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SGA executive election results not yet finalized

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

Chris DeGusto

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

Thursday will be the first day of hearings for eight appeals that called into question the transparency, accessibility and integrity of the most recent Student Government Association (SGA) elections. Currently, the results are not solidified.

Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Katherine Yearwood

March 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase

Like a storm, a crowd of more than 100,000 people marched through the streets of Boston this past Saturday, fighting to protect the lives of students throughout the nation. The movement was hosted by March For Our Lives after 17 high school students were massacred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14. 

Congress comes to campus

Congress comes to campus

Maggie Randall

February 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics

Former congressmen came to the university to have in-depth conversations with students on policy issues that related to gerrymandering, veterans and the Trump administration.

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


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

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...

Mueller takes aim at Russia: Indictments in probe continue

Mueller takes aim at Russia: Indictments in probe continue

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018


Filed under Politics, World

Mueller’s office released a 14th indictment that targeted the Dutch attorney Alex van der Zwaan in relation to the investigation into Russia’s meddling with the 2016 presidential election.

Three Democratic hopefuls jockey for the corner office

Three Democratic hopefuls jockey for the corner office

Maggie Randall

February 14, 2018


Filed under Politics

The Massachusetts Governor’s race is inching closer as three Democratic candidates have emerged including Former Governor Deval Patrick’s Budget Chief.

Trump’s State of the Union looked to take credit, hardline stances

Trump’s State of the Union looked to take credit, hardline stances

Maggie Randall

February 7, 2018


Filed under Politics

President Donald J. Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address – a speech made annually by the President of the United States for over two-hundred years. “Over the last year we have made incredible progress and achieved extraordinary success,” said Trump in his 80-minute speech, which ...

Trump seeks 72 percent cut for clean energy funding

Trump seeks 72 percent cut for clean energy funding

Kyle Crozier

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Last week the Trump administration announced it will suggest reduced government funding toward all renewable energy sources by an unprecedented 72 percent. This action is a continuation of Trump’s rhetoric surrounding reunables, and follows through with his campaign promise to end “the war on co...

State of the Union: Democrats have watershed moment, Trump looks for unity in push of GOP message

State of the Union: Democrats have watershed moment, Trump looks for unity in push of GOP message

Alexa Gagosz

January 31, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

President Donald Trump had snatched the stage of his first State of the Union Speech in a venture to reset his presidency. With a deeply divided nation tuning in and split Congress filing in the Chamber, Trump attempted the deploy of a number of instigative phrases that would soften the rhetoric arou...

Diversity dominates: Historic record of women elected in Boston

Diversity dominates: Historic record of women elected in Boston

Maggie Randall

November 15, 2017


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

Despite low voter turnout during last week’s municipal election, women, especially of color, won.

Political Pulse: Student Loan Crisis hits colleges in Boston

Political Pulse: Student Loan Crisis hits colleges in Boston

Maggie Randall

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

Boston is home to an estimated 152,000 students who attend the 35 various colleges and universities. As these students think about completing their education and preparing for future careers, there is a looming cloud plagued with the future of student loan debt. “Students are aware of at least some the ...

Walsh clinches mayor’s race for second term

Walsh clinches mayor’s race for second term

Alexa Gagosz

November 8, 2017


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

Mayor Marty Walsh trounced into a second term in office on Tuesday night and outplayed his challenger, City Councilor Tito Jackson. By more than 31 percentage points, the incumbent easily took the mayor’s race by storm after already four years of leading with a firm and capable attitude as he fought ...

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