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The Suffolk Journal

When I feel like giving up, I remember what I’m working so hard for…

When I feel like giving up, I remember what I’m working so hard for…

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor November 9, 2021

“When I feel like giving up, I remember what I’m working so hard for…” This popular TikTok trend has been circulating the platform with messages of what success means to them.  The Tik Tok...

OPINION: Students should strive to be ambiverts

OPINION: Students should strive to be ambiverts

Thomas Pholnikorn, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

College students have become familiar with the concept of introverts and extroverts as a way to define who they are. However, labeling yourself as either could lead to mental anxiety and disappointment. According...

OPINION: Veterans Day is more than just a day off from school 

OPINION: Veterans Day is more than just a day off from school 

Bryce Reagan , Staff Writer November 9, 2021

Nov. 11 marks the national holiday known as Veterans Day. Students often revel at this opportunity for a day off from school. However, there is much more to Veterans Day than that.  Veterans Day is...

Johnny Gregorek and his wife Amy at a Red Sox game in October

Johnny Gregorek’s Next Mile: Suffolk Law School

Joseph Dimino, Journal Contributor November 9, 2021

Professional athletes returning to school has become more common over the past decade, with athletes such as football quarterback Cam Newton and tennis star Venus Williams going back to college for their...

OPINION: Will we ever be safe? College students still worry about spiked drinks

OPINION: Will we ever be safe? College students still worry about spiked drinks

Ashley Fairchild, Assistant Copy Editor November 3, 2021

This article makes frequent reference to delicate sexual violence and harassment issues, such as rape and drug-related assault. Please read at your discretion. When I was 21-years-old, it was 2010....

OPINION: Proper sleep is vital for college students

OPINION: Proper sleep is vital for college students

Ava Costa, Journal Contributor November 2, 2021

Getting enough sleep is important for everyone. Not sleeping enough is a really big problem, especially for college students.  And yes, I know we hear this all of the time –– but don’t zone out...

OPINION: Sick Rams deserve better alternatives

OPINION: Sick Rams deserve better alternatives

Thomas Pholnikorn, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Now that winter is arriving, college students have begun to catch the seasonal flu. Without the support and accommodation from their university, class absences are unavoidable. Therefore, colleges should...

Boston Red Sox Game at Fenway Park in 2021

OPINION: Fenway Park cured all my COVID-19 blues

Bryce Reagan , Staff Writer November 2, 2021

 The Boston Red Sox were finally back in action this season with fans live and in person at Fenway Park. New England devotees like myself were ecstatic to be able to watch our favorite baseball team in...

STUDENT AND THE CITY: Are we always performing on social media?

STUDENT AND THE CITY: Are we always performing on social media?

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor November 2, 2021

Student and the City is a column dedicated to asking the big questions that all college-aged students are asking. It will explore different social concepts within the younger generations regarding relationships,...

Editor-in-Chief Caroline Enos and Managing Editor Emily Devlin in The Suffolk Journal newsroom

OPINION: Student journalists are journalists. Here’s why: 

Caroline Enos, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2021

Existential dread over deadlines. Sources never responding. Illegible notes. It doesn’t change with the newspaper your byline appears in — or whether you’re still in school.  If only more people...

OPINION: Suffolk’s non-traditional campus makes the college experience even better

OPINION: Suffolk’s non-traditional campus makes the college experience even better

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor October 26, 2021

One of the most unique aspects of Suffolk University is the fact that it is not a traditional college campus. Instead, it sits as a cluster of buildings sprinkled around the heart of downtown Boston ––...

OPINION: Moving to the city from a small town is everything I hoped it would be

OPINION: Moving to the city from a small town is everything I hoped it would be

Alida Benoit, Asst. Arts Editor October 26, 2021

I moved to the city for college at the age of 18. I came to Boston bright-eyed and awed at the beautiful city that swallowed me the moment I stepped under its massive buildings. I spent hours with my peers,...

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