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Confronting the crisis: Immigration in Trump’s world

Confronting the crisis: Immigration in Trump’s world

Roxana Martinez

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Clinical Law Professor Ragini Shah spoke to prospective law students and practicing lawyers last Thursday, focusing  on immigration policy during President Donald Trump’s administration. The evening was dedicated to discussing the problems immigration lawyers have dealt with since Trump’s inaugurat...

Suffolk looks to add more student housing

Suffolk looks to add more student housing

Alexa Gagosz

October 18, 2017


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When advertising major Kate Cusick was gearing up this past summer to leave Paris, she was on her own to find a place to live in Boston, with little help from her own university’s student housing. After spending the entirety of her junior year studying abroad in Paris, the emerging senior decided to ...

Think Pink: Small efforts shine while campus neglects awareness

Think Pink: Small efforts shine while campus neglects awareness

Brooke Patterson and Felicity Otterbein

October 18, 2017


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Suffolk University’s campus used to be washed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Since 2013, the October campus-wide stigma to raise awareness has lacked and only some individuals and departments have attempted to keep it alive.

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Student entrepreneurs pen success from crowd-funding projects

October 4, 2017


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Sawyer Business School offered its first-ever crowd-funding class last fall. Two of the student entrepreneurs have come a long ways since then. Senior Sara Maloney’s crowd-funding enterprise is called Buddha Bus Yoga. Her mission is to take yoga out of the studio and make it more accessible fo...

Tewksbury woman falls victim to Las Vegas shooting

October 4, 2017


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Rhonda LeRocque, a 42-year-old Tewksbury mother was one of the 59 people killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday night, according to the Boston Globe. She attended the concert with her husband Jason, six year old daughter, and father-in-law. Her father-in-law and daughter had just left the conc...

Law student cashes in win: Finalist wins $25,000 scholarship

Law student cashes in win: Finalist wins $25,000 scholarship

Nathan Espinal

October 4, 2017


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To compete against other qualified law students for a chance at a $65,000 scholarship may seem like a daunting task, but fourth year Suffolk Law student Catherine Dowie took the opportunity to put her legal writing skills to use in an area of law she was unfamiliar with. She walked away with the hono...

Trump revises travel ban, includes three additional countries

Trump revises travel ban, includes three additional countries

Kyle Crozier

October 4, 2017


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International students at Suffolk University are faced with new travel restrictions, after last week President Trump increased the scope of his controversial travel ban to include several new countries, while also removing Sudan. This means travelers to or from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria,...

Construction in Sawyer continues, Art students’ home not finalized

Construction in Sawyer continues, Art students’ home not finalized

Felicity Otterbein

October 4, 2017


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As the construction continues, the students and faculty of the Art and Design department are adjusting to their new home in the Sawyer building. Initially delayed due to water damage on the A and B levels of Sawyer over the summer, the construction on the two floors continued once the source of th...

The Waiting Game: Suffolk fed up with elevator issues, administrators say end in sight

The Waiting Game: Suffolk fed up with elevator issues, administrators say end in sight

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

October 4, 2017


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Before the start of any given class period in Suffolk University’s Sawyer building, a common scene has been students clustered around the elevators with looks of frustration and exacerbation creeping across their faces, as they realize that once again, they will be arriving late to their studies. The...

Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson to battle for Mayor’s office

September 27, 2017


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On Tuesday, voters advanced Mayor Marty Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson to a face-off in the Nov. 7 final election. Retired police officer Robert Cappucci and health care worker Joseph Wiley were defeated by Walsh and Jackson in the preliminary election. Walsh is seeking a second four-year ter...

Paleologos predicts polls with 95 percent level of confidence

September 27, 2017


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Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) released a poll which places Democrat Phil Murphy ahead of Republican Kim Guadagno in the New Jersey race for governor. Out of all those who participated in the election, 44 percent of likely voters are leaning towards Murphy while 25 percent lean ...

New law program enacted for undergrads

September 27, 2017


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Suffolk University has a brand new law major for undergraduate students. The major, which is based in the College of Arts and Sciences will be taught in collaboration with the Suffolk Law School. The new major will take a new direction by incorporating different perspectives such as philosophy, sociology, go...

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