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Involvement Complimenting the Classroom: Suffolk’s Annual Winter Involvement Fair

Jenna Locke, Journal Contributor

February 6, 2019

More than 450 Suffolk students made their way out of the rain and into the halls of the Sawyer building to attend Suffolk’s annual Winter Involvement Fair last Thursday. A total of 88 student organizations and campus resources set up tables along the perimeter of three Sawyer student lounges ...

Undergraduate tuition raised for upcoming year

Undergraduate tuition raised for upcoming year

Kyle Crozier, Kaitlin Hahn, and Caroline Enos

February 6, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved a 3.6 percent increase to undergraduate tuition for the 2019-20 academic year, bringing the cost of tuition just under $40,000 for students. “In general, our expenses increase every year for a variety of reasons,” said Suffolk University President Marisa K...

‘Black History Month goes beyond February’ says students, faculty and staff

‘Black History Month goes beyond February’ says students, faculty and staff

Caroline Enos, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2019

To Suffolk students and faculty, Black History Month is much more than the brief history lesson it has become to the rest of America. “One of the frustrating things [about Black History Month] is that it's still viewed as something that’s just for back people,” said Robert Bellinger,...

Suffolk looks to revisit SUPD arming question

Ryan Arel

February 6, 2019

Following Columbine, Virginia Tech and other mass shootings across the United States, many universities have been forced to address similar versions of the same question: Should we arm our university police force? “My hope is that we will one way or another put this question to rest this sprin...

Patriots dynasty lives on

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

February 6, 2019

“Dynasty” is the only fitting word to describe the New England Patriots in the recent years. With a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, the Patriots have now won the Super Bowl in three of the last five NFL seasons. For Boston sports fans and Suffolk University students alike, the feeling never...

Suffolk’s Ford Hall Forum talks the complexities of race and family in “Little White Lie”

Suffolk’s Ford Hall Forum talks the complexities of race and family in “Little White Lie”

Haley Clegg

December 5, 2018

On Nov. 27, Suffolk’s Modern Theater was packed for a screening and discussion with the director of the 2014 film “Little White Lie.” The personal documentary follows American filmmaker Lacey Schwartz as she uncovers her family’s hidden secrets and the truth behind her identity. “I actually gre...

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Caroline Enos

December 5, 2018

The Caribbean Student Network (CSN)  held its 5th annual Africaribana last Friday night at Sargent Hall. On par with this year’s theme “Switching Lanes,” CSN partnered with other universities for the first time to coordinate the event and move the organization into a new direction. Students fr...

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

Amy Koczera and Kyle Crozier

November 14, 2018

As progressive urban cities around the world are creating more sustainable environments and increasing green-spaces for citizens, Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES)  is making the campus more ecologically aware with the inclusion of a new hydroponically powered tower...

Despite opposition, Social Security is here to stay

Despite opposition, Social Security is here to stay

Caroline Enos

November 14, 2018

Despite recent remarks made by Republican leaders, Nancy J. Altman, president of Social Security Works and the speaker at a Suffolk University event last Thursday, said Social Security is not going away anytime soon. “Social Security is 100 percent funded for the next decade-and-a-half, and is 87 pe...

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Ryan Arel

November 14, 2018

The Journal has agreed not to reveal the identities of those who spoke without their expressed permission. Junior marketing major Alex Molle struggled with a “toxic relationship” during his time at Suffolk. “My time in this relationship left me feeling disrespected, unappreciated, and helpless,...

Democrats win House, Republicans hold Senate*

Democrats win House, Republicans hold Senate*

Haley Clegg, Kaitlin Hahn, and Kyle Crozier

November 7, 2018

Voters across the nation flocked to voting booths to cast their ballot in Tuesday's midterm election. Democrats took back control of the U.S. House of Representatives, while Republicans retained majority control over the U.S. Senate. Charlie Baker, incumbent Republican Governor of Massachusetts for t...

Zoo of New England’s Green Team talks sustainablity

Zoo of New England’s Green Team talks sustainablity

Kyle Crozier

November 1, 2018

The Zoo of New England (ZNE) at Franklin Park has made strides in the last two years to increase their sustainability efforts and were invited by the Suffolk University Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) to speak with students on Oct. 23. Two members of the ZNE's sustainability group ...

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