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“Fighting Nazis” put into perspective

“Fighting Nazis” put into perspective

Caroline Enos, Journal Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

For panelists at MIT’s October 4th event “How to Fight a Nazi,” compassion is the only thing that is capable of deradicalizing a Neo-Nazi. One panelist at the event, Christian Picciolini, is a former Neo-Nazi who has helped 220 people disengage from extremist groups through his organization Free R...

Trump money under investigation

Kyle Crozier, Assistant News Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

The New York Times’ investigation into the Trump family finances laid out many allegations of what they called “creative accounting” that may now force the family to pay out hundreds of millions in back taxes, fines and penalties to New York state. The complicated process that father Fred Trump us...

BlackkKlansman speaks on race and politics

BlackkKlansman speaks on race and politics

Katelyn Norwood and Mikaela Linder

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Suffolk News

Ron Stallworth visited Suffolk University on Wednesday to talk about his experience as an undercover police officer that infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970’s. In 2014, Stallworth wrote the book, Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime, that documented his...

Economics and the environment: Finding the balance

Ryan Arel

October 3, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Last Wednesday, Suffolk University students gathered in the Sawyer building to explore a question that humans have asked for centuries: What is the relationship between economics and the environment, and the environment and ourselves? The discussion titled “What Nature Can Nurture” discussed the ri...

MA health leaders discuss Title X

Caroline Enos

October 3, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

On September 25th, Health advocates and state officials gathered to panel at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute of the Senate to discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to cut Title X and overturn Roe v. Wade. This could put women’s health and where women can receive specialized medical attention at ...

Ford Hall Forum talks voter importance

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 3, 2018


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

David Paleologos, the Director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) and acclaimed pollster, spoke to students and faculty this past Thursday about his newest poll of unregistered voters in the 2018 midterm elections. The Ford Hall Forum event “People Who Don’t Vote: Their Impact ...

FBI Investigates Kavanaugh Allegations

Kaitlin Hahn, Kyle Crozier, and Sarah Lukowski

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh made it through to the next stage of the confirmation process on Friday after Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., cast the deciding vote. Flake’s only condition was a one-week delay so that the FBI can investigate the sexual assault allegations against the nominee. “...

Updated App Built to Guide Students

Updated App Built to Guide Students

Haley Clegg

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk has re-invented an app that will help students adjust to the university, and has already begun to see positive feedback from students. The app, called “Guide - College Simplified” is available on the app store. The app was specifically designed for students attending the university for th...

Documenting history: A family legacy

Documenting history: A family legacy

Kyle Crozier and Alyssa Barahona

September 27, 2018


Filed under News

On Thursday night, members of the Boston community gathered at The Coop in Cambridge, MA to hear Alexander Heffner discuss the newest updates to his book, “A Documentary History of the United States of America.” Alexander Heffner, also known as Heffner Jr., a Harvard alumni, has continued the work ...

Presidential search review comes to a close

Haley Clegg, Kyle Crozier, and Kaitlin Hahn

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

An independent review of the presidential search process found no wrongdoing in the selection of Marisa Kelly as the president of Suffolk University. The search process began on Oct. 6, 2016, following the contentious departure of then-president Margaret McKenna three months earlier. The process cam...

Book club explores threats to Democracy

Book club explores threats to Democracy

Kyle Crozier

September 27, 2018


Filed under News

The Ford Hall Forum held a first-of-its-kind book club on Thursday, using “How Democracies Die,” by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, to explore the possible real-world threats to the United States today. This political history is the summation of years of research by the two co-author Harvard profe...

University rankings reveal Suffolk’s inclusivity

Kaitlin Hahn

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In a huge push for student outreach and participation, coupled with the addition of multiple programs tailored for the benefit of international students, Suffolk’s work has finally paid off. After jumping 142 places, Suffolk University finds itself in the top 100 school rankings out of 1,488 according...

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