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American myths on slavery in the North exposed to Suffolk

Stiv Mucollari

November 15, 2017


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

A false narrative in American history has been that the Northern states were the land of the free and that slavery was confined to the Southern states. Part of the reason for this narrative is because of the geographic differences between the two regions. Unlike the South’s plantations, slavery in th...

Suffolk celebrates first-generation students

Suffolk celebrates first-generation students

Nathan Espinal

November 15, 2017


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

First-generation college students have been recognized across the country due to their continued dedication in the pursuit of higher education. Out of the 5,117 undergraduate students at Suffolk University, 34.6 percent are first-generation college students, according to Provost Sebastian Royo. These s...

American history manifests social unrest

American history manifests social unrest

Hannah Arroyo

November 15, 2017


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Monuments have the potential to uncover stories which contrast from today’s society. The riots in Charlottesville this past August shocked the nation and conveyed that these monuments were more than just a work of art, but a question of how America should appropriately appreciate its country’s h...

Life through the eyes of a friend: Remembering Jacob Haseltine

Life through the eyes of a friend: Remembering Jacob Haseltine

Chris DeGusto

November 15, 2017


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“Long live the ‘Lizard King.’ There's no way anyone's ever going to forget that kid.” Twenty-year-old Jacob Haseltine had a knack for making people feel uncomfortable, one of his many artistic talents described by close friend Maxwell Shick. “[He] was like a god at anything art,” said Shick to ...

Gyasi Ross speaks at Suffolk: Connecting History of oppression to privileges of the present

Gyasi Ross speaks at Suffolk: Connecting History of oppression to privileges of the present

November 11, 2017


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Gyasi Ross spoke at Suffolk University on Tuesday evening and led a discussion of American symbolism and how those with privilege can become allies in dismantling the systems that oppress people. Ross was invited in recognition of Native American Heritage Month, as he is a member of the Blackfeet Na...

National anthem protests conversed at Suffolk

National anthem protests conversed at Suffolk

Ryan Arel

November 8, 2017


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

In 2016, former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, took a knee during the national anthem during a preseason game as a form of protest against police brutality inflicted upon minorities across the U.S. Ever since, there has been an array of opinions formulated amongst the general p...

Law School to stay ahead of tech curve

Law School to stay ahead of tech curve

Kyle Crozier

November 8, 2017


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

The Suffolk Law School established an online certification program that will provide legal professionals the opportunity to stay ahead of the technological curve. After taking all six courses in the program, the cost of the certification will have reached more than $15,000 for one student. This program ...

Undergraduate student diagnosed with mumps

Chris DeGusto

November 8, 2017


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One Suffolk University student was diagnosed with a case of the mumps, according to a statement last week from the office of Counseling Health & Wellness (CHW). Suffolk’s CHW has worked closely with Boston city health officials to ensure proper treatment to any individuals that may have come ...

Former Suffolk commencement speaker to host CBS Evening News

November 1, 2017


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Jeff Glor, who received an honorary journalism degree from Suffolk University and served as the College of Arts & Sciences’ 2011 speaker, was recently named the new host for CBS Evening News. Formerly a position held by Scott Pelley, and most recently as Interim Anchor Anthony Mason, Glor will now...

Potential flooding threatens the city

Potential flooding threatens the city

Kyle Crozier

November 1, 2017


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

Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate breaks down possible threats to the city’s infrastructure due to climate change in the near future.

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Study provides evidence of transgender, gender nonconforming discrimination

Nathan Espinal

October 25, 2017


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

A recent study conducted by the Suffolk Law School Housing Discrimination Testing Program (HDTP) has proven that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development in Massachusetts anti-discrimination laws has failed transgender and gender non-conforming citizens who have looked for rentals in the Greater Bosto...

Walsh far beyond Jackson in polls

October 25, 2017


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With the city’s general election a mere two weeks away, Major Walsh keeps a full 35 point lead over his opponent, District 7 City Councilor Tito Jackson. Walsh can attribute his lead to the 58 percent of voters who chose him over Jackson’s 23 percent, leaving 17 percent undecided. Walsh’s lead can be a...

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