The Suffolk Journal

Editor’s Word: Nicholas Williams was a fellow journalist, editor and Ram

Nicholas Williams

Alexa Gagosz

August 16, 2017

Running a student newspaper in college isn't just about breaking news, figuring design of each section, drinking coffee to stay awake on deadline, taking photos and interviewing administrators. Running a newspaper is creating a close bond with your team, a team that will eventually become your best friends. Nicholas...

Editor’s Word: Class of 2021, you are the future

Alexa Gagosz

June 29, 2017

On behalf of the entire Suffolk Journal staff, we are eager to welcome the incoming class. In a time when journalism, the freedom of the press and representing the student voice could not be more crucial in our country, we’ve had the pleasure of being on the frontlines of Suffolk University affairs...

Editor’s Word: Goodbye to Journal seniors, the ones who have seen it all

April 26, 2017

We all had no idea how hard it would be to watch three seniors leave at the end of the year to embark on their own unique journeys. To Sky, who instilled the confidence within us to write for this publication and become apart of an everlasting bond at The Journal, we thank you. To Katie, who’s creative...

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...

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