The Suffolk Journal

Opinion: Fenway Park and TD Garden are rightfully playing it safe with reopening

Opinion: Fenway Park and TD Garden are rightfully playing it safe with reopening

Jamie Taris, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

It has been just about one month since Fenway Park and TD Garden began welcoming back fans in Boston, and I have been lucky enough to visit both venues since their reopenings. I felt perfectly safe at...

Opinion: Think twice before posting your vaccine card

Opinion: Think twice before posting your vaccine card

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

There’s no question that getting your COVID-19 vaccine is exciting. You probably spent hours scouring the internet for one of the highly coveted appointments. You dream about life after getting vaccinated,...

Two girls thrifting at a Goodwill in Boston.

Opinion: Thrifting is for everyone, so here’s four reasons why shopping second hand is ethical

Sarah Lukowski, Arts & Culture Editor April 27, 2021

If you’re a college student, chances are you’ve probably been to a thrift store. Perhaps you thrifted to shop more sustainably, to save money by bargain hunting, to donate old clothes or because you...

Opinion: The life I dream of as a vaccinated student

Opinion: The life I dream of as a vaccinated student

Lauryn Clarke, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Nassau, BAHAMAS — There has been no greater crime committed against college students than the ruthless robbery of the summer of 2020.  Now with the COVID-19 vaccine, there is a sense of excitement...

Opinion: Break the stigma against the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Opinion: Break the stigma against the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Alyssa Auger, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The Janssen, also known as Johnson & Johnson (J&J), COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Feb. 27, becoming the third vaccine authorized...

Opinion: Campus plans for the fall look bright

Opinion: Campus plans for the fall look bright

Roxanne Snowden, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

According to Suffolk University’s website, plans for the fall 2021 semester look bright as campus and student life expect to open at full capacity, in accordance with the Center for Disease Control and...

Opinion: Wear a mask, even if you are vaccinated

Opinion: Wear a mask, even if you are vaccinated

Alida Benoit, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

As more of the population is receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, the question of whether or not to wear a mask is brought up once again. Those who are vaccinated have argued that they should not need to wear...

Opinion: Biden, it’s time for an immigration policy change

Opinion: Biden, it’s time for an immigration policy change

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

While the Trump presidency remains infamous for a number of reasons, the strict and inhumane treatment of migrants and children at the southern border is unlikely to be something anyone forgets soon. When...

Opinion: Even small gestures can help those who are struggling

Opinion: Even small gestures can help those who are struggling

Bryce Reagan , Staff Writer March 30, 2021

There are many students who are struggling with online learning during the pandemic. On top of the strife that comes with the lack of social interaction, finals are now coming up and the workload of assignments...

Demonstrators march during a March 14 Stop Asian Hate Rally in Boston.

When a journalism project on attacks against Asian women becomes something more

Jasmine Francoeur, Journal Contributor March 23, 2021

For my journalism class in the Fall of 2020, my honors project was to write a feature story examining the racial violence targeted at Asian Americans. My research included the number of reports filed to...

Opinion: Freshman year part two – when things get real in the fall 

Opinion: Freshman year part two – when things get real in the fall 

Alida Benoit, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

Last Tuesday, President Marissa Kelly announced Suffolk University’s plan to return to campus and resume student life at full capacity in the fall. This is dependent on Center for Disease and Control...

Opinion: Women’s History Month is a time to relearn and celebrate intersectionality

Opinion: Women’s History Month is a time to relearn and celebrate intersectionality

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

March is Women’s History Month ― a time to celebrate the accomplishments, legacies and everyday achievements of women around the world. However, the movement for women’s rights is not subject to...

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