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Boston is no Olympic city

Katie Dugan

January 27, 2015

The debate has already begun around Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Boston 2024, the group behind the city’s bid, last Wednesday released documents that highlighted specific details about proposed venue locations, expenses, and so on. The documents emphasized Boston’s spirit, using ...

“The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” opens at the Sherman Gallery

“The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” opens at the Sherman Gallery

January 27, 2015

By Brianna Silva Many gathered on Friday night to attend the gallery opening of “The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary” the artwork of New York-based artist David X. Levine. This gallery showcases his 10-year journey through expressive colored pencil drawings, unique shapes and bright vivid colors....

SGA plans events for spring 2015

SGA plans events for spring 2015

Melissa Hanson

January 27, 2015

The walls of Sawyer Library are going to be a little less barren this semester, as the Student Government Association’s plan to hang work from students at the New England School of Art and Design comes into fruition. The project was one of SGA’s biggest goals last semester, said president Tyler LeBlanc,...

Commuter students weigh in on how storms like Juno impact their time at Suffolk

Commuter students weigh in on how storms like Juno impact their time at Suffolk

January 27, 2015

By Thalia Yunen and Haley Peabody They come by bus, train, car, and even by boat. They’re Suffolk commuters, and they check and re-check their emails, their phones, and Suffolk’s website when news of an impending storm hits. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday were no exception. With the impending storm on...

Mayor Walsh, officials, address storm as city prepares to shut down

Mayor Walsh, officials, address storm as city prepares to shut down

Brigitte Carreiro and Melissa Hanson

January 26, 2015

By Brigitte Carreiro and Melissa Hanson Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Monday afternoon addressed concerns regarding the imminent snowstorm expected to pile upwards of 2 feet of snow on the city and greater Boston. Walsh said he was confident in the city’s abilities to handle the storm and listed some pre...

Excitement fills City Hall Plaza for Patriots send-off

Excitement fills City Hall Plaza for Patriots send-off

Brigitte Carreiro, Sammy Hurwitz, and Ian Kea

January 26, 2015

City Hall Plaza was the place to be Monday morning, as fans of the New England Patriots gathered to celebrate the NFL team’s departure to Glendale, Arizona, where they will take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Decked out in jerseys and Pats beanies and waving signs in the air, the cro...

Boston sends off the Patriots

January 26, 2015

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UFC Fight Night 59: The Octagon thrills Boston

UFC Fight Night 59: The Octagon thrills Boston

January 19, 2015

UFC Fight Night 59 came almost exactly as advertised. The fight card was stacked with Irish, Irish-American and local fighters from the Boston area. The night was capped off with Conor McGregor’s beatdown of the veteran Dennis Siver. After his victory, the Irishman followed up with a swift leap over the...

Hillary Clinton stuns in speech on race, equality at Conference for Women

Hillary Clinton stuns in speech on race, equality at Conference for Women

Alexa Gagosz and Thalia Yunen

December 6, 2014

The modern, pristine walls of the Boston Convention Center were full of true feminine grit as more than 10,000 female industry leaders came out to the 10th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women. The conference, an amalgamation of women across various industries and backgrounds, is the largest o...

Protesters storm city streets during annual tree lighting

Protesters storm city streets during annual tree lighting

Alexa Gagosz

December 5, 2014

Protesters of all races and ethnicities marched the streets of Boston Thursday night, demonstrating their eagerness to change the justice system following a New York grand jury's decision to not indict a police officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner during an arrest. Garner was killed in the incident. T...

Boston’s time capsule back in place

Boston’s time capsule back in place

December 4, 2014

The city's time capsule is back on top of old city hall, now stuffed with new stuff.  Suffolk U News reporter Lauren Berube is there when it's lifted back into place and tells us about the things now hidden inside.

Cutting cancer out of stores

Cutting cancer out of stores

December 4, 2014

Cancer-causing chemicals can be found in all sorts of places. But sometimes, they can be cut out of the picture. That's exactly what one group is trying to do, store by store, in Jamaica Plain. Suffolk U News reporter Jeanette Origel takes us there to see that effort at work ...

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