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Suffolk hosts first ever Farmers’ Market during the SUSC Green Week

Suffolk hosts first ever Farmers’ Market during the SUSC Green Week

Kyle Crozier

April 24, 2019


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Students and faculty alike had the chance to buy fresh, local produce on Tuesday at Suffolk University’s first-ever farmers’ market. As part of Suffolk's Earth Week event series, the Suffolk University Sustainability Committee (SUSC) partnered with Sodexo to set up a stand where passersby could c...

SUPD dispatcher removed from duty after arrest

Haley Clegg and Ryan Arel

April 24, 2019


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A Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD) dispatcher is no longer employed by the university after he was arrested April 17 by state police on charges he brandished a firearm in an alleged road-rage incident that began on Interstate 93 South. The other driver is alleged to have then pulled a knife on the d...

10 West residents call for elevator improvements

10 West residents call for elevator improvements

Emily Devlin and Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019


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Students living in the 10 West and Modern Theatre residence halls say they are frustrated with the lack of frequently inoperable elevators, as well as issues with water pressure and temperature, and room temperature. There are weeks when as few as two of the complex’s five elevators are working...

1047 residents say facilities issues hinder experience

1047 residents say facilities issues hinder experience

Kyle Crozier and Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019


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Suffolk University’s newest residence hall at 1047 Commonwealth Ave has received mixed reviews from residents and staff alike as the building approaches the halfway point in its two year contract. Suffolk acquired the building from Boston University in the last year and is leasing it from The Mic...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019


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The total SGA funding for the 2019-2020 academic year is $779,995. This can be broken down into $314,250 for SGA’s total budget, $365,745 for total club budgets and $100,000 for club initiative requests. The total club budget is used to fund clubs. Senator Rachel Neves, a member of the finance c...

New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

Katelyn Norwood

April 6, 2019


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Commuter students now have a place to call their own, as the grand opening of the commuter student lounge took place Wednesday on the first floor of the Stahl Building. The event marks what many hope to be the continuation of fostering relations between commuter and residential students. President Marisa K...

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Kyle Crozier

April 6, 2019


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Suffolk University's Sustainability Committee has influenced changes on campus in the last year to improve the student recycling experience, but has not yet addressed the education and behavior of students themselves. The Suffolk Journal reported last year that key campus sustainability initiatives ...

Suffolk looks to revisit SUPD arming question

Ryan Arel

February 6, 2019


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

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...

Former US attorney investigates presidential search process

Former US attorney investigates presidential search process

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 25, 2018


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Suffolk University has hired legal counsel to investigate the Presidential Search process, which has brought yet more controversy to the university’s roughly decade-long presidential carousel. Yurko, Salvesen & Remz P.C., a Boston-based law firm that specializes in resolving business disputes,...

“Traditional journalism is in trouble:”

Nick Viveiros

April 18, 2018


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As tension between the administration of President Donald Trump and the press continue to rise, many are beginning to ask if there is cause for alarm. Never before has a president been so callous in his criticism of those with whom he disagrees. Three journalism and law experts spoke at length Thursda...

SU approved by BPDA for more student housing

SU approved by BPDA for more student housing

Alexa Gagosz

April 18, 2018


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The Boston’s Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) approved Suffolk University to lease 1047 Commonwealth Ave for additional student housing in City Hall on Thursday. The space will be available for housing Suffolk students starting in the fall, according to Vice President of External Affairs J...

Presidential Search controversy boils over, trustee resigns

Presidential Search controversy boils over, trustee resigns

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 18, 2018


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Last week as reported first by The Suffolk Journal, Suffolk University Board of Trustees member John J. McDonnell submitted his letter of resignation, effective on Monday, due to concerns with the recently completed presidential search and called for an independent outside investigation to take place...

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