The Suffolk Journal

Run Boston Strong

Run Boston Strong

Ryan Arel

April 18, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Showcase, Sports

Frigid temperatures, strong winds and pouring rain did not stop Boston pride spreading from Hopkinton to Boylston Street Monday at the 122nd Boston Marathon. Due to the abrasive weather conditions, many runners debated on backing out of the race, including American winner Desiree Linden,  as she told r...

Finished wicked strong

Finished wicked strong

Skylar To and Chris DeGusto

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Crossing the finish line at the 121st annual Boston Marathon was like no other feeling for Amanda McGrath-- it was emotional. McGrath, an Assistant to the Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs at Suffolk University, had just completed her first marathon on Monday and said it was the “b...

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Heather Rutherford

April 22, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

In 2013, Haley Erickson was watching a live broadcast of the Boston Marathon. When Erickson, a Suffolk University Police Department systems administrator, saw the live video of two bombs exploding at the finish line, she decided it was time to start training to run a marathon herself. “Before this, the farthe...

Running in the rain: Boston Marathon a success despite bad weather

Running in the rain: Boston Marathon a success despite bad weather

Jeremy Hayes

April 22, 2015


Filed under Sports

The dark skies above the city served as an unfitting backdrop to the ecstatic runners and fans of the Boston Marathon. The day started out clear in the early morning hours to the afternoon. The élite runners finished the marathon before any rain fell. Caroline Rotich placed first among women, ...

For many reasons, Tsarnaev should not get the death penalty

For many reasons, Tsarnaev should not get the death penalty

Katie Dugan

April 15, 2015


Filed under Featured Stories, Opinion

Despite the horrifying nature of his crimes, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found guilty last Wednesday of all 30 counts he faced for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, should not be given the death penalty. Tsarnaev and his late brother, Tamerlan, were responsible for the deaths of four people and the...

Suffolk U News broadcast April 8

Suffolk U News broadcast April 8

April 8, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

This week Suffolk U News reports on the Boston Marathon, Charlie Baker's inspirational haircut, and previews the Suffolk Journal's lead story for the week.

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

February 25, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

Check out the latest from our partners at Suffolk U News. Their newscast reports on how snow is taking a toll on local businesses and Boston Marathon runners, and includes a peek at the lead story in this week's Suffolk Journal.  

Suffolk remembers Boston Marathon one year later

Suffolk remembers Boston Marathon one year later

Sam Humphrey

April 16, 2014


Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

One year after two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, members of the Suffolk community rallied to give back before next week’s race. The American Red Cross (ARC) set up several tables in the Regan Gym in Ridgeway for the Suffolk community to donate blood on April 15, the one year anniversary...

Editor’s word: April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014


Filed under Staff Editorial

I don’t want to write the last staff editorial of the year about the Boston Marathon bombings last year. I don’t want to write or think about the destruction that two people brought to the city I and the rest of Suffolk University call home. One year later, it is still hard to think about friends...

Boston Marathon: The Historic Run

Boston Marathon: The Historic Run

Dani Marrero

April 16, 2014


Filed under Featured Stories, Sports

“The early morning trains to Ashland carried hundreds of spectators who wished to see the start of the great race,” read The Boston Globe’s article on the first marathon held in the city in 1897. Over a century later, this description still stands for spectators and runners from all over the...

Dzokhar Tsarnaev deserves to die

Dzokhar Tsarnaev deserves to die

Sam Humphrey

February 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Mixed reactions met the Justice Department’s announcement that it would seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the alleged terrorists behind the Boston Marathon bombing. Though Massachusetts banned the death penalty 30 years ago, Tsarnaev will be tried under federal law. Timothy McVeigh,...

A Senseless Loss

A Senseless Loss

Ivan Favelevic

April 17, 2013


Filed under Boston, Featured Stories, News

Suffolk University prides itself on being in the heart of Boston. This pride was shown when one of the city’s oldest traditions, the marathon, was a victim of terrorist attacks. Print journalism major, junior Allison Thibault, was taking part in the celebration as she stood by the finish line of...

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