The Suffolk Journal

“Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea”

“Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea”

Ryan Arel and Morgan Hume

October 10, 2018

The USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown brought former Navy Secretary John Lehman to speak about his career and promote his new book, “Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea,” on Oct. 3. Lehman served as the 65th Navy secretary, during the Reagan administration. Lehman served during the...

CSN: Bringing Caribbean culture to Boston

CSN: Bringing Caribbean culture to Boston

Eddie Reinhardt

September 27, 2018

Finding a home can be an important part of going to college, especially if you are going to school in a foreign country. The members of the Caribbean Student Network (CSN) believe they have found their home away from home here in downtown Boston. “Separated by water, united by culture,” is the Suffolk...

Learning from experience: Professor Ronald Suleski on 50 years of traveling Asia

Learning from experience: Professor Ronald Suleski on 50 years of traveling Asia

Morgan Hume

September 27, 2018

Flashback to 1961: after recently enlisting in the army, 18-year-old Ronald Suleski was stationed in Uijeongbu, South Korea. Suleski found himself immersed in a culture he knew absolutely nothing about, but he soon fell in love with this new country and his lifelong passion for Asian culture was born. Now,...

Human Flow: A deeper look at refugee suffering

Amy Koczera and Ryan Arel

September 27, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.
World