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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

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...

OPINION: Elon Musk is no hero for taking over Twitter

OPINION: Elon Musk is no hero for taking over Twitter

Ashley Ness, Asst. Opinion Editor November 8, 2022

On Oct. 27, billionaire Elon Musk made a move that is best described as a cheap shot – He took over social media giant Twitter for $44 billion. Elon Musk has made it clear that he thinks freedom of...

OPINION: What could be more mysterious than life? My answer is death.

OPINION: What could be more mysterious than life? My answer is death.

Ekaterina Vorotnikova, Journal Contributor November 1, 2022

I've always been curious about whether there is life after death. At night, you can't help but wonder: what happens when a person's eyes close forever? When people receive a fatal diagnosis, they get scared,...

OPINION: Modern media is oversaturated, but why dont we care about it?

OPINION: Modern media is oversaturated, but why don’t we care about it?

Matthew Marcil and Elise Coelho November 1, 2022

If you take a look at the top movies of 2021, you will notice a pattern. Of the 10 highest-grossing films, nine are sequels or a continuation of a franchise, with Marvel and other superhero films taking...

OPINION: Voting is a necessity

OPINION: Voting is a necessity

William Woodring, News Editor November 1, 2022

Our generation has taken the political scene by necessity, with climate change, the right to choose and so many other key issues taking center stage. While many people our age are quick to jump on social...

OPINION: Zoom classes vs. in-person classes. Which one is best?

OPINION: Zoom classes vs. in-person classes. Which one is best?

Vanessa Cabrera, Journal Contributor November 1, 2022

When the spread of COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020, many educational institutions took the step to transition their classes online via Zoom. However,...

OPINION: Vote blue: Make the world safe for democracy

OPINION: Vote blue: Make the world safe for democracy

Stephen Merrick, Journal Contributor November 1, 2022

Republicans are about as interested in preserving American Democracy as King George III. According to an investigation from the New York Times published in October, over 370 Republican candidates in...

OPINION: BeReal or BeFake?

OPINION: BeReal or BeFake?

Tracy Lacara, Journal Contributor November 1, 2022

BeReal is an up-and-coming app that invites its users to post a picture, with the front and back camera, within two minutes of each other. The BeReal notification comes at a different time randomly everyday,...

OPINION: We dont ask enough questions

OPINION: We don’t ask enough questions

Taylor Herist, Journal Contributor October 25, 2022

Picture this: you’re sitting in a lecture wondering what on Earth the professor had just explained. They conclude, look up at the class and ask, “Does anyone have any questions?”  You look around...

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