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Staff Editorial: Journal learns at conference, wants your help in improving

March 5
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

This past week, the Journal editors escaped the frigid Boston atmosphere and went to San Diego, but brought back more than just a tan. The Journal was awarded ninth place for best website in the small school category at the 30th annual National College Journalism Convention held by the Associated...

Staff Editorial: Maintenance

February 26
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

On the front page of this edition of the Journal, one of our staff writers looked into ongoing maintenance issues in the dorms around campus. This staff editorial is not going to point fingers at anyone, but these kinds of problems in all three dorm buildings have been an issue for as long as our senior...

Staff Editorial: Suffolk 365

February 19
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Updated as indicated below. It goes without saying that every college student hopes to have a job in their chosen field after receiving their diploma on graduation day. Suffolk University recently unveiled a project called “Suffolk 365” that documents more than 600 members of the Class of 2012 ...

Staff Editorial: The Washington Redskins

February 12
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The Washington Redskins name has become a hotbed issue in the National Football League over the last year and  is now seeing lawmakers getting involved. Team owner Dan Snyder has publicly stated on multiple occasions that he will not change the name as long as he is with the organization. League commissioner...

Staff Editorial: College students’ mindset need to change

February 5
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The city of Boston has plenty to be proud of. The Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox have all won at least one world title in the past 10 years. We worked together to overcome a terrible tragedy last April. One thing this city and its college students in particular cannot be proud of is the dramatically...

Staff Editorial: The California Aggie

January 29
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

All the way across the country, the university newspaper of the University of California, Davis, the California Aggie, is in danger of extinction just before its 100-year anniversary. Despite cutting the paper from a daily to a weekly and docking the paychecks of its editors, The Aggie is proposing that...

Staff Editorial: Donahue

January 23
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

News broke via the Boston Business Journal last week that Suffolk University has officially placed the Fenton building on the market. This move is not surprising based on earlier comments that university President James McCarthy told the Suffolk Journal about wanting to close the sale of both Fenton...

Staff Editorial

December 4
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

News broke this week via Shirley Young of the Boston Globe that the MBTA will soon service late-night weekend travelers around the city. Starting as early as this coming spring, all T subways and the 15 most popular bus routes will run until 3 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings, according to Young. Massachusetts...

Staff Editorial

November 20
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

On Dec. 4, neighbor school Emerson College will rename its communication school the Ron Burgundy School of Communication for one day in order to welcome Will Ferrell as his character from the Anchorman movie series. While it is commonplace for universities to bring in public speakers, Ferrell coming...

Staff Editorial

November 13
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

We don't play politics here at The Journal. We never support one side over another when reporting on a topic. This week's cover story about the Koch brothers donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to Suffolk is not meant to promote the views of alumna Kalin Jordan or Beacon Hill Institute Director...

Staff Editorial

November 6
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The Boston Globe’s op-ed section has made headlines recently for columnist Jennifer Graham’s recent article regarding the millennial generation. Graham believes that children born between 1982 and 2000 have gone from becoming “the next great generation” to the idle generation. She sweeps an entire...

Staff Editorial

October 30
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

For the first time in 20 years, the city of Boston will see a new mayor take office after next week’s election. The Journal is not in the business of endorsing political candidates so you will not see one for Marty Walsh or John Connolly here. What the Journal does endorse however, is participating...

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