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Editor’s Word: The Journal Staff stands against the Secretary of Education

February 15
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Staff Editorial

Throughout the confirmation hearings, the then-nominee Betsy DeVos, who practically paid her way to the Secretary of Education position, displayed her utter lack of experience in public education. Both her inconsiderable absence of knowledge on education policy and what was the closest vote for a ca...

Editor’s word: Today is the day for journalism, yet people stay away

Editor’s word: Today is the day for journalism, yet people stay away

February 9
Filed under Showcase, Staff Editorial

Calling all American thinkers, readers or general enthusiasts of fact. The very fabric of our Constitution is being called into question every day, yet The Suffolk Journal has maintained a staff of less than two dozen consistent writers for more than five years now. Newspapers are slowly going bankrupt and t...

Editor’s word: Immigration ban does not represent the people of Suffolk

February 1
Filed under Staff Editorial

When President Donald Trump announced his immigration ban late Friday night, he pushed the country further toward instability and threw the worlds of thousands of innocent people into a tailspin. Trump’s executive order bars immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries-- countries in which...

Editor’s Word: Post-Election

Alexa Gagosz
November 16
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Post-election events have seen a string of reactions from universities across the nation. Many students in the United States, as well as those studying abroad, have felt the shake of the silent majority rock the nation into a shocking, and otherwise, unexpected win for the president-elect Donald Trump....

Editor’s Word: Nov. 9, 2016

November 10
Filed under Staff Editorial

This outcome is not a representation of the America we have seen throughout the election. The silent majority’s voice rang out on Tuesday, echoing across the nation. These voices do not directly reflect the values of Suffolk University, but it is the decision of America’s majority. As the primary whist...

The endorsement of our generation: The Journal endorses Hillary Clinton for president

The endorsement  of our generation: The Journal endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Alexa Gagosz
November 2
Filed under Staff Editorial

The presidential election of 2016 is unlike any other in American history and it now brings The Suffolk Journal staff to endorse a candidate for only its fourth time in the 80 years of the publication’s existence. Since the university’s founding in 1906, the students, faculty and staff have question...

Editor’s Word: New trustees elected

October 26
Filed under Staff Editorial

Larry Smith and Patricia J. Gannon were recently introduced into the Board of Trustees. As alumni of the university, both individuals should have a sense of how to effectively influence Suffolk in a positive way. In looking forward to the future, both individuals possess qualities and skills that could...

Editor’s Word: Oct. 19, 2016

Alexa Gagosz
October 19
Filed under Staff Editorial

The Presidential Search Committee has taken on the vigorous task of redirecting the public image of the university after a turbulent past year. Newly appointed Chairman Robert Lamb has excelled at creating a transparent and open partnership between the Board and Suffolk community through communication...

Editor’s Word: Oct. 5

Alexa Gagosz
October 5
Filed under Staff Editorial

Directly following the events of 9/11, the United States announced that they were going to strike areas of Afghanistan in a number of attacks in order to attempt their reach to Al Qaeda, the group responsible for innocent American lives. The advancements, which were said to have been carefully targeted by t...

Editor’s Word: Sept. 28

Alexa Gagosz
September 28
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Similarly to the rest of the nation, Suffolk University’s global community has turned their eyes onto the current campaign trails here in the United States. This election year though, is unlike any other. Concern grows as the world looks on to see who will take the position as commander-in-chief of the “fre...

Editor’s Word: Sept. 21

Editor’s Word: Sept. 21

September 21
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The Suffolk Journal has been so busy reporting on the news that we didn’t realize until this year that we have been around for 80 years! In September of 1936, a group of Suffolk students began the steps to creating the established newspaper we have today. The current team, as well as past members, ...

Editor’s Word: Orientation 2016

Alexa Gagosz
June 1
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

On behalf of The Suffolk Journal, we are very pleased to welcome in an incoming class. In a time when representing and advocating for student voice could not be more important, we’ve had the distinguished pleasure of being at the forefront of Suffolk University affairs for nearly 77 years.  As we embark...

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