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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....

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

Chris DeGusto

March 28, 2018


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

Thursday will be the first day of hearings for eight appeals that called into question the transparency, accessibility and integrity of the most recent Student Government Association (SGA) elections. Currently, the results are not solidified.

Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Katherine Yearwood

March 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase

Like a storm, a crowd of more than 100,000 people marched through the streets of Boston this past Saturday, fighting to protect the lives of students throughout the nation. The movement was hosted by March For Our Lives after 17 high school students were massacred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14. 

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Alexa Gagosz

March 8, 2018


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

After a historic and highly anticipated search, Marisa Kelly has been named the permanent president of Suffolk University.

Trupiano seeks to bring campus together

Trupiano seeks to bring campus together

Chris DeGusto

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

“GRIT.” If Logan Trupiano is elected President of Student Government Association (SGA), this is what Suffolk University students can expect. Running as a team and headed by Trupiano, GRIT will be fighting to mobilize students, to overcome adversity and to make SGA the most involved it has ever b...

Robb seeks to become first female president in years

Robb seeks to become first female president in years

Chris DeGusto

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

If the upcoming elections result in her favor, Secretary Morgan Robb would become the first female president of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) in six years. “To be a female president, and what that would mean for our female students, and for even for students of other marginalized ...

Congress comes to campus

Congress comes to campus

Maggie Randall

February 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics

Former congressmen came to the university to have in-depth conversations with students on policy issues that related to gerrymandering, veterans and the Trump administration.

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018


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

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has sent out more than one Firearm Survey in recent years, with one dating back to 2009. At that time, Suffolk students had a general consensus of not approving the Suffolk Police Department (SUPD) being armed. In the most recent survey that...

America, is it finally time?

America, is it finally time?

Chris DeGusto and Nick Viveiros

February 21, 2018


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

The United States has suffered from a string of mass shootings that have occurred in churches and schools alike. As some call for gun control, others look to arm university police.

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