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Suffolk’s Ford Hall Forum talks the complexities of race and family in “Little White Lie”

Suffolk’s Ford Hall Forum talks the complexities of race and family in “Little White Lie”

Haley Clegg

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Film, News, Suffolk News

On Nov. 27, Suffolk’s Modern Theater was packed for a screening and discussion with the director of the 2014 film “Little White Lie.” The personal documentary follows American filmmaker Lacey Schwartz as she uncovers her family’s hidden secrets and the truth behind her identity. “I actually gre...

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Caroline Enos

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

The Caribbean Student Network (CSN)  held its 5th annual Africaribana last Friday night at Sargent Hall. On par with this year’s theme “Switching Lanes,” CSN partnered with other universities for the first time to coordinate the event and move the organization into a new direction. Students fr...

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

Amy Koczera and Kyle Crozier

November 14, 2018


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

As progressive urban cities around the world are creating more sustainable environments and increasing green-spaces for citizens, Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES)  is making the campus more ecologically aware with the inclusion of a new hydroponically powered tower...

Despite opposition, Social Security is here to stay

Despite opposition, Social Security is here to stay

Caroline Enos

November 14, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Despite recent remarks made by Republican leaders, Nancy J. Altman, president of Social Security Works and the speaker at a Suffolk University event last Thursday, said Social Security is not going away anytime soon. “Social Security is 100 percent funded for the next decade-and-a-half, and is 87 pe...

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Ryan Arel

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

The Journal has agreed not to reveal the identities of those who spoke without their expressed permission. Junior marketing major Alex Molle struggled with a “toxic relationship” during his time at Suffolk. “My time in this relationship left me feeling disrespected, unappreciated, and helpless,...

Democrats win House, Republicans hold Senate*

Democrats win House, Republicans hold Senate*

Haley Clegg, Kaitlin Hahn, and Kyle Crozier

November 7, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Voters across the nation flocked to voting booths to cast their ballot in Tuesday's midterm election. Democrats took back control of the U.S. House of Representatives, while Republicans retained majority control over the U.S. Senate. Charlie Baker, incumbent Republican Governor of Massachusetts for t...

Zoo of New England’s Green Team talks sustainablity

Zoo of New England’s Green Team talks sustainablity

Kyle Crozier

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Suffolk News

The Zoo of New England (ZNE) at Franklin Park has made strides in the last two years to increase their sustainability efforts and were invited by the Suffolk University Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) to speak with students on Oct. 23. Two members of the ZNE's sustainability group ...

Non-profit employees discuss lessons and challenges in their work

Non-profit employees discuss lessons and challenges in their work

Shayla Manning, Journal Staff

October 24, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Suffolk’s Career Development Center located on the 9th floor of 73 Tremont invited students to learn more about the non-profit industry during a career panel held on Thursday. The event brought together employees from six non-profit organizations to discuss keen insights on volunteering and working for...

A walk for hope

A walk for hope

Ryan Arel, Arts and Culture Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

In a night of remembrance, hopefulness and support, more than 5,000 people flooded Boston Common last Wednesday to walk in the 17th annual “Light the Night” walk, a fundraiser organized by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The non-profit helps alleviate the financial cost of cancer treatm...

Suffolk promotes students on Spirit Day

Elvira Mora, Journal Staff

October 24, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

The Queer Student Union (QSU) in collaboration with the Center of Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI) hosted their eighth annual Spirit Day Luncheon at Suffolk University on Thursday. Staff and students alike gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and its allies in speaking out against bullying targ...

Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum discusses: “Are Our Democracies Endangered?”

Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum discusses: “Are Our Democracies Endangered?”

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Harvard professor Daniel Ziblatt co-authored the book “How Democracies Die” and discussed his findings on identifying changing governments around the world at a Ford Hall Forum event on Thursday. The forum posed the question of, “Are Our Democracies Endangered?” and invited several panelists t...

Suffolk residence hall named after Smith brothers

Suffolk residence hall named after Smith brothers

Haley Clegg, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Just hours before the inauguration of Suffolk’s 11th president on Friday, a coach bus wrapped in the university’s logo rolled up to the entrance of the 150 Tremont residential building. The bus was filled with student athletes, the soon-to-be-inaugurated Marisa Kelly, and the Smith brothers. Mi...

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