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Editor’s word: Jun. 6, 2013

June 6, 2013
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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, 2013
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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, 2013
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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, 2013
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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...

Editor’s word: March 14, 2013

March 14, 2013
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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...

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

February 27, 2013
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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...

Editor’s word: Feb. 20, 2013

February 20, 2013
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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...

Editor’s word: Feb 13, 2013

February 13, 2013
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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,...

Editor’s word: Feb. 7, 2013

February 7, 2013
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**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...

Editor’s word: Jan. 31, 2013

Editor’s word: Jan. 31, 2013

January 31, 2013
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An editorial in Sunday’s Boston Globe entitled “As online classes gain acceptance, colleges must adapt” refers to the state of Boston’s economy, basing it’s health on “whether local universities make the right bets about how best to incorporate Internet-based instruction — and whether they...

Editor’s word: Jan. 23, 2013

January 23, 2013
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Aaron Swartz should not be dead right now. If you haven’t heard of him by now, here’s a quick rundown. On Jan. 11, the 26-year-old committed suicide in his Brooklyn apartment. Swartz was facing upcoming prosecution and potentially extensive jail time for an action he never went through with. While...

Editor’s word: Dec. 18, 2012

December 18, 2012
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Yesterday our school officially ushered in a new era when it inaugurated Suffolk’s ninth president, James McCarthy. The search for a new president was extensive after the abrupt retirement of David Sargent in 2010, and for a while the horizon was hazy and unclear. In the search, McCarthy not only met...

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