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A Word from SGA: March 23, 2017

March 23
Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Suffolk University, We hope you all had a fun, relaxing spring break! Before the week off, SGA wrapped up our spring elections. There was a new Executive Board and senate elected to take over for the 2017-2018 school year. You can find all of those results on our social media, @SuffolkSGA, on...

Editor’s Word: The Journal brings home the silver medal

Editor’s Word:  The Journal brings home the silver medal

Alexa Gagosz
March 16
Filed under Showcase, Staff Editorial

The office of The Suffolk Journal has had a complete mosaic of awards our newspaper has won at conventions across the country since our founding 80 years ago. Since the 1970s, the newspaper itself hasn’t won any major awards aside from our website. This past week, we finally brought one home. At the...

Editor’s word: The Journal endorses Daniel Gazzani for SGA president

March 1
Filed under Staff Editorial

The editorial board and writing staff of the The Suffolk Journal works furiously to ensure each story is written and published with unconditional integrity. As journalists, we strictly maintain a professional level of neutrality. Nonetheless, we are indeed members of Suffolk University, and as students are...

A word from SGA: March 1, 2017

March 1
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk University, SGA elections are right around the corner! Be sure to vote for your representatives on March 6th – 8th on SUConnect. All students will receive an email on Monday morning with the link to vote. If any student does not receive the email, it will be accessible on our social media. L...

Editorial satire: Conway in conflict

Editorial satire: Conway in conflict

Claire Schneider
March 1
Filed under Opinion

Claire Schneider/Political Cartoonist

Trump is stronger than the leaks

Patrick George
March 1
Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

President Donald Trump’s claim to fame may be his ability to create an extraordinary amount of jobs, in the political comedy and punditry industry.  For the last two years, Trump has enraged the general public for both his comments— preference for heroes who aren’t prisoners of war, lewd comments ...

Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more

Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more

Elvira Mora
March 1
Filed under Opinion

February has been a month dedicated to the struggles faced by the Black community, which was first recognized in 1976 and to celebrate those who have been marginalized. It also recognizes important people of color through history. As a Latina woman, I can empathize why this month is necessary. The ho...

Students of color need to feel more appreciated

Timi Ogunbanjo
March 1
Filed under Opinion

Originally from Nigeria, as an incoming freshman, I was under the impression that I would be in a diverse community with students from many different backgrounds; this observation was true. This past fall semester was my first at Suffolk University and my expectations were high but eventually were n...

Editor’s word: Suffolk needs a leader now

February 22
Filed under Staff Editorial

In last week’s issue, The Journal published an article that had updated the Suffolk community on the Presidential Search Committee and the proximity that the Committee was to taking the next step to finding Suffolk’s top leader- once again. The Journal, and members of the community, were troubled...

Editorial satire: The narcissist

Editorial satire: The narcissist

Claire Schneider
February 22
Filed under Opinion

Claire Schneider/Political Cartoonist

Breaking down stereotypes, one man at a time

Breaking down stereotypes, one man at a time

Katie Dugan
February 22
Filed under Opinion

We’ve all heard about self-defense classes for women and maybe you’ve taken one. You might carry around pepper spray, or a rape whistle, or your keys between your fingers when you walk alone at night. There’s a plethora of information available for women and how to protect themselves from sexual a...

War on drugs: a failing battle against suffering

War on drugs: a failing battle against suffering

Chaim Wigder
February 22
Filed under Opinion

For those of us seriously concerned with the ever-failing war on drugs, Donald’s Trump’s presidency is proving to be as regressive on social and public health reforms as anyone thought, having taken the wrong step on yet another key issue. Earlier this month, Trump passed three executive orders r...

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