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Editor’s word: Nov. 6, 2013

November 6
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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...

Editor’s word: Oct. 30, 2013

October 30
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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...

Editor’s word: Oct. 23, 2013

October 23
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A chaotic scene from this year’s Boston Marathon serves as the backdrop for an advertisement by the Boston Police Foundation asking for donations. This distasteful billboard has been plastered up just around the corner from Suffolk University’s campus for months now. It is well past time for the...

Editor’s word: Oct. 16, 2013

October 16
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In case you have not seen the banners all over campus, this week will be Suffolk University’s inaugural homecoming weekend. For many universities, this is a time, honored yearly tradition and it’s great to see Suffolk starting that tradition as well. Some of the events set to take place are yearly...

Editor’s word: Oct. 9, 2013

October 9
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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,...

Editor’s word: Oct. 2, 2013

October 2
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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...

Editor’s word: Sept. 25, 2013

September 25
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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...

Editor’s word: Sept. 18, 2013

September 18
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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....

Editor’s word: Jun. 6, 2013

June 6
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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...

Editor’s word: My final staff editorial

Editor’s word: My final staff editorial

Ethan M. Long
April 17
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I was angry. In fact, I was livid. I was stuck in the middle of the crowd on Boylston Street just a few blocks down from Forum, a bar where RadioBDC, the Globe’s radio station featuring former staff members of WFNX, was co-sponsoring a benefit for the Joe Andruzzi Foundation. To make matters worse, I had followed the flow of families, students, and spectators down Newbury Stre...

Editor’s word: April 9, 2013

April 9
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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...

Editor’s word: March 28, 2013

March 28
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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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