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World Briefs Feb. 10, 2010

February 10, 2010

Africa ABUJA, Nigeria—Ailing Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua was forced by the National Assembly to cede his power to Vice President Goodluck Jonathan until he is fit to assume office again. Yar’Adua,...

Ugandan anti-gay bill fuels protest

February 10, 2010

Article by: Derek Anderson A proposed anti-homosexual bill in Uganda stirred up LGBT activists in Boston enough to take action in a protest last Thursday night in front of the John F. Kennedy Federal...

World Briefs Jan. 27, 2010

January 27, 2010

KABUL - General Stanely McChrystal  said on Sunday that he hopes increased NATO forces in Afghanistan will destabilize the Taliban enough for the group to accept a peace deal, according to Reuters. ...

Reverse Culture Shock

January 27, 2010

What? No naps in the middle of the day? Lack of motivation, anger, loneliness, anxiety, and depression; these symptoms may sound familiar to any sleepless, party hard, cram-all-night college student,...

Globe trotting Vice Pres discusses importance of international students

November 18, 2009

Article By: Derek Anderson Marguerite Dennis, the Vice President for Enrollment, Retention and International Programs at Suffolk University, came to Suffolk in 1989, Dennis has put 20 years of hard...

The Problem with Russia

November 14, 2009

News Commentary by: Alex Pearlman Even though Russian Prime Minister Putin made headlines earlier this year for riding bare-chested through the Siberian wilderness, looking foxy as ever, the muscles...

World Briefs Nov. 14, 2009

November 14, 2009

Asia – KABUL, Afganistan--President Hamid Karzai has acknowledged his presidential victory as fraud according to the AP. President Karzai asks the Afghan people not to turn this “victory” into a...

Commentary: The importance of truth

November 11, 2009

On Nov. 4, Suffolk had its annual fall debate between College Democrats and College Republicans. The debate was lively, until one of the speakers stated that (we are paraphrasing), “there is no Taliban...

Suffolk student finalist in beauty pageant

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...

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

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...

University politics in Lebanon on national stage

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...

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...

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