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85 candidates applied: Suffolk’s president to be named in 2018

85 candidates applied: Suffolk’s president to be named in 2018

Chris DeGusto

February 7, 2018

Neither Presidential Search Chair John Brooks or university spokesperson Greg Gatlin would confirm logistics Brooks had previously detailed on the ongoing process during a Student Government Association meeting on Nov. 30, 2017 as current, during recent email correspondences. During this Nov. 30 pubic meeting, Bro...

Interviews for next president begin this quarter

Interviews for next president begin this quarter

Chris DeGusto

January 31, 2018

With a revolving door of presidents and stand-ins having come and gone, Suffolk has allotted resources and time necessary to ensure the search process concludes in a positive and successful manner. A university spokesperson recently told a Suffolk Journal reporter that Chair of the Presidential Search Co...

American myths on slavery in the North exposed to Suffolk

Stiv Mucollari

November 15, 2017

A false narrative in American history has been that the Northern states were the land of the free and that slavery was confined to the Southern states. Part of the reason for this narrative is because of the geographic differences between the two regions. Unlike the South’s plantations, slavery in th...

Suffolk celebrates first-generation students

Suffolk celebrates first-generation students

Nathan Espinal

November 15, 2017

First-generation college students have been recognized across the country due to their continued dedication in the pursuit of higher education. Out of the 5,117 undergraduate students at Suffolk University, 34.6 percent are first-generation college students, according to Provost Sebastian Royo. These s...

American history manifests social unrest

American history manifests social unrest

Hannah Arroyo

November 15, 2017

Monuments have the potential to uncover stories which contrast from today’s society. The riots in Charlottesville this past August shocked the nation and conveyed that these monuments were more than just a work of art, but a question of how America should appropriately appreciate its country’s h...

Life through the eyes of a friend: Remembering Jacob Haseltine

Life through the eyes of a friend: Remembering Jacob Haseltine

Chris DeGusto

November 15, 2017

“Long live the ‘Lizard King.’ There's no way anyone's ever going to forget that kid.” Twenty-year-old Jacob Haseltine had a knack for making people feel uncomfortable, one of his many artistic talents described by close friend Maxwell Shick. “[He] was like a god at anything art,” said Shick to ...

Gyasi Ross speaks at Suffolk: Connecting History of oppression to privileges of the present

Gyasi Ross speaks at Suffolk: Connecting History of oppression to privileges of the present

November 11, 2017

Gyasi Ross spoke at Suffolk University on Tuesday evening and led a discussion of American symbolism and how those with privilege can become allies in dismantling the systems that oppress people. Ross was invited in recognition of Native American Heritage Month, as he is a member of the Blackfeet Na...

National anthem protests conversed at Suffolk

National anthem protests conversed at Suffolk

Ryan Arel

November 8, 2017

In 2016, former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, took a knee during the national anthem during a preseason game as a form of protest against police brutality inflicted upon minorities across the U.S. Ever since, there has been an array of opinions formulated amongst the general p...

Law School to stay ahead of tech curve

Law School to stay ahead of tech curve

Kyle Crozier

November 8, 2017

The Suffolk Law School established an online certification program that will provide legal professionals the opportunity to stay ahead of the technological curve. After taking all six courses in the program, the cost of the certification will have reached more than $15,000 for one student. This program ...

Undergraduate student diagnosed with mumps

Chris DeGusto

November 8, 2017

One Suffolk University student was diagnosed with a case of the mumps, according to a statement last week from the office of Counseling Health & Wellness (CHW). Suffolk’s CHW has worked closely with Boston city health officials to ensure proper treatment to any individuals that may have come ...

Former Suffolk commencement speaker to host CBS Evening News

November 1, 2017

Jeff Glor, who received an honorary journalism degree from Suffolk University and served as the College of Arts & Sciences’ 2011 speaker, was recently named the new host for CBS Evening News. Formerly a position held by Scott Pelley, and most recently as Interim Anchor Anthony Mason, Glor will now...

Potential flooding threatens the city

Potential flooding threatens the city

Kyle Crozier

November 1, 2017

Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate breaks down possible threats to the city’s infrastructure due to climate change in the near future.

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