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Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson to battle for Mayor’s office

September 27, 2017

On Tuesday, voters advanced Mayor Marty Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson to a face-off in the Nov. 7 final election. Retired police officer Robert Cappucci and health care worker Joseph Wiley were defeated by Walsh and Jackson in the preliminary election. Walsh is seeking a second four-year ter...

Paleologos predicts polls with 95 percent level of confidence

September 27, 2017

Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) released a poll which places Democrat Phil Murphy ahead of Republican Kim Guadagno in the New Jersey race for governor. Out of all those who participated in the election, 44 percent of likely voters are leaning towards Murphy while 25 percent lean ...

New law program enacted for undergrads

September 27, 2017

Suffolk University has a brand new law major for undergraduate students. The major, which is based in the College of Arts and Sciences will be taught in collaboration with the Suffolk Law School. The new major will take a new direction by incorporating different perspectives such as philosophy, sociology, go...

Alum turns hardship into venture

Alum turns hardship into venture

Nathan Espinal

September 27, 2017

After returning from a failed business venture, Emma Cabrera returned to Suffolk University to finish her degree, motivated to ensure that other small business owners can benefit from what she has learned. She plans to build a network that helps businesses prosper and for students to professionally succeed. Cab...

Suffolk backs Obama action while DeVos ponders rollback

Suffolk backs Obama action while DeVos ponders rollback

Chris DeGusto

September 27, 2017

Just days after suggesting changes would be made to Title IX in a George Mason University speech, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded the “Dear Colleague” letter on Sept. 22, which has caused a reaction from college campuses across the nation, including Suffolk University. “While we wait for...

‘Religion in the news’ conversation leads on biases, coverage

‘Religion in the news’ conversation leads on biases, coverage

Chris DeGusto

September 27, 2017

Reception of news media across the country and the world is diluted by the bias and personal beliefs of any audience. The multimedia companies themselves which present today’s news are not always guiltless in their renditions either. Oftentimes certain themes or undertones of religion are embedded ...

Suffolk’s TRIO programs granted funds

Suffolk’s TRIO programs granted funds

Jacob Geanous and Kyle Crozier

September 27, 2017

Last week, Suffolk University got news that they will receive federal funds to extend the university’s TRIO Programs for the next five years. Institutions of higher education and public and private organizations that serve disadvantaged youth may apply for grants through the Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO...

Suffolk picks from within for new VP of Diversity, Access and Inclusion

Suffolk picks from within for new VP of Diversity, Access and Inclusion

Alexa Gagosz

September 8, 2017

Suffolk University’s own Joyya Smith will step into the shoes of a new administrative role as of Sept. 18. Smith, the current director of the Center for Academic Access and Opportunity [CAAO], will now play a larger role within Suffolk’s top offices as the Vice President of Diversity, Access, and Inclu...

Breast Cancer Awareness events sparse

Breast Cancer Awareness events sparse

October 28, 2015

By Patricia Negrón In the past, Suffolk University has hosted events to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, such as “Stand Up for Pink.” However, this year there were slim official activities planned or hosted by the university. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., breast cancer is the second leading c...

Production studio in the spotlight

Production studio in the spotlight

Brigitte Carreiro

October 28, 2015

One of Suffolk University’s hidden gems lies tucked in a corner of the 73 Tremont building. Studio 73 is a broadcaster’s haven, providing opportunities for any student to get involved in the excitement behind television production. Senior Elainy Mata is only involved in broadcast journalism as a minor, but regula...

SBS optimistic that new major will pay off

October 28, 2015

By Colin Barry The Sawyer Business School and the College of Arts and Sciences will be academically connected for the first time. The creation of a new business economics major produces an opportunity for elements of both Suffolk schools to shape students’ degrees. “It is the first of its kind,”...

McKenna on the move

McKenna on the move

Colleen Day

October 22, 2015

Suffolk University President Margaret McKenna is acting fast. In the wake of administrative turnover, building developments and adjustments to streamline the university, McKenna’s student-centered mindset and decisions are coming into view. In an interview with the Journal, McKenna spoke broadly of her vision for the university and recent decisions ranging from the reasons for ...

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