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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 ...

Non-profit employees discuss lessons and challenges in their work

Non-profit employees discuss lessons and challenges in their work

Shayla Manning, Journal Staff

October 24, 2018

Suffolk’s Career Development Center located on the 9th floor of 73 Tremont invited students to learn more about the non-profit industry during a career panel held on Thursday. The event brought together employees from six non-profit organizations to discuss keen insights on volunteering and working for...

A walk for hope

A walk for hope

Ryan Arel, Arts and Culture Editor

October 24, 2018

In a night of remembrance, hopefulness and support, more than 5,000 people flooded Boston Common last Wednesday to walk in the 17th annual “Light the Night” walk, a fundraiser organized by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The non-profit helps alleviate the financial cost of cancer treatm...

Suffolk promotes students on Spirit Day

Elvira Mora, Journal Staff

October 24, 2018

The Queer Student Union (QSU) in collaboration with the Center of Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI) hosted their eighth annual Spirit Day Luncheon at Suffolk University on Thursday. Staff and students alike gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and its allies in speaking out against bullying targ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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