The Suffolk Journal

Bridging the gap between art and science

Bridging the gap between art and science

Kyle Crozier

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Renaissance painters in the 15th century made history by popularizing the use of oil paints; this century, artists and biologists are making history by learning to paint with bacteria in Petri dishes. Dr. Mehmet Berkmen, a microbiologist at New England Biolabs and mixed media artist Maria Peñil Cobo spoke ...

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Hannah Arroyo

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

As a Suffolk University women’s soccer player, alumna Lauren Spencer went to the playoffs with her team for four consecutive years. Today, as the Social Media Coordinator for the New England Patriots, Spencer has experienced a whole new postseason. Now in her second full year with the Patriots, Sp...

Asian American Association Cultural Showcase wows Suffolk

Asian American Association Cultural Showcase wows Suffolk

Katelyn Norwood

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

As the lights lowered in the decorated Modern Theater and the audience took their seats, a spectacle of Asian culture appeared before them at the Asian American Association Cultural Showcase. The event highlighted performers from different cultures and countries, showcasing unique talents and skills...

In Memory of Marcellous A. Govind

In Memory of Marcellous A. Govind

Haley Clegg

February 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

Marcellous A. Govind, 22, was an intrical part of Suffolk University’s Biology department. The Dorchester native graduated from Suffolk in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology (BSN) and a concentration in Biotechnology. He died on January 15, 2019. “It's a loss for ou...

This week in SGA…

Haley Clegg and Caroline Enos

February 6, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News, This week in SGA...

Members discussed changing the current SGA bylaws that state how much money can be given to the Suffolk clubs and organizations who request funding for conferences, or any off-campus event that is not open to all Suffolk students. Under current SGA bylaws, the SGA Finance Committee will ...

Involvement Complimenting the Classroom: Suffolk’s Annual Winter Involvement Fair

Jenna Locke, Journal Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

More than 450 Suffolk students made their way out of the rain and into the halls of the Sawyer building to attend Suffolk’s annual Winter Involvement Fair last Thursday. A total of 88 student organizations and campus resources set up tables along the perimeter of three Sawyer student lounges ...

Undergraduate tuition raised for upcoming year

Undergraduate tuition raised for upcoming year

Kyle Crozier, Kaitlin Hahn, and Caroline Enos

February 6, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

The Board of Trustees approved a 3.6 percent increase to undergraduate tuition for the 2019-20 academic year, bringing the cost of tuition just under $40,000 for students. “In general, our expenses increase every year for a variety of reasons,” said Suffolk University President Marisa K...

‘Black History Month goes beyond February’ says students, faculty and staff

‘Black History Month goes beyond February’ says students, faculty and staff

Caroline Enos, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under News, Suffolk News

To Suffolk students and faculty, Black History Month is much more than the brief history lesson it has become to the rest of America. “One of the frustrating things [about Black History Month] is that it's still viewed as something that’s just for back people,” said Robert Bellinger,...

Suffolk looks to revisit SUPD arming question

Ryan Arel

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Following Columbine, Virginia Tech and other mass shootings across the United States, many universities have been forced to address similar versions of the same question: Should we arm our university police force? “My hope is that we will one way or another put this question to rest this sprin...

Patriots dynasty lives on

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

February 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, Featured Stories, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports, Suffolk News

“Dynasty” is the only fitting word to describe the New England Patriots in the recent years. With a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, the Patriots have now won the Super Bowl in three of the last five NFL seasons. For Boston sports fans and Suffolk University students alike, the feeling never...

Republican majorities make changes as Democrats take over

Nick Vivieros

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Republican legislatures in two battleground states are working to limit the power of soon-to-be Democratic-held governorships, fundamentally altering the way the office works. According to The New York Times, Republican legislators in Wisconsin are attempting to limit the power of the governorship as Scott Walk...

Mechanical issues plague MBTA as winter approaches

Nick Viveiros

December 5, 2018


Filed under Boston, News

The MBTA is slowly returning to normal service after a week of delays, breakdowns and accidents as the cold weather tests the system’s resilience. Last week, the Fitchburg Line of the Commuter Rail was backed up for hours after a train lost a wheel in Waltham, according to NECN. The news outlet also r...

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