The Suffolk Journal

Curtain rises on new theater space

Jacob Geanous

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, News, Suffolk News, Theater

As the unstable university prepares for its imminent departure off Beacon Hill, the hotly-contested issue of plans to replace its theater spaces has been at the forefront of university affairs since administration sold its Archer and Donahue buildings in July. While the Performing Arts Office is sti...

Meyer serves latest media racket, McKenna challenges

Colleen Day

February 24, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As public spats vehemently volley either side of Suffolk University’s top floor decision-makers, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer issued a memo to trustees last week defending the Board’s stewardship of the university, insisting it has a long list of positive contributions to a universi...

University’s reputation on the rocks

Brigitte Carreiro and Jacob Geanous

February 10, 2016


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

The highly publicized feud between President Margaret McKenna and Suffolk’s Board of Trustees calls into question how the university’s reputation and branding will hold up amid political chaos. The media hailstorm sharply criticized the school’s governance while examining the presidential dram...

The turning of tables

The turning of tables

Colleen Day

February 10, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

With the veil dropped baring the bitter divide between Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees and President Margaret McKenna, news broke late Tuesday evening reporting the university has cut ties with Regan Communications after several calls for an in-depth look into its highly controversial institu...

A peek into ‘Black Lives Matter’ on MLK day

Katherine Yearwood

February 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was commemorated by the Suffolk community on Tuesday with keynote speaker Opal Tometi, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, who acknowledged the current struggles of African Americans in discussing the importance of remembering King. Tometi, also founder of Black Alliance...

Rallies Ensue

Rallies Ensue

Colleen Day

February 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In what has become a campus-wide crusade to sequester the threatening termination of the university’s fourth president in five years, Suffolk University students took to the streets in mass meetings outside the standing room only C. Walsh Theatre on Tuesday. Inside the theater, hundreds of faculty and ...

SAE indulges in the holiday spirit

SAE indulges in the holiday spirit

Colin Barry, Journal Staff

December 2, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is showing that winter is the season of giving. Beginning in November, SAE has been donating several toys and raising money for the Boston Children’s Hospital, continuing throughout the holiday season to bring smiles to those in need. SAE’s Philanthropy Chair, junior Jose...

Field station likely latest casualty

Field station likely latest casualty

Brigitte Carreiro

December 2, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Suffolk-owned R. S. Friedman Field Station is on the brink of closure, according to Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Maria Toyoda. Used routinely by the biology department, the field station has been hosting ecology, marine biology, and field botany programs for the last 12 years. While ...

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