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A pandemic later, Suffolk sends off 2020 and 2021 graduates

A pandemic later, Suffolk sends off 2020 and 2021 graduates

After 14 months of waiting, a crowd of eager, masked-Suffolk University graduates were celebrated and finally walked the stage after facing a year of challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Just over...

Suffolk's residence hall at 1 Court St.

Suffolk to require COVID-19 vaccine for students, faculty this fall

Shealagh Sullivan and William Woodring April 29, 2021

Suffolk University will require students and faculty to receive the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus for the fall semester. The university is requiring that students be fully vaccinated by...

The outside of Suffolk's Ridgeway building, which houses Suffolk Athletics.

SGA urges change after probe finds diversity issues in Suffolk Athletics

Caroline Enos, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is calling for change after The Journal released an investigation into discrimination and diversity issues in Suffolk Athletics last week.  In...

Suffolk sees five more COVID-19 cases as semester winds down

Suffolk sees five more COVID-19 cases as semester winds down

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Suffolk University saw a total of five new COVID-19 cases from April 19-23, all of which were identified at the university’s on-campus testing sites, according to Suffolk’s COVID-19 data page.  The...

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SUPD faces extra responsibility during pandemic

Alex Svenson, Journal Contributor April 27, 2021

While COVID-19 has affected nearly every department at Suffolk University, the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD) in particular was faced with many new tasks and challenges brought by the pandemic. Under...

Screenshot from the final competition, featuring judges and finalists.

‘Study Buddies’ wins Suffolk 10k Idea Pitch Competition

Thomas Pholnikorn, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

The winner of the Suffolk 10k Idea Pitch Competition is Study Buddies, an online tutoring and mentorship service created by a Junior student, Greta Thurston. The runner-ups were Rosewater Recording and...

The outside of the Ridgeway building that hosts the Smith Fitness Center and basketball court

As Suffolk Athletics lags university on diversity, ex-players of color say they faced discrimination

Caroline Enos and Katelyn Norwood April 20, 2021

Despite Suffolk University having a considerably diverse student population, most student-athletes at the school are white. And when discrimination complaints in Suffolk Athletics do arise, current and...

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Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder and manslaughter in death of George Floyd

Shealagh Sullivan and William Woodring April 20, 2021

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of three charges Tuesday regarding the killing of George Floyd, which sparked worldwide protests and a reexamination of policing and racism...

Black Alumni Network to award new scholarship, applications now open

Black Alumni Network to award new scholarship, applications now open

William Woodring, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The Suffolk University Black Alumni Network (SUBAN) will be awarding $5,000 scholarships to one Suffolk student in each of the university’s three schools, according to an email from Student Financial...

Suffolk sees fewest new cases this semester

Suffolk sees fewest new cases this semester

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

Suffolk University saw a total of two new COVID-19 cases from April 12-18, both of which were identified at on-campus testing sites, according to the university’s COVID-19 testing data page.  The...

Two COVID-19 vaccines currently in the making

CDC pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine over rare blood clots

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine on April 13 after reports of a rare and severe blood clotting side effect. Out of the nearly 7 million...

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New club hopes to support women in finance

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor April 14, 2021

The first college chapter of Fintech Women USA was started at Suffolk University this semester by a group of female finance majors who are passionate about emerging technologies. Chapter President Laura...

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