The Suffolk Journal

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...

Presidential search review comes to a close

Haley Clegg, Kyle Crozier, and Kaitlin Hahn

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

An independent review of the presidential search process found no wrongdoing in the selection of Marisa Kelly as the president of Suffolk University. The search process began on Oct. 6, 2016, following the contentious departure of then-president Margaret McKenna three months earlier. The process cam...

University rankings reveal Suffolk’s inclusivity

Kaitlin Hahn

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In a huge push for student outreach and participation, coupled with the addition of multiple programs tailored for the benefit of international students, Suffolk’s work has finally paid off. After jumping 142 places, Suffolk University finds itself in the top 100 school rankings out of 1,488 according...

Former US attorney investigates presidential search process

Former US attorney investigates presidential search process

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk University has hired legal counsel to investigate the Presidential Search process, which has brought yet more controversy to the university’s roughly decade-long presidential carousel. Yurko, Salvesen & Remz P.C., a Boston-based law firm that specializes in resolving business disputes,...

“Traditional journalism is in trouble:”

Nick Viveiros

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

As tension between the administration of President Donald Trump and the press continue to rise, many are beginning to ask if there is cause for alarm. Never before has a president been so callous in his criticism of those with whom he disagrees. Three journalism and law experts spoke at length Thursda...

SU approved by BPDA for more student housing

SU approved by BPDA for more student housing

Alexa Gagosz

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

The Boston’s Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) approved Suffolk University to lease 1047 Commonwealth Ave for additional student housing in City Hall on Thursday. The space will be available for housing Suffolk students starting in the fall, according to Vice President of External Affairs J...

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