The Suffolk Journal

Human Flow: A deeper look at refugee suffering

Amy Koczera and Ryan Arel

September 27, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, Film, World

As a result of vicious acts of genocide and other heinous crimes against humanity, billions of people from all across the globe have been displaced from the countries they used to call home. In the documentary film “Human Flow,” director and renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei provides...

Commentary: Korean conflict on the horizon – or not?

Nick Viveiros

June 1, 2018


Filed under World

After months of discussion surrounding a planned summit to disarm North Korea of nuclear weapons, the historic meeting was cancelled in a letter penned by President Donald Trump, citing Kim Jong-un's violent rhetoric.   Critics pounced. On Twitter, many lashed out over a possible failure in negoti...

Suffolk Madrid attracts new round of adventurous students

Amy Koczera

June 1, 2018


Filed under World

While the brown stone buildings and rolling esplanade make Boston an ideal college town, some students decide to venture outside the United States to enjoy the pastel buildings and balconies that magically frame the artistic beauty of Spain at Suffolk University’s Madrid campus (SUMC). With a prime loc...

SUMUN strives for another year of success

Amy Koczera

June 1, 2018


Filed under World

For the past two years, the Suffolk University Model United Nations (SUMUN) organization has utilized its new brand to win awards, build a solid network of members and thrive as one of Suffolk’s most well-known student-run organizations. In the past few years, SUMUN has grown steadily as a result ...

Arabian nights continues Suffolks cultural education

Arabian nights continues Suffolks cultural education

Katherine Yearwood

April 18, 2018


Filed under World

Suffolk University’s Hanane Housni hosted the third annual Arabian Nights, that had swarms of people flowing in and out of the basement of 20 Somerset. The event, which was co-sponsored with Young Arab Leaders Association (YALA), had friends greeting each other with smiles, hugs and handshakes as they celeb...

Journalist abroad takes a bite of Brussels, Belgium

Journalist abroad takes a bite of Brussels, Belgium

Amy Koczera

April 12, 2018


Filed under World

Known as the de facto capital of the European Union, Brussels is filled with history and is quite in touch with its medieval origins. It is easy to become distracted by the amazing smells of rich chocolate and fresh-pressed waffles that drift through the city streets. However, a deeper look into the historical city reveals that there was a lot more to Brussels than just chocolates and waffles.

China pledges to counter any future tariffs

China pledges to counter any future tariffs

Jacob Geanous

April 11, 2018


Filed under World

Investors around the world are bracing for a volatile market as United States President Donald Trump tries to ease fears of a possible trade war between the U.S. and China. Trump suggested that Beijing will relax trade barriers “because it is the right thing to do” and suggested that the conflict can be resolved by economic superpowers.

Montreal on break: the Cancun of the north

Jacob Geanous

March 28, 2018


Filed under International Commentary

As soon as we crossed America’s northern border, our GPS shut off, miles per hour meant nothing, and the sun was began to illuminate the flat Canadian landscape. Five off-duty journalists and I, still most certainly on duty, were on our way to Montreal during the week of Suffolk’s spring break. We...

Censorship issue fuels separatist battle in Spain

Censorship issue fuels separatist battle in Spain

Haley Clegg

February 28, 2018


Filed under Madrid Campus, World

The ARCOmadrid art fair removed photographs of jailed Catalan politicians. The artwork showcased pixelated photos of 24 politicians, activists, journalists and artists who have been imprisoned as Catalan separatists.

Mueller takes aim at Russia: Indictments in probe continue

Mueller takes aim at Russia: Indictments in probe continue

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018


Filed under Politics, World

Mueller’s office released a 14th indictment that targeted the Dutch attorney Alex van der Zwaan in relation to the investigation into Russia’s meddling with the 2016 presidential election.

New study finds sea is rapidly rising

February 14, 2018


Filed under World

Rises in sea level have been shown this week to not only be definitively occurring, but rapidly increasing in severity. This information comes from a new study that compiled 25-years of satellite imaging that includes often neglected areas of open ocean, reported CNN. Where scientists previously predicted a 3...

Russian plane crash kills 65

February 14, 2018


Filed under World

The crash of a Russian airliner that killed all 65 of its passengers and six crew members is now being attributed to false flight speed data, BBC reported. The instrument malfunction occurred after pilots failed to turn on a heating system for the probes, leading to the freezing of a key speed monitor...

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