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The Suffolk Journal

From left to right, Board of Trustees Robert Lamb, Suffolk President Marisa Kelly, Board member Ernst Guerrier and Vice Chair of the Board Amy Nechtem listen to student feedback during the March 26 forum.

SGA passes resolution against arming SUPD

Maren Halpin April 11, 2024

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution to oppose the arming of the Suffolk Police Department’s sworn officers April 11.  The resolution, authored and read to the...

Suffolk volleyball/mens tennis head coach Scott Blanchard addresses the volleyball team during a timeout in the CCC Semifinals against the Wentworth Institute of Technology Nov. 9.

Blanchard pulling double duty coaching pair of Suffolk teams

Michael Najarian, Sports Editor April 9, 2024

The Suffolk University men’s tennis team needed a coach, and quickly. After coach Steve Counihan retired just before the 2022 spring season, Athletic Director Cary McConnell approached volleyball head...

Freshman outfielder Colin Flynn takes a swing during baseballs 16-13 victory against North Park University in Leesburg, Florida March 10.

Young baseball team hitting midseason road bumps

Liam McCall, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Baseball is just getting underway for the Boston Red Sox, but the Suffolk University baseball team’s season has been going strong for weeks now. The Rams have the fifth-best record in the Commonwealth...

Students and faculty gather in Roemer Plaza outside of Samia to watch the 2024 solar eclipse.

OPINION: Eclipsing progress: public understanding of science is essential

Maren Halpin, News Editor April 9, 2024

As I joined the hundreds of people who flocked to the Boston Common to watch the solar eclipse on Monday, I was awestruck not only by the eclipse itself but also by the excitement radiating throughout...

The Ford Hall Forum discusses the United States Supreme Courts ruling to overturn Roe v Wade in 2022.

Ford Hall Forum tackles impact of Dobbs ruling

Alexis Crochiere, Asst. News Editor April 9, 2024

Suffolk University’s latest Ford Hall Forum brought a group of panelists together to discuss gender equality and reproductive rights to mark the second anniversary of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health...

Suffolk Law student Faye Golden speaks at the student forum March 26. Golden has survived four school shootings throughout her career as a teacher.

Student forum hears student concerns, leaves many feeling skeptical

Maren Halpin, News Editor April 2, 2024

Suffolk University students from the undergraduate, graduate and law schools gathered to share their perspectives on the debate surrounding the proposed arming of Suffolk University Police Department officers...

Graduate forward Lauren Romito cuts to the hoop during womens basketballs victory against Endicott College Feb. 20.

Romito caps collegiate career with CCC Defensive Player of the Year award

Joseph Dimino, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

Following a huge turnaround season where women’s basketball won 20 games, graduate forward Lauren Romito became the second Suffolk athlete in three seasons to win the Commonwealth Coast Conference Defensive...

Suffolk University Debate Team poses with their awards after the national conference in Morgantown, West Virginia. Courtesy of Juliette Salah.

Suffolk Debate brings national recognition back to Boston

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large April 2, 2024

After returning to campus from a 32-year hiatus, Suffolk University’s Debate team made history by securing a Junior Varsity national title. Suffolk Debate dates back to the 1960s, with the last team...

Fenway Park after a Boston Red Sox game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sept. 27.

Former Red Sox president and CEO Lucchino dies

Michael Najarian, Sports Editor April 2, 2024

Former Boston Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino died April 2. He was 78. Lucchino was a member of the team’s front office from 2002-2015 before purchasing the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Triple-A...

OPINION: Short-form television shows are the biggest downfall in TV

OPINION: Short-form television shows are the biggest downfall in TV

May Lindeman, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

The rise of binge-worthy television and the death of long-form seasons is decreasing the value of television. Out the door is slow-burn romance, effective cliffhangers and well-paced stories, all being...

OPINION: Instagram isnt the news source you think it is

OPINION: Instagram isn’t the news source you think it is

Leo Woods, Photo Editor April 2, 2024

Social media provides a fathomless sea of information available at humanity’s fingertips, and largely, it is an unequivocal resource for connecting with people, education and culture. But, as anyone...

SUPD police car sits across from the Samia Academic Center.

EDITORIAL: Arming SUPD erodes student trust and safety

The Suffolk Journal Staff March 27, 2024

If Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees votes to arm the Suffolk University Police Department, the Board will undermine the very security it hopes to bring to campus. To create the welcoming and...

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