The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Alexa Gagosz

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

For the past 32 years, Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg has brought humor to an otherwise grueling topic for most law students, chanted law codes line-by-line during a first lecture and pushed students to the edge until they realized their full potential. Fueled by perseverance, Wittenberg was determine...

Run Boston Strong

Run Boston Strong

Ryan Arel

April 18, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Showcase, Sports

Frigid temperatures, strong winds and pouring rain did not stop Boston pride spreading from Hopkinton to Boylston Street Monday at the 122nd Boston Marathon. Due to the abrasive weather conditions, many runners debated on backing out of the race, including American winner Desiree Linden,  as she told r...

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Alexa Gagosz

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk University Law Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passed away Thursday night, according to a statement sent to students by President Marisa Kelly in an email on Friday afternoon. "Professor Wittenberg, known for his wonderful sense of humor and kindness, was admired by his colleagues and ...

Board member resigns due to search controversy

Board member resigns due to search controversy

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

A member of Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees is set to resign amidst the controversy surrounding the Presidential Search process.

China pledges to counter any future tariffs

China pledges to counter any future tariffs

Jacob Geanous

April 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World

Investors around the world are bracing for a volatile market as United States President Donald Trump tries to ease fears of a possible trade war between the U.S. and China. Trump suggested that Beijing will relax trade barriers “because it is the right thing to do” and suggested that the conflict can be resolved by economic superpowers.

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News, Uncategorized

The Suffolk University presidential election had all the components of a blockbuster political drama: a massive pool of applicants, a divided room of voters sworn to secrecy, a company involved in the electoral process with a unknown stake in the race and an upset victory finale.  The only thing it lacked was the transparency to truly translate the long awaited decision to the campus audience.

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Taylor White

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

Suffolk biology students have been engrossed in their research on bacteria, aspiring to one day solve the mystery of how these microorganisms have the ability to cause lethal infection. With the ongoing battle to target and terminate antibiotic resistant bacteria, there is an incentive to study the life-threatening features of bacteria and find possible therapeutic interventions.

Sox season preview: Changes in the clubhouse look to core young talent

Sox season preview: Changes in the clubhouse look to core young talent

Johnny Maffei

March 28, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Showcase

Forget about all of the snow falling on Boston this month, the forecast for the Red Sox calls for strikeouts and home runs, and on paper they just may have solved their biggest problem since October 2016: replacing David Ortiz. In Feb. 2018, Red Sox Nation found out the club signed slugger J.D. Marti...

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

Chris DeGusto

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

Thursday will be the first day of hearings for eight appeals that called into question the transparency, accessibility and integrity of the most recent Student Government Association (SGA) elections. Currently, the results are not solidified.

Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Marching on: Cities across the US take to the streets in protest against mass shootings

Katherine Yearwood

March 28, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Showcase

Like a storm, a crowd of more than 100,000 people marched through the streets of Boston this past Saturday, fighting to protect the lives of students throughout the nation. The movement was hosted by March For Our Lives after 17 high school students were massacred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14. 

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Marisa Kelly next president of Suffolk

Alexa Gagosz

March 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

After a historic and highly anticipated search, Marisa Kelly has been named the permanent president of Suffolk University.

“I am not your baby”

“I am not your baby”

Sara Maloney, Journal Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Making my harasser’s weaponry a device for activism

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