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Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

April 17, 2019


Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports

The 123rd Boston Marathon was about more than just a race. Runners from all over the world cast light on different stories of how they had stepped foot onto the blue and gold starting line, but all had one ultimate goal: to finish the 26.2 miles. With a rainy and cold marathon in 2018 many runners f...

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Morgan Hume

April 17, 2019


Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports

Thousands of women ran in the Boston Marathon this year, but back in 1967, 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer was the only woman on the course. Her decision to participate in the marathon that morning sparked a social revolution that has given women across the world the motivation to run for over 50 years...

Dr. Earle talks protecting oceans in “The World is Blue”

Dr. Earle talks protecting oceans in “The World is Blue”

Amy Koczera

April 10, 2019


Filed under Boston, News

Over the past decade, biologists and oceanographers have discovered more than ever before about our oceans. The increased exploration of the ocean has led scientists not only to greater discoveries about what’s in our seas, but also the garbage that humans have left there. For National Geographic Explorer-in...

SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say

SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say

Haley Clegg, Ryan Arel, and Caroline Enos

April 10, 2019


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

Correction: an earlier version of this article refers to Capt. Jim Connolly as Tim Connolly. The online version has been corrected to Jim. In a 23-11 vote Thursday, the Student Government Association (SGA) passed a non-binding resolution that recommends sworn officers of the Suffolk University Polic...

Design-x-Change brings innovation to Suffolk campus

Design-x-Change brings innovation to Suffolk campus

Kyle Crozier

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

Suffolk University’s Design-x-Change event on Thursday highlighted collaborations between the Art and Design department and the Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) that gave students a chance to learn about environmental and social sustainability. The event also contained the univer...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, This week in SGA...

On March 28, SGA passed a resolution written by Senator-at-Large Jared Marshall that recommends Suffolk fix inconsistencies in assignment grades and final grades. The resolution stated that not all faculty currently list a final grading scale in their syllabi, despite this being a requirement in Col...

Mass. proposes changes to to Title IX, Suffolk promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mass. proposes changes to to Title IX, Suffolk promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Haley Clegg

April 7, 2019


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Every year throughout the month of April, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) coordinates a national campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This campaign aims to educate and engage the public about sexual assault, according to the NSVRC’s website. Concurrently, Mass...

New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

Katelyn Norwood

April 6, 2019


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

Commuter students now have a place to call their own, as the grand opening of the commuter student lounge took place Wednesday on the first floor of the Stahl Building. The event marks what many hope to be the continuation of fostering relations between commuter and residential students. President Marisa K...

Experts say antibiotic-resistant infections threaten humans

Experts say antibiotic-resistant infections threaten humans

Amy Koczera

April 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, News

Amidst the thick of cold and flu season, it’s hard to believe that a virus could cause anything other than illness. However, Yale University Elihu Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Paul Turner claims that viruses may be the key to solving many problems of modern medicine. Last Thursday,...

Police commissioner talks racism in Boston

Police commissioner talks racism in Boston

Caroline Enos

April 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Boston’s first African American Police Commissioner William G. Gross spoke to Suffolk’s Black Student Union (BSU) on March 26 about what it takes to lead Boston away from the racism that was rampant in the city for decades. “It’s such an honor to be here in this capacity,” said Gross to...

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Kyle Crozier

April 6, 2019


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

Suffolk University's Sustainability Committee has influenced changes on campus in the last year to improve the student recycling experience, but has not yet addressed the education and behavior of students themselves. The Suffolk Journal reported last year that key campus sustainability initiatives ...

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Ryan Arel

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

The Student Government Association (SGA) has passed a non-binding resolution recommending that Suffolk University moves to arm the sworn officers of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD). After a contentious debate amongst SGA members regarding the resolution, the SGA voted 23-11 to pass the ...

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