The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk University Madrid campus closed, Trump enacts European travel ban

Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid
(Photo courtesy of Suffolk University)

Murat Metshin

March 12, 2020

Suffolk University’s Madrid campus is closed as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on.  In an email to students, Suffolk Provost Julie Sandell announced that the Suffolk campus in Madrid has been closed by Madrid regional authorities. Sandell said that Suffolk has arranged transportation bac...

Global Gateway fosters community for freshmen at Suffolk Madrid

Global Gateway students pose in Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain

Eddie Reinhardt

March 29, 2019

Creating community and education on a global scale are values Suffolk University hopes each and every student has the ability to benefit from. One of the premier ways the school is able to do this is through the Global Gateway Program. This program takes 60 freshmen students each year overseas to...

Censorship issue fuels separatist battle in Spain

Facebook user Luis Frailes Álvaro

Haley Clegg

February 28, 2018

The ARCOmadrid art fair removed photographs of jailed Catalan politicians. The artwork showcased pixelated photos of 24 politicians, activists, journalists and artists who have been imprisoned as Catalan separatists.

Catalonia awaits decision on secession

By Facebook user Republican SINN FEIN Poblachtach

Matt Geer

October 18, 2017

With the pending secession of the autonomous Catalonia, the political landscape of Spain has been notably altered. This poses a multitude of problems for both the nation of Spain and Catalonia. For Spain, Catalan independence would mean losing its most industrialized region and would put Spain in a...

Global Gateway’s trip more than a vacation

Global Gateway’s trip more than a vacation

Morgan Hume

March 29, 2017

Suffolk University’s Global Gateway program recently facilitated a week-long educational  trip to Madrid, Spain for 28 Suffolk freshman. Admiring famous works of art in the Prado Museum, stepping onto the field at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, watching a live flamenco show and munching on churros c...

Suffolk study abroad escapes election

Skylar To, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

When Isaac Berko applied to Suffolk University his freshman year, he had no idea that he applied to go study abroad at Suffolk’s Madrid campus instead. When a Madrid resident director contacted him for signed documents prior to his university acceptance, Berko said he meant to go to Boston rather...

Global Gateway Madrid: New program offers freshmen worldly experience

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Alexa Gagosz

October 22, 2015

For some, the thought of studying abroad elicits excitement about going on a new journey. Yet, the cost of receiving an education overseas also presents students financial burdens, language barriers and other stresses as well. For the Center for International Programs and Services and Study Abroa...

Photojournalism class takes on Madrid campus

Images taken from the class, ‘Modern Lens on Spain,’ taught at Suffolk’s Madrid campus. Courtesy of Ken Martin.

Katherine Yearwood

September 25, 2015

The class Modern Lens on Spain took photojournalism to a new level, focusing on political issues this past summer with adjunct Professor Ken Martin. “The class exceeded all my expectations,” said 2014 graduate Jillian Blauvelt, who took Martin’s class in summer 2013. “I knew it would be fun...

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