The Suffolk Journal

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

March 6, 2019


Filed under Staff Editorial

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


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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


Filed under Staff Editorial

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


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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


Filed under Staff Editorial

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


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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...

Editor’s Word: To have to now utilize a single channel is not only a hindrance, it’s an insult

February 21, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial

We are the media and we’re not just here to get a story. We’re here to tell people's stories. Nowadays, the media has been painted as bloodsucking leeches out to get a paycheck only to use and abuse and move onto the next warm body. We’re here to say — that’s not the case. As aspiring futur...

Editor’s Word: The end of the road

January 31, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial

The spring semester of college always tastes bittersweet. In a few short months the long days and longer nights spent working on class projects, studying for exams, or publishing a newspaper come to an end. A glimpse at rest is usually in order, a view that is never taken for granted. But it’s hard to...

Editor’s Word: University makes moves without communication

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Suffolk University, an institution that has so-called “championed” at communications, has failed to inform their students on moves that upper administration makes-- once again. Just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the Boston Herald broke a story that Suffolk has filed plans with the Boston Plan...

Editor’s Word: America has thrown away lives over country’s religious devotion to firearms

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Enough is enough, America. This week, 26 more innocent lives were ended without reason or purpose at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A shooter walked into the religious sanctuary during Sunday service and filled the air with the hot deadly venom of a country filled with hate that no longer s...

Editor’s Word: Mediocre journalism majors are damaging the industry

November 1, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorial

Everyday, cruelty and cynicism wreak havoc throughout the unfair world we live in. As poverty grows hastily in developing nations and terrorist attacks take the lives of millions, devoted journalists can be found eagerly scribbling down every last word of each disheartening incidence in order to make...

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