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Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum discusses: “Are Our Democracies Endangered?”

Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum discusses: “Are Our Democracies Endangered?”

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Harvard professor Daniel Ziblatt co-authored the book “How Democracies Die” and discussed his findings on identifying changing governments around the world at a Ford Hall Forum event on Thursday. The forum posed the question of, “Are Our Democracies Endangered?” and invited several panelists t...

Suffolk residence hall named after Smith brothers

Suffolk residence hall named after Smith brothers

Haley Clegg, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Just hours before the inauguration of Suffolk’s 11th president on Friday, a coach bus wrapped in the university’s logo rolled up to the entrance of the 150 Tremont residential building. The bus was filled with student athletes, the soon-to-be-inaugurated Marisa Kelly, and the Smith brothers. Mi...

QSU celebrates National Coming Out Day with “Milk” screening

QSU celebrates National Coming Out Day with “Milk” screening

Morgan Hume, Assistant Arts Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

On Thursday night, the Queer Student Union (QSU) hosted a screening of the film “Milk” to celebrate National Coming Out Day. “Milk,” starring Sean Penn, tells the story of Harvey Milk’s rise from a small business owner in San Francisco to the first openly gay man to serve as an elected offi...

Suffolk CARES Pantry open to students in need

Suffolk CARES Pantry open to students in need

Caroline Enos, Journal Contributor

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Suffolk News

The Suffolk community came together on Oct. 10 to support students in need of food assistance at the Suffolk CARES Pantry ribbon-cutting ceremony. The food pantry is a part of Suffolk’s revitalized effort to fight food insecurity on campus. “Students can now be confident that they will have a next meal...

Countdown to Kelly’s Inauguration

Countdown to Kelly’s Inauguration

Kaitlin Hahn and Kyle Crozier

October 10, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

As she prepares to be inaugurated on Friday as Suffolk’s 11th president, Dr. Marisa Kelly said she is looking forward to developing a long-term vision of the university with significant input from the entire university community. “One of the things that makes us such a fabulous community is our com...

“Fighting Nazis” put into perspective

“Fighting Nazis” put into perspective

Caroline Enos, Journal Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

For panelists at MIT’s October 4th event “How to Fight a Nazi,” compassion is the only thing that is capable of deradicalizing a Neo-Nazi. One panelist at the event, Christian Picciolini, is a former Neo-Nazi who has helped 220 people disengage from extremist groups through his organization Free R...

BlackkKlansman speaks on race and politics

BlackkKlansman speaks on race and politics

Katelyn Norwood and Mikaela Linder

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Suffolk News

Ron Stallworth visited Suffolk University on Wednesday to talk about his experience as an undercover police officer that infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970’s. In 2014, Stallworth wrote the book, Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime, that documented his...

Economics and the environment: Finding the balance

Ryan Arel

October 3, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Last Wednesday, Suffolk University students gathered in the Sawyer building to explore a question that humans have asked for centuries: What is the relationship between economics and the environment, and the environment and ourselves? The discussion titled “What Nature Can Nurture” discussed the ri...

Ford Hall Forum talks voter importance

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 3, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

David Paleologos, the Director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) and acclaimed pollster, spoke to students and faculty this past Thursday about his newest poll of unregistered voters in the 2018 midterm elections. The Ford Hall Forum event “People Who Don’t Vote: Their Impact ...

FBI Investigates Kavanaugh Allegations

Kaitlin Hahn, Kyle Crozier, and Sarah Lukowski

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh made it through to the next stage of the confirmation process on Friday after Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., cast the deciding vote. Flake’s only condition was a one-week delay so that the FBI can investigate the sexual assault allegations against the nominee. “...

Updated App Built to Guide Students

Updated App Built to Guide Students

Haley Clegg

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk has re-invented an app that will help students adjust to the university, and has already begun to see positive feedback from students. The app, called “Guide - College Simplified” is available on the app store. The app was specifically designed for students attending the university for th...

Presidential search review comes to a close

Haley Clegg, Kyle Crozier, and Kaitlin Hahn

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

An independent review of the presidential search process found no wrongdoing in the selection of Marisa Kelly as the president of Suffolk University. The search process began on Oct. 6, 2016, following the contentious departure of then-president Margaret McKenna three months earlier. The process cam...

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