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Diversity dominates: Historic record of women elected in Boston

Diversity dominates: Historic record of women elected in Boston
November 15, 2017
Despite low voter turnout during last week’s municipal election, women, especially of color, won.

Walsh clinches mayor’s race for second term

Haley Clegg/ Photo Editor
Four more years with Walsh
November 8, 2017

Mayor Marty Walsh trounced into a second term in office on Tuesday night and outplayed his challenger, City Councilor Tito Jackson. By more than 31 percentage points, the incumbent easily took the mayor’s...

Harvard professor emphasizes student impact on gerrymandering

Hannah Arroyo/ Asst. Sports Editor
November 1, 2017

If there was a way for one political party in America to stay in power forever, the best method would be gerrymandering, according to Harvard Beneficial Professor of Law Charles Fried. Gerrymandering,...

Potential flooding threatens the city

By Twitter user SUBizSchool
November 1, 2017
Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate breaks down possible threats to the city’s infrastructure due to climate change in the near future.

Amazon looks to Boston

October 25, 2017

Last month, Amazon, holding its place as one of the five most valuable companies in the world, announced that they were searching for a new location in the US, outside of their original in Seattle, Wa....

The Opioid Crisis: A local, state and national issue

By Vimeo user Claremont McKenna College
October 18, 2017

As students returned to Suffolk University’s campus this fall, posters advertising Narcan, a nasal spray which uses the drug naloxone to revive the victim of an opioid overdose, have made an arrival...

Libertarian candidate Raccioppi takes stand against Moulton

October 12, 2017

Running against current incumbent Seth Moulton for the 6th Congressional District of Massachusetts is Politics, Philosophy and Economics major Samson Raccioppi. He needs 2,000 signatures from voters registered...

Alum forced to postpone place for office

October 12, 2017

Correction: Due to an error from sources, a previous version of the Oct. 11 article “Alum forced to postpone place for office” included a quote from Justin Murad that stated voters feared there would...

Derenoncourt confident to win first position in office

October 12, 2017

Jean Bradley Derenoncourt graduated this past May with a degree in government and around 400 signatures to get his name on the ballot for City Councilor-at-Large for Brockton, Massachusetts. Recently,...

Student entrepreneurs pen success from crowd-funding projects

October 4, 2017

The Sawyer Business School offered its first-ever crowd-funding class last fall. Two of the student entrepreneurs have come a long ways since then. Senior Sara Maloney’s crowd-funding enterprise is called...

Tewksbury woman falls victim to Las Vegas shooting

October 4, 2017

Rhonda LeRocque, a 42-year-old Tewksbury mother was one of the 59 people killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday night, according to the Boston Globe. She attended the concert with her husband...

Body of Missing Man Found in Charles River

Nick Viveiros/ Journal Staff
Suffolk community questions string of disappearances
April 19, 2017

The parents of Michael Kelleher, a 23-year-old resident of Southborough, Mass. who went missing from a Boston Celtics game last month, confirmed that a body recovered by state police Sunday morning was...

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