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This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

April 3, 2019


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SGA passed a new set of election bylaws last Thursday. While Most of the regulations outlined in the resolution reaffirm rules that have been in place in the SGA election packets from previous years, this is the first official set of election bylaws written and passed by SGA. The bylaws address ...

Boston housing crisis hits home for many Suffolk students

Boston housing crisis hits home for many Suffolk students

Caroline Enos

March 28, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

For Alexandra Sargo, a sophomore accounting major at Suffolk University, finding affordable housing in Boston has become so difficult that she is commuting to school from her home in Providence next semester. Sargo currently pays $600 a month in rent plus utilities for a room she said is the size of ...

This week in SGA…

Haley Clegg

March 27, 2019


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Current SGA President Morgan Robb announced the opening of the new commuter student lounge. The official unveiling of the new space, which is located on the first floor of the 73 Tremont building, will begin at 10 am Wednesday morning. The ribbon cutting ceremony with Suffolk University President Mar...

Mueller Investigation: Mueller finds no ties between Trump campaign and Russia

Mueller Investigation: Mueller finds no ties between Trump campaign and Russia

Nicholas Viveiros

March 27, 2019


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Special counsel Robert Mueller has determined that neither President Donald Trump nor his campaign or administration actively, knowingly colluded with the Russian government to interfere with the 2016 election, according to a summary released by Attorney General William Barr. The investigation of possible collu...

Massachusetts looks to be 17th state to ban conversion therapy

Massachusetts looks to be 17th state to ban conversion therapy

Kaitlin Hahn

March 27, 2019


Filed under Boston, News

Thursday, the Massachusetts House of Representatives is voting to ban the therapy commonly known as reparative or conversion therapy, which consists of practices such as institutionalization, castration or electroconvulsive therapy. Having already been passed through the Senate, the ban would make ...

March madness event scores student midterm success

March madness event scores student midterm success

Andrew Pease

March 27, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Suffolk Athletics Department and Division of Student Success co-hosted an event called Midterm March Madness on the ninth floor of 73 Tremont last Thursday. The focus was on learning about the services Suffolk provides students through academic programs and the opportunities joining Suffolk athle...

BREAKING: Karine Kanj and Oba Oseghali win as president and vice president of SGA for the 2019-2020 school year

Kaitlin Hahn and Hannah Arroyo

March 6, 2019


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In a stunning upset, Suffolk's Student Government Association (SGA) announces Karin Kanj as incoming president and Oba Oseghali as vice president of the upcoming school year. Two hours after the closure of the polls after a three-day span, SGA announced via Twitter that Kanj and Oseghali had won against...

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years

Ryan Arel

March 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Four panelists visited the Somerset building Thursday to discuss how to advance and maximize the early stages of a career when it comes to networking, advocating for yourself in the workplace and, of course, dealing with difficult bosses. The panel, titled “Hit The Ground Running: How t...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

March 6, 2019


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Financial Committee initiative requests 2/12/19 Best Buddies: $1,457.84 for t-shirts and a conference in Indiana. The Fundamental Brotherhood Society- $200 for “You are Loved” event on 2/14 Diabetes Network: $0 of a $2,045.92 request for attending an event. The finance committee ...

Suffolk survey research class poll Kentucky voters

Suffolk survey research class poll Kentucky voters

Eddie Reinhardt

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

Director and founder of the Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) David Paleologos led his students in a unique opportunity to shape political opinion and receive national attention. This project was meant to give students in Paleologos’ survey research class real-world exp...

“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

“Hands Off Venezuela” protest confronts crisis overseas

Haley Clegg

March 4, 2019


Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, World

On Jan. 23, Juan Guaido declared himself the interim president of Venezuela. Shortly after, President Trump released a statement declaring Maduro’s presidency ‘illegitimate’ and officially recognizing Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela. In the statement, Trump pledged to “continue t...

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

Kaitlin Hahn, News Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Karine Kanj, Class of 2021, is the current Student Affairs Committee Chair for Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA), and serves on the Constitutional Review Board as well as the Student Judiciary Review Board (SJRB). Previously, Kanj worked as a Class of 2021 senator, Finance Committee Chai...

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