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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


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

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...

Alum turns hardship into venture

Alum turns hardship into venture

Nathan Espinal

September 27, 2017


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After returning from a failed business venture, Emma Cabrera returned to Suffolk University to finish her degree, motivated to ensure that other small business owners can benefit from what she has learned. She plans to build a network that helps businesses prosper and for students to professionally succeed. Cab...

Suffolk backs Obama action while DeVos ponders rollback

Suffolk backs Obama action while DeVos ponders rollback

Chris DeGusto

September 27, 2017


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Just days after suggesting changes would be made to Title IX in a George Mason University speech, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded the “Dear Colleague” letter on Sept. 22, which has caused a reaction from college campuses across the nation, including Suffolk University. “While we wait for...

‘Religion in the news’ conversation leads on biases, coverage

‘Religion in the news’ conversation leads on biases, coverage

Chris DeGusto

September 27, 2017


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Reception of news media across the country and the world is diluted by the bias and personal beliefs of any audience. The multimedia companies themselves which present today’s news are not always guiltless in their renditions either. Oftentimes certain themes or undertones of religion are embedded ...

Suffolk’s TRIO programs granted funds

Suffolk’s TRIO programs granted funds

Jacob Geanous and Kyle Crozier

September 27, 2017


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Last week, Suffolk University got news that they will receive federal funds to extend the university’s TRIO Programs for the next five years. Institutions of higher education and public and private organizations that serve disadvantaged youth may apply for grants through the Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO...

Guiding students through undergrad

Guiding students through undergrad

Nathan Espinal

September 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

A recently wide-released mobile app, Guide, was dispersed to Suffolk University’s undergraduate population this fall so students can stay updated on important tasks and milestones on-the-go. With a simple user interface, students are encouraged to explore the tools given through the app and allow...

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