The Suffolk Journal

Band-Aids and vaccinations topic of debate during SGA open forum

Haley Clegg

November 13, 2019

Band Aids were a major topic of discussion in the open forum section of Thursday’s SGA meeting. Suffolk’s Counseling Health and Wellness Center (CHW) does not currently have Band Aids available for students. “There should be a readily available place to get free bandaids, and if there was an...

Resolution asks administration to list contact info on Ram Cards

Resolution asks administration to list contact info on Ram Cards

Caroline Enos and Phoebe Adams

November 6, 2019

SGA passed a resolution at its Oct. 31 meeting that recommends the university print contact information for certain campus resources on all new Ram Cards.  The phone number for the Counseling Health and Wellness Office’s crisis number will be included on the back of Ram Cards beginning next year. ...

Senators, Trustees chairman debate transparency and arming SUPD

Senators, Trustees chairman debate transparency and arming SUPD

Caroline Enos and Haley Clegg

October 30, 2019

Bob Lamb, chairman for Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees, spoke with SGA at its Oct. 24 meeting about arming campus police officers and how transparent the Trustees should be, among other issues brought up by senators.  Suffolk President Marisa Kelly said in an email sent to The Suffolk Journal la...

This week in SGA…

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

October 23, 2019

SGA senators approved two resolutions at the Oct. 17 general meeting.  The first resolution states that Suffolk University should label every single-toilet public bathroom on campus as “Gender Inclusive.” It also calls for the university to install menstrual care product dispensers and special trash contain...

This week in SGA…

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

October 16, 2019

Students can meet their SGA representatives, voice their concerns and see what SGA is all about at SGA’s new “Mingle with a Senator” event Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Stoll Room on the 4th floor of the Sawyer Building.  At SGA’s Oct. 10 meeting, Vice President Oba Oseghali said the...

This week in SGA…

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

October 9, 2019

In the coming weeks, SGA senators will likely vote on several more resolutions that concern the push to arm Suffolk University Police Officers (SUPD).  Logan Casey, senator for the New England School of Art and Design (NESAD), plans to bring a resolution to senators that could repeal last year’...

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Caroline Enos

October 1, 2019

Below are the newly appointed 2019-2020 SGA sub committee chair members, Student Judiciary Review Board (SJRB) members, SGA class speakers, SGA Finance Committee members and SGA members at large.  Public Relations Committee- Bryanna Crowley, Class of 2020 senator and Marissa Kearney, Class of 2022 sena...

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Caroline Enos

September 24, 2019

At the first SGA meeting of the year, senators confirmed nominations for its subcommittee chairs and the Student Judiciary Review Board (SJRB).  The SJRB is chaired by SGA Vice President Oba Oseghali and comprised of four non-SGA members and an SGA senator from each class. Four SGA senators will be ...

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Caroline Enos

May 31, 2019

Logan Casey, member of the Class of 2022, spoke to senators at SGA’s final general meeting for the year about his concern that the organization did not properly advertise its resolution on arming the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD) before it was passed in a 23-11 vote on April 4. Th...

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Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019

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...

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Caroline Enos

April 18, 2019

At the April 11 meeting, SGA passed a resolution written by Senator at Large Jared Marshall that recommends the university mandate that “all assignments for courses in… CAS and SBS shall be graded and returned to students in person and on Blackboard before the deadline for the Early Alert Project if ...

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Caroline Enos

April 10, 2019

On March 28, SGA passed a resolution written by Senator-at-Large Jared Marshall that recommends Suffolk fix inconsistencies in assignment grades and final grades. The resolution stated that not all faculty currently list a final grading scale in their syllabi, despite this being a requirement in Col...

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