The Suffolk Journal

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Nathan Espinal

February 15, 2017

On Wednesday, as part of Black Her/History month, keynote speaker Shaun King took the opportunity to share with the audience stories of his life as an advocate as well as the injustices he fights against. King spoke about the moments in his life that have made him into the person that he is today. Hi...

Crampton assists courtside

Patrick Holmes

February 15, 2017

From making assists playing basketball to becoming a graduate assistant in the athletics department at Suffolk University, Carolyn Crampton has a passion for sports. She currently holds a position as a manager within the Michael and Larry Smith Fitness Center, an assistant coach to the women’s bas...

Disguising food prices with different payment systems

Disguising food prices with different payment systems

Amy Koczera

February 15, 2017

Upon touring Suffolk as a prospective student just last year, my tour guide briefly mentioned that Sodexo provides all food services at Suffolk. I did not have high expectations for the food once I arrived, but what shocked me was not the food itself, rather the price of the food. Most universities re...

Student productions lighten the black box

Student productions lighten the black box

Felicity Otterbein

February 15, 2017

When presented with an empty and barren black box, some fail to see beyond the potential it holds. Some may look at it merely as a container to store things, others may not even give it a second glance. On the other hand, some may look at it like a blank canvas anxiously awaiting a new masterpiece to b...

European students find a continental commonality

European students find a continental commonality

Elvira Mora

February 8, 2017

As students ease into spring semester, a new club on campus is taking off for the first time. On Feb. 2, the university’s new European Student Association held its inaugural meeting, giving life to Suffolk University’s first official organization encompassing students from across the European contin...

Ramifications belt out alongside nation’s best voices

Ramifications belt out alongside nation’s best voices

Patrick Holmes

February 8, 2017

On Saturday night, Suffolk University’s a cappella group known as the Ramifications took center stage at the Berklee Performance Hall to unleash a moving set worthy of applause. As the second act out of eight to perform, they had the chance to define the beginning of the competition and give the audi...

“Title TBA” springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

“Title TBA”  springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

Elvira Mora

February 1, 2017

Kicking off the spring semester in the Suffolk University theater department was the return of the Spotlight Series, "Title TBA.” The Spotlight series is an entirely student run series showcasing developing work that is written and directed solely by students. Supposedly, "Title TBA" gained a large amou...

Living for tomorrow

Living for tomorrow

Felicity Otterbein

February 1, 2017

With the hype that surrounds the natural environment and the growing concept of climate change, it’s difficult to bring people together in a serious way to discuss the issues that affect the immediate future. Some would rather turn a blind eye and refuse to commit to the existence - or lack thereof ...

Parker transitions from swing of a bat to a club

Chris DeGusto

September 28, 2016

Jay Parker, who had been an assistant baseball coach at Suffolk University for 19 years, is now the first head coach of the brand new women’s golf program within Suffolk’s Athletics. There is much to establish with this new varsity team in order to guarantee its success. Parker believes that the wome...

McKenna let go by Board, new president named from within

McKenna let go by Board, new president named from within

Alexa Gagosz, Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2016

The Suffolk University Board of Trustees voted on Thursday to part ways with now former President Margaret McKenna and to have Provost Marisa Kelly fill as acting president.

Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for using banned substance

Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for using banned substance

Skylar To

June 21, 2016

Maria Sharapova received a two year suspension for using a banned substance. See what one Suffolk professor and Rams tennis head coach have to say about it.

Substantial crowd for State House protest

Geraldine Vittini, Journal Contributor

December 11, 2015

Hundreds of protesters banded together in front of the looming State House on Friday to decry Gov. Charlie Baker’s recent comments against the Syrian refugee program. Their chants and handmade signs signaled a deep dissatisfaction with the governor’s statements, which he made a few days after the ...

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