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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

Students come together at the Remembering our Roots Gala on April 9.

ASA presents ‘Remembering our Roots’ gala

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor April 13, 2022

Suffolk University’s African Student Association hosted their first annual gala in partnership with the CLICE Foundation Saturday. ASA worked in conjunction with the foundation to raise profits for...

In this game, players try to steal other players balloons while protecting their own. Students from different schools played together to try to be the last one standing.

Boston VSAs celebrate Lunar New Year with marketplace event

Jacob Murphy, Staff Meterologist February 23, 2022

While many Asian cultures celebrate the Lunar New Year, Vietnam holds their own celebrations for a holiday known as Tết Nguyên Đán (commonly referred to as Tết) to celebrate the new year and the...

Students at BSU Paint Night in the Sawyer Building

BSU creates community and fosters creativity at paint night

Morgan Torre, Copy Editor February 16, 2022

The Black Student Union held a paint night last week that gave students the chance to come together and create something special. The event took place Feb. 9 in the third-floor Sawyer Lounge. BSU provided...

 President Marisa Kelly (left) and Tumi (right) pictured with the Creating the Dream award. Photo credit_ Michael J. Clarke, University photographer

ASA president creates community through the beauty of African cultures

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 15, 2022

Oluwatumininu “Tumi” Akinyombo, president and founder of the African Student Association, was awarded Suffolk University’s Creating the Dream award for her work around spreading the beauty of African...

Creating the Dream Award winners Briana Ong and Tumi Akinyombo.

Suffolk award shines light on MLK’s legacy

Katelyn Norwood, News Editor February 2, 2022

In a two-part event, Suffolk University Celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through the work being done today by newly-elected State Senator Lydia Edwards and three members of the...

JAKE Small brings fresh perspectives to Career Center

JAKE Small brings fresh perspectives to Career Center

Leo Woods, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

JAKE* Small, one of the newest members of the Center for Career Equity, Development and Success, is creating career readiness at Suffolk University through fairness and inclusion.  Small began working...

Suffolk University club, Pasion Latina returns to campus with a successful fall semester.

Pasión Latina returns to campus stronger than ever, despite COVID-19

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor November 3, 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic proved to be a challenging time for Pasión Latina, the Suffolk University club came back more successful than ever. Higher numbers of members and students interested in...

BSU kicks off the academic year with an emphasis on self-expression

BSU kicks off the academic year with an emphasis on self-expression

Mia Minnucci , Journal Contributor October 27, 2021

The Black Student Union hosted a 90s-2000s themed block party at Roemer Plaza earlier this month to welcome back students for a social event. "We want to kick off the semester by reminding everyone...

Suffolks South Asian Student Association (SASA) is back for the fall semester.

Suffolk’s South Asian Student Association is back

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor September 28, 2021

After a year-long hiatus, Suffolk University’s South Asian Student Association (SASA) is back and ready for the fall semester. The club was reinstated after the COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to the organization.  Before...

Black Alumni Network to award new scholarship, applications now open

Black Alumni Network to award new scholarship, applications now open

William Woodring, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The Suffolk University Black Alumni Network (SUBAN) will be awarding $5,000 scholarships to one Suffolk student in each of the university’s three schools, according to an email from Student Financial...

ASA President, Oluwatumininu Akinyombo (left) and Vice President, Patricia Mudogo continue to educate Suffolk about Africa

African Student Association continues to educate Suffolk community on Africa, despite COVID-19 challenges

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor December 9, 2020

Suffolk University’s African Student Association (ASA) continues to work to educate and bring together the Suffolk community through African culture during an unprecedented fall semester.  Suffolk...

Third annual Black Excellence award ceremony honors 11 who make an impact on racial inequality

Third annual Black Excellence award ceremony honors 11 who make an impact on racial inequality

Dani Webber, News Editor November 4, 2020

Suffolk University honored 11 students and alumni at the third annual Black Excellence event on Oct. 22. While this year’s event was held over Zoom, instead of in a grand ballroom with hundreds of...

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