The Suffolk Journal

Supporting safe injection can save lives

Supporting safe injection can save lives

Shayla Manning

February 6, 2019

It may seem shocking to think about: a safe place where individuals can use drugs legally, under the supervision of professional medical staff.  Supervised injection services (SIS) are facilities where someone is allowed to bring illegal drugs that they have obtained themselves to inject under t...

America, Boston got it right on alcohol: Limit access to nips, but don’t ban it

America, Boston got it right on alcohol: Limit access to nips, but don’t ban it

Mikaela Linder

February 1, 2019

Recently, the city of Chelsea became the first city in Massachusetts to completely ban the sale of “nips,” the small, typically 50mL shots of alcohol, according to the Boston Globe. However, this restriction is not unique to Massachusetts. The city of Chicago has banned the sale of nips and other sm...

Global Commentary: Time for U.S. to take the global stage with Russia

Global Commentary: Time for U.S. to take the global stage with Russia

Chris Sadrnoori

December 5, 2018

Over the last few years, the Russian government has committed acts of war and violence that have not occurred since the late 1930s. Though the Russian government is in our daily news, its behavior has been largely excused and even overlooked by the majority of the international community. Events like the atte...

77th annual tree lighting signifies the beginning of the holiday season

77th annual tree lighting signifies the beginning of the holiday season

Nick Viveiros and Olivia Acevedo

December 5, 2018

Boston celebrated its biggest annual tree lighting ceremony at the Boston Common last Thursday in a star-studded ceremony that concluded with a fireworks display and the lighting of the city’s most prominent christmas tree. A tradition going on for 77 years now, it is an extravagant event where f...

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Caroline Enos

December 5, 2018

The Caribbean Student Network (CSN)  held its 5th annual Africaribana last Friday night at Sargent Hall. On par with this year’s theme “Switching Lanes,” CSN partnered with other universities for the first time to coordinate the event and move the organization into a new direction. Students fr...

Director Richard Fitts Jr. brings father’s legacy to the big screen in new Vietnam documentary “21 Years – A Folded Flag”

Director Richard Fitts Jr. brings father’s legacy to the big screen in new Vietnam documentary “21 Years – A Folded Flag”

Sarah Lukowski

December 5, 2018

Director Richard Fitts Jr. and producer Rudy Childs visited the AMC Loews Boston Common on Wednesday to screen and discuss “21 Years - A Folded Flag,” a heartbreaking documentary that focuses on Fitts’ father’s journey and untimely death in the Vietnam War. The 86-minute documentary describes...

Suffolk University Dance Company debuts new routines at “Sweet Peek”

Morgan Hume

December 5, 2018

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) exemplified fresh choreography and confident dancers at Sargent Hall Wednesday night during their “Sweet Peek” performance, which gave the audience an inside look at some of the routines they will be performing at their Spring Showcase. SUDC performed...

Boston Ballet cracks open with holiday season

Boston Ballet cracks open with holiday season

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

December 5, 2018

For over 100 years, “The Nutcracker” has earned its place as a Christmas favorite, often symbolizing the beginning of the holiday season. This year was no different, as the classic ballet made its way to the Boston Opera House for opening night on Nov. 29. The ballerina’s pink, flowy dresses,...

Suffolk clubs collab to promote cultural change

Eddie Reinhardt

November 15, 2018

On Thursday November 8, Suffolk University students congregated in the Somerset Café to participate in The Journey to Cultural Change – Asian Night hosted by AIESEC, the Suffolk University Japanese Student Association (SUJSA) and the Suffolk University Taiwanese Student Association (SUTSA). The night ...

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

Amy Koczera and Kyle Crozier

November 14, 2018

As progressive urban cities around the world are creating more sustainable environments and increasing green-spaces for citizens, Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES)  is making the campus more ecologically aware with the inclusion of a new hydroponically powered tower...

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Ryan Arel

November 14, 2018

The Journal has agreed not to reveal the identities of those who spoke without their expressed permission. Junior marketing major Alex Molle struggled with a “toxic relationship” during his time at Suffolk. “My time in this relationship left me feeling disrespected, unappreciated, and helpless,...

Suffolk Professor Feature: Trabold reflects on experience in post-apartheid Africa

Suffolk Professor Feature: Trabold reflects on experience in post-apartheid Africa

Ryan Arel

November 14, 2018

Associate Professor Bryan Trabold, 50, met his wife Kim Miller, 48, while he was an undergraduate at George Washington University studying political science and English. Little did he know that he would have the opportunity years later to spend nearly a year in post-apartheid South Africa because of it. ...

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