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10 West residents call for elevator improvements

10 West residents call for elevator improvements

Emily Devlin and Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019

Students living in the 10 West and Modern Theatre residence halls say they are frustrated with the lack of frequently inoperable elevators, as well as issues with water pressure and temperature, and room temperature. There are weeks when as few as two of the complex’s five elevators are working...

1047 residents say facilities issues hinder experience

1047 residents say facilities issues hinder experience

Kyle Crozier and Caroline Enos

April 24, 2019

Suffolk University’s newest residence hall at 1047 Commonwealth Ave has received mixed reviews from residents and staff alike as the building approaches the halfway point in its two year contract. Suffolk acquired the building from Boston University in the last year and is leasing it from The Mic...

Students create new Southeast Asian Association on campus

Students create new Southeast Asian Association on campus

Eddie Reinhardt

April 24, 2019

As often the case for international students here at Suffolk University, it is important to find a niche community within the larger melting pot that is our school. Through cultural clubs and organizations, students can find a piece of home within each other. Joseph Effendy has become an integral part of ...

Student promotes awareness and education for Armenian genocide

Student promotes awareness and education for Armenian genocide

Amy Koczera

April 24, 2019

The United States government does not officially recognize the Armenian genocide. However, for the entire Armenian community, specifically Suffolk University first-year student and international relations major George Yeghyayan, the Armenian genocide is a reality that has had a direct impact on his family...

Search for new provost concludes, Boston University associate provost chosen to lead

Search for new provost concludes, Boston University associate provost chosen to lead

Kaitlin Hahn and Kyle Crozier

April 17, 2019

Suffolk University announced on Tuesday the appointment of Julie Sandell as its next senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.   Sandell, the Boston University (BU) senior associate provost and faculty member of the BU School of Medicine, was chosen by Suffolk President Marisa K...

Photojournalism professor to teach summer class in Armenia

Photojournalism professor to teach summer class in Armenia

Amy Koczera

April 17, 2019

Photography has the power to open doors to culture and history all over the world. For Suffolk University photojournalism Professor Ken Martin, traveling is one of the most powerful ways to refine photography skills and to tell the stories of diverse cultures. This summer, Martin will be teaching stude...

Parisians hope to rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral after fire catastrophe

Parisians hope to rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral after fire catastrophe

Amy Koczera

April 17, 2019

This past Monday, thousands of Parisians watched as the Notre-Dame Cathedral – one of the most iconic symbols of French pride – was engulfed in flames. This disastrous event rippled throughout the global community in a matter of minutes as tweets and photos of the fire spread rapidly on social med...

Congestion pricing could solve Boston’s infamous traffic problem

Congestion pricing could solve Boston’s infamous traffic problem

Kyle Crozier and Amy Koczera

April 10, 2019

As New York City follows through with their plan to establish the traffic reduction policy called congestion pricing, Boston is still unwilling to move forward with this proven path for change. Congestion pricing is a method of deterring drivers during peak commuting times by tolling drivers as they...

Global Commentary: Brunei punishment of homosexuality intolerable

Chris Sadrnoori

April 10, 2019

The tiny nation of Brunei recently drew the ire of the international community when it declared the new Sharia-based penal code would go into effect on April 3. The most widespread of these new laws is the implementation of capital punishment for homosexuals. Found in the South Pacific on the Bornea...

Brianna Vieira expresses Portuguese culture through music

Brianna Vieira expresses Portuguese culture through music

Amy Koczera

April 10, 2019

Suffolk University junior global and cultural communications major Brianna Vieira spent her childhood dancing and singing to Portuguese music in her community. Thanks to the help of her grandmother and the encouragement of her family and friends, the 21-year-old is now an accomplished Portuguese folk singer w...

Students celebrate Japanese culture at Japanese Tea Ceremony

Students celebrate Japanese culture at Japanese Tea Ceremony

Gabriela Lopez

April 10, 2019

On Sunday, the Suffolk University Japanese Student Association (SUJSA), gathered at the Boston Children’s Museum to participate at the Japanese Tea Ceremony, held inside of a traditional Japanese house built inside of the museum. Miho Machida, dressed in a kimono, a traditional japanese garment, l...

SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say

SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say

Haley Clegg, Ryan Arel, and Caroline Enos

April 10, 2019

Correction: an earlier version of this article refers to Capt. Jim Connolly as Tim Connolly. The online version has been corrected to Jim. In a 23-11 vote Thursday, the Student Government Association (SGA) passed a non-binding resolution that recommends sworn officers of the Suffolk University Polic...

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