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From left to right, Board of Trustees Robert Lamb, Suffolk President Marisa Kelly, Board member Ernst Guerrier and Vice Chair of the Board Amy Nechtem listen to student feedback during the March 26 forum.

SGA passes resolution against arming SUPD

Maren Halpin April 11, 2024

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution to oppose the arming of the Suffolk Police Department’s sworn officers April 11.  The resolution, authored and read to the...

From left to right: Sophia Tilis, Emily Corrao, Ana Manzioli, Ian McKissick, Emily Zeigerson, Andy Dolci and Isabel Blanco pose for a picture at Spring Ball.

Suffolk’s Spring Ball brightens the ballroom

Alexis Crochiere, Asst. News Editor April 9, 2024

Spring officially blossomed at Suffolk University Program Council’s annual Spring Ball April 5 at the Omni Parker House. The tradition gave Suffolk undergrads a taste of homecoming and prom nostalgia...

PPGA President Emily Puchalski and Vice President Natalie Lapointe at the 2023 Womens March. Puchalski and Lapointe started PPGA shortly before the march in response to the Supreme Courts Dobbs decision.

Suffolk’s PPGA is bringing activism and advocacy to campus

Brooklyn Leighton, Opinion Editor April 9, 2024

At Suffolk’s chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action, nothing is a taboo subject. From safe sex to the what’s what in politics, PPGA discusses it all, and encourages students to as well.  When...

The Ford Hall Forum discusses the United States Supreme Courts ruling to overturn Roe v Wade in 2022.

Ford Hall Forum tackles impact of Dobbs ruling

Alexis Crochiere, Asst. News Editor April 9, 2024

Suffolk University’s latest Ford Hall Forum brought a group of panelists together to discuss gender equality and reproductive rights to mark the second anniversary of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health...

Students on the trip to Laredo, Texas work with Habitat for Humanity to build a house in the community on the U.S.-Mexico Border. | Courtesy of Raffaella Shanahan.

Suffolk students serve communities across the nation for Alternative Spring Break

William Woodring, Senior Editor-at-Large April 2, 2024

As colleges across the country hit pause for spring break, 60 Suffolk students prepared for a different kind of trip. Students on the Center for Community Engagement’s Alternative Spring Break traveled...

Suffolk Law student Faye Golden speaks at the student forum March 26. Golden has survived four school shootings throughout her career as a teacher.

Student forum hears student concerns, leaves many feeling skeptical

Maren Halpin, News Editor April 2, 2024

Suffolk University students from the undergraduate, graduate and law schools gathered to share their perspectives on the debate surrounding the proposed arming of Suffolk University Police Department officers...

Suffolk University Debate Team poses with their awards after the national conference in Morgantown, West Virginia. Courtesy of Juliette Salah.

Suffolk Debate brings national recognition back to Boston

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large April 2, 2024

After returning to campus from a 32-year hiatus, Suffolk University’s Debate team made history by securing a Junior Varsity national title. Suffolk Debate dates back to the 1960s, with the last team...

SUPD Chief James Connolly answers student questions about the possible arming of SUPD at the March 19 forum.

President, SUPD Chief weigh in on arming debate

Shealagh Sullivan and Maren Halpin March 26, 2024

As Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees prepares to vote in the coming months on whether Suffolk Police Department officers will be armed, Suffolk President Marisa Kelly and SUPD Chief James Connolly...

Six presumed dead after Baltimores Francis Scott Key bridge collapses, Kate Middleton announces cancer diagnosis

Six presumed dead after Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key bridge collapses, Kate Middleton announces cancer diagnosis

William Woodring and Julia Capraro March 26, 2024

Six presumed dead after cargo ship crashes into Baltimore's Francis Scott Key bridge Six are presumed dead and two are hospitalized after a cargo ship lost power and collided with the Francis Scott...

The Celebration of Black Excellence event had over 300 attendees.

Suffolk’s Celebration of Black Excellence Ceremony recognizes students, staff, alumni for outstanding support on campus

Alexis Crochiere, Journal Contributor March 26, 2024

Suffolk University’s annual Celebration of Black Excellence Ceremony recognized members of the Suffolk community for their contributions to the university March 22.  In addition to the awards, Suffolk...

Lots of rain to come for week of March 26, Easter Sunday will have clear skies

Lots of rain to come for week of March 26, Easter Sunday will have clear skies

Stephen Merrick, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

We’re looking at a week of moderate temperatures with heavy rain before some relief Easter weekend, according to the National Weather Service and Accuweather. Wednesday will be cloudy and foggy with...

(Left to right) Former Congressmen Fred Upton, Joe Hoeffel, Professor Rachael Cobb and Professor Shoshana Madmoni-Gerber at a live recording of the Election Connection podcast.

Suffolk welcomes former members of Congress, gives students insight to public service

Chloe Albano, Journal Contributor March 26, 2024

Suffolk University hosted two former members of Congress for the three-day-long Congress to Campus event, inviting students to engage with the two through participating in classes and various events. This...

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