The Suffolk Journal

Run Boston Strong

Run Boston Strong

Ryan Arel

April 18, 2018

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...

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Transparency of Presidential Search in question

Jacob Geanous and Chris DeGusto

April 11, 2018

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

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.

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

Chris DeGusto

March 28, 2018

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

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

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

Making my harasser’s weaponry a device for activism

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Hannah Arroyo and Kyle Crozier

March 2, 2018

Five years and four presidents later, the programs put in place by Suffolk University’s former Sustainability Coordinator Erica Mattison have all but disappeared. Among Mattison’s projects that are no longer active at Suffolk is the Eco Ambassador program that allowed students to work in their...

Slideshow: East Boston residents call for Moratorium

Slideshow: East Boston residents call for Moratorium

March 2, 2018

  Both East Boston residents and representatives from the Boston Climate Action Network gathered outside on the Portside at East Pier at 11 a.m. on Friday. These photos are views that were taken at 50 Lewis Street, where new infrastructure projects, such as new condominiums are on the ris...

Lady Rams fall in championship

Lady Rams fall in championship

Don Porcaro

March 1, 2018

After a 21-7 season, the Lady Rams fell to St. Joseph's College on Saturday afternoon in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship game 73-59. The trip marked the fifth time in Lady Rams history the team has played in a GNAC Championship. Despite the loss, Suffolk University finish...

It’s the end of the world as they know it

It’s the end of the world as they know it

Ryan Arel

February 28, 2018

One of the greater flaws of human existence is the general apathy felt by those who are unsatisfied or disappointed with the turns life can present. This can be applied to any and all walks of life; as what humans experience can shape an outlook on life, personality and character. It’s easy to see why buryi...

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Timeline: Since SGA’s earlier firearms survey, there have been countless mass shootings in the US

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has sent out more than one Firearm Survey in recent years, with one dating back to 2009. At that time, Suffolk students had a general consensus of not approving the Suffolk Police Department (SUPD) being armed. In the most recent survey that...

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