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Letter: Suffolk University is neglecting students with no pass/fail option

Letter: Suffolk University is neglecting students with no pass/fail option
November 18, 2020

To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected]  On Tuesday night, SGA President Karine Kanj released a letter sent by Provost Julie Sandell in response to the unanimously passed...

Admin knock down resolution for pass/fail grading option during fall semester

The main entrance to Suffolk University's Stahl Building at 73 Tremont St.
November 18, 2020

Suffolk University will not have a pass/fail option for the Fall 2020 semester despite calls from students to reinstate the policy due to challenges posed by the pandemic.  Provost Julie Sandell said...

Two SGA senators resign, cite free speech suppression, others concerned over diversity comments

Two SGA senators resign, cite free speech suppression, others concerned over diversity comments
October 20, 2020

Two senators resigned from the Student Government Association (SGA) Sunday night after controversy broke out over comments one of them made while speaking about diversity and SGA on a student podcast last...

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

SGA executive election results not yet finalized
March 28, 2018
Thursday will be the first day of hearings for eight appeals that called into question the transparency, accessibility and integrity of the most recent Student Government Association (SGA) elections. Currently, the results are not solidified.

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Alexa Gagosz/ Editor-in-Chief
March 3, 2017

Student Government Association (SGA) Senator-at-Large for commuter students and Vice Presidential candidate Matt Wood found his way to Suffolk in a non-traditional fashion. Having served four years in...

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Courtesy of Levi Smith
March 1, 2017

As a Student Government Association (SGA) senator and member of the diversity committee, Levi Smith’s campaign for the position of Vice President has been based on a platform of embracing diversity. In...

Letter to the editor: Statement of candidacy

Courtesy of Daniel Gazzani
Vice President Daniel Gazzani begins campaign for President of SGA
February 15, 2017

Dear Students, It is with great excitement that I announce my candidacy for President of the Suffolk University Student Government Association (SGA).  SGA is the organization that directly represents...

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow
February 8, 2017

Two members of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) were nominated for the position of the next president during last Thursday’s meeting, junior and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth...

SGA introduces new leaders in open meeting

SGA introduces new leaders in open meeting
September 26, 2016

The Suffolk Student Government Association held their third open meeting last Thursday in Somerset B18. SGA president Sean Walsh began the meeting by addressing the new senators from the class of 2020....

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

Craig Martin/Journal Staff
November 4, 2015

By Gianna Brimlow The Student Government Association welcomed students into the 150 Tremont basement Wednesday for the Residence Life and Housing Forum. Staff members from Residence Life and Housing,...

Innovative ideas from potential senators



Candidates gathered in front of the SGA executive board 
to pitch their ideas on how to better Suffolk.
Courtesy of Caitlin Hankard.
October 2, 2015

By Halaina Lablanc   It was a real show of democracy when students running for Student Government Association senators in this fall’s upcoming election gathered to push their views to make...

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community
April 8, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton was filled with students and faculty Tuesday night as dozens of nominees waited to find out if they were chosen as one of the outstanding members of Suffolk’s community at the Student...

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