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Gyasi Ross speaks at Suffolk: Connecting History of oppression to privileges of the present

Gyasi Ross speaks at Suffolk: Connecting History of oppression to privileges of the present

November 11, 2017


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

Gyasi Ross spoke at Suffolk University on Tuesday evening and led a discussion of American symbolism and how those with privilege can become allies in dismantling the systems that oppress people. Ross was invited in recognition of Native American Heritage Month, as he is a member of the Blackfeet Na...

National anthem protests conversed at Suffolk

National anthem protests conversed at Suffolk

Ryan Arel

November 8, 2017


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

In 2016, former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, took a knee during the national anthem during a preseason game as a form of protest against police brutality inflicted upon minorities across the U.S. Ever since, there has been an array of opinions formulated amongst the general p...

Law School to stay ahead of tech curve

Law School to stay ahead of tech curve

Kyle Crozier

November 8, 2017


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

The Suffolk Law School established an online certification program that will provide legal professionals the opportunity to stay ahead of the technological curve. After taking all six courses in the program, the cost of the certification will have reached more than $15,000 for one student. This program ...

Undergraduate student diagnosed with mumps

Chris DeGusto

November 8, 2017


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One Suffolk University student was diagnosed with a case of the mumps, according to a statement last week from the office of Counseling Health & Wellness (CHW). Suffolk’s CHW has worked closely with Boston city health officials to ensure proper treatment to any individuals that may have come ...

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


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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


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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...

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