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The Suffolk Journal

OPINION: The opinion section is an escape

OPINION: The opinion section is an escape

Caroline Enos, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

Imagine you’re walking toward Sawyer on a cloudy Tuesday morning. Steam is spilling out of manholes and into your lungs in a stifling cloud of dewy chemicals you can’t identify (nor really want to).  A...

OPINION: Ukraine coverage shows bias in media

OPINION: Ukraine coverage shows bias in media

William Woodring, Asst. News Editor March 9, 2022

The crisis in Ukraine has been the story of 2022 so far, as the situation has been the center of the news cycle since it began. This 24-hour coverage has shown us many of the biases present in the way...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Grace in Paris

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Grace in Paris

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor March 2, 2022

On Feb. 18, my roommate and I landed in Paris for a weekend trip. We were supposed to be meeting her dad and brother there, but something happened with their flight so it ended up just being the two of...

What can we do to help Ukraine?

What can we do to help Ukraine?

William Woodring, Asst. News Editor March 1, 2022

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine late Wednesday night, social media has been flooded with posts, stories and tweets about what’s going on and how it will affect the world. However, it’s vital...

OPINION: Let’s be open to Kanye West’s stem-player

OPINION: Let’s be open to Kanye West’s stem-player

Colin Doherty, Journal Contributor March 1, 2022

If you live in the bubble that I painfully reside in, you’d agree that 2022 has solely been about two things: Kanye West and rethinking how we should consume music in the 21st century. (Okay, maybe there’s...

OPINION: Being a journalist opens doors

OPINION: Being a journalist opens doors

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 22, 2022

Have you ever wanted to be the person in the movies who holds the recorder up to a source, getting the perfect sound byte? What about speaking to people who under normal circumstances, it would be rude...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: 48 Hours in London

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: 48 Hours in London

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor February 22, 2022

On Feb. 11, I was up long before the sun for my 6 a.m. flight to London. The flight was only $43 round trip, so I had no complaints about being up early. As soon as we landed in London, my friends and...

OPINION: COVID-19 rapid tests give peace of mind

OPINION: COVID-19 rapid tests give peace of mind

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 22, 2022

As the COVID-19 Omicron variant recedes, the feeling of safety seems to be settling back over the community. As people begin to gather again, rapid tests are a handy tool for peace of mind.  As someone...

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...

Chartwells serving pizza in the dining hall.

OPINION: Chartwells leaves a bad taste in my mouth

James Bartlett, Multimedia Editor February 15, 2022

Suffolk students were hopeful when the new dining services provider, Chartwells, stepped in as former dining provider Sodexo left Suffolk permanently before the 2021 school year. Chartwells could have...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Life at SUMC

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Life at SUMC

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor February 15, 2022

I had the benefit of being able to tour and learn about the Suffolk University Madrid Campus while I was in Spain for the Global Gateway trip, but I realized that most people don’t have this opportunity:...

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...

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