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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

The Boston Asian American Film Festival hosts its 13th annual event.

‘Sky Blossoms’ highlights the stories of family caregivers

Val Watson, Journal Contributor October 27, 2021

This year's Boston Asian American Film Festival took place virtually from Oct. 20-24, and debuted the documentary “Sky Blossom: Diaries of the Next Greatest Generation,” directed by Richard Lui. The...

The Taliban are beginning to rise to power.

The Taliban makes a stride for power

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 20, 2021

In recent months, the Taliban has made an effort to return to power and looks to regain land and tribal regions, according to The Associated Press. Afghanistan is looking to repossess tribal land that...

Lawmaker, David Amess, stabbed to death during meeting.

UK lawmaker, David Amess, stabbed to death

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 20, 2021

The killing of veteran lawmaker David Amess has left the United Kingdom and the world in shock. The sudden stabbing occurred on Oct. 16 and has officially been declared an act of terrorism, according to...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

Climate change increases extreme weather events

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 20, 2021

A recent case study reveals that 85% of the world population has experienced weather events that have been aggravated by climate change. The Nature Climate Change journal published the research on Oct.11,...

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 &...

Suffolk international students return to Boston.

Rams from abroad seek opportunity on campus

Caroline Gillis, Journal Contributor October 13, 2021

While finding a sense of community in Boston can be especially daunting for international students who are starting their college careers, Suffolk University freshman Ekaterina Burilkina, originally from...

Laura Spinneys Pale Rider, details the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic.

Ford Hall Forum reflects on 1918 Spanish Flu and how it connects to COVID-19

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 13, 2021

Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum dove into the history of the 1918 Spanish Flu and its parallels with the COVID-19 pandemic during a conversation with Laura Spinney, author of “How the 1918 Spanish...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

East coast flooding forces cities to look at climate change strategies

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 13, 2021

The east coast experienced extreme flooding in the summer of 2021 due to Hurricane Ida and many researchers believe climate change will make these extreme weather events more unpredictable in the near...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

Climate change is affecting your crops

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 6, 2021

NASA research shows that extreme weather such as droughts, heat waves and rainfall patterns affect crop production. As the Earth continues to warm, these weather changes are becoming more problematic. According...

Hundreds of protestors gathered for the Sept. 24 climate march, ending at the Soldiers and Sailors monument in the Boston Common.

Youth Climate March takes to the streets of Boston

Jacob Murphy and Lauren Comeau October 6, 2021

Climate activists gathered in the Boston Public Garden on Sept. 24 as part of a global movement to fight for intersectional climate justice.  The event was one of the 1,000 simultaneous protests coordinated...

Suffolk community reflects on Hispanic Heritage Month

Suffolk community reflects on Hispanic Heritage Month

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor October 6, 2021

While Hispanic Heritage Month has come and gone, members of the Suffolk University Latinx/Hispanic community are taking the time to reflect on their backgrounds and what it means to them.  September...

Lebanese Americans protest against their government at the Khalil Gibran memorial in Copley Square, Boston.

Lebanon continues to face issues a year after port explosion

Alex Svenson , Journal Contributor September 29, 2021

Protests have once again erupted across Lebanon and the Lebanese communities around the world, over a year after the explosion in Beirut, the nation’s capital, on Aug. 4, 2020. The explosion caused...

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