The Suffolk Journal

Environmental Club supports Koch Free Zone Campaign, asks for transparency

Environmental Club supports Koch Free Zone Campaign, asks for transparency

Heather Rutherford

November 19, 2014

The Suffolk Environmental Club has voted unanimously to support alumna Kalin Jordan’s campaign to keep the university a “Koch Free Zone,” an effort to keep money from the conservative Koch brothers out of the university. The SEC is a relatively new group on campus, holding weekly meetings to...

Letter to the editor: “Alumna asks for transparency on donated money”

November 19, 2014

Concerning your article of November 12 (Alumna asks for transparency on donated money), I wish to make a clarification and offer a few comments. First, I want to clarify that members of the Beacon Hill Institute staff have not received money from the Koch Foundation. All BHI staffers, including myself,...

Alumna asks for transparency on donated money

Alumna asks for transparency on donated money

Melissa Hanson

November 12, 2014

Over the last year, Suffolk alumna Kalin Jordan has worked on a movement asking Suffolk University to stop accepting money from the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation. Jordan has made progress raising awareness to the modest donations the conservative Koch Foundation funnels into the university,...

Editor’s word: Suffolk needs transparency on monetary gifts

Editor’s word: Suffolk needs transparency on monetary gifts

November 12, 2014

We need answers. The students, parents of students, alumni, and faculty at Suffolk need answers. The Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation reports that in the calendar year of 2012 it gave Suffolk University just more than $44,000. Suffolk University has reported that in three years the foundation...

Letter to the editor: Nov. 20, 2013

Letter to the editor: Nov. 20, 2013

November 20, 2013

Students respond to The Suffolk Journal's Nov. 13, 2013 front page story "BHI defends funding despite Suffolk alum's petition: No Koch money." MORE TRANSPARENCY NEEDED The fact that the Koch brothers have been operating mostly undetected on my own campus under the guise of a respected research ...

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