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Editor’s Word: University makes moves without communication

November 15, 2017

Suffolk University, an institution that has so-called “championed” at communications, has failed to inform their students on moves that upper administration makes-- once again. Just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the Boston Herald broke a story that Suffolk has filed plans with the Boston Planning & Development Agency to lease a 180-u...

The Feminist Letters: Everyone needs to advocate for intersectionality to improve equality

Olivia Gorman

November 15, 2017

When someone says the word “feminist,” most people have an instinctual idea that comes to mind about what that concept means to them; something along the lines of gender equality, sexism and ending the patriarchy. When the word “intersectionality” comes next to it, however, people do not know what the term means and how it relates to them. Exte...

Diversity won in recent elections

Juliana Tuozzola

November 15, 2017

The possibility for women, minorities and LGBTQ-identifying people to be elected to United States offices during President Donald Trump’s era became a triumphant reality last week. Voters provided the Democratic party with its first round of major wins since the disheartening results of the 2016 presidential election. The hope lost a year ago when the T...

Sexual assault excludes no gender

Sexual assault excludes no gender

Roxana Martinez

November 15, 2017

Lately there seems to be a new article out every week about another round of sexual abuse allegations regarding Hollywood moguls. Anthony Rapp recentl...

Spacey’s career topples as more men accuse him

Kaitlin Hahn

November 8, 2017

Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexually assaulting multiple men in Hollywood, with some underage at the time. Once the information was released, Spacey decided to come out as gay in an attempt to distract the world from his wrongdoings. The list of accusers continues to grow.

Editor’s Word: America has thrown away lives over country’s religious devotion to firearms

November 8, 2017

Enough is enough, America. This week, 26 more innocent lives were ended without reason or purpose at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A shooter walked into the religious sanctuary during Sunday service and filled the air with the hot deadly venom of a country filled with hate that no longer seems to seems to be able, or willing, to protect ...

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Editor’s Word: University makes moves without communication

November 15, 2017

Suffolk University, an institution that has so-called “championed” at communications, has failed to inform their students on moves that upper administration makes-- once again. Just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the Boston Herald broke a story that Suffolk has filed plans with the Boston Planning & Development Agency to lease a 180-unit apartment buildin...

Editor’s Word: America has thrown away lives over country’s religious devotion to firearms

November 8, 2017

Enough is enough, America. This week, 26 more innocent lives were ended without reason or purpose at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A shooter walked into the religious sanctuary during Sunday service and filled the air with the hot deadly venom of a country filled with hate that no longer seems to seems to be able, or willing, to protect its own people. Who t...

Editor’s Word: Mediocre journalism majors are damaging the industry

November 1, 2017

Everyday, cruelty and cynicism wreak havoc throughout the unfair world we live in. As poverty grows hastily in developing nations and terrorist attacks take the lives of millions, devoted journalists can be found eagerly scribbling down every last word of each disheartening incidence in order to make a living. As intrinsically dismal stories flood the news hour after ...

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Tweeting away the presidency

We currently have problems with multiple countries that could threaten our national security. Evidently, Russia meddled in our election for president, and continues to hack into U.S. and European government and industry systems.  Also, Russia occupies eastern Ukraine. China laid claim to the South China Sea and is constructing bases on islands claimed by other countries.  The Chinese military has confronted U.S. Naval Vessels and Aircraft. North Korea ...

Letter to the Editor: Neutralize North Korean Threat

North Korea continues to expand its nuclear weapons program and is making progress in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the Western U.S. It is working on miniaturizing nuclear weapons to fit on ICBMs by early 2018, and it threatens to attack the U.S. with nuclear warheads. North Korea is a virulent Communist country with a closed...

Degrade the North Korean economy

Donald Moskowitz

President Trump has pointed out the strong linkage between China and North Korea, and he correctly assumes China can influence North Korea’s weapons development program.  We must work with China on resolving this situation, and also on the Chinese encroachment in the South China Sea and the trade deficit imbalance. At this juncture, the North Korean nuclear missile program is o...

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