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Study provides evidence of transgender, gender nonconforming discrimination

Nathan Espinal

October 25, 2017

A recent study conducted by the Suffolk Law School Housing Discrimination Testing Program (HDTP) has proven that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development in Massachusetts anti-discrimination laws has failed transgender and gender non-conforming citizens who have looked for rentals in the Greater Bosto...

Walsh far beyond Jackson in polls

October 25, 2017

With the city’s general election a mere two weeks away, Major Walsh keeps a full 35 point lead over his opponent, District 7 City Councilor Tito Jackson. Walsh can attribute his lead to the 58 percent of voters who chose him over Jackson’s 23 percent, leaving 17 percent undecided. Walsh’s lead can be a...

Regional apparel company pledges grants for young activists

October 25, 2017

Still-Legal Apparel for the Next Four Years, has planned to give grants to young resistance leaders to support their contributions and efforts which have stemmed from the election of President Donald Trump. These grants of $1000 will go to resistance leaders of the region, according to a recent pres...

Lubofsky opens eyes to scientific journalism

Lubofsky opens eyes to scientific journalism

Kyle Crozier

October 25, 2017

Bridging the academic fields of environmental science and journalism, the science-writer and Massachusetts resident Evan Lubofsky captivated a room full of science and journalism students while speaking at Suffolk University about his profession, as a science writer and what some of his favorite expe...

‘Our Suffolk Union’ vote ties at 96

Chris DeGusto

October 25, 2017

After months of awaiting bureaucratic procedures to play out following the initial vote, the tally that would decide if “Our Suffolk Union” would be the official staff union on campus resulted in a tie, at 96. In March, after efforts dated back to August 2016, the vote to implement a union for e...

Confronting the crisis: Immigration in Trump’s world

Confronting the crisis: Immigration in Trump’s world

Roxana Martinez

October 18, 2017

Clinical Law Professor Ragini Shah spoke to prospective law students and practicing lawyers last Thursday, focusing  on immigration policy during President Donald Trump’s administration. The evening was dedicated to discussing the problems immigration lawyers have dealt with since Trump’s inaugurat...

Suffolk looks to add more student housing

Suffolk looks to add more student housing

Alexa Gagosz

October 18, 2017

When advertising major Kate Cusick was gearing up this past summer to leave Paris, she was on her own to find a place to live in Boston, with little help from her own university’s student housing. After spending the entirety of her junior year studying abroad in Paris, the emerging senior decided to ...

Think Pink: Small efforts shine while campus neglects awareness

Think Pink: Small efforts shine while campus neglects awareness

Brooke Patterson and Felicity Otterbein

October 18, 2017

Suffolk University’s campus used to be washed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Since 2013, the October campus-wide stigma to raise awareness has lacked and only some individuals and departments have attempted to keep it alive.

Law student cashes in win: Finalist wins $25,000 scholarship

Law student cashes in win: Finalist wins $25,000 scholarship

Nathan Espinal

October 4, 2017

To compete against other qualified law students for a chance at a $65,000 scholarship may seem like a daunting task, but fourth year Suffolk Law student Catherine Dowie took the opportunity to put her legal writing skills to use in an area of law she was unfamiliar with. She walked away with the hono...

Trump revises travel ban, includes three additional countries

Trump revises travel ban, includes three additional countries

Kyle Crozier

October 4, 2017

International students at Suffolk University are faced with new travel restrictions, after last week President Trump increased the scope of his controversial travel ban to include several new countries, while also removing Sudan. This means travelers to or from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria,...

Construction in Sawyer continues, Art students’ home not finalized

Construction in Sawyer continues, Art students’ home not finalized

Felicity Otterbein

October 4, 2017

As the construction continues, the students and faculty of the Art and Design department are adjusting to their new home in the Sawyer building. Initially delayed due to water damage on the A and B levels of Sawyer over the summer, the construction on the two floors continued once the source of th...

The Waiting Game: Suffolk fed up with elevator issues, administrators say end in sight

The Waiting Game: Suffolk fed up with elevator issues, administrators say end in sight

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

October 4, 2017

Before the start of any given class period in Suffolk University’s Sawyer building, a common scene has been students clustered around the elevators with looks of frustration and exacerbation creeping across their faces, as they realize that once again, they will be arriving late to their studies. The...

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