The Suffolk Journal

Miller Hall residents and Jumpstart members putting together literacy packets for Boston families

Suffolk Jumpstart Program provides connection, community for students

Lilly Miron, Journal Contributor November 17, 2021

Suffolk University’s Jumpstart Program allows students to enhance their communication and relationship building skills, while preparing young children from low-income communities for success. “We...

Honoring lives lost to violence for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Honoring lives lost to violence for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Daniel Webber, News Editor November 17, 2021

This article contains sensitive content about transphobic violence and murder.  At least 60 Transgender, non-binary and gender nonconforming individuals were killed in the U.S. in 2021 due to transphobic...

Burnout sours students return to campus

Burnout sours students’ return to campus

Leo Woods, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Missed classes. Forgotten assignments. Lack of energy. Lost motivation. After nearly two years of remote learning, Suffolk students have returned to campus, with many struggling more than ever. Nationwide,...

Outside of Boston City Hall

Boston welcomes Mayor Michelle Wu

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor November 16, 2021

Mayor Michelle Wu officially became the first woman, person of color and Asian American elected to serve as Mayor of Boston after taking the oath of office just after noon on Tuesday. Wu spoke to attendees...

Chief of Suffolk Police Kenneth Walsh poses with the Suffolk University Police and Suffolk University Security seal

SUPD Chief Kenneth Walsh retires after eight years at Suffolk

Katelyn Norwood, News Editor November 10, 2021

After eight years with Suffolk University and 34 years in law enforcement, Suffolk University Police Department Chief Kenneth Walsh is retiring from policing. SUPD Captain James Connolly will serve...

Suffolk students raise concerns over COVID-19 testing

Suffolk students raise concerns over COVID-19 testing

Jacob Murphy, Journal Contributor November 10, 2021

As the pandemic continues, some students at Suffolk University are concerned about the accessibility of testing results on campus and how the university communicates students’ exposure to COVID-19.  Last...

First Generation Week panel on Imposter Syndrome

Suffolk alumni tackle imposter syndrome at First Generation Week panel

Val Watson, Journal Contributor November 10, 2021

Suffolk University kicked off its fifth annual First-Generation Student Celebration on Monday. Suffolk invited four alumni to discuss imposter syndrome, how it affected their lives after they graduated...

Students participate in panel

Suffolk Votes hosts first panel on bipartisan social issues

Shealagh Sullivan, Assistant News Editor November 9, 2021

Representatives from Suffolk Democrats, Suffolk Republicans, Turning Point USA and other campus organizations debated the aspects of “cancel culture” Tuesday at an event hosted by Suffolk Votes. Attendees...

Senators discuss diversity issues within Suffolk Athletics

Senators discuss diversity issues within Suffolk Athletics

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor November 9, 2021

Suffolk’s Student Government Association heard from the Center for Career Equity and Success and discussed racial justice in the Suffolk Athletics at their Nov. 5 meeting. SGA President Angela El-Jazzar...

JAKE Small brings fresh perspectives to Career Center

JAKE Small brings fresh perspectives to Career Center

Leo Woods, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

JAKE* Small, one of the newest members of the Center for Career Equity, Development and Success, is creating career readiness at Suffolk University through fairness and inclusion.  Small began working...

Garden of Peace memorial outside of Samia

The Garden of Peace Memorial: Suffolk’s secret neighbor

Ava Costa, Journal Contributor November 9, 2021

Many Suffolk University students pass by the Garden of Peace on their way to class each day. While most walk past the memorial, located on Somerset Street right next to the Samia Café, without another...

The Ridgeway building, which houses Suffolk Athletics.

Suffolk Athletics addressing diversity issues, athletic director says

Caroline Enos and Emily Devlin November 3, 2021

Suffolk University Athletics Director Cary McConnell said his department is working toward being more diverse and inclusive. The changes come after The Suffolk Journal released an investigation in April...

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