The Suffolk Journal

Editor’s Word: Where has America’s credibility gone?

April 19, 2017

Now in the early stages of a new executive administration, the United States of America has found herself falling rather short of the once great-promises and principles championed by admired leaders and patriotic citizens. This nation is not as formidable and credible as it used to be, and that has cri...

Editor’s Word: Advising for upperclassmen needs a makeover

April 7, 2017

Graduating from Suffolk University in the usual four years is not an uncomplicated task; not because the academic side of the institution is outrageously challenging for students, but because registering for the necessary classes in order to obtain their degree is needlessly inconvenience. Often, students...

Editor’s Word: Journalists take the fall from the defense of empty political ideals

March 29, 2017

A stigma of detest and abhorrence has rooted itself in the core of the political sphere. Everyone has failed to see what’s right in front of them; not only are a bulk of people incorrect and misinformed nowadays, but they are aimlessly and inappropriately disputing any opposing side for the sole pri...

Editor’s Word: The Journal brings home the silver medal

Editor’s Word:  The Journal brings home the silver medal

Alexa Gagosz

March 16, 2017

The office of The Suffolk Journal has had a complete mosaic of awards our newspaper has won at conventions across the country since our founding 80 years ago. Since the 1970s, the newspaper itself hasn’t won any major awards aside from our website. This past week, we finally brought one home. At the...

Editor’s word: The Journal endorses Daniel Gazzani for SGA president

March 1, 2017

The editorial board and writing staff of the The Suffolk Journal works furiously to ensure each story is written and published with unconditional integrity. As journalists, we strictly maintain a professional level of neutrality. Nonetheless, we are indeed members of Suffolk University, and as students are...

Editor’s word: Suffolk needs a leader now

February 22, 2017

In last week’s issue, The Journal published an article that had updated the Suffolk community on the Presidential Search Committee and the proximity that the Committee was to taking the next step to finding Suffolk’s top leader- once again. The Journal, and members of the community, were troubled...

Editor’s word: The Journal Staff stands against the Secretary of Education

February 15, 2017

Throughout the confirmation hearings, the then-nominee Betsy DeVos, who practically paid her way to the Secretary of Education position, displayed her utter lack of experience in public education. Both her inconsiderable absence of knowledge on education policy and what was the closest vote for a ca...

Editor’s word: Today is the day for journalism, yet people stay away

Editor’s word: Today is the day for journalism, yet people stay away

February 9, 2017

Calling all American thinkers, readers or general enthusiasts of fact. The very fabric of our Constitution is being called into question every day, yet The Suffolk Journal has maintained a staff of less than two dozen consistent writers for more than five years now. Newspapers are slowly going bankrupt and t...

Editor’s word: Immigration ban does not represent the people of Suffolk

February 2, 2017

When President Donald Trump announced his immigration ban late Friday night, he pushed the country further toward instability and threw the worlds of thousands of innocent people into a tailspin. Trump’s executive order bars immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries-- countries in which...

Editor’s word: Post-Election

Alexa Gagosz

November 16, 2016

Post-election events have seen a string of reactions from universities across the nation. Many students in the United States, as well as those studying abroad, have felt the shake of the silent majority rock the nation into a shocking, and otherwise, unexpected win for the president-elect Donald Trump....

Editor’s word: Nov. 9, 2016

November 10, 2016

This outcome is not a representation of the America we have seen throughout the election. The silent majority’s voice rang out on Tuesday, echoing across the nation. These voices do not directly reflect the values of Suffolk University, but it is the decision of America’s majority. As the primary whist...

Editor’s word: The Journal endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Editor’s word: The Journal endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Alexa Gagosz

November 2, 2016

The presidential election of 2016 is unlike any other in American history and it now brings The Suffolk Journal staff to endorse a candidate for only its fourth time in the 80 years of the publication’s existence. Since the university’s founding in 1906, the students, faculty and staff have question...

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