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The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

OPINION: ‘The Last of Us’ shows the beauty of queer love

Ashley Ness, Opinion Editor February 7, 2023

Trigger warning: This article discusses themes of suicide. Queer love is as sweet as strawberries. HBO’s “The Last of Us,” a television adaptation of the video game of the same name, shows...

OPINION: The Oscars gender disparity is still an issue

OPINION: The Oscars’ gender disparity is still an issue

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer February 7, 2023

Do you know how many women have been nominated for the category of best director in 95 years of the Oscars? Seven. And how many of them won? Three.  These absurd statistics highlight the gender inequality...

Harry Styles performing during Love on Tour.

OPINION: Harry Styles will become the next Elvis if he’s not careful

Keely Menyhart, Assistant Arts Editor February 7, 2023

If the rumors of a Harry Styles’ Las Vegas residency become a reality, I am worried that he will work himself into the ground. This timeline is all too familiar within the music industry with the rise...

Letter to the Editor: Roxbury needs a moratorium on development on publicly owned land

Letter to the Editor: Roxbury needs a moratorium on development on publicly owned land

Steven Murnane December 8, 2022

Thoughts of Boston often bring up the picturesque cobble streets of Beacon Hill or the glitzy fashion shops and expensive brownstones of Back Bay. However, one may notice as a city that is “majority-minority,”...

OPINION: Magic in the Garden, both Bruins and Celtics off to a hot start

OPINION: Magic in the Garden, both Bruins and Celtics off to a hot start

Tracy Lacara, Journal Contributor December 6, 2022

If you’re a Boston sports fan, you’re in luck: Both the Boston Bruins and Celtics are currently each dominating their leagues.  The Celtics currently lead the Eastern Conference with a record of...

OPINION: Ticketmaster is ruining the live music experience

OPINION: Ticketmaster is ruining the live music experience

Brooklyn Leighton, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Ever since I was a little girl, Taylor Swift has been my favorite singer. When Swift announced her tour that takes fans through her different musical eras, I immediately started planning what I was going...

OPINION: Trend-setters trend downward with FTX

OPINION: Trend-setters trend downward with FTX

Julia Capraro, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

FTX, a cryptocurrency investment trading firm founded by Sam Bankman-Fried, collapsed over the course of eight days in November, leaving hundreds of thousands of middle-class investors struggling to make...

Steve Jobs shows off the iPhone 4 in 2010.

OPINION: Is Apple still ‘Reinventing The Phone’?

Elise Coelho, Journal Contributor December 6, 2022

My parents gave me my first iPhone when I was 12 years old. I clearly remember it: a white, small iPhone 4. From taking photos, playing silly games and adding school friends to my contact list, I was happy...

OPINION: Talk with a journalism major: The best classes for 2023

OPINION: Talk with a journalism major: The best classes for 2023

Elise Coelho, Journal Contributor November 15, 2022

By the end of October, an email about registration popped up on my screen and I quickly opened it to discover that first-year registration was on Nov. 18. However, the course list for spring 2023 was already...

An empty ballpark at a Houston Astros game.

OPINION: What happened to America’s favorite pastime?

Tracy LaCara, Journal Contributor November 15, 2022

In the sports world, it has become apparent that baseball is not as popular as it once was. I believe baseball is extremely important, as it is what I grew up watching, playing and what I want to focus...

OPINION: Tom Brady is going into overtime

OPINION: Tom Brady is going into overtime

Sarah Roberts, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

Just because Tom Brady unretired doesn’t mean his talent did too. His third season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is laced with bad luck.  The Bucs have fallen to five losses this season, which is...

Elon Musk, serial entrepreneur, at TED2013: The Young, The Wise, The Undiscovered.  Wednesday, February 27, 2013, Long Beach, CA. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

OPINION: Elon Musk did us all a favor by buying Twitter

Harry Murphy, Journal Contributor November 8, 2022

Freedom of speech — one of the key elements of a democracy — has been under attack by radical left Democrats for many years now. Whether it is through attempting to censor conservative media or the...

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