The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk student finalist in beauty pageant

Delia Mooney

November 11, 2009

  Suffolk University junior Jolin Shang was selected in August as one of the thirteen finalists for the Miss New York Chinese Beauty Pageant, one of the largest, most influential beauty pageants along the East Coast. According to Shang, who came moved to America to attend Suffolk in 2006, t...

Hart hopes U.S. will warm to climate change discussions

Alex Pearlman

November 4, 2009

Article By: Alex Pearlman An energy box, a foreign policy box, an economics box. According to former Senator Gary Hart, these areas of policy of decades past were unrelated, individual issues, dealt with by Congressional committees, each focusing on their own, single box. But Hart believes th...

University politics in Lebanon on national stage

Phillip Smyth

October 28, 2009

Henry Kissinger famously quipped that, “university politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.” Often showing up to school dressed in suits and ties, Suffolk University’s student leadership, in the words of Student Government Association (SGA) Member-at-Large, Gaetano Zagami,...

World Briefs Oct. 28, 2009

October 28, 2009

BEIJING, China — The government is currently trying to rescue 25 crew members of a Chinese cargo ship, the De Xin Hai, which was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Somalia on Monday. The pirates took control of the ship and threatened to kill off crew members if rescue attempts were made.  "We...

Suffolk Diwali night celebrates Indian culture

Ryan Boyle

October 28, 2009

By: Ryan Boyle On the evening of Friday Oct. 25, the Suffolk community celebrated Diwali Night 2009 in the Sawyer Lounge.  Sponsored by the Center for International Education and the Suffolk Indian student community, the event featured Rangoli designing, a Punja pair, and was concluded by some authenti...

Marijuna legalization debated

Ethan M. Long

October 21, 2009

SUNORML members attend State House hearings Article By: Alex Sessa Members of SUNORML (the Suffolk chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) attended a hearing at the State House on Wednesday, Oct. 14, about a bill to legalize marijuana in Mass. "I think it went real...

Ugandan peacemaker travels to Suffolk

Jeff Fish

October 7, 2009

Last summer, a group of Suffolk students, led by Government professor, Judy Dushku, travelled to the African country of Uganda to study its attempts of reunification after a brutal civil war that lasted over twenty years. The victims of this war were the children of Uganda who were forced into battle...

World Briefs Oct. 7, 2009

Matthew Altieri

October 7, 2009

KABUL, Afghanistan Over 2,000 artifacts were returned to their original home in Afghanistan this week, after being smuggled into Britain during the recent years of war. The pieces were displayed for the first time in Afghanistan’s National Museum. According to the New York Times, “the items fro...

Crazy World Leaders Week in Review

Alex Pearlman

September 30, 2009

By: Alex Pearlman For whatever reason, the weeks before, during and after the United Nations General Assembly meets always brings out the crazy in the world's leaders. Here are the 2009 highlights from the world's favorite dictatorial, irrational, exaggeratory and always amusing people. Ga...

World Briefs Sept. 30, 2009

Ethan M. Long

September 30, 2009

Europe PARIS, France--The mood among French politicians began to shift from support for jailed filmmaker, Oscar winner Roman Polanski, to the argument that he should not be forgiven for his charge of raping a thirteen-year- old girl 31 years ago, according to the New York Times. Extreme right pol...

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