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Pope Francis elicits praise, criticism for Trump comments

Nick Viveiros
March 6
Filed under World

His Holiness Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, has received increased media attention in recent months and the reason has nothing to do with the institution he is charged with leading. It’s because of President Donald J. Trump. The Pope’s involvement in the 2016 presidential electi...

Walsh stands with sanctuary city

Walsh stands with sanctuary city

Elvira Mora
March 6
Filed under World

More than 300 people gathered at Boston’s largest mosque on Friday to hear Mayor Martin J. Walsh speak about protecting religious diversity and immigration. Boston’s Mayor said that he called the press conference because he was “disturbed and angered” by the news coming out of Washington D.C. ...

Trump is stronger than the leaks

Patrick George
March 1
Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

President Donald Trump’s claim to fame may be his ability to create an extraordinary amount of jobs, in the political comedy and punditry industry.  For the last two years, Trump has enraged the general public for both his comments— preference for heroes who aren’t prisoners of war, lewd comments ...

Students of color need to feel more appreciated

Timi Ogunbanjo
March 1
Filed under Opinion

Originally from Nigeria, as an incoming freshman, I was under the impression that I would be in a diverse community with students from many different backgrounds; this observation was true. This past fall semester was my first at Suffolk University and my expectations were high but eventually were n...

War on drugs: a failing battle against suffering

War on drugs: a failing battle against suffering

Chaim Wigder
February 22
Filed under Opinion

For those of us seriously concerned with the ever-failing war on drugs, Donald’s Trump’s presidency is proving to be as regressive on social and public health reforms as anyone thought, having taken the wrong step on yet another key issue. Earlier this month, Trump passed three executive orders r...

Trump continues policy backpedal

Trump continues policy backpedal

Jacob Geanous
February 15
Filed under World

Over the past week, President Donald Trump has begun his involvement in the Asia Pacific political theater, which included reneging on some of his strongest campaign rhetoric. During the busy week, Trump and his constituents have been diplomatically involved with China, Japan, and to some extent, Nort...

Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Nick Viveiros
February 15
Filed under Boston, News

Hundreds of Americans in cities across the country braved the weather on Sunday to take a stand for refugees in light of President Donald Trump’s actions centering around immigration. A Boston rally was held at the base of the New England Holocaust Memorial near Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The r...

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