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Award-winning Israeli author shares personal stories with Suffolk community

Award-winning Israeli author shares personal stories with Suffolk community

Avery Gallagher

November 6, 2019

The Suffolk University community had the privilege of speaking to award-winning Israeli author Ayelet Tsabari. The author, famous for her memoir “The Art of Leaving,” held a discussion in 73 Tremont’s Poetry Center last Thursday. The room was packed with an intrigued audience, all there to hear Tsa...

Mexican Student Association provides sought after community for students on campus

Mexican Student Association provides sought after community for students on campus

Leo Castaneda-Pineda

November 6, 2019

With such a diverse student body from a variety of places, it can be difficult for every student to find their place on campus. Suffolk’s many cultural clubs are meant to bridge that gap, but sometimes people still feel left out. Mexican student Gerardo Saenz started the Mexican Student Association...

South Asian Student Association seeks to collaborate with cultures across campus

South Asian Student Association seeks to collaborate with cultures across campus

Amy Koczera

October 30, 2019

On a campus that capitalizes itself on diversity, the list of cultural clubs at Suffolk University grows longer and longer every year. One of the most recent additions to that list is the new South Asian Student Association (SASA), started by an excited group of sophomores. “There’s a good amount of South Asian st...

One year later, INTO students thrive with Suffolk support

One year later, INTO students thrive with Suffolk support

Amy Koczera

October 30, 2019

“If I stayed in Brazil, I wouldn’t be in a university.” Felipe Giesteira spent his entire life in São Paulo, Brazil before joining Suffolk University’s first class of INTO students just last year. Prior to coming to the United States, the 19-year-old hardly knew English and was scared to enter...

Suffolk Climate Watch: Ecuador responds to climate change protesters

Olivia Acevedo

October 30, 2019

The day has finally come for peace in Ecuador.  After nearly two weeks of violent protests opposing the country’s new fossil fuels policy, Ecuador is making changes in response to climate change. The people of Ecuador and their president have successfully reached a compromise, benefitting both s...

Alum to decide if official can testify on impeachment

Emily Devlin

October 30, 2019

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, who graduated from Suffolk Law in 1974, has been asked to decide if a former national security official for the Trump administration can legally testify in the impeachment inquiry. Charles Kupperman, the official in question, was the aide to former National Securit...

Suffolk Climate Watch: No more soaring, no more flying

Olivia Acevedo

October 16, 2019

We are in a bird emergency. The National Audubon Society (NAS), a well known bird focused conservation group, discussed how climate change is affecting the lives of birds all over the world, according to the United Press International (UPI). Time reports a recent study by the NAS revealing that a shocking...

Suffolk community responds to media coverage of Haiti crisis

Suffolk community responds to media coverage of Haiti crisis

Oscar Torres

October 16, 2019

Haitians have been emphasizing their frustration with President Jovenel Moïse for weeks now. Due to these frustrations, massive protests have broken out all across the island causing schools, clinics and businesses to be closed for weeks. Haitians have expressed anger about fuel shortages since the col...

Caribbean Student Network to raise $20,200 for Bahamas relief in “Dressing with Purpose” event

Caribbean Student Network to raise $20,200 for Bahamas relief in “Dressing with Purpose” event

Danny DiGiacomo and Gabriela Lopez

October 16, 2019

Student groups from all across campus collaborated last Thursday in Sargent Hall with music, food and unyielding hope to help raise $20,200 for those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas through the Caribbean Student Network's (CSN) “Dressing with Purpose” event. On Sept. 1, Hurricane Dorian struck the Baha...

Caribbean expo emphasizes need for healthcare reform in Dominica

Caribbean expo emphasizes need for healthcare reform in Dominica

Kallen Bowers

October 9, 2019

Members of the Boston Caribbean community danced, sang and celebrated this past Saturday in the 3rd Annual Caribbean Culture, Cuisine and Art Expo in Roxbury. Along with sharing music and food, the event took place to raise money for the Dominican Health and Education Initiative (DAHEI), an organizati...

Bahrain Ambassador visit provokes conversation on campus

Bahrain Ambassador visit provokes conversation on campus

Chris Sadrnoori

October 9, 2019

Every seat on the 5th floor commons at Sargent Hall was filled Monday afternoon, as the Ambassador of Bahrain, Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa, spoke to the Suffolk community. With videos recording and cameras flashing, this proved a rare opportunity for students and faculty to engage in conver...

Suffolk Climate Watch: Amazon fires prompt future concerns

Amy Koczera

October 2, 2019

The fires in the Amazon Rainforest have been burning for nearly 2 months now. In addition to the catastrophic damages these fires are inflicting on our environment, they are also having detrimental repercussions on those that live both in and around the rainforest. Fires take place in the Amazon every ...

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