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#IAMNOTAVIRUS works to foster inclusivity, support Asian American community

A poster for #IAMNOTAVIRUS, an organization that works to end racial discrimination and empower Asian American people, along with other communities.
November 24, 2020

Suffolk’s Asian American Association (AAA) is looking to help those who have faced microaggressions and other forms of racism by working with the new organization, #IAMNOTAVIRUS. Mike Keo founded...

Fusion Dhamaka continues to go strong despite COVID-19 impact

The Fusion Dhamaka dance team
October 20, 2020

The one and only Bollywood fusion dance team at Suffolk University, Fusion Dhamaka, has started their season strong and confident despite the limitations clubs have faced due to COVID-19.  Fusion Dhamaka...

Club Profile: ASCEND

Club Profile: ASCEND
October 13, 2020

This was written by members of ASCEND. If you want to feature a Suffolk student organization, email [email protected] About ASCEND: The purpose of the ASCEND Suffolk University's Undergraduate...

‘A Night Around the World’ shows off Suffolk’s diversity

Students celebrate fashion and culture on Suffolk’s campus at “A Night Around the World”
February 26, 2020

The Asian American Association (AAA) hosted “A Night Around the World,” a cultural fashion show this past Thursday, Feb. 20. The celebration took place in the basement cafeteria of the Leonard J....

Young Arab leaders unite to form new community on campus

February 19, 2020

Suffolk University’s Young Arab Leaders Association (YALA) was established on campus in 2015. While the club has not been very active since it was first created, Suffolk students started to revamp...

Annual AAA Showcase brings culture and comedy to Suffolk

February 12, 2020

Walking into Modern Theatre, there was a sea of red. Heads turned to take in the detail, customs and showcase that filled the auditorium. There was a sense of excitement, mystery and education as the...

Students embrace diversity through new Intercultural Association

Logo for Intercultural Association
February 6, 2020

Many new students at Suffolk University can be overwhelmed by the variety of cultural clubs and organizations on campus. Recognizing that the university prides itself on diversity, some students decided...

Russian speaking students find friendships across borders

Members of Russian Speaking Community Club make friends and participate in Halloween event
November 13, 2019

While Suffolk’s student body consists of a great variety of different nationalities, many international students struggle to adjust to a new community on campus. To help them, some students have taken...

Mexican Student Association provides sought after community for students on campus

Courtesy of Mexican Student Association
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...

South Asian Student Association seeks to collaborate with cultures across campus

SASA eboard left to right: Zoya Ahmed (vice president); Aisha Fatima (president); Bismah Laraib (secretary/treasurer)
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...

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

Suffolk alumna Rebecca Zama opens for
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...

Students create new Southeast Asian Association on campus

Southeast Asian Association members Joseph Effendy (president) and Leah Magno (secretary)
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,...

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