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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk UNICEF members enjoy International Food Festival festivities.

Suffolk UNICEF raises money for Palestine at International Food Festival

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 26, 2022

The Suffolk University UNICEF organization held an International Food Festival event, one of their last of the semester. The occasion was held to fundraise money for children in the Gaza Strip.  The...

Romanian students protest at the State House.

Romanian students in Boston stand against Russian aggression

Alex Svenson, Journal Contributor April 20, 2022

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, protests have erupted across the world calling for an end to Russian aggression. The invasion hit particularly close to home for many Central and Eastern...

The MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) hosted a virtual discussion on sustainable developments in Africa

FarmDrive fights for farmers in Africa

Emily Collins, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

On April 7, the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) hosted a virtual discussion on sustainable developments in Africa. The series was a partner production by MIT and TRUE Africa University (TAU)....

Protesters gather in Boston in support of Ukraine.

‘Just because I’m Ukrainian,’ Nika Chelnokova’s story

Sarah Roberts, Journal Contributor April 13, 2022

Content warning: Mentions sexual violence  By now, everyone has heard about the Russia-Ukraine War. What hasn’t been in the spotlight, however, is the struggle of Suffolk University’s own Ukrainian...

Demonstrator attends a protest in Warsaw, Poland, protesting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Suffolk students attend Ukraine protest in Poland

Emily Devlin, Managing Editor March 9, 2022

Cardboard signs donned cries for peace in Polish, Ukrainian, Russian and English. Bright blue and yellow decorated the sidewalk as Ukrainian flags waved in the wind. Chanting, cars honking and motorcycles...

The opening slide of Dimitri Laboury’s presentation on the writing and artistic culture of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.

The humanity behind hieroglyphs 200 years later

Emily Devlin, Managing Editor March 2, 2022

“Reading the hieroglyphs defines, nowadays, Egyptology,” said Dimitri Laboury at The Harvard Museum of Science & Culture webinar, “On the Literacy and Education of Ancient Egyptian Artists,”...

Lunar New Year: Looking forward through tradition

Lunar New Year: Looking forward through tradition

Jacob Murphy, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

As students begin their slog through the winter months, some members of Suffolk’s AAPI community are celebrating the start of a new year and the warmer weather that is (hopefully) soon to come.  The...

Holidays around the world commence during the month of December.

Interfaith Center to host Festival of Lights event for holidays around the world

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor December 8, 2021

Holidays around the world begin to celebrate annual traditions during this time of year. The Suffolk University Interfaith Center program uses this season to invite students of all faiths and beliefs to...

Suffolks mini language sessions take place in honor of International Student Week.

International Student Week brings culture through mini language sessions for the Suffolk community

Thomas Pholnikorn, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Suffolk University’s INTO program and the Center of International Programs and Services is organizing mini language workshops for the community during International Education Week, which is taking place...

Vanessa Stuart celebrates a Rams goal during their comeback win at UMass Boston earlier this season.

Suffolk international athlete finds community in Boston

Shealagh Sullivan, Asst. News Editor November 17, 2021

Suffolk University sophomore Vanessa Stuart is navigating her way through college as an international student athlete, juggling athletics, friends and academics, all while attending college in a new country. Stuart...

Suffolk Universitys Ford Hall Forum featured a screening of Doves Cry.

‘Dove’s Cry’ film screening event inspires cultural acceptance

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 27, 2021

Director Ganit Ilouz joined the Suffolk University community on Oct. 26 to watch and tell the story of her project, “Dove’s Cry,” a documentary film about breaking international barriers. Suffolk’s...

After attending online classes for a year, international students come back to campus.

International students are back in Boston, most for the first time.

Savanna Nolau, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

Of the roughly 900 international students at Suffolk University, about 800 have returned or come to Boston for their first time, according to the Director of the Center for International Programs &...

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