The Suffolk Journal

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Ryan Arel

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

The Student Government Association (SGA) has passed a non-binding resolution recommending that Suffolk University moves to arm the sworn officers of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD). After a contentious debate amongst SGA members regarding the resolution, the SGA voted 23-11 to pass the ...

Trupiano seeks to bring campus together

Trupiano seeks to bring campus together

Chris DeGusto

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

“GRIT.” If Logan Trupiano is elected President of Student Government Association (SGA), this is what Suffolk University students can expect. Running as a team and headed by Trupiano, GRIT will be fighting to mobilize students, to overcome adversity and to make SGA the most involved it has ever b...

Robb seeks to become first female president in years

Robb seeks to become first female president in years

Chris DeGusto

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

If the upcoming elections result in her favor, Secretary Morgan Robb would become the first female president of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) in six years. “To be a female president, and what that would mean for our female students, and for even for students of other marginalized ...

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Chris DeGusto

March 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

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 the Coast Guard and taking time off from school to gain experience in the workforce, Wood has his sight...

A word from SGA: March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk University, SGA elections are right around the corner! Be sure to vote for your representatives on March 6th – 8th on SUConnect. All students will receive an email on Monday morning with the link to vote. If any student does not receive the email, it will be accessible on our social media. L...

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Chris DeGusto

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

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 an interview with The Suffolk Journal, Smith spoke of how running for SGA Vice President is based...

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Chris DeGusto

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In the midst of campaign season for Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA), discrepancy arose between vice presidential candidates Yasir Batalvi and Levi Smith on Monday night. On whiteboards in the lobby of Suffolk’s Sawyer building, some candidates for the various SGA executive b...

Batalvi wants SGA action to push Suffolk to the top

Batalvi wants SGA action to push Suffolk to the top

Chris DeGusto

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) will be welcoming a new Vice President for the 2017-2018 academic year; a position SGA senator Yasir Batalvi hopes to attain. “We have so much promise and so much potential,” said Batalvi. “Suffolk can truly be a world-class institution - we ca...

Letter to the editor: Statement of candidacy

Letter to the editor: Statement of candidacy

February 15, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor

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 students here at Suffolk and acts as the voice, eyes and ears of the student body. For the past aca...

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

Chris DeGusto

February 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

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 Dixit and junior and current SGA Vice President Daniel Gazzani. In this first round of nomination...

A word from SGA: Dec. 7, 2016

December 7, 2016


Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk Students, Finals week is near and we’d like to wish you all the best of luck with the end of the semester. SGA will continue to work over the break, so if you experience any difficulties or challenges with life at Suffolk, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] We wi...

A word from SGA: Nov. 29, 2016

November 29, 2016


Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk University, We hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving break! The semester is winding down, and we wish you all the best of luck on your finals. As the semester ends, SGA will continue to work hard and be present for all students. If you face any challenges on campus, including with pro...

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