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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

OPINION: Why I’m not watching the Winter Olympics

OPINION: Why I’m not watching the Winter Olympics

JD Conte, Sports Editor February 15, 2022

When the world watched the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany, they never could have imagined that in the years to come the host government would murder millions of its own citizens in the biggest genocide...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: A weekend in Vienna

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: A weekend in Vienna

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor February 9, 2022

Last weekend I took my first trip outside of Spain to Vienna, Austria. One of my goals while I’m abroad is to travel as much as I can, so after a couple weeks spent in Madrid, my friends and I decided...

Students hanging out in The Suffolk Journal Office, 1978.

OPINION: If my industry died, why is my school offering it?

James Bartlett, Multimedia Editor February 9, 2022

I’m a journalism major. I have a lot of classes with media professionals who’ve been around a long time. I can’t go to a class without hearing from them about how good the industry was and how...

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...

Charlie Baker at a press conference

Baker delivers final State of the Commonwealth address

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 2, 2022

Governor Charlie Baker took the stage for his eighth and final State of the Commonwealth address to discuss new tax breaks and closing loopholes for violent offenders. Baker turned to issues he planned...

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...

Student on computer.

OPINION: Here we are again: from campus to the couch

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 1, 2022

Does anyone else have déjà vu? As the Spring 2022 semester commenced online, it felt similar to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Though the choice to be online for the first two weeks while...

A panoramic view of Madrid.

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: The semester I always dreamed of

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor February 1, 2022

For as long as I’ve been thinking about college, I’ve been thinking about studying abroad. It was always in the back of my mind; something I wanted to do and always looked for during college tours.  I’ve...

The Massachusetts State House during the snowstorm Saturday.

Biden to nominate first Black woman SCOTUS justice; MA political update

Shealagh Sullivan, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2022

It looks like 2022 will be an eventful year for Massachusetts and national politics, as gubernatorial elections are steadily approaching and Democrats now have the opportunity to appoint a new justice...

Opinion: Where is Suffolk’s clout?

Opinion: Where is Suffolk’s clout?

James Bartlett, Multimedia Editor January 13, 2022

It’s time for Suffolk students to get the clout other schools have. I started an internship last week at a company a few blocks from Suffolk's campus. I was the only person at this internship from...

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: Suffolk has wrongfully reintroduced virtual learning

OPINION: Suffolk has wrongfully reintroduced virtual learning

Nick Milano, Opinion Editor January 6, 2022

Suffolk University announced Wednesday that all classes will be virtual for the first two weeks of the spring semester. This announcement is an extremely difficult pill to swallow for many Suffolk students....

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