Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Grace outside a Suffolk Madrid campus building.

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Not goodbye, but see you later

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor April 26, 2022

Eleven articles and nearly four months later, it’s time to say goodbye to Suffolk Madrid and my adventures in Europe. Finals start in a couple days and I’m flying home in less than two weeks. It’s...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: The reality of traveling while studying abroad

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: The reality of traveling while studying abroad

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor April 19, 2022

I just got back from Lisbon, Portugal, which was the last trip I had booked for the semester. Lisbon was beautiful, the weather was sunny and warm and we ate some very delicious food. Lisbon has a lot...

The Tiede Observatory in the Canary Islands.

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Astronomy lab of a lifetime

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor April 12, 2022

One of the classes I’m taking this semester is SCI-112, Structure of the Universe, which is a science course with a lab that’s focused on astronomy. This is arguably one of the most popular courses...

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...

Some lights in the Russafa neighborhood.

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Exploring Spain outside of Madrid

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor March 29, 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...

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 8, 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...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Grace in Paris

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: Grace in Paris

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor March 1, 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...

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...

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:...

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: A weekend in Vienna

SCENES FROM SUFFOLK MADRID: A weekend in Vienna

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor February 8, 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...

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...

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