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SGA urges change after probe finds diversity issues in Suffolk Athletics

Caroline Enos, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is calling for change after The Journal released an investigation into discrimination and diversity issues in Suffolk Athletics last week.  In...

Editorial: Suffolk Athletics must step up to the plate when it comes to diversity

Editorial: Suffolk Athletics must step up to the plate when it comes to diversity

The Suffolk Journal Staff April 27, 2021

This semester, The Suffolk Journal decided to take a closer look at the diversity among our student athletes, as well as investigate the way some athletes of color have been treated in recent years. The...

The outside of the Ridgeway building that hosts the Smith Fitness Center and basketball court

As Suffolk Athletics lags university on diversity, ex-players of color say they faced discrimination

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Caroline Enos and Katelyn Norwood April 20, 2021

Despite Suffolk University having a considerably diverse student population, most student-athletes at the school are white. And when discrimination complaints in Suffolk Athletics do arise, current and...

A word cloud of terms the Suffolk community came up at the end of an event Thursday. These words described what it means to them to combat anti-Asian hate.

AAA holds anti-Asian hate discussions with Suffolk community

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 20, 2021

Conversations hosted by the Asian American Association (AAA) last week gave members of the Suffolk community a chance to share their perspectives on Anti-Asian hate, and rally support around the Asian...

Protestors continue to advocate for anti-Asian hate, as hate crimes continue to escalate.

AAA to host anti-Asian hate conversations, encouraging solidarity

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 12, 2021

Suffolk University’s Asian American Association (AAA) is working with campus departments and organizations to host discussions this week about how to fight and cope with anti-Asian racism.  The Suffolk...

Demonstrators march during a March 14 Stop Asian Hate Rally in Boston.

Suffolk students weigh in on how to fight anti-Asian hate

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

Hate crimes against Asian Americans have spiked nearly 150% in the past year, with the most recent instances of violence in Atlanta and San Francisco shocking the nation. Eight were left dead after...

Demonstrators march during a March 14 Stop Asian Hate Rally in Boston.

When a journalism project on attacks against Asian women becomes something more

Jasmine Francoeur, Journal Contributor March 23, 2021

For my journalism class in the Fall of 2020, my honors project was to write a feature story examining the racial violence targeted at Asian Americans. My research included the number of reports filed to...

Opinion: Women’s History Month is a time to relearn and celebrate intersectionality

Opinion: Women’s History Month is a time to relearn and celebrate intersectionality

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

March is Women’s History Month ― a time to celebrate the accomplishments, legacies and everyday achievements of women around the world. However, the movement for women’s rights is not subject to...

Letter to the Editor: Take time to process and grieve after Atlanta

Letter to the Editor: Take time to process and grieve after Atlanta

Anna Nguyen March 19, 2021

Hello everyone,  My name is Anna Nguyen and I am the president of the Asian American Association at Suffolk University. I personally wanted to reach out to y'all as AAA's president, but also as a friend.  On...

Keke Palmer led a powerful virtual discussion with Suffolk students on Feb. 28.  

Keke Palmer speaks with Suffolk students about self-love and racial justice

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor March 2, 2021

Actress, comedian, singer-songwriter, Emmy-winning television host and social activist Keke Palmer led a powerful discussion about self-love, Black Joy and racial justice at a Suffolk University Zoom event...

Dr. Yusef Salaam raises the pants that he was wearing when he was arrested.

Exonerated Five member speaks out about failing justice system at Suffolk BSU and CSN event

Dani Webber, News Editor November 25, 2020

Dr. Yusef Salaam, who was wrongfully convicted during the Central Park Five case, spoke to the Suffolk community over a webinar on Nov. 23 about the failing criminal justice system and how it has impacted...

A poster for #IAMNOTAVIRUS, an organization that works to end racial discrimination and empower Asian American people, along with other communities.

#IAMNOTAVIRUS works to foster inclusivity, support Asian American community

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor November 24, 2020

Suffolk’s Asian American Association (AAA) is looking to help those who have faced microaggressions and other forms of racism by working with the new organization, #IAMNOTAVIRUS. Mike Keo founded...

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