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New major to focus on global culture

October 23, 2019

The World Languages and Cultural Studies department has unveiled a new major to foster global awareness. The new major was created out of a need for more language and culture studies after the removal...

Bostonians march in solidarity with protestors in Lebanon

Bostonians march in solidarity with protestors in Lebanon
October 23, 2019

Last Sunday, more than 100 members of the Lebanese community gathered in front of the  Boston Public Library to march in solidarity with protesters in Lebanon demanding corrupt government officials to...

Suffolk Climate Watch: No more soaring, no more flying

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic
October 16, 2019

We are in a bird emergency. The National Audubon Society (NAS), a well known bird focused conservation group, discussed how climate change is affecting the lives of birds all over the world, according...

Suffolk community responds to media coverage of Haiti crisis

Protestors crowd the streets in Haiti in response to government corruption
October 16, 2019

Haitians have been emphasizing their frustration with President Jovenel Moïse for weeks now. Due to these frustrations, massive protests have broken out all across the island causing schools, clinics...

Caribbean Student Network to raise $20,200 for Bahamas relief in “Dressing with Purpose” event

Suffolk alumna Rebecca Zama opens for
October 16, 2019

Student groups from all across campus collaborated last Thursday in Sargent Hall with music, food and unyielding hope to help raise $20,200 for those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas through...

Caribbean expo emphasizes need for healthcare reform in Dominica

Jewelry display at Caribbean Culture, Cuisine & Art Expo in Roxbury
October 9, 2019

Members of the Boston Caribbean community danced, sang and celebrated this past Saturday in the 3rd Annual Caribbean Culture, Cuisine and Art Expo in Roxbury. Along with sharing music and food, the event...

Bahrain Ambassador visit provokes conversation on campus

Bahrain Ambassador Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa speaks to Suffolk community and meets with students
October 9, 2019

Every seat on the 5th floor commons at Sargent Hall was filled Monday afternoon, as the Ambassador of Bahrain, Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa, spoke to the Suffolk community. With videos recording...

Suffolk Climate Watch: Coldest environments heating up?

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic
October 9, 2019

The Amery Ice Shelf experienced its largest break-off in 50 years when a 347 billion ton iceberg fell off the third largest ice shelf in Antarctica, according to CBS News. The iceberg, identified as D-28,...

Global commentary: U.S. sends troops to Saudi Arabia in response to Iranian aggression

October 2, 2019

After the drone attacks on the world’s largest oil field in Saudi Arabia, the United States announced it would deploy additional troops in the Middle East. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said to NBC...

IndoFest 2019 unites cultures across Boston

Asmaradana dancers perform at IndoFest 2019, photo by Amy Koczera/World News Editor
October 2, 2019

Cheerful sounds of Indonesia energized crowds across Copley Square on Saturday at the seventh annual New England Indonesian Festival, also known as IndoFest.  Food vendors, craftsmen, artists and performers...

Suffolk Climate Watch: We’re past the tipping point, now what?

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic
October 1, 2019

Fires have been raging in the Amazon Rainforest for over a month now. Hurricanes have been striking islands and coastal regions all over the world. Scientists estimate that the planet will lose one million...

Professor Wickelgren back in class after China sabbatical

Professor Wickelgren back in class after China sabbatical
September 25, 2019

When Suffolk University communications Professor Bruce Wicklegren learned that  his application to teach in China was approved, he packed his bags and set off for Wenzhou Kean University, where he spent...

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