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Syria withdrawal reveals consequences on the horizon

Syria withdrawal reveals consequences on the horizon

Chris Sadrnoori

February 14, 2019

In December 2018, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he will begin withdrawing military forces from Syria in early 2019. What started as a multi-national effort to defeat the terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has evolved into a region-wide conflict, inv...

Suffolk students serve communities in Myanmar and Cambodia

Suffolk students serve communities in Myanmar and Cambodia

Carolyn Nash

February 7, 2019

Many college students spend their winter break vacationing or relaxing at home, but this winter, some Suffolk students decided to go abroad and build a house for those in need. This annual winter trip is sponsored through the Center for Community Engagement’s (CCE) Alternative Winter Break (AWB) program. This...

Sandglass Theater tells refugee stories through puppets

Chris Sadrnoori

February 7, 2019

The internationally-known Sandglass Theater, Ford Hall Forum and Suffolk University Theatre Department, told a unique and moving refugee story through a puppet show last week at Modern Theater. The cast of five members, each coming from a different background, told the stories of migrants seeking...

Suffolk Professor’s proud path to journalism

Eddie Reinhardt

December 5, 2018

Associate Professor of Journalism and author Shoshana Madmoni-Gerber had no plans of ever being a reporter or writer when she first stepped foot on a university campus. After having served two years in the Israeli army, she earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and spent time away from her home of I...

Global Commentary: Time for U.S. to take the global stage with Russia

Global Commentary: Time for U.S. to take the global stage with Russia

Chris Sadrnoori

December 5, 2018

Over the last few years, the Russian government has committed acts of war and violence that have not occurred since the late 1930s. Though the Russian government is in our daily news, its behavior has been largely excused and even overlooked by the majority of the international community. Events like the atte...

Suffolk clubs collab to promote cultural change

Eddie Reinhardt

November 15, 2018

On Thursday November 8, Suffolk University students congregated in the Somerset Café to participate in The Journey to Cultural Change – Asian Night hosted by AIESEC, the Suffolk University Japanese Student Association (SUJSA) and the Suffolk University Taiwanese Student Association (SUTSA). The night ...

Suffolk Professor Feature: Trabold reflects on experience in post-apartheid Africa

Suffolk Professor Feature: Trabold reflects on experience in post-apartheid Africa

Ryan Arel

November 14, 2018

Associate Professor Bryan Trabold, 50, met his wife Kim Miller, 48, while he was an undergraduate at George Washington University studying political science and English. Little did he know that he would have the opportunity years later to spend nearly a year in post-apartheid South Africa because of it. ...

International Perspective: Japanese student explores “shukatsu” in Boston

Rika Saito

November 14, 2018

Before coming to Boston, my life was based in Tokyo and my daily routine was completely different. I used to wake up every morning to the sound of my sister turning on the television and the sounds of the bustling city outside my window. Now I start my day waking up to darkness in my room and gett...

Suffolk students celebrate Festival of Lights

Suffolk students celebrate Festival of Lights

Amy Koczera

November 7, 2018

Vibrant colors and twinkling lights illuminated the first floor of Sargent Hall this past Tuesday as Suffolk University’s South Asian Student Association (SASA) celebrated the Indian holiday of Diwali. Known as the famous Indian Festival of Lights, dozens of students gathered to participate in the...

CBP agents await migrant caravan with military gear

Eddie Reinhardt

November 7, 2018

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are waiting at the United States-Mexico border heavily armed for combat. Agents are also taking part in military training exercises in preparation for the Central American immigrant caravan currently traveling toward the U.S. While the caravan is made up of...

U.S. reinstates sanctions on Iran

Eddie Reinhardt

November 7, 2018

In a press release from the United States Department of the Treasury, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) implemented the largest sanctions in a single day against the Iranian government, targeting Iranian oil, banks and shipping companies. The release announced that the U.S. has re-implemented...

Time running out on environmental conservation

Kyle Crozier

November 7, 2018

In the last half-century, a period known as the “Great Acceleration,” humankind has seen an explosion of population and economic growth so intense that it has threatened to completely deplete the world’s resources of food, water and energy. The high-consumption lifestyles in developed countries,...

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