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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...

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Courtesy of Levi Smith
March 1, 2017

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...

Breaking down barriers with books

March 1, 2017

In the withering basement of the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA, built in 1828, volunteers from the surrounding area joined together to package and send books to prisoners across the country...

Stabbing in Boston Common, injuries non-fatal

Patrick Holmes/ Opinion Editor
March 1, 2017

One man was stabbed in the Boston Common on Monday night, police said. The man, who remained unnamed as of Tuesday night, was stabbed around 6:40 p.m. on Monday close to 139 Tremont St., according to...

Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more

Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more
March 1, 2017

February has been a month dedicated to the struggles faced by the Black community, which was first recognized in 1976 and to celebrate those who have been marginalized. It also recognizes important people...

Students of color need to feel more appreciated

March 1, 2017

Originally from Nigeria, as an incoming freshman, I was under the impression that I would be in a diverse community with students from many different backgrounds; this observation was true. This past...

Spell it out for me

Courtesy of Dan McHugh Photography
March 1, 2017

In a rip-roaring performance of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” Suffolk University Students earned a well-deserved standing ovation at the Modern Theater Friday night. Complete...

Arts magazine hosts open mic to find new writers, submissions

February 22, 2017

To generate hype for their magazine, the editorial board of Venture Literary/Arts Magazine held an open mic night for those willing to share their work. The night became a literary safe space as students...

The year of the rooster

By Facebook user Suffolk University Law School APALSA
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...

Search for next leader still at starting gate

Courtesy of Suffolk University
Next steps for the Presidential Search Committee to find the university's next commander could serve as the ultimate test for Suffolk
February 15, 2017

In the search for the seventh leader of Suffolk University since 2010, the university launched an official global Presidential Search Committee last summer without a deadline or timeline to the project...

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Nathan Espinal/ Journal Staff
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...

Crampton assists courtside

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...

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