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Restorative Justice Center talks racial justice, schools

John Irizarry

April 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In an attempt to promote dialogue among students and professors on the topic of justice, the sociology department at Suffolk University hosted a panel discussion: “Schools, Advocacy and Racial Justice.”

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Taylor White

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Suffolk biology students have been engrossed in their research on bacteria, aspiring to one day solve the mystery of how these microorganisms have the ability to cause lethal infection. With the ongoing battle to target and terminate antibiotic resistant bacteria, there is an incentive to study the life-threatening features of bacteria and find possible therapeutic interventions.

MLK: Vision alive 55 years later

MLK: Vision alive 55 years later

Kaitlin Hahn

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Nearly 55 years after Martin Luther King Jr. gave a rallying speech in Boston on the benefits of a politically integrated society, Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum conducted a re-reading, highlighting how inequality is still prevalent today. In “Moving Toward Justice: Reflections on MLK Jr....

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

Chris DeGusto

March 28, 2018


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

Thursday will be the first day of hearings for eight appeals that called into question the transparency, accessibility and integrity of the most recent Student Government Association (SGA) elections. Currently, the results are not solidified.

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Alexa Gagosz

March 8, 2018


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

After a historic and highly anticipated search, Marisa Kelly has been named the permanent president of Suffolk University.

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Hannah Arroyo and Kyle Crozier

March 2, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Five years and four presidents later, the programs put in place by Suffolk University’s former Sustainability Coordinator Erica Mattison have all but disappeared. Among Mattison’s projects that are no longer active at Suffolk is the Eco Ambassador program that allowed students to work in their...

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018


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

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has sent out more than one Firearm Survey in recent years, with one dating back to 2009. At that time, Suffolk students had a general consensus of not approving the Suffolk Police Department (SUPD) being armed. In the most recent survey that...

America, is it finally time?

America, is it finally time?

Chris DeGusto and Nick Viveiros

February 21, 2018


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

The United States has suffered from a string of mass shootings that have occurred in churches and schools alike. As some call for gun control, others look to arm university police.

Paying it forward: one state at a time

Nathan Espinal and Katherine Yearwood

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Civil rights activist and organizer, Tamika Mallory, addressed the harrowing issues of racial discrimination that have continued to exist in society on Wednesday. What started as a protest against discrimination quickly turned into a large scale movement with millions of participants. Rather than fo...

Secrets of infinite depth: the makings of a poet

Secrets of infinite depth: the makings of a poet

Kaitlin Hahn

February 14, 2018


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

Three years of gained silent knowledge in a Buddhist monastery, tireless work as a New York City girl on a farm, jumped into a fire engine red Volkswagen van with multi-color curtains with the dream to move West, all blended together along with what she calls her generation’s “foolish optimism,” ...

Fighting Spirit: Gazzani talks terms’ final stretch

Fighting Spirit: Gazzani talks terms’ final stretch

Alexa Gagosz

February 14, 2018


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

With plans and initiatives in hand, Student Government Association (SGA) President Daniel Gazzani headed into the final stage of his term. Ambitious as he is available, Gazzani’s work as the first international student as SGA president so far has been rooted in his deep passion to build a sense of co...

A better model for tomorrow: Inclusion, freedom in dialogue for students in the classroom

A better model for tomorrow: Inclusion, freedom in dialogue for students in the classroom

Morgan Hume

February 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

From the University of California, Berkeley to the streets of Charlottesville, VA, the topic of free speech has sparked debate and protest in recent months. Across the country, universities are trying to devise a plan where students can be educated in an orderly, learning environment and have free inq...

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