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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

Fairchilds newest tattoo done by Arran.

OPINION: How far would you go for an interview?

Ashley Fairchild, Assistant Copy Editor April 12, 2022

Hunter S. Thompson created what’s now known as “Gonzo” journalism, a kind of journalism that throws the rules of separation out the window and relies on personal involvement to get stories. He infiltrated...

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...

OPINION: The Boston Celtics are the hottest team in basketball

OPINION: The Boston Celtics are the hottest team in basketball

Nick Frieburger, Sports Editor April 5, 2022

After starting the season a mediocre 18-21, the Celtics looked like a different team than the one just two years ago who made three of the last four Eastern Conference Finals appearances. Boston had...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Spring break abroad

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Spring break abroad

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor April 5, 2022

On March 14, I brought my boyfriend to the airport so he could catch his flight back to the US, and then promptly got on a plane myself to officially start my spring break.  I was extremely excited...

OPINION: Mayor Wus outdoor dining policy is a blatant issue

OPINION: Mayor Wu’s outdoor dining policy is a blatant issue

JD Conte, Sports Editor April 5, 2022

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu was the first woman of color to be elected mayor in city history. Her election was a symbol of a more equitable future, and that Boston’s long days of discrimination are passing. Except...

OPINION: Why does everybody hate Chris?

OPINION: Why does everybody hate Chris?

Nick Milano, Opinion Editor April 5, 2022

The annual Academy Awards were held last weekend. Commonly referred to as the Oscars, the award show is considered amongst the most prestigious in the film industry. The show, the awards and their recipients...

Some lights in the Russafa neighborhood.

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Exploring Spain outside of Madrid

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor March 30, 2022

On March 4, my boyfriend flew in from Virginia to spend his spring break with me in Spain. We spent six days in Madrid and then took a train to Valencia, an old city on the coast. My boyfriend has been...

Ye West performs at his 2011 Watch The Throne tour.

OPINION: ‘No one man should have all this power’; The Ye controversy

Ashley Fairchild, Assistant Copy Editor March 30, 2022

Kim Kardashian and Ye [who recently legally changed his name] West are, once again, the center of tabloid and Instagram drama. The two, who were previously married and share four children, have been having...

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...

OPINION: I’m proud to be a Double Ram

OPINION: I’m proud to be a Double Ram

Peter Fowler, Journal Contributor March 30, 2022

Over 20 years ago, I cut through the State House (at that time you could do that) and walked down the steps towards Temple Street. A sea of people crowded the cobbled street to check in for orientation....

OPINION: What a ship can tell us about America’s role in the world

OPINION: What a ship can tell us about America’s role in the world

Stephen Merrick, Journal Contributor March 9, 2022

On the evening of March 4, the colors blue and yellow were cast in light upon the massive superstructure of an ocean liner moored in Philadelphia Harbor.  The light illuminated the ship, bringing temporary...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: The study part of study abroad

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: The ‘study’ part of study abroad

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor March 9, 2022

While the majority of my articles have been about my adventures traveling around Europe, let me assure you that there is still a lot of hard work going on behind the scenes. In fact, I might consider this...

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