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Protestors continue to advocate for anti-Asian hate, as hate crimes continue to escalate.

AAA to host anti-Asian hate conversations, encouraging solidarity

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 12, 2021

Suffolk University’s Asian American Association (AAA) is working with campus departments and organizations to host discussions this week about how to fight and cope with anti-Asian racism.  The Suffolk...

February marks a month of tradition and celebration for the Asian community

AAA discusses New Year celebrations for Asian communities

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor February 16, 2021

The month of February is an important time of celebration and significant traditions for many Asian communities. The pandemic has changed how some may celebrate festivals like Lunar New Year and Chinese...

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...

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

#IAMNOTAVIRUS works to foster inclusivity, support Asian American community

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor 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...

The Fusion Dhamaka dance team

Fusion Dhamaka continues to go strong despite COVID-19 impact

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor 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

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...

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

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

James Bartlett 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

Alexa DiFiore 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

Olivia Acevedo 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...

Logo for Intercultural Association

Students embrace diversity through new Intercultural Association

Julia Ahaesy 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...

Members of Russian Speaking Community Club make friends and participate in Halloween event

Russian speaking students find friendships across borders

Murat Metshin 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...

Courtesy of Mexican Student Association

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...

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