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Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Letter to the Editor: COVID-19 and small businesses

Letter to the Editor: COVID-19 and small businesses

Steven Murnane April 19, 2022

Early in 2020, as quarantine in the U.S. began, the supposed two weeks of most businesses being shuttered turned into months of this, affecting businesses large and small across the country.  While...

Students come together at the Remembering our Roots Gala on April 9.

ASA presents ‘Remembering our Roots’ gala

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor April 12, 2022

Suffolk University’s African Student Association hosted their first annual gala in partnership with the CLICE Foundation Saturday. ASA worked in conjunction with the foundation to raise profits for...

The MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) hosted a virtual discussion on sustainable developments in Africa

FarmDrive fights for farmers in Africa

Emily Collins, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

On April 7, the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) hosted a virtual discussion on sustainable developments in Africa. The series was a partner production by MIT and TRUE Africa University (TAU)....

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to be first Black woman on the Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to be first Black woman on the Supreme Court

Shealagh Sullivan and William Woodring April 12, 2022

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on April 7, making her the first Black woman to serve on the highest court in the United States. Jackson was confirmed with a 53-to-47...

Letter to the Editor: Low-income communities of color and increased risk of serious COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: Low-income communities of color and increased risk of serious COVID-19

Steven Murnane, Journal Contributor April 12, 2022

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have illuminated drastic inequalities between low-income communities of color and mid to high-income white communities.  Historically, low-income communities were segregated...

OPINION: Ukraine coverage shows bias in media

OPINION: Ukraine coverage shows bias in media

William Woodring, Asst. News Editor March 8, 2022

The crisis in Ukraine has been the story of 2022 so far, as the situation has been the center of the news cycle since it began. This 24-hour coverage has shown us many of the biases present in the way...

ShaCarri Richardson speaks out against double standards after Russian figure skater tests positive for doping

Sha’Carri Richardson speaks out against double standards after Russian figure skater tests positive for doping

Emily Beatty, Senior Staff Writer March 4, 2022

Track star Sha’Carri Richardson has spoken out against the ruling that allowed 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva to continue competing in this year’s Winter Olympics after testing positive...

February Wrapped: Honoring Black excellence in music

February Wrapped: Honoring Black excellence in music

Emily Beatty, Senior Staff March 1, 2022

Though Black History Month may be over, there is always time to honor Black excellence and Black history. The impact the Black community has made and continues to make on the music industry is undeniable....

Disco Donna and cast in an energetic performance of the hit Hot Stuff.

‘Summer: The Musical’ brings hot stuff to Boston

Sarah Lukowski and Emily Dempsey March 1, 2022

1970s pop sensation Donna Summer was a girl from Boston who started in a gospel choir and rose to become the disco queen. The Emerson Colonial Theatre is giving Bostonians a chance to catch a glimpse into...

‘We have to demand more; Ayanna Pressley speaks at Suffolk

‘We have to demand more;’ Ayanna Pressley speaks at Suffolk

Leo Woods, Assistant Multimedia Editor March 1, 2022

Suffolk University’s Black Student Union and Suffolk Votes invited students to hear from Representative Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) during an event Thursday. During activities period, students gathered...

Black History Month: A time of reflection for a better future

Black History Month: A time of reflection for a better future

Caroline Enos, Editor in Chief February 23, 2022

For Lorda Joseph, a junior media and film major at Suffolk University, Black History Month is a chance for her to learn more about herself through the celebration of her culture.  “It’s a very...

In this game, players try to steal other players balloons while protecting their own. Students from different schools played together to try to be the last one standing.

Boston VSAs celebrate Lunar New Year with marketplace event

Jacob Murphy, Staff Meterologist February 22, 2022

While many Asian cultures celebrate the Lunar New Year, Vietnam holds their own celebrations for a holiday known as Tết Nguyên Đán (commonly referred to as Tết) to celebrate the new year and the...

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