The Suffolk Journal

Congress comes to campus

Congress comes to campus

Maggie Randall

February 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics

Former congressmen came to the university to have in-depth conversations with students on policy issues that related to gerrymandering, veterans and the Trump administration.

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018


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

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has sent out more than one Firearm Survey in recent years, with one dating back to 2009. At that time, Suffolk students had a general consensus of not approving the Suffolk Police Department (SUPD) being armed. In the most recent survey that...

America, is it finally time?

America, is it finally time?

Chris DeGusto and Nick Viveiros

February 21, 2018


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

The United States has suffered from a string of mass shootings that have occurred in churches and schools alike. As some call for gun control, others look to arm university police.

Paying it forward: one state at a time

Nathan Espinal and Katherine Yearwood

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Civil rights activist and organizer, Tamika Mallory, addressed the harrowing issues of racial discrimination that have continued to exist in society on Wednesday. What started as a protest against discrimination quickly turned into a large scale movement with millions of participants. Rather than fo...

Secrets of infinite depth: the makings of a poet

Secrets of infinite depth: the makings of a poet

Kaitlin Hahn

February 14, 2018


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

Three years of gained silent knowledge in a Buddhist monastery, tireless work as a New York City girl on a farm, jumped into a fire engine red Volkswagen van with multi-color curtains with the dream to move West, all blended together along with what she calls her generation’s “foolish optimism,” ...

Fighting Spirit: Gazzani talks terms’ final stretch

Fighting Spirit: Gazzani talks terms’ final stretch

Alexa Gagosz

February 14, 2018


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

With plans and initiatives in hand, Student Government Association (SGA) President Daniel Gazzani headed into the final stage of his term. Ambitious as he is available, Gazzani’s work as the first international student as SGA president so far has been rooted in his deep passion to build a sense of co...

UN alleged chemical attack in Syria

Chris DeGusto

February 7, 2018


Filed under News

United Nations war crime expert are investigating are looking into reports of chorine-filled bombs in the rebel-occupied Eastern Ghouta area; on Thursday, more than 40 people were killed by the airstrikes in the Damascus suburb, according to multiple news sources, but it has not been confirmed if the airstr...

A better model for tomorrow: Inclusion, freedom in dialogue for students in the classroom

A better model for tomorrow: Inclusion, freedom in dialogue for students in the classroom

Morgan Hume

February 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

From the University of California, Berkeley to the streets of Charlottesville, VA, the topic of free speech has sparked debate and protest in recent months. Across the country, universities are trying to devise a plan where students can be educated in an orderly, learning environment and have free inq...

85 candidates applied: Suffolk’s president to be named in 2018

85 candidates applied: Suffolk’s president to be named in 2018

Chris DeGusto

February 7, 2018


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

Neither Presidential Search Chair John Brooks or university spokesperson Greg Gatlin would confirm logistics Brooks had previously detailed on the ongoing process during a Student Government Association meeting on Nov. 30, 2017 as current, during recent email correspondences. During this Nov. 30 pubic meeting, Bro...

Trump seeks 72 percent cut for clean energy funding

Trump seeks 72 percent cut for clean energy funding

Kyle Crozier

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Last week the Trump administration announced it will suggest reduced government funding toward all renewable energy sources by an unprecedented 72 percent. This action is a continuation of Trump’s rhetoric surrounding reunables, and follows through with his campaign promise to end “the war on co...

MLK legacy honored; but the fight must go on

Katherine Yearwood

January 31, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

From 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King gave his renowned “I Have a Dream” speech to 2018, there has been continuous brutalities done against people of color. The difference now is that these brutalities are captured on social media and briefly acknowledged with the use of an emotional emoticon, a...

Interviews for next president begin this quarter

Interviews for next president begin this quarter

Chris DeGusto

January 31, 2018


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

With a revolving door of presidents and stand-ins having come and gone, Suffolk has allotted resources and time necessary to ensure the search process concludes in a positive and successful manner. A university spokesperson recently told a Suffolk Journal reporter that Chair of the Presidential Search Co...

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