Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Erik Edstrom during his 2008 deployment in Kandahar.

Afghanistan vet reflects on U.S. withdrawal

Alex Svenson , Journal Contributor September 28, 2021

While Americans across the country recently commemorated the twentieth anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, many are dissatisfied with the U.S. government’s recent actions to withdraw its military from...

Palestinian protestors in Boston stand outside the Israeli Consulate General.

Tensions between Palestinians and Israeli settlers continue with violence

Alex Svenson , Staff Writer September 28, 2021

Ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in Jerusalem and the West Bank remain high, months after a two-week period of violence this past May into June. The Human Rights Watch has...

Suffolks South Asian Student Association (SASA) is back for the fall semester.

Suffolk’s South Asian Student Association is back

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor September 28, 2021

After a year-long hiatus, Suffolk University’s South Asian Student Association (SASA) is back and ready for the fall semester. The club was reinstated after the COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to the organization.  Before...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

Alabama’s shrinking population is affecting our environment

Ainsley Miles, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic claimed over 375,000 American lives in 2020, according to data from the CDC, and Alabama was notably affected by this virus. For the first time in Alabama’s history, the state recorded...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

Biden announces pledge for more climate change aid

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor September 21, 2021

President Joe Biden spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 21. A new goal to double funds by 2024 was announced in an effort to help developing nations struggling against climate change,...

1915 Genocide Commemoration in Boston after President Joe Biden declared the U.S. would recognize it

No mention of 1915 Genocide during meeting between Biden, Erdoğan

Alex Svenson, Journal Contributor June 23, 2021

On June 14, President Joe Biden held a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, following the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Brussels. The meeting was part...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

New climate initiatives announced at the 2021 climate summit

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 27, 2021

President Joe Biden hosted the 2021 climate summit last week, where he called on dozens of world leaders to ramp up their efforts in protecting the earth  against a worsening climate crisis.  The...

Ethiopians continue to protest against the war in the Tigray region.

Protests continue against the Tigray War

Alex Svenson , Journal Contributor April 27, 2021

Protesters have regularly gathered outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston to oppose human right violations in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region. These protests are being hosted by the Tigray Community...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

Earth Day brings awareness to the climate crisis

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 20, 2021

Earth Day commemorates activists, environmental professionals, leaders and more who work to achieve a greener planet, and continues to inspire change through education and activism. While Earth Day...

A word cloud of terms the Suffolk community came up at the end of an event Thursday. These words described what it means to them to combat anti-Asian hate.

AAA holds anti-Asian hate discussions with Suffolk community

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 20, 2021

Conversations hosted by the Asian American Association (AAA) last week gave members of the Suffolk community a chance to share their perspectives on Anti-Asian hate, and rally support around the Asian...

Suffolk Climate Watch graphic

Consequences of climate change continue to impact Florida

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 13, 2021

Florida continues to struggle with the impacts of climate change. Issues of extreme heat, air quality and natural events such as hurricanes are a threat toward human life in the state, where sea level...

Protestors continue to advocate for anti-Asian hate, as hate crimes continue to escalate.

AAA to host anti-Asian hate conversations, encouraging solidarity

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 12, 2021

Suffolk University’s Asian American Association (AAA) is working with campus departments and organizations to host discussions this week about how to fight and cope with anti-Asian racism.  The Suffolk...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
World