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Commencement ceremonies send off Suffolk graduates

Commencement ceremonies send off Suffolk graduates

Haley Clegg

June 1, 2019

From the Patriots crossing through Suffolk’s campus raising the Lombardi Trophy, to Marissa Kelly being named the university’s 11th president and the addition of the Samia Academic Center to campus, the class of 2019 saw it all by the time they crossed the stage at graduation. 2,137 Suffolk Un...

Student Government Association’s new E-Board looks forward to another year at Suffolk

Student Government Association’s new E-Board looks forward to another year at Suffolk

Caroline Enos

June 1, 2019

The newly elected Student Government Association (SGA) E-Board for the 2019-2020 academic year hopes to ensure that students know where to turn if they want to see change at Suffolk University. “SGA can help students by being their voice on campus,” said SGA Secretary Cat Seaver. “SGA works ...

Marty Baron visits Suffolk University

Marty Baron visits Suffolk University

Haley Clegg

June 1, 2019

One of America’s most distinguished journalists came to Suffolk University to be presented with the Ford Hall Forum’s 2019 First Amendment Award. Martin, or ‘Marty,’ Baron was the former editor of the Boston Globe from 2001 to 2012, and is the current executive editor of the Washington Post. ...

Suffolk hosts first ever Farmers’ Market during the SUSC Green Week

Suffolk hosts first ever Farmers’ Market during the SUSC Green Week

Kyle Crozier

April 24, 2019

Students and faculty alike had the chance to buy fresh, local produce on Tuesday at Suffolk University’s first-ever farmers’ market. As part of Suffolk's Earth Week event series, the Suffolk University Sustainability Committee (SUSC) partnered with Sodexo to set up a stand where passersby could c...

SUPD dispatcher removed from duty after arrest

Haley Clegg and Ryan Arel

April 24, 2019

A Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD) dispatcher is no longer employed by the university after he was arrested April 17 by state police on charges he brandished a firearm in an alleged road-rage incident that began on Interstate 93 South. The other driver is alleged to have then pulled a knife on the d...

10 West residents call for elevator improvements

10 West residents call for elevator improvements

Emily Devlin and Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019

Students living in the 10 West and Modern Theatre residence halls say they are frustrated with the lack of frequently inoperable elevators, as well as issues with water pressure and temperature, and room temperature. There are weeks when as few as two of the complex’s five elevators are working...

1047 residents say facilities issues hinder experience

1047 residents say facilities issues hinder experience

Kyle Crozier and Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019

Suffolk University’s newest residence hall at 1047 Commonwealth Ave has received mixed reviews from residents and staff alike as the building approaches the halfway point in its two year contract. Suffolk acquired the building from Boston University in the last year and is leasing it from The Mic...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019

The total SGA funding for the 2019-2020 academic year is $779,995. This can be broken down into $314,250 for SGA’s total budget, $365,745 for total club budgets and $100,000 for club initiative requests. The total club budget is used to fund clubs. Senator Rachel Neves, a member of the finance c...

Student protestors rally against SGA endorsement to arm Suffolk University Police Department

Student protestors rally against SGA endorsement to arm Suffolk University Police Department

Haley Clegg

April 18, 2019

On Thursday afternoon, a group of student protesters gathered on Suffolk’s Roemer Plaza to protest the Student Government Association (SGA) vote a week prior to endorse the arming of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD).   "We believe that SGA didn't look at a holistic campus and all th...

Sawyer Business School adds Masters of Management Studies program to increase student options post graduation

Kaitlin Hahn

April 18, 2019

Suffolk University, in an effort to expand on student opportunities after their bachelor’s degrees, has decided to adapt a new Master of Management Studies (MMS) program out of the Sawyer Business School’s Management and Entrepreneurship.   This program, which is specifically targeted...

Sustainability Committee prepares for Earth Week

Sustainability Committee prepares for Earth Week

Kyle Crozier

April 17, 2019

The Suffolk University Sustainability Committee has completed preparations for next week’s Earth Day celebrations in and around campus.   These events include a green campus tour, a Suffolk farmers market, an environmental film screening, an earth day fair and a bike raffle, all of which have...

20 Somerset renamed after Suffolk alumnus

20 Somerset renamed after Suffolk alumnus

Caroline Enos

April 17, 2019

The Suffolk community gathered at Roemer Plaza on Friday to dedicate the Leonard J. Samia Academic Center, formally 20 Somerset Street, in honor of Suffolk alumnus Leonard J. Samia. Samia, a Suffolk alumnus gave $10 million endowment to the university; a donation that President Marisa Kelly said is as s...

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