Neo-Nazi who has helped 220 people disengage from extremist groups through his organization Free R...

Economics and the environment: Finding the balance

Ryan Arel

October 3, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

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...

Ford Hall Forum talks voter importance

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 3, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

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 ...

Updated App Built to Guide Students

Updated App Built to Guide Students

Haley Clegg

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk has re-invented an app that will help students adjust to the university, and has already begun to see positive feedback from students. The app, called “Guide - College Simplified” is available on the app store. The app was specifically designed for students attending the university for th...

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