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Yasir Batalvi: A campaign of positivity amidst a history of controversy

Yasir Batalvi: A campaign of positivity amidst a history of controversy

Caroline Enos

March 4, 2019


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

Yasir Batalvi, Class of 2020, is a two-term Student Government Association (SGA) senator for the Class of 2020. He also served as SGA vice president before resigning in February 2018, and hopes to finish his tenure at Suffolk as SGA president. “I believe I have the experience, the vision, and the platform...

Remembering Nick Cafardo

Remembering Nick Cafardo

Sean Cushing

February 27, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Sports, Suffolk News

Nick Cafardo died from an embolism on Thursday outside of the Red Sox clubhouse in Fort Myers, FL. He was 62. Cafardo truly embodied what it means to be a hard working journalist. His success did not just happen overnight though; in fact, he did not even learn English until the sixth grade. Cafardo’s...

Professor inspires student’s passion for drones

Professor inspires student’s passion for drones

Shayla Manning

February 27, 2019


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Professor Scott Lussier visited Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) hosted as part of their Lecture Series on Tuesday to discuss his work at Suffolk and his most recent efforts to get the university involved with drone technology. As one of the CUES department inst...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos and Haley Clegg

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, This week in SGA...

The final list of nominated SGA Exectutive Board candidates: Candidates for President: Yasir Batalvi, Class of 2020 senator Karine Kanj, Class of 2021 senator Candidates for Vice President: Kostas Loukos, Class of 2021 senator Oba Oseghali, Class of 2022 senator Dan Redznak, Class of 2020 sen...

AIESEC event showcases opportunities abroad

AIESEC event showcases opportunities abroad

Caroline Enos

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

The “Journey to Cultural Exchange” event on Feb. 19, put on by Association Internationale des Étudiants En Sciences Économiques et Commerciales, or International Association of Students in Economics and Management (AIESEC) gave students a taste of the cultures they can experience through the o...

Head of partnering international CUES program speaks on water conservation and security

Head of partnering international CUES program speaks on water conservation and security

Kyle Crozier

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES), strengthened its partnership with Shanghai’s Fudan University on Tuesday, as Professor Xiangrong Wang discussed his exhaustive research on China’s water systems. Wang, the director for Fudan’s Centre for Urban Eco-Planning a...

Democrats anticipate a crowded 2020 primary field

Democrats anticipate a crowded 2020 primary field

Nick Viveiros

February 27, 2019


Filed under Boston, News

With over a dozen candidates already throwing their hat in the ring, Democrats are expecting a crowded field this primary season. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is one of the most talked-about 2020 contenders. Warren, a former Harvard professor and chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Trouble...

Suffolk community mourns the loss of Edie Cook

Suffolk community mourns the loss of Edie Cook

Haley Clegg

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

If there was ever a person who wholly embodied Suffolk’s mission to provide a student-centered experience, it was Edith Cook. Cook, who was known to friends and colleagues as ‘Edie’, began teaching at Suffolk in 1985. She served as the chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department fro...

Violence toward press, unity among journalists

Caroline Enos

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Speakers at Ford Hall Forum’s “The enemy of the people? Freedom of the press and democracy” event at Modern Theater on Feb. 6 described the importance of a free press in the face of President Trump’s attempts to discredit it, and how The Boston Globe started a movement to defend it. It w...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos and Haley Clegg

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, This week in SGA...

Any student looking to run for SGA e-board or senator should pick up an election packet at the SLI office in Sawyer room 320. All packets must be brought to either the SLI office, SGA office in Sawyer room 324 or the hub desk at Somerset by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27.   Those running for...

Panel finds race discourse at Suffolk could be better

Panel finds race discourse at Suffolk could be better

Kaitlin Hahn

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

In Tuesday night’s Diversity Panel, students, faculty and staff discussed the call for an increased effort by Suffolk’s administration to include more people of color, especially in representation throughout the faculty and staff employment.   “The university as a whole needs to really...

SUPD officials say officers should be armed

SUPD officials say officers should be armed

Caroline Enos and Ryan Arel

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, 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. Suffolk University’s Chief of Security and Police Gerard Coletta and three other Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD) representatives said they believe...

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