The Suffolk Journal

Across continents, Suffolk student shines

Across continents, Suffolk student shines

Will Senar

March 4, 2015

Growing up in a new environment can be hard, especially if home is on the other side of the planet. But for An Wang, the adjustment into an American culture has not been difficult because of her willingness to be involved in the community. Wang comes from Hangzhou, China, where she lived until she...

Suffolk ‘Stahs’ dance for their charity of choice

Suffolk ‘Stahs’ dance for their charity of choice

March 4, 2015

By Brianna Silva Suffolk student leaders and staff took the stage on Thursday to compete at Suffolk’s first annual "Dancing with the Stahs." The event was held in the C. Walsh Theater and hosted by recent graduate, Erica LeBlanc, and Assistant Dean of Students, John Silveria. The purpose of this...

Editor’s word: Where are the SGA e-board candidates?

March 4, 2015

For a school with countless alumni in high-ranking positions and working in the fields they chose and studied during their collegiate years, Suffolk appears to have far too few students devoted and interested right now. It is time for elections for the next executive board of the Student Government...

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,...

President, SGA confer about plans for year

President, SGA confer about plans for year

Heather Rutherford

October 8, 2014

The Student Government Association met for the first time last week along with members of Suffolk University’s administration to deliver plans for the year.    First on the agenda for SGA was to take the oaths of the newly elected senators, followed by the introduction of President Norman Smith. “I haven’t even been here...

Oaths and opportunities delivered at SGA meeting

Oaths and opportunities delivered at SGA meeting

Sam Humphrey

October 2, 2014

President Norman Smith spent a half hour engaging the Student Government Association senators at their general meeting Thursday, introducing himself and laying out his vision for Suffolk University. After Dean of Students Nancy Stoll administered the oaths of office to the senators, president Smith...

Annual SGA Leadership Awards honor students, faculty

Annual SGA Leadership Awards honor students, faculty

Will Senar

April 9, 2014

Jake Athyal and Erica Leblanc hosted the 2014 SGA awards. They started the event lightly with jokes that really hit it with the crowd before they introduced SGA President Billy Cerullo and Suffolk President James McCarthy to give their own speeches thanking each and every student and student organization...

Brian LeFort remembers Suffolk, campaigns for spot as state rep

Brian LeFort remembers Suffolk, campaigns for spot as state rep

Will Senar

April 2, 2014

Brian LeFort remembers serving Suffolk University as its Student Government Association President from 2008 to 2010. Being a part of such a culturally diverse environment at a young age helped him garner skills in dealing with different issues and the different people who bring those to light. “I...

SGA asks students to smoke across street as snow piled up Tuesday

SGA asks students to smoke across street as snow piled up Tuesday

Will Senar

February 19, 2014

“Take Your Butts across the Street” SGA's new campaign that asks students to move their smoking to the designated smoking area across the street from the Sawyer building. “This isn’t a smoking cessation campaign,” said Billy Cerullo, president of SGA, “we just want to ask students to move...

SGA getting a start on its goals,no smoking at Sawyer

SGA getting a start on its goals,no smoking at Sawyer

David Frederick

January 23, 2014

As spring semester kicks off, the Student Government Association has a full schedule of projects to complete by May. SGA President Billy Cerullo was excited to talk about the community-driven events to come. One issue that has been on the mind of students is the potential smoking ban outside the Sawyer...

For spring semester, SGA plans to curb smoking outside Sawyer

For spring semester, SGA plans to curb smoking outside Sawyer

Melissa Hanson

December 4, 2013

As the fall semester comes to a close, most students are packing up to head home for the holidays, or are at least taking off their thinking caps. The Student Government Association on the other hand is gearing up to plan activities, socials, and campaigns for the spring semester. One of the biggest...

SGA offers forum for commuter students to voice problems

SGA offers forum for commuter students to voice problems

David Frederick

November 20, 2013

Being one of Suffolk’s commuter students, which makes up 80 percent of the student body, can often leave a student feeling isolated from the campus community. The Student Government Association (SGA) wants to help change that, and that is why it hosted the SGA commuter student open forum Nov. 19, in...

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