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STUDENT AND THE CITY: Is giving out our phone number too much to ask?

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor
February 23, 2021

Student and the City is a column dedicated to asking the big questions that all college-aged students are asking. I will explore different social concepts within our generation involving relationships, lifestyle, social media and more. I speak on my experiences and the experiences of other students regarding these topics. The romance of meeting someone for the first time and “falling”...

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Opinion: The silver lining in the pandemic– mental illness awareness

Alida Benoit, Staff Writer
February 23, 2021

One of the silver linings of COVID-19 is the visible increase in the recognition of mental health, a struggle that has been slowly rising for decades. Social media platforms are now overflowing with support from therapists, yoga instructors and mental illness survivors, telling their stories and offering support.  The isolation and distance that is necessary to keep the pandemic under control can...

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Opinion: I do not feel safe in Suffolk’s cafeterias

Sarianna Quarne, Journal Contributor
February 22, 2021

Suffolk University opened its campus last September after closing in the spring to protect its staff and students from COVID-19. Since its opening, the university has put safety protocols in place to ensure the safety of those on campus. After leaving campus in March, I was looking forward to returning to a safe, healthy environment. However, as a student worker at David J. Sargent Hall, I have seen...

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