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Student shares on National Coming Out Day

Courtesy of Robby Johnson
October 14, 2015

By Jack Wheeler It is hard to ignore the voices of 200,000 people, especially when they're practically knocking on your front door. In 1987, nearly a quarter million people rallied outside the White House...

Somerset doesn’t suit students’ needs

Craig Martin/Journal Staff
October 7, 2015

The eagerly awaited 20 Somerset building was promised to include a full cafeteria equipped to better meet the dining needs of students. However, it failed. Where the cafe succeeds in variety, it lacks...

Making the most of my last year at Suffolk

October 2, 2015

Everyone has a dream they want to make a reality in their lifetime. My dream of graduating from a four-year university will happen very soon. It is my senior year and I have only nine months left to leave...

Suffolk teams have new home base

Suffolk added two new electronic scoreboards to the park for its baseball and softball teams. Craig Martin/Journal Staff.
October 2, 2015

[nggallery id=27]   Suffolk University’s student-athletes have been navigating narrow sidewalks, limited playing space, and crowded gyms for years. With the university’s latest addition...

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

Suffolk University students packed Temple Street during the last involvement fair the school will host on it. Craig Martin/Journal Staff.
September 24, 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...

SGA makes strides to better campus life

SGA Secretary Brianna Silva (left) and Treasurer Cameron Viola (right) are ready for a year of beneficial changes to the university. Courtesy of Suffolk University.
September 24, 2015

This year, Suffolk University’s Student Government Association is planning on making great improvements to the Suffolk campus, including paying special attention to students and their spaces and strengthening...

Mixed feelings arise as university begins transition

Suffolk University's Archer building sits behind the Massachusetts State House at the top of Temple Street. Craig Martin/Journal Staff.
September 24, 2015

Suffolk University’s Archer and Donahue buildings have been sold as of July 1, prompting students and faculty to express their hopeful yet concerned thoughts on the change. Senior Vice President for...

Photojournalism class takes on Madrid campus

Images taken from the class, ‘Modern Lens on Spain,’ taught at Suffolk’s Madrid campus. Courtesy of Ken Martin.
September 24, 2015

The class Modern Lens on Spain took photojournalism to a new level, focusing on political issues this past summer with adjunct Professor Ken Martin. “The class exceeded all my expectations,” said...

International student struggles: Foreign city affects daily life for some students

“After I graduate I will want to get some experience working in a big and successful organization.” - Matyas Chlebovsky. Courtesy of Matyas Chlebovsky.
September 24, 2015

By Patrick Holmes   International students make up a large part of the Suffolk community and continue to enrich the diversity here. Students in general have different ways of adapting to college...

Leaving Temple Street a smart move for Suffolk

President Margaret McKenna (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon at the opening of 20 Somerset. She was joined by distinguished guests, including city and state officials and members of the Suffolk community. Students, faculty, donors, and trustees arrived to see the opening of Suffolk’s newest academic building, located across from Sawyer. Brigitte Carreiro/Journal Staff.
September 24, 2015

By Benjamin Chan   After selling its Donahue and Archer buildings on Temple Street in July, Suffolk University will move off of historic Beacon Hill at the end of this school year. As a new...

Orientation: Suffolk’s orientation was the highlight of my summer

Hadley reflects on her positive experience at orientation as she poses in a group photo in the Common. Courtesy of Elizabeth Hadley.
September 24, 2015

By Elizabeth Hadley   Signing into freshmen orientation back in June, I dreaded the next two days as I stood outside Miller Hall. All I knew about orientation was that it was tightly scheduled...

Orientation: Why Suffolk failed to meet my expectations

September 24, 2015

By Brenda Szaro For incoming freshmen, the summer before college is usually spent shopping, preparing for dorm life, packing and fitting in last minute goodbyes to family and friends. But, before jumping...

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