The Suffolk Journal

Oh, the places you’ll go

April 24, 2019

As the end of the academic year approaches rapidly, The Suffolk Journal — and many of us as students of this university — have taken some time to reflect. We’ve reflected on our work as journalists and students, on what we can do better and what our goals are for the future. We’ve also been a...

Autism Awareness Month, 2019

April 3, 2019

April is also Autism Awareness Month, which brings attention to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), more commonly known as autism. As of 2018, ASD affects one in 59 births in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The disorder is more common in males...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month, 2019

April 3, 2019

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to support survivors and raise awareness around the issue and prevalence of sexual assault. Nearly one in five women report being sexually assaulted during their lifetime, while one in 71 men report the same, according to the National Sexual...

Editor’s Word: Civic engagement is the backbone to a healthy society

March 27, 2019

A community is successful when its members are living healthy, quality lives. People in a community need to be able to work together to better the lives of each other, and when this fails to happen, the community as a whole suffers. There are individuals in every community that don’t see themse...

Editor’s Word: Death of Jassy Correia is a reminder to condemn the perpetrators, not the victims

March 6, 2019

A significant portion of social media surrounding the death of Jassy Correia lays blame on her and her friends, asking why she was left on her own or why they allowed her to leave with a man she had just met. The victim shaming and victim blaming needs to stop. We, as a society, put the weight of a ...

Editor’s Word: The Journal will not be endorsing any SGA candidates

February 27, 2019

The newspaper and media industry has been around for centuries with the goal of providing citizens the facts to help people view the world around them with more clarity. That industry has been rapidly changing, but still holds onto many of the traditional values and practices that it has had since it ...

Editor’s Word: Arm or not, consider your peers’ views

February 20, 2019

The student body at Suffolk University is one of diverse nature. We at this school maintain that diverse perspectives and opinions - even though some may be at odds with our own - are important for forming more informed and sensible decisions about the stances we choose to take when it comes to our politi...

Editor’s Word: Don’t lose hope in the honest press

February 6, 2019

As a student publication, The Suffolk Journal has the same intentions as your local news station - to provide you with the facts you need, when you need them, regarding Suffolk University. Although The Suffolk Journal, and other outlets nationwide, have made mistakes in the past, mistakes are made in a...

Will Suffolk last another 10 years?

Hannah Arroyo, Alexa Gagosz, Brooke Patterson, Joe Rice, Felicity Otterbein, and Nathan Espinal

April 12, 2018

Will Suffolk make it another 10 years? At this point it’s become more of a concern with whether or not the rising students will want to pursue a degree - regardless of if it’s at Suffolk or not. If over the course of the next 10 years, the general apathetic outlook on life that seems to have been...

First Amendment remains cornerstone of American democracy

March 28, 2018

For a school that seems to harp on the importance of inclusivity, diversity and free expression it’s contradictory to see such an uproar amongst students when presented with a set of ideals different from their own. Earlier this week informational flyers were posted around the campus regarding a cont...

Editor’s Word: Have courage, break the culture

February 28, 2018

It has come to the attention of our team of student journalists that our University has a serious problem. Throughout the years, few staff members have been rumored to have engaged in inappropriate relationships with students, while others have been caught in the act. These staff members, namely men...

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