The Suffolk Journal

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community

Brigitte Carreiro

April 8, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton was filled with students and faculty Tuesday night as dozens of nominees waited to find out if they were chosen as one of the outstanding members of Suffolk’s community at the Student Government Association’s annual award ceremony. A total of 24 recipients including students,...

Following FDA reform, student still plans to continue LGBTQ campaign

Following FDA reform, student still plans to continue LGBTQ campaign

Dani Marrero

January 11, 2015

After a recent Federal Drug Administration decision to lift its lifetime ban on men who have had sex with men from donating blood, Suffolk junior Wyatt Costello still plans to meet with SGA and discuss the next steps for his campaign. Costello raised awareness of the policy across campus during the fall...

Student, SGA, take initiative to administration

Melissa Hanson/Editor-in-Chief

Thalia Yunen

November 12, 2014

Progress in the form of a meeting with university administration has been made for a student heading the initiative to suspend blood drives on campus. On Monday, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Nicole Price and Dean of Students Nancy Stoll met with members of SGA and Wyatt Costello, a junior,...

Blood drive debate on campus

Blood drive debate on campus

October 24, 2014

Suffolk U News reporter Daveson Perez reports on a Suffolk student's petition to suspend blood drives directly on campus.

SGA backs student’s petition, waits for university response

Melissa Hanson/ Editor-in-Chief

James MacDonald

October 15, 2014

A student petition to suspend Suffolk University blood drives exceeded 500 signatures as of last week.  Suffolk student Wyatt Costello drafted the petition in September with the goal of suspending on-campus blood drives. The suspension would last until such a time that the FDA law banning gay and...

Embracing the whole spectrum

(Photo courtesy of Boston Pride Facebook)

Dani Marrero

October 1, 2014

It is not a phase. It is not confusion. It is not a mask to cover another sexual or romantic orientation. Many bisexuals have said they feel misunderstood and pushed to the corners of the LGBTQ rights movement, often discredited or scorned at due to myths, unawareness, and society’s obsession with...

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