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Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

World Cup sparks human rights controversies

World Cup sparks human rights controversies

Sarah Roberts, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar has sparked an abundance of controversial conversations all over the world, from human rights violations to LGBTQ+ rights. Qatar won the bid to host the 2022 World Cup in...

Crowds gather to wait for the royals welcome event to begin in City Hall Plaza.

It’s raining, it’s pouring, the royals are touring

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Prince William and Princess Catherine landed at Logan International Airport on Nov. 30, for a round of visits with community leaders and organizations around the Boston area leading up to the Earthshot...

Africa floods 80 times more likely with climate change

Africa floods 80 times more likely with climate change

West Duwaji, Asst. World News Editor December 6, 2022

Heavy rains and flooding that would impact Nigeria, Niger, Chad and the surrounding region this year are 80 times more likely due to climate change, according to a rapid analysis by international climate...

Climate change to impact mountains on a global scale

Climate change to impact mountains on a global scale

West Duwaji, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Hiking trips may become a thing of the past, all thanks to climate change. Under the threat of climate change, mountain landscapes all over the world are at risk of becoming more hazardous to the communities...

Interfaith Center displays altars for Día de Los Muertos

Interfaith Center displays altars for Día de Los Muertos

Nancy Gonzales, Journal Contributor November 9, 2022

Suffolk University’s Interfaith Center set up two altars for students to be able to celebrate Día de Los Muertos.  The Interfaith Center collaborated with Professor Iani del Rosario Moreno, an associate...

Climate change predicted to produce more rainbows

Climate change predicted to produce more rainbows

West Duwaji, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” will take on a whole new meaning in the next century, thanks to the climate. Climate change will increase opportunities to see rainbows, giving the average land location...

Britain ushers in third Prime Minister in two months

Britain ushers in third Prime Minister in two months

West Duwaji, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

After a hurried Conservative Party leadership race as a result of Liz Truss's resignation after only 44 days in office — the shortest tenure of any British prime minister in history — Rishi Sunak was...

Two emperor penguins wander across the Antarctic landscape.

Climate change threatens emperor penguins

Emily Collins, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Emperor penguins are now protected under the Endangered Species Act, due to the detrimental impacts of climate change. The Endangered Species Act provides conservation of threatened and endangered plants...

Costumed students sing karaoke at second annual Halloween Karaoke night.

Halloween karaoke is eerie-sistable

Emily Collins, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Suffolk University’s Asian American Association and Rampage Show Choir collaborated to put on their second annual Halloween Karaoke night on Oct. 26, filling the SLI lounge with Halloween decor and lively...

Climate change could bury entire villages

Climate change could bury entire villages

West Duwaji, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Climate change could alter wind regimes drastically by the end of the century, causing desert dunes and sand seas to have an impact on human infrastructure, agriculture and homes, according to a new study...

Members of Suffolk UNICEF meet with Rev. Amy Fisher to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion and cultural competence.

Suffolk UNICEF hosts DEI and cultural competency discussion

Maren Halpin, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Suffolk University UNICEF hosted a Q&A panel discussion about diversity, equity and inclusion and cultural competency on Oct. 27. The event featured speakers Dr. Maritsa Barros, a lecturer at Tufts...

Members of Fusion Dhamaka

Suffolk community celebrates Diwali

Shealagh Sullivan and Maren Halpin October 25, 2022

People around the world celebrated Diwali, otherwise known as the Festival of Lights, on Oct. 24 as part of the days-long festival that reveres “the triumph of good over evil,” according to the Suffolk...

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