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Staff Editorial

October 9
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Back in August, The Boston Globe broke the story regarding Westfield State University President Evan S. Dobelle racking up more than $200,000 on his university-issued credit card he was awarded in 2008. His charges over the years included an $8,000 four-night stay at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Bangkok,...

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October 2
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

UMass Amherst has announced in a press release that it has chosen to ban all EDM-related music shows and concerts indefinitely from the Mullins Center. The school cancelled “Return to Fantazia” back in September and recently canceled “Above & Beyond” and “Pretty Lights,” which were scheduled...

Staff Editorial

September 25
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Since all of our editors have been at Suffolk University, neither of Boston’s major newspapers has been available on campus for students. The Student Government Association offers USA Today and the New York Times in the Donahue lobby every day. While it’s great having papers available for free for stud...

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September 18
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

If you’re reading this staff editorial, then you probably read or glanced at the front page story regarding the drug molly, a form of ecstasy. It’s a drug that has been in the news quite a bit lately, with more than a few of those stories regarding colleges or college students around New England....

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June 6
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Every year The Suffolk Journal prints one out-of-semester edition just for the incoming freshmen and transfer student class to pick up during orientation. It can be a trying edition to put out with our staff scattered between summer getaways, their hometowns and internships within the city  but it...

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April 9
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Thomas M. Menino was the last of the “big urban mayors” of the 20th Century. As the city celebrates his career, since he announced no intention to seek a sixth term last Thursday, media outlets are puffing his legacy left and right. Who could possibly replace this man, one of the most popular democrats...

Staff Editorial

March 28
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

There’s really not much going on this week, and as Sex and Love Week continues through to Friday, there aren’t many stories to write this editorial on. One could be Boston College’s threatening of disciplinary action towards any students caught giving another student a condom. There are two obvious...

Staff Editorial

March 28
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Suffolk community! Hope you all had a nice spring break and eased back into classes this week despite the snow. We’ve been gone for a couple of weeks now, but we’re back in full swing as of this edition! This is the one editorial of the year where we talk about ourselves. During the first week of...

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Staff Editorial

February 27
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Gossip gossip gossip; shut up. Yes someone on our campus messed up a little bit, and yes, she will most likely be facing sanctions from not only the city but from Suffolk too. In order to use MySuffolk, every one of you must check a box stating that you “read” the student handbook. It comes as no...

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February 20
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Forty-six percent of all students who enroll in college this year will not graduate with a degree within six years, according to The American Dream 2.0, a report released last month by a coalition of college presidents and civil rights advocates funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The percentage...

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February 13
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

While numerous news outlets have pumped out stories calling President Obama’s State of the Union address “ambitious,” what we really heard last night were the same crowd-pleaser proposals about bringing jobs back to America and restoring the glory of the middle class. While some of Obama’s points,...

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February 7
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

**Trigger Warning** The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 expired at the beginning of last month as the 112th Congress ended their tenure. Both sides of the aisle couldn’t reach compromise on a bill which should never have become partisan: this was an act of utmost importance. What’s even mo...

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