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The Suffolk Journal

101 Tremont Street, across from Granary Burial Ground, is set to become Suffolk Universitys sixth residence hall.

Suffolk announces purchase of sixth residence hall

Leo Woods, News Editor June 26, 2024

Suffolk University President Marisa Kelly announced in an email June 26 that the university closed on the purchase of a property set to become an additional residence hall on campus to address the growing...

Alex Sorenti-Burns celebrates after touching third base following a home run.

Baseball starts playoff run strong with runaway win over Wentworth

Michael Najarian, Sports Editor May 8, 2024

In the opening game of the Commonwealth Coast Conference baseball tournament, Suffolk University baseball blew out the Wentworth Institute of Technology at East Boston Memorial Park May 7. The Rams won...

Protesters form a defensive line opposite Boston Police officers on Tremont Street April 25. Boston Police made 118 arrests at the Emerson Popular University Encampment.

Suffolk students describe violent arrests at Emerson encampment

Maren Halpin, News Editor May 1, 2024

Editor’s Note: Due to ongoing safety concerns, the following individuals quoted in this story are attributed with their initials or first name only. Five Suffolk University students were arrested...

A banner painted and hung by protesters at the Popular University Encampment outside of Emerson College on April 20.

Editorial: The right to protest is a pillar of democracy — it’s time we start treating it like one

The Suffolk Journal Staff April 30, 2024

Fifty-two years ago, The Suffolk Journal’s Editorial Board gathered with students in the Ridgeway building to voice concerns over the United States Pentagon’s campaign targeting Vietnam.  These...

Lieutenant Ramon Nunez, left, and SUPD Chief James Connolly, right, during the March 26 open forum.

Suffolk Board of Trustees votes to arm SUPD

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2024

Suffolk University President Marisa Kelly announced April 24 that the Board of Trustees voted to approve a resolution authorizing the arming of the Suffolk University Police Department and the development...

From left to right, Kirbie OBrien, Amanda Long and Grace MacDonald in the Boston Public Garden in May 2023 ahead of Suffolk Universitys commencement.

Commencement speakers set to welcome class of 2024 as Suffolk’s newest alumni

Avery Martin, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

As the class of 2024 prepares to turn in their tassels in May, they will be sent off by three commencement speakers: Plaintiff Attorney Josh Koskoff,  Judicial Court Chief Justice Kimberly Budd and Robert...

Suffolk community members remember Deborah Geisler for having a profound impact on everyone who had the honor of getting to know her.

In memory of Deborah Geisler: a life of impact

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2024

Professor Deborah Geisler first came to Suffolk University in 1984 and left an impact of generosity, humor and resilience for the students and faculty she worked alongside and taught for nearly 40 years. Geisler...

Letter from the Editor: Suffolk gave me more than a degree, it gave me a home

Letter from the Editor: Suffolk gave me more than a degree, it gave me a home

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2024

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I committed to Suffolk University, knowing that the classroom and my college experience would be shaped by Zoom and social distancing. Fresh out of high school,...

Suffolk University senior Oliver Ferrari running the 2024 Boston Marathon. He finished in four hours, 36 minutes and 38 seconds.

Suffolk student runs Boston Marathon for New England charity, students reflect on an emotional day in Boston

Sarah Roberts, News Editor April 23, 2024

Thousands of people flocked to the Greater Boston area April 15 for the 128th running of the Boston Marathon. This year, Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia won his first Boston title, Hellen Obiri of Kenya defended...

Suffolk University senior and News Editor of The Suffolk Journal Sarah Roberts racing the 10k at Connecticut Colleges Silfen Invitational April 12.

Roberts reflects on unique four-year Suffolk journey

Liam McCall, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Sarah Roberts is the News Editor of The Suffolk Journal. The only person who would’ve been surprised by Sarah Roberts’ Suffolk University career might’ve been Sarah Roberts.  After three years...

OPINION: Quarantine to community: Involvement changes lives, shapes Suffolk experience

OPINION: Quarantine to community: Involvement changes lives, shapes Suffolk experience

Jamie Taris, Managing Editor April 23, 2024

It feels like yesterday that I was in tears at the entrance of Miller Hall, freshly moved in with my parents ready to leave me to kick off my Suffolk experience in the fall of 2020. As a new freshman with...

Suffolk Model UN attends the National Model United Nations in New York City April 5. Courtesy of Avary Bond.

Suffolk Model UN wins big in New York City

Alexis Crochiere, Asst. News Editor April 17, 2024

Suffolk University’s Model United Nations brought home the second-highest award in their most recent collegiate conference in New York City April 5. This was the first time since 2019 the team has...

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