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Suffolk professors talk options on North Korea

Suffolk professors talk options on North Korea

Amy Koczera and Patrick Holmes

October 4, 2017


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While North Korea is considered a reclusive country, many still venture to the nation in order to learn more about the inner political workings of the government. As a part of social sciences week, the Government and Philosophy departments at Suffolk University held an internal panel this past Tuesday ...

London attacks force Suffolk students to recall time of terror

London attacks force Suffolk students to recall time of terror

Elvira Mora

September 27, 2017


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The United Kingdom has been targeted by acts of terrorism five times this year, although London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan told multiple news outlets that spolice has stopped seven additional attacks. The most recent attack on London came on Sept. 15, when a bomb wrapped in a grocery bag placed in a bucke...

Armageddon in 140 characters or less

Armageddon in 140 characters or less

Amy Koczera

September 27, 2017


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President Donald Trump’s recent verbal exchanges with North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un have driven North Korea closer to initiating nuclear warfare against the United States and essentially starting what could soon become World War III. North Korea’s rapidly expanding nuclear arsenal has evolved i...

Students send aid home

Students send aid home

Elvira Mora

September 20, 2017


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The hopeful cries and yells for peace have subsided in the wake of an offer for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to engage in a dialogue with those who oppose him. The Maduro regime has denied the Venezuelan people their most fundamental rights by restricting food and medicine. A project launched l...

Professors respond to the marginalization of Myanmar Rohingya

Katherine Yearwood

September 20, 2017


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Desperate to escape, more than 410,000 Rohingyas have fled violence from Myanmar security forces in Rakhine. Of the extraordinary amount of refugees, 60 percent are children, according to the United Nations. As a minority, the Rohingya have become marginalized, so they do not have the access to the o...

Students flock to Suffolk from all corners of the globe

Ryan Arel

September 20, 2017


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Every year, a new class of students flock to Boston from around the globe to take their first steps in college; for some students, their first steps ever on U.S. soil. Approximately 153 international freshman and 58 international transfer students will start at Suffolk University this year, according...

INTO to begin 15-year contract for Suffolk’s global reach

INTO to begin 15-year contract for Suffolk’s  global reach

Jacob Geanous

September 20, 2017


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Suffolk University announced its plan to strengthen international recruitment efforts by joining forces with INTO University Partnerships, a private global education company that focuses on enlisting and preparing new students to study in America, this past August. The collaboration resulted in the f...

VSU sends aid, hopeful for peace in Venezuela

Elvira Mora

June 1, 2017


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Venezuelan feet marched on the pavement, cries of outrage that could be heard for miles and colorful cardboard signs rose high in the air were seen worldwide. Speculation of government instability, political protests and the economy are some reasons why Venezuelan citizens have taken to the streets in...

State lawmakers, universities pledge to continue standing behind Paris Accord

Jacob Geanous

June 1, 2017


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On Thursday, President Trump announced that he would pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord and join Nicaragua and Syria as the only countries not to follow the environmental pact. The decision, which President Trump alluded to before his formal announcement, is the latest furtherance...

Japanese Student Association recognized for encouraging diversity

Amy Koczera

June 1, 2017


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Whether it’s planning a traditional tea ceremony or organizing an educational seminar, the Suffolk University Japanese Student Association (SUJSA) is dedicated to spreading Japanese culture throughout the Suffolk community. In recognition of their countless hours dedicated to SUJSA, the association...

Terrorism strikes again, London stays strong

Jacob Geanous

June 1, 2017


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Britain has been rocked by yet another devastating act of terrorism, the third in three months. Seven people were killed and 48 more were injured when car plowed through pedestrians on London Bridge Saturday before three men jumped out of the vehicle, armed with large knives, and began stabbing people...

Commentary: French populism finds its face in Le Pen

Nick Viveiros

April 26, 2017


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Independent candidate Emmanuel Macron and former National Front leader Marine Le Pen will face off in a historic presidential election in France after their victories in Sunday’s first round of voting. “We have changed the face of French political life in one year,” Macron told a jubilant crowd of...

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