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Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Outside the Frank Sawyer building on Suffolk Universitys campus, featuring the Massachusetts State House

COVID Seniors: A college experience interrupted by the pandemic

Lauren Comeau, Journal Contributor April 28, 2022

Over 720 days, eight semesters, two years of a global pandemic and one and a half years of online schooling, the class of 2022 has overcome many obstacles. For many, senior year in college can be both...

Students react as university drops mask mandate

Students react as university drops mask mandate

Katelyn Norwood and Shealagh Sullivan March 9, 2022

Suffolk University students are sharing their thoughts on being on campus for the first time in two years without having to wear masks. The university’s mask mandate expired Monday, with the exception...

Spring break returns amidst students concerns, excitement

Spring break returns amidst students concerns, excitement

Lydia Comprosky, Journal Contributor March 8, 2022

Not having spring break last year was a big heartbreak for some students at Suffolk University. However, the times had changed and now break is back! Students are getting excited to have a chance to relax...

Suffolk University to lift mask mandate

Suffolk University to lift mask mandate

Shealagh Sullivan, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2022

Suffolk University will remove its mask mandate effective Monday, with the exception of needing to wear one while visiting Counseling, Health and Wellness, President Marisa Kelly announced in an email...

Corrado Pileda receives his booster shot at Sargent Hall.

Suffolk offers booster shot ahead of vaccine deadline

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

The Suffolk University Counseling, Health and Wellness Department offered a walk-in booster vaccine clinic for Suffolk University students on Feb. 25, Feb. 28 and March 1.  The clinic aimed to be an...

Suffolks Smith Residence Hall as seen from Tremont Street.

Professors reflect on pandemic, changes to teaching and research

Grace Laverriere, Journal Contributor March 2, 2022

When Suffolk University transitioned to online learning in March of 2020, Sonia Alleyne, Executive in Residence at the Institute for Public Service [IPS], was far away from Boston. “I was on my way...

SGA senators meet in Sargent Hall.

Senators resign due to internal conflicts, internships, alleged discrimination

Leo Woods, Assistant Multimedia Editor February 16, 2022

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association has had a string of senators resign since the beginning of the spring semester. Logan Casey, JD Conte (Sports Editor at The Suffolk Journal), Brain...

Its a sad day; Suffolk drops physics major

‘It’s a sad day;’ Suffolk drops physics major

Bryce Reagan, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

Suffolk University will no longer offer the physics major as a program of study due to a lack of funding. The university stopped accepting students into the major as of  Oct. 1, 2021.  However, students...

A parked Boston Police cruiser

The COVID-19 Pandemic and its Effect on Boston’s Crime Rate

Alex Svenson, Journal Contributor February 3, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed many aspects of daily life for people all over the world, and for Bostonians, this was no exception. The pandemic brought many new hardships to the city. Many...

Student on computer.

OPINION: Here we are again: from campus to the couch

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 1, 2022

Does anyone else have déjà vu? As the Spring 2022 semester commenced online, it felt similar to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Though the choice to be online for the first two weeks while...

Vaccination sign outside Thinking Cup Cafe on Tremont Street.

Student workers split on city vaccine mandate

Leo Woods, Asst. Multimedia Editor February 1, 2022

Boston is entering the third week of its vaccine mandate for many local businesses –  one that has garnered split opinions among Suffolk University students who work in the city’s service industry.  The...

KN95 Masks inside the lobby of 10 West Street/Modern Residence Hall.

Spring semester brings changes to COVID-19 testing protocol

Jacob Murphy, Journal Contributor February 1, 2022

Amidst another wave of COVID-19 cases slowing down and the start of a new semester, new testing guidelines are taking shape on campus.  Residential students are no longer required to participate in...

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