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New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

Katelyn Norwood

April 6, 2019


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

Commuter students now have a place to call their own, as the grand opening of the commuter student lounge took place Wednesday on the first floor of the Stahl Building. The event marks what many hope to be the continuation of fostering relations between commuter and residential students. President Marisa K...

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Kyle Crozier

April 6, 2019


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

Suffolk University's Sustainability Committee has influenced changes on campus in the last year to improve the student recycling experience, but has not yet addressed the education and behavior of students themselves. The Suffolk Journal reported last year that key campus sustainability initiatives ...

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Ryan Arel

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

The Student Government Association (SGA) has passed a non-binding resolution recommending that Suffolk University moves to arm the sworn officers of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD). After a contentious debate amongst SGA members regarding the resolution, the SGA voted 23-11 to pass the ...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

April 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News, This week in SGA...

SGA passed a new set of election bylaws last Thursday. While Most of the regulations outlined in the resolution reaffirm rules that have been in place in the SGA election packets from previous years, this is the first official set of election bylaws written and passed by SGA. The bylaws address ...

Boston housing crisis hits home for many Suffolk students

Boston housing crisis hits home for many Suffolk students

Caroline Enos

March 28, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

For Alexandra Sargo, a sophomore accounting major at Suffolk University, finding affordable housing in Boston has become so difficult that she is commuting to school from her home in Providence next semester. Sargo currently pays $600 a month in rent plus utilities for a room she said is the size of ...

BREAKING: Karine Kanj and Oba Oseghali win as president and vice president of SGA for the 2019-2020 school year

Kaitlin Hahn and Hannah Arroyo

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In a stunning upset, Suffolk's Student Government Association (SGA) announces Karin Kanj as incoming president and Oba Oseghali as vice president of the upcoming school year. Two hours after the closure of the polls after a three-day span, SGA announced via Twitter that Kanj and Oseghali had won against...

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years

Ryan Arel

March 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Four panelists visited the Somerset building Thursday to discuss how to advance and maximize the early stages of a career when it comes to networking, advocating for yourself in the workplace and, of course, dealing with difficult bosses. The panel, titled “Hit The Ground Running: How t...

Suffolk survey research class poll Kentucky voters

Suffolk survey research class poll Kentucky voters

Eddie Reinhardt

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

Director and founder of the Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) David Paleologos led his students in a unique opportunity to shape political opinion and receive national attention. This project was meant to give students in Paleologos’ survey research class real-world exp...

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

The importance of feedback: Karine Kanj’s quest for SGA presidency

Kaitlin Hahn, News Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Karine Kanj, Class of 2021, is the current Student Affairs Committee Chair for Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA), and serves on the Constitutional Review Board as well as the Student Judiciary Review Board (SJRB). Previously, Kanj worked as a Class of 2021 senator, Finance Committee Chai...

Yasir Batalvi: A campaign of positivity amidst a history of controversy

Yasir Batalvi: A campaign of positivity amidst a history of controversy

Caroline Enos

March 4, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

Yasir Batalvi, Class of 2020, is a two-term Student Government Association (SGA) senator for the Class of 2020. He also served as SGA vice president before resigning in February 2018, and hopes to finish his tenure at Suffolk as SGA president. “I believe I have the experience, the vision, and the platform...

Remembering Nick Cafardo

Remembering Nick Cafardo

Sean Cushing

February 27, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Sports, Suffolk News

Nick Cafardo died from an embolism on Thursday outside of the Red Sox clubhouse in Fort Myers, FL. He was 62. Cafardo truly embodied what it means to be a hard working journalist. His success did not just happen overnight though; in fact, he did not even learn English until the sixth grade. Cafardo’s...

AIESEC event showcases opportunities abroad

AIESEC event showcases opportunities abroad

Caroline Enos

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

The “Journey to Cultural Exchange” event on Feb. 19, put on by Association Internationale des Étudiants En Sciences Économiques et Commerciales, or International Association of Students in Economics and Management (AIESEC) gave students a taste of the cultures they can experience through the o...

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