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Through the eyes of the daughter of two frontline healthcare workers

Through the eyes of the daughter of two frontline healthcare workers

Morgan Torre, Asst. Copy Editor

June 23, 2020

For the past three months, I have stood by and watched my two moms endure the most draining cycle of their lives, every single day as healthcare workers. My mum, Angela, works overnights and double shifts, as she x-rays and comes in close contact with suspected and positive cases of the virus. My other...

Opinion: Police murder, too

Protestors gathered in south Minneapolis to call for justice for George Floyd.

Ashley Ness, Journal Contributor

May 29, 2020

Murder committed by police officers is a seemingly ordinary occurrence in America. Unarmed black men have often been the target of this violence. George Floyd’s death on May 25 in Minneapolis is a prime example of this. Floyd, 46, was killed when Officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for nine...

I wish I lived in Massachusetts during this pandemic

I wish I lived in Massachusetts during this pandemic

Ashley Ness

May 20, 2020

I don’t live in Massachusetts outside of the academic year, but during this pandemic, I sure wish I did.  My hometown is Jacksonville, Fla. While Florida does not have as many cases of COVID-19 as Massachusetts, the pandemic has been handled carelessly in my home state. Ron DeSantis has an i...

Think of those who have been forgotten during this pandemic

Think of those who have been forgotten during this pandemic

Mol Webber

March 19, 2020

COVID-19 had less of an impact on the Suffolk community two weeks ago. At that point, only international spring break trips were canceled and just those studying abroad in China and Italy were asked to return home. The dining halls were open and students were studying for midterms while turning in the...

It’s time to tackle the coronavirus (and no, it’s not like the flu)

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Hunter Berube

March 12, 2020

“It’s not even as deadly as the flu!” If I have to hear one more person recite a fact they heard from a headline they read or a sentence they zoned in on while listening to the radio, I’m gonna have to crack a corona open- but wash my hands first, of course.  These seemingly solid facts s...

The essentiality of news consumption

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Hunter Berube, Journal Contributor

February 5, 2020

Oh yeah? You keep up with the news? Then tell me, what’s Charlie Baker’s wife’s dog’s name? Yeah, didn’t think so.  All jokes aside – her name is Lucy – it’s important to stay connected in today’s ever-changing world of multimedia journalism. News is everyday life. You should be e...

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