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Speakers during the panel

Experts examine Biden’s first 100 days during Ford Hall Forum

Dani Webber, News Editor February 16, 2021

Experts discussed what actions President Joe Biden will take during his first few months in office, and what the change in administration means for the country, during the Feb. 11 panel titled “Fixing...

Hannah Arroyo/ Journal Staff

Ford Hall Forum sparks discussion about gender in sports

Hannah Arroyo March 7, 2017

For many years women have fought for their rights in politics, the workplace and society as a whole. Today in the world of sports women still face the difficult task of being heard, hired and taken seriously...

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The protection of cyber space and its national implications

Patrick Holmes November 4, 2015

Two professionals took on the question of what is next in cyber security during Thursday’s Ford Hall Forum, “Balancing Cyber Security with Privacy in the Digital Age.” Sqrrl Enterprise Business Manager...

Technology experts on copyright and a computer-controlled society

Technology experts on copyright and a computer-controlled society

October 22, 2015

By Danielle Silva How does technology affect our lives? Tuesday’s Ford Hall Forum, “The Remote-Controlled Society,” explored this question, discussing copyright laws and how technology is...

Tuohey, Sobieraj, Chu, and Gaffin discussed regulation of online comments.
Skot Lindstedt/Journal Staff

Vicious anonymity tough to regulate on the Internet

Thalia Yunen April 22, 2015

A generic news story is uploaded onto a website. You, as a user, read the story and then scroll down to the comments to see what others have to say. To your surprise, people are spewing hatred to each...

Medical officials address management of pandemics at Ford Hall Forum

Medical officials address management of pandemics at Ford Hall Forum

Will Senar April 15, 2015

Lack of communication between the medical community and the public was the topic of interest at Thursday’s Ford Hall Forum, where a panel gathered to share their unique experiences in the field and discuss...

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Voter participation discussed at Ford Hall Forum

Sam Humphrey April 8, 2015

The first Ford Hall Forum of the spring semester brought a knowledgeable panel of local political experts to discuss the answers to tough questions at the Old South Meeting House Thursday. Professor and...

(L-R): Richard Lehr and Robert Bellinger at the latest installment of Suffolk Universitys Ford Hall Forum.

Latest Ford Hall Forum tells story of Birth of a Nation

Sam Humphrey November 23, 2014

By Sam Humphrey An obscure newspaper editor and one of the oldest films of all time were the topics at one of the last Ford Hall Forums of the season. Richard Lehr, a journalism professor at Boston University...

Sam Humphrey/Opinion Editor

Hate speech, women’s rights, discussed at recent forums

Sam Humphrey November 12, 2014

Hate speech, political correctness, and violence against women were featured prominently at recent Ford Hall Forum. Jeremy Waldron, a law and philosophy professor at New York University, and Azhar Majeed,...

Bloggers exchange ideas on Internet, racism and activism

Sam Humphrey October 8, 2014

To kick off its fall 2014 season, Ford Hall Forum brought three anti-racism bloggers together to discuss the Civil Rights Act and how attitudes have changed -- or remained -- in the American mindset since...

(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

James Carroll speaks on Pope at Ford Hall Forum

Sam Humphrey February 26, 2014

People packed into the C. Walsh Theater Tuesday to learn more about Pope Francis from Suffolk’s Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, James Carroll. The Pope, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, made quite...

Photo by Dick DeMarsico (Courtesy Library of Congress), courtesy of Suffolk University

Would Martin Luther King Jr. be proud of Suffolk?

Melissa Hanson January 23, 2014

When Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at a Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University in 1956, he said, “negroes everywhere should refuse in a nonviolent sense to cooperate with the evils of segregation.” The...

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