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Rothchild recounts grim scenes from Gaza

Rothchild recounts grim scenes from Gaza

Brooke Patterson
March 6
Filed under International Commentary, World

For more than half a century, the people of the small independent Palestinian territory, Gaza, have been constrained to living under military rule in an environment that has been decimated by missile attacks from outside nations. Recently, Gaza has been besieged by Israeli assaults, forcing its citizens ...

Softball swings into new season, catches warm weather

Softball swings into new season, catches warm weather

Hannah Aroyo
March 4
Filed under Softball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

After finishing last year with the winningest season in Suffolk softball program history with a 33-9 record, the Lady Rams kick off their 2017 campaign in Arizona in early March for some spring training action at the Tucson Invitational. This is the first time that Suffolk’s softball team has traveled to A...

Gibson leads team, continues Rams dynasty

Gibson leads team, continues Rams dynasty

March 1
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Senior Chuck Gibson and first time captain is hoping to continue the “dynasty” that is Suffolk Baseball. Gibson, a pitcher for the Rams  from Malden, Mass., is entering his fourth year on the team and hopes to be the team’s number one starter this season. He aims to end his senior year on a high n...

Chant looks for consistency, strikes for NCAA run

Chant looks for consistency, strikes for NCAA run

March 1
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

While Brady Chant is more soft-spoken than his teammates, he is a leader in his athletic performance and demeanor. “You just set an example. We kind of just set a tone. We try to relay that to the guys who haven’t seen it before,” said Chant in a recent interview with The Suffolk Journal. Chan...

Brenner almost hits career milestone, pitches to play more baseball

Brenner almost hits career milestone, pitches to play more baseball

March 1
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Playing in a career total of 90 games for Suffolk’s baseball team so far, senior catcher Matt Brenner looks to see that number increase as his final season approaches. Voted by his teammates during the fall, Brenner, a global business major,  stands among three other Rams as a first-year captain in his fourth...

Cameron welcomes leadership, maintains demeanor

Cameron welcomes leadership, maintains demeanor

March 1
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Playing one of the most defensively demanding positions for Suffolk’s baseball team, senior shortstop Sean Cameron, will be looking to have another successful season. “Shortstop is always looked at as a sort of leadership position and I kind of welcome that, but really, I don’t look at being a capta...

Captain’s Corner: Rams take the diamond

Captain’s Corner: Rams take the diamond

Katie Dugan and Brooke Patterson
March 1
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) office announced on Feb. 16 that the Suffolk University baseball team was selected to win their third GNAC championship this 2017 season. The Rams sat on top of the coaches prediction poll with 59 points. In 2016, the Rams finished their season with an overa...

Students of color need to feel more appreciated

Timi Ogunbanjo
March 1
Filed under Opinion

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 fall semester was my first at Suffolk University and my expectations were high but eventually were n...

Arts magazine hosts open mic to find new writers, submissions

Nathan Espinal
February 22
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

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 bravely stepped in front of the crowd to share their intimate poems. “Venture” has been publishing yearly sinc...

The year of the rooster

The year of the rooster

Nick Viveiros
February 15
Filed under World

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
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

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
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

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...

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