The Suffolk Journal

Climate change is real, No cap(s)

Olivia Acevedo

February 19, 2020

The icebergs have been cracking in Antarctica, as temperatures have reached a record of 69.3 degrees Fahrenheit or 20.75 degrees Celsius. Scientists monitoring the continent in the northern area, called Seymour Island, reported the measurement, according to Fox News. Feb. 9 was a notable day in history,...

Young Arab leaders unite to form new community on campus

Alexa DiFiore

February 19, 2020

Suffolk University’s Young Arab Leaders Association (YALA) was established on campus in 2015. While the club has not been very active since it was first created, Suffolk students started to revamp the club this year. YALA vice president Fehr AlMehdar, a senior Suffolk student from Saudi Arabia majoring in...

Suffolk polling finds its place in national spotlight

Suffolk polling finds its place in national spotlight

James Bartlett, @james_bartlett8

February 19, 2020

Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) has been in the national spotlight from major media outlets nationwide for polls it conducted during the Democratic presidential primaries. “Suffolk University is getting regional coverage for students who might want to come here, and (SUPRC)...

Public access stations face funding cuts, and an uncertain future

Public access stations face funding cuts, and an uncertain future

Caroline Enos

February 16, 2020

When Cape Ann TV producers decided to rebrand the public access station in early 2018, they knew they had a tough road ahead. “There was a stigma attached to cable access that was kind of the ‘Wayne’s World’ idea,” said Erich Archer, the executive producer of the station. “We were known ...

Sanders edges out victory over Buttigieg in New Hampshire primary

Sanders edges out victory over Buttigieg in New Hampshire primary

James Bartlett

February 13, 2020

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire democratic primary Tuesday night, Feb. 11. Sanders, who also won the New Hampshire primary in the 2016 Democratic primaries, repeated that victory four years later, living up to multiple polls that had him finishing first after the votes were ca...

Winter Walk gives hope to those without a home

Winter Walk gives hope to those without a home

Katelyn Norwood

February 12, 2020

In February, one of the coldest months of the year, 1,700 walkers combatted homelessness by attending the annual Winter Walk in Copley Square Sunday. The Winter Walk campaign centers around raising awareness to end homeless- ness in Boston. This is the fourth year the walk has occurred after being fo...

London stabbings lead to U.K. terror convicts controversy

James Bartlett and Gonzalo Echeverria

February 12, 2020

A man was shot dead by police in London last Sunday after a terror-related stabbing left three people injured, according to The New York Times. Sudesh Mamoor Faraz Amman, 20, armed with a knife and a hoax explosive device strapped to his chest, stabbed two people in Streatham, South London. The atta...

Annual AAA Showcase brings culture and comedy to Suffolk

Olivia Acevedo

February 12, 2020

Walking into Modern Theatre, there was a sea of red. Heads turned to take in the detail, customs and showcase that filled the auditorium. There was a sense of excitement, mystery and education as the audience began to fill in the seats. What came next was a night that would be remembered for years ...

Trump unveils Middle East peace plan; rejected by Palestinians

Trump unveils Middle East peace plan; rejected by Palestinians

Haley Clegg and Alexa DiFiore

February 6, 2020

U.S. President Donald J. Trump released a plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict last Tuesday evening, calling it the “deal of the century.” On Jan. 28, Trump presented his “vision to improve the lives of the Palestinian and Israeli people” at the White House alongside Israeli Prime...

Brexit Day has passed but transitions still to come

Brexit Day has passed but transitions still to come

James Bartlett

February 6, 2020

Brexit Day on Friday Jan. 31, 2020 marked the U.K.’s formal departure from the EU and the beginning of a transitional period that will conclude in 2021. “In the short term nothing will change. There is a long transition period but over time some things will change,” said Suffolk University Profess...

Students embrace diversity through new Intercultural Association

Students embrace diversity through new Intercultural Association

Julia Ahaesy

February 6, 2020

Many new students at Suffolk University can be overwhelmed by the variety of cultural clubs and organizations on campus. Recognizing that the university prides itself on diversity, some students decided to  embrace the differences that compose the community - sparking the idea for the recently found...

Suffolk administration says there’s no break in tuition hike

Suffolk administration says there’s no break in tuition hike

Sarianna Quarne

February 5, 2020

Suffolk students will see another tuition increase next year, Suffolk University President Marisa Kelly said in an email to students on Jan. 15. The tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year will increase from $40,104 to $41,242 which totals a $1,138 increase.  According to the Senior Vice Pres...

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