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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

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 ...

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Taylor White

April 4, 2018

Suffolk biology students have been engrossed in their research on bacteria, aspiring to one day solve the mystery of how these microorganisms have the ability to cause lethal infection. With the ongoing battle to target and terminate antibiotic resistant bacteria, there is an incentive to study the life-threatening features of bacteria and find possible therapeutic interventions.

A solid foundation, student work displayed at NESAD

A solid foundation, student work displayed at NESAD

Felicity Otterbein

April 5, 2017

In an end of the year celebration of talent and learning, the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University (NESAD) displayed work done by foundation studies students. Serving as a week-long exhibit, the walls were splashed with an array of student work that varied in both color and dim...

The year of the rooster

The year of the rooster

Nick Viveiros

February 15, 2017

Members of the Suffolk Law Asian Pacific American Law Student Association gathered in the function room of Sargent Hall on Feb. 10 to ring in the Lunar New Year. Students and their friends celebrated the occasion with food, academic speakers, a live martial arts performance and a traditional dragon dance....

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Nathan Espinal

February 15, 2017

On Wednesday, as part of Black Her/History month, keynote speaker Shaun King took the opportunity to share with the audience stories of his life as an advocate as well as the injustices he fights against. King spoke about the moments in his life that have made him into the person that he is today. Hi...

Crampton assists courtside

Patrick Holmes

February 15, 2017

From making assists playing basketball to becoming a graduate assistant in the athletics department at Suffolk University, Carolyn Crampton has a passion for sports. She currently holds a position as a manager within the Michael and Larry Smith Fitness Center, an assistant coach to the women’s bas...

Cheerleading stunts a comeback

Cheerleading stunts a comeback

Skylar To

February 15, 2017

After the 61-year varsity club officially concluded its program in 2010, senior Ngaa Shoko wanted to re-introduce cheerleading again at Suffolk University. The cheerleading club officially started back up last semester in the fall-- and they are looking to be recognized as a varsity sport this time ar...

Disguising food prices with different payment systems

Disguising food prices with different payment systems

Amy Koczera

February 15, 2017

Upon touring Suffolk as a prospective student just last year, my tour guide briefly mentioned that Sodexo provides all food services at Suffolk. I did not have high expectations for the food once I arrived, but what shocked me was not the food itself, rather the price of the food. Most universities re...

Letter to the editor: Statement of candidacy

Letter to the editor: Statement of candidacy

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

Student productions lighten the black box

Student productions lighten the black box

Felicity Otterbein

February 15, 2017

When presented with an empty and barren black box, some fail to see beyond the potential it holds. Some may look at it merely as a container to store things, others may not even give it a second glance. On the other hand, some may look at it like a blank canvas anxiously awaiting a new masterpiece to b...

“Title TBA” springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

“Title TBA”  springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

Elvira Mora

February 1, 2017

Kicking off the spring semester in the Suffolk University theater department was the return of the Spotlight Series, "Title TBA.” The Spotlight series is an entirely student run series showcasing developing work that is written and directed solely by students. Supposedly, "Title TBA" gained a large amou...

Farewell Temple Street: Final fair marks Suffolk’s new beginnings

Farewell Temple Street: Final fair marks Suffolk’s new beginnings

Colleen Day

September 25, 2015

The once borderless campus in the heart of Boston has officially begun its move off the hill. As Suffolk prepares to close its doors on Temple Street and leave behind decades of historic breakthroughs and longstanding traditions, the humility that was present during Suffolk’s beginnings in the Roxbury...

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