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Former Suffolk commencement speaker to host CBS Evening News

November 1, 2017


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

Jeff Glor, who received an honorary journalism degree from Suffolk University and served as the College of Arts & Sciences’ 2011 speaker, was recently named the new host for CBS Evening News. Formerly a position held by Scott Pelley, and most recently as Interim Anchor Anthony Mason, Glor will now...

Potential flooding threatens the city

Potential flooding threatens the city

Kyle Crozier

November 1, 2017


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

Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate breaks down possible threats to the city’s infrastructure due to climate change in the near future.

Study provides evidence of transgender, gender nonconforming discrimination

Nathan Espinal

October 25, 2017


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

A recent study conducted by the Suffolk Law School Housing Discrimination Testing Program (HDTP) has proven that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development in Massachusetts anti-discrimination laws has failed transgender and gender non-conforming citizens who have looked for rentals in the Greater Bosto...

Walsh far beyond Jackson in polls

October 25, 2017


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

With the city’s general election a mere two weeks away, Major Walsh keeps a full 35 point lead over his opponent, District 7 City Councilor Tito Jackson. Walsh can attribute his lead to the 58 percent of voters who chose him over Jackson’s 23 percent, leaving 17 percent undecided. Walsh’s lead can be a...

Regional apparel company pledges grants for young activists

October 25, 2017


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

Still-Legal Apparel for the Next Four Years, has planned to give grants to young resistance leaders to support their contributions and efforts which have stemmed from the election of President Donald Trump. These grants of $1000 will go to resistance leaders of the region, according to a recent pres...

Lubofsky opens eyes to scientific journalism

Lubofsky opens eyes to scientific journalism

Kyle Crozier

October 25, 2017


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

Bridging the academic fields of environmental science and journalism, the science-writer and Massachusetts resident Evan Lubofsky captivated a room full of science and journalism students while speaking at Suffolk University about his profession, as a science writer and what some of his favorite expe...

‘Our Suffolk Union’ vote ties at 96

Chris DeGusto

October 25, 2017


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

After months of awaiting bureaucratic procedures to play out following the initial vote, the tally that would decide if “Our Suffolk Union” would be the official staff union on campus resulted in a tie, at 96. In March, after efforts dated back to August 2016, the vote to implement a union for e...

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, Politics, 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


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

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


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

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.

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


Filed under Boston, Campus, Suffolk News

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...

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