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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...

Presidential Search controversy boils over, trustee resigns

Presidential Search controversy boils over, trustee resigns

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Last week as reported first by The Suffolk Journal, Suffolk University Board of Trustees member John J. McDonnell submitted his letter of resignation, effective on Monday, due to concerns with the recently completed presidential search and called for an independent outside investigation to take place...

‘GRIT’ disqualified

‘GRIT’ disqualified

Chris DeGusto

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

On Tuesday in a briefing released to candidates and sent to The Suffolk Journal, all members of “GRIT” were disqualified by Student Government Association (SGA) Student Judicial Review Board (SJRB) after weeks of hearings regarding eight appeals that were filed. SGA executive board elections in Ma...

Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Alexa Gagosz

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

For the past 32 years, Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg has brought humor to an otherwise grueling topic for most law students, chanted law codes line-by-line during a first lecture and pushed students to the edge until they realized their full potential. Fueled by perseverance, Wittenberg was determine...

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Alexa Gagosz

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk University Law Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passed away Thursday night, according to a statement sent to students by President Marisa Kelly in an email on Friday afternoon. "Professor Wittenberg, known for his wonderful sense of humor and kindness, was admired by his colleagues and ...

Board member resigns due to search controversy

Board member resigns due to search controversy

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

A member of Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees is set to resign amidst the controversy surrounding the Presidential Search process.

Social Justice Summit localizes global issues

Kaitlin Hahn

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk University opened an outlet for social justice this weekend, as doors opened early Saturday morning to welcome the masses to the Social Justice Summit of 2018.

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News, Uncategorized

The Suffolk University presidential election had all the components of a blockbuster political drama: a massive pool of applicants, a divided room of voters sworn to secrecy, a company involved in the electoral process with a unknown stake in the race and an upset victory finale.  The only thing it lacked was the transparency to truly translate the long awaited decision to the campus audience.

On the scene: How local reporters covered the Boston Marathon bombing

On the scene: How local reporters covered  the Boston Marathon bombing

Kaitlin Hahn and Nick Viveiros

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

In the next week, the city of Boston will be covered with blue and gold “Boston Strong” signs, flowers scattered on sidewalks and sneakers hung on street corners to mark five years since the Boston Marathon bombing.

Restorative Justice Center talks racial justice, schools

John Irizarry

April 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In an attempt to promote dialogue among students and professors on the topic of justice, the sociology department at Suffolk University hosted a panel discussion: “Schools, Advocacy and Racial Justice.”

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Taylor White

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Suffolk biology students have been engrossed in their research on bacteria, aspiring to one day solve the mystery of how these microorganisms have the ability to cause lethal infection. With the ongoing battle to target and terminate antibiotic resistant bacteria, there is an incentive to study the life-threatening features of bacteria and find possible therapeutic interventions.

MLK: Vision alive 55 years later

MLK: Vision alive 55 years later

Kaitlin Hahn

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Nearly 55 years after Martin Luther King Jr. gave a rallying speech in Boston on the benefits of a politically integrated society, Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum conducted a re-reading, highlighting how inequality is still prevalent today. In “Moving Toward Justice: Reflections on MLK Jr....

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