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Suffolk spends more than $9M outside US

Suffolk spends more than $9M outside US

Melissa Hanson

November 5, 2014


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Suffolk University not only accepts international students to study at its Boston campus, but also sends local students across the globe to study  abroad. In addition to Suffolk’s Madrid campus, the university sends students to dozens of other universities across the world. A quick scan of Suffolk’s...

Home Away from Home program teaches students about new cultures, helps international students adjust

Home Away from Home program teaches students about new cultures, helps international students adjust

Dani Marrero

February 5, 2014


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As Suffolk welcomes new international students every semester, the International Students Services Office (ISSO) is avidly looking for ways to help students with immigration, registering for classes, and learning about American culture. To facilitate the transition between cultures, ISSO’s “Home...

Opinion: Kony 2012 in retrospect

Opinion: Kony 2012 in retrospect

April 17, 2013


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Gareth Jones  Asst. Int'l Editor Kim Jong Un is missing. He has not made a public appearance in two weeks now, which doesn’t necessarily mean anything by itself. However, given the fact that he has been mouthing off to the western imperialists with vague nuclear suggestions, more or less everyday...

Secession movements in Europe: in or out?

Secession movements in Europe: in or out?

February 27, 2013


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Gareth Jones  Asst. Int'l Editor At some point in middle or high school you were likely, hopefully, made to look at a map of the world. You have probably forgotten most of it beyond the basic shape of things, (the African rhino and the massive sprawl of frozen rock that is Russia) and what, with 2...

EU Progress Report: The United Kingdom and EU Membership

EU Progress Report: The United Kingdom and EU Membership

January 31, 2013


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Gherardo Astaldi Journal Contributor The United Kingdom’s euro-skeptic attitude towards ever increasing turmoil in the European Union’s (EU) financial market has come to a turning point. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Tory Party believes Bruxelles to be “bossy, wasteful, and out of touch...

Tactful Efforts in South Korea Initiated by a Suffolk Professor

Tactful Efforts in South Korea Initiated by a Suffolk Professor

Ryan Powell

January 31, 2013


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Tucked into the corner of the 10th floor of the domineering 73 Tremont building, the government department resides as home to internationally acclaimed professors whose activism, scholarship, and progressive teaching create a thriving atmosphere for students' desires. Neither boastful nor brazen, pro...

The Effects of the Western Arm in Africa

The Effects of the Western Arm in Africa

January 31, 2013


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Matt Bacon  Sports Editor The battle against Islamic extremism and terrorism has taken up a new front. For a couple of years, the West has turned a naïve blind eye towards growing Islamic extremism in North Africa. While once confined to concentrated areas of the continent like Somalia, al-Qaed...

Crisis in Mali Hits Home at Suffolk

Crisis in Mali Hits Home at Suffolk

Ryan Powell

January 23, 2013


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Suffolk University is not heard of as being subject to direct violence, but underlying currents of strife abroad always hit close to home with such a prominent international student body. Suffolk University is the home to students from over 100 countries and the international population makes up around...

Israel-Gaza Strip Clash Reaches Suffolk Students

Aamina Guidri

December 19, 2012


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The conflict between Israel and Gaza has affected many Suffolk students who are personally connected with this issue through friends and family. This conflict has been going on for years, with brutal violence from explosions in restaurants to rockets being fired into cities, killing many innocent civilians. Suffolk...

Arab Cuisine and Culture Presented at Suffolk

Arab Cuisine and Culture Presented at Suffolk

Ryan Powell

October 24, 2012


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In contrast with ubiquitous tension throughout the Middle East and trying foreign policy debates in the current U.S. presidential election, an opportunity was presented at Suffolk for a more light-hearted introduction to the Arab world. The Project Nur branch at Suffolk put on an event, The Culture of...

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Visits Suffolk

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Visits Suffolk

October 11, 2012


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Gareth Jones  Journal Staff Gabriella Shalev, the former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations (2008-2012) spent the last week touring Suffolk University, hosting and guest-speaking in a lecture series as well as visiting classes. As a former United Nations Ambassador, she brought to the table uni...

From All Corners: International Opinion – Russian Democracy: Yea or Nay?

Gareth Jones and Doe Sebanakitta

October 11, 2012


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Using the words “Russia” and “democracy” in a sentence is like going to Fenway Park and looking for a fair price on beer. It’s not there. To recap briefly Russian history in one sentence, there  were the Middle Ages, a series of Czars (1574-1917,) Lenin for about ten minutes, then Stalin (1927-1953)...

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