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

2022-2023 Staff

Shealagh Sullivan
Editor-in-Chief | she/her

Shealagh Sullivan

Shealagh is a junior double majoring in journalism and international relations from Ashby, Mass. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, finding a new favorite coffee spot and exploring Boston. She is a huge art lover and wants...

Grace MacDonald
Managing Editor | she/her

Grace MacDonald

Grace is a senior from Seekonk, Massachusetts, majoring in public relations. Besides having a passion for writing, she also enjoys listening to Taylor Swift, watching movies, and exploring the city. She also loves to travel. After...

William Woodring
News Editor | he/him

William Woodring

Will is a junior majoring in public relations. He is originally from Medway, Ma. In his free time, he enjoys listening to music, writing, reading, and running. He is interested in political journalism and hopes to go into politics...

Sarah Roberts
Asst. News Editor | she/her

Sarah Roberts

Sarah is a junior from Taunton, Mass. majoring in print and web journalism. She’s on the cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field teams. When she’s not running along the Charles or doing laps on the track in Eastie,...

Maren Halpin
Asst. News Editor | she/her

Maren Halpin

Maren is a freshman politics, philosophy and economics major from Milford, Massachusetts. In addition to writing for The Journal, Maren is a member of Suffolk’s track and field team. In her free time, she loves to go to her fa...

Grace Dreher
World News Editor | she/her

Grace Dreher

Grace is a junior journalism major with a Print/Web concentration from Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey. When she isn’t writing, you can find her at track practice, exploring Boston or listening to music. Grace is also very passionate a...

Abby OConnor
Arts & Entertainment Editor | she/her

Abby O’Connor

Abby is a senior double majoring in print/web journalism and English literature with a minor in classics. Usually running on at least two cups of coffee per day, you can usually find her lounging about on campus whether it be...

Emily Beatty
Arts & Entertainment Editor | she/they

Emily Beatty

Emily is a senior English literature and print/web journalism double-major from Canton, Mass. After joining The Journal amidst a pandemic, Emily can be found writing about all things music and pop culture. When not writing, she ...

Keely Menyhart
Asst. Arts & Entertainment Editor | she/her

Keely Menyhart

Keely is a sophomore from Merritt Island, Florida. She is majoring in journalism with a print/web concentration and a minor in advertising. When she is not writing for the Journal, you can find her walking through museums, lis...

Nick Milano
Opinion Editor | he/him

Nick Milano

Nick is a senior broadcast journalism major from Pelham, New Hampshire. His main passions include sports, specifically football and basketball, photography, and writing. Nick’s future goals include becoming a sports analyst...

Ashley Ness
Opinion Editor | she/her

Ashley Ness

Ashley is a senior from Jacksonville, Florida. She is majoring in psychology with a minor in women’s and gender studies. In her free time, she enjoys going to record stores, collecting funky socks, and playing solitaire. Y...

Brooklyn Leighton
Asst. Opinion Editor | she/her

Brooklyn Leighton

Brooklyn is a sophomore English major with a concentration in creative writing and a minor in journalism from Falmouth, MA. When she isn’t working on writing a book, she is listening to Taylor Swift and watching Marvel movies....

JD Conte
Sports Editor | he/him

JD Conte

JD is a senior from Wallingford, Conn. double majoring in political science and broadcast journalism. Aside from writing for the journal, JD can often be found in Studio 73 working on his broadcast skills. Off-campus JD can be fo...

Jamie Taris
Web Editor/Asst. Sports Editor | he/him

Jamie Taris

Jamie is a junior broadcast journalism major and public relations minor from Pelham, New Hampshire. He has a deep passion for sports, especially hockey and football, and hopes to one day be in the sports media field. When he's ...

Leo Woods
Photo Editor | he/him

Leo Woods

Leo is a junior political science major with a minor in philosophy from Clinton, Conn. When he isn’t writing for The Journal, you can find him walking around Boston with his camera taking pictures of the city. He is passionat...

Julia Fusco
Graphics Editor | she/her

Julia Fusco

Julia is a senior from South Hamilton, Mass. majoring in media & film at Suffolk University. Julia is part of four student organizations and counting and is on the E-Board for three of them. When she isn't working at the Suffolk...

Alexa DiFiore
Social Media Manager | she/her

Alexa DiFiore

Alexa is a senior studying public relations with a concentration in social media and a minor in marketing. She enjoys traveling around Boston and exploring numerous coffee shops. Alexa hopes to continue her love for PR within The ...

Samantha Bailey
Staff Writer | she/her

Samantha Bailey

Samantha is a junior from Bolton, Conn., majoring in public relations with a minor in political science. Aside from The Journal, she is also a member in the university’s Women’s Advocacy Club and Rammython organization. I...

Julia Capraro
Staff Writer | she/her

Julia Capraro

Julia is a freshman broadcast journalism and psychology major from Canton, Massachusetts. She loves animals, 0.5x pictures and making art. When she isn't working as a part-time barista or writing for the Journal, she likes ...

Elise Coelho
Staff Writer | she/her

Elise Coelho

Elise is a freshman from São Paulo, Brazil. She is majoring in print/web journalism with a minor in philosophy. She loves to read, write, listen to music and take pictures. Her favorite band is Maneskin, and most of the time...

Emily Collins
Staff Writer | she/her

Emily Collins

Emily is a senior majoring in print/web journalism and minoring in biology at Suffolk University. If she is not reading or writing, she can be found listening to music or spending time outside. Emily is also a member of Alpha...

Bryce Reagan
Staff Writer | she/her

Bryce Reagan

Bryce is a junior from York, Maine majoring in broadcast journalism. She loves to read and write, listen to music, explore the city, and hang out with friends. She also loves finding new and exciting things to do around Boston...

Roxanne Snowden
Staff Writer | she/her

Roxanne Snowden

Roxanne is a junior from Litchfield, Connecticut and is a broadcast journalism major. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to concerts, trying new restaurants and singing. Different from her small hometown,...

Joseph Dimino
Staff Writer | he/him

Joseph Dimino

Joe is a sophomore journalism major from Revere, Mass. When he has free time, he can be found in Suffolk's VGA room or watching Boston sports. He's particularly a fan of the Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox! When he graduates, he h...

Colin Doherty
Staff Writer | he/him

Colin Doherty

Colin is a junior English major, concentrating in Public and Professional Writing. His writing stems from his grueling love for all things pop culture, with music as his main focus. Colin loves to spend his ...

Ricardo Orphanos
Staff Writer | he/him

Ricardo Orphanos

Rick is a senior journalism print & web major originally from Stoneham, Mass. He is a passionate Bruins fan and loves the sport of hockey. He is always walking around with a black hockey cap. During the winter semester when...

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