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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

The Boston Common Christmas Tree as seen from the Common Visitors Center.

Boston Common lights Christmas Tree

Vanessa Cabrera, Journal Contributor December 7, 2022

The Boston Common Christmas tree was lit on Dec. 1, marking the official start of the holiday season for the city. The tree, hailing from Nova Scotia, was decorated with over 7,000 colorful lights,...

The Massachusetts State House

Healey announces transition committees, includes 2 alum

Maren Halpin, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Governor-Elect Maura Healey announced six transition committees on Nov. 18 that will focus on informing and preparing the newest leader of the commonwealth for success as she steps into the office on Jan....

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Northeastern newspaper hosts conversation on abortion through the ages

Paige Barlow, Journal Contributor November 15, 2022

Northeastern University’s student newspaper, The Huntington News, hosted a seminar that focused on the change in covering polarizing issues, specifically abortion throughout the past decades of the paper,...

Faneuil Hall gets festive with its annual Christmas tree and decorated Quincy Market.

Annual Christmas tree returns to Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Emily Beatty, Arts & Culture Editor November 15, 2022

After a three year hiatus due to COVID-19, the city of Boston put up the beloved Christmas tree in Faneuil Hall Marketplace last Wednesday to kick off the holiday season.  Though Thanksgiving has yet...

A rainbow Pride flag flies in front of the Massachusetts State House in Boston

Three ballot questions pass, one fails in Mass. Midterms.

William Woodring, News Editor November 10, 2022

The people have voted in favor of ballot Questions One, Two and Four, leading the way for a slate of reforms in the commonwealth that will take effect soon. Question One, the so-called “millionaire’s...

Spring storm brings wind and rain before finals

Spring storm brings wind and rain before finals

Jacob Murphy, Meteorologist April 26, 2022

High winds are in the forecast with rain coming from the south west as finals season approaches. Wednesday will start off mostly clear but moving into the afternoon we see clouds moving in. Some stations...

Map of Harvard-owned plots in Allston. Image courtesy of CJAB

‘Harvard plays a role, especially in these neighborhoods:’ Allston-Brighton activists take aim at housing crisis

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor April 26, 2022

How do you take on one of the most famous and prestigious institutions in the world? This is the question that a group of activists in Allston and Brighton are working to answer. Harvard University...

Dry weather expected for the remainder of the week

Dry weather expected for the remainder of the week

Jacob Murphy, Staff Meteorolgist April 19, 2022

The rainy and cold start to our week has come to an end, and we’re drying out for the rest of this week.  Wednesday is off to a cool gusty start, but as the day progresses the temperatures will gradually...

The Boston Marathon returns on Patriots Day

The Boston Marathon returns on Patriots Day

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2022

After a grueling 26 miles, 25,314 runners took their final left turn onto Boylston to the cheers of thousands of spectators lining either side of the street leading to the finish line. For the first...

Mild temperatures expected to stay for holiday weekend

Mild temperatures expected to stay for holiday weekend

Jacob Murphy April 12, 2022

If you take a look at this week’s temperatures, we’ve got highs at least in the 50s all this week, but we’re going to be looking out for precipitation on Thursday and Saturday as some fronts move...

MTBA opens new Green Line extension to Somerville

MTBA opens new Green Line extension to Somerville

Athanasios Kazis and Katelyn Norwood April 12, 2022

The MBTA opened the first phase of the new Green Line Extension Project (GLX) on March 21, extending the Green Line past the previous Lechmere terminal stop to the Boston neighborhood of Somerville at...

Suffolk sophomore Stephen Merrick speaks at Suffolk Democrats meeting

SU Dems hosts discussion on Mass. gubernatorial race

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2022

The Suffolk University Democrats hosted a discussion on the party’s gubernatorial primary featuring representatives from two campaigns. The event, held during Tuesday’s activities period, comes...

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