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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

NESSS NOTES: COVID-19 is not a welcome passenger on public transit

NESS’S NOTES: COVID-19 is not a welcome passenger on public transit

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

The Green Line shouldn’t be a green light for COVID-19. In a haphazard and premature move, airports and other forms of public transportation lifted mask mandates that required face coverings to be...

NESSS NOTES: Cam Newton fumbles again

NESS’S NOTES: Cam Newton fumbles again

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

We all fumble our words sometimes, but former Patriots quarterback Cam Newton’s recent comments were deliberate, and his apology was shallow. On a podcast that was released Sunday, Newton made several...

NESSS NOTES: Funky socks make life a little more groovy

NESS’S NOTES: Funky socks make life a little more groovy

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

One day during my freshman year, I was feeling particularly stressed. So, I made the trek from Miller to Faneuil Hall. That trip would become a frequent one of mine. My store of choice was always Newbury...

A pro-trans athletes march in Washington D.C. from 2019.

NESS’S NOTES: Lia Thomas is a champion, not a cheat

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

In the 2022 NCAA Division 1 Women’s Freestyle, Lia Thomas won fair and square. Yet, her victory has been met with squabble and is a point of contention in sports. Her win shouldn’t be regarded as controversial...

NESSS NOTES: Say ‘gay,’ and say it loud

NESS’S NOTES: Say ‘gay,’ and say it loud

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

CW: This article discusses suicide and hatred towards the LGBTQ+ community. Please read at your discretion. When it comes to the LGBTQ+ community, the Florida legislature is no stranger to raining on...

NESSS NOTES: Neil Young is a hypocrite

NESS’S NOTES: Neil Young is a hypocrite

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

An iconic artist standing up for truth and safety sounds like a powerful statement to make. That is if it’s genuine, of course. It’s not exactly news anymore that Neil Young removed his music...

Suffolk leave of absence and withdrawal form.

OPINION: The ‘best four years of your life’ don’t have to be in four years

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

In September 2018, I was a freshman at Suffolk, and over the moon about being a Ram. I had gotten over my orientation jitters and was ready to go. I moved from the suburbs outside of Jacksonville, FL...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahome via Wiki Commons

OPINION: I’m over the NFL’s overtime rules

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

A coin toss shouldn’t determine a team’s victory. With 25 total points being scored in the final two minutes of regulation, the AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City...

Opinion: While frustrating, I think Suffolk did the right thing

Opinion: While frustrating, I think Suffolk did the right thing

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer January 9, 2022

Suffolk University announced Wednesday that the first two weeks of spring semester  classes will be held virtually. As someone whose last semester at Suffolk was during the fall of 2020, my gut sank when...

Opinion: Trump is a sore loser

Opinion: Trump is a sore loser

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

Once again, President Donald Trump is setting a horrible example of how a person should act﹣in this case, how to act after losing a fair election. Joe Biden won the presidential election held on Nov....

Opinion: Amy Coney Barrett is a disgrace to the Supreme Court

Opinion: Amy Coney Barrett is a disgrace to the Supreme Court

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

When a middle schooler asks you to quiz them for their upcoming test on the U.S. Constitution, you might ask, “What are the five freedoms of the First Amendment?” Of course, forgetting one seems...

Opinion: Listen to scientists

Opinion: Listen to scientists

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

President Donald Trump is no stranger to the rejection of science. However, in the midst of a pandemic, science should be at the front of everyone’s mind. The leader of the U.S., a country with millions...

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