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Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Alexa Gagosz

April 18, 2018

For the past 32 years, Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg has brought humor to an otherwise grueling topic for most law students, chanted law codes line-by-line during a first lecture and pushed students to the edge until they realized their full potential. Fueled by perseverance, Wittenberg was determine...

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Alexa Gagosz

April 13, 2018

Suffolk University Law Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passed away Thursday night, according to a statement sent to students by President Marisa Kelly in an email on Friday afternoon. "Professor Wittenberg, known for his wonderful sense of humor and kindness, was admired by his colleagues and ...

Board member resigns due to search controversy

Board member resigns due to search controversy

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 12, 2018

A member of Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees is set to resign amidst the controversy surrounding the Presidential Search process.

Social Justice Summit localizes global issues

Kaitlin Hahn

April 11, 2018

Suffolk University opened an outlet for social justice this weekend, as doors opened early Saturday morning to welcome the masses to the Social Justice Summit of 2018.

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 11, 2018

The Suffolk University presidential election had all the components of a blockbuster political drama: a massive pool of applicants, a divided room of voters sworn to secrecy, a company involved in the electoral process with a unknown stake in the race and an upset victory finale.  The only thing it lacked was the transparency to truly translate the long awaited decision to the campus audience.

On the scene: How local reporters covered the Boston Marathon bombing

On the scene: How local reporters covered  the Boston Marathon bombing

Kaitlin Hahn and Nick Viveiros

April 11, 2018

In the next week, the city of Boston will be covered with blue and gold “Boston Strong” signs, flowers scattered on sidewalks and sneakers hung on street corners to mark five years since the Boston Marathon bombing.

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Alexa Gagosz

March 8, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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