The Suffolk Journal

“In God we trust” doesn’t represent all Americans

Harper Wayne February 6, 2019

As Americans, are we supposed to believe that the religious clause of the first amendment holds weight, when our dollars pay for the phrase “In God we trust” to be placed on government buildings? Separation...

Yes, “Thoughts and prayers” are enough

Nick Sammarco November 14, 2018

The country was stunned and heartbroken after waking up last week to yet another mass shooting of innocent people, this time at Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks, California. In total, 11 people at Borderline...

Believing Science Does Not Make You Bigoted

Nick Sammarco October 17, 2018

Last week, the Trump Administration’s move to consider new regulations regarding how a person’s sex would be portrayed on government documents and identification was reported by The New York Times....

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.

Regulations are meant to be improved, not erased

Kyle Crozier November 1, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created with a simple and singular goal: to protect human health and the environment. The EPA’s reach extends to the public and private sector, as they...

The Feminism Letters: Men should be proud to be fighters for equality.

Haley Clegg November 1, 2017

Where along the line did feminism become synonymous with “hating men?” Feminism isn’t an attack on men, and it doesn’t claim that men are inferior to women, yet many continue to view it as such....

Negotiating with the Taliban is not an option

Negotiating with the Taliban is not an option

Stiv Mucollari November 1, 2017

While in a state of civil war, Afghanistan has the foundation of a democratic state. Recently, the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the U.S. would be open to negotiating with “moderate”...

Trump’s hypocrisy concerns the world, not just the US

Stiv Mucollari September 27, 2017

Displaying his incoherent foreign policy in front of the United Nations General Assembly last week, President Donald J. Trump painted a grim viewing of the international system with his remarks. Speaking...

DeVos: A danger to student safety

Michael MacRae September 27, 2017

The protections afforded to sexual assault victims are being rescinded, as directed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Given initially under the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and expanded during...

Extremists on the political spectrum

Stiv Mucollari September 20, 2017

The recognition gained from the “Unite the Right” rally has seen the left-leaning political group, Antifa, gain increasing support from the mainstream left. However, the implied approval of Antifa...

Trump is spiraling and America is being taken down with him

Patrick Holmes June 9, 2017

America is not great. The United States has lost its morality, sensibility and kindness. We are no longer the leaders of the free world and our actions speak volumes. The rest of the world has their eyes...

The Trump-Putin connection: Collusion is not the core of the problem

Chaim Wigder April 5, 2017

The Trump administration hasn’t been able to escape from the controversy surrounding Russia’s alleged involvement in the 2016 presidential election. The House and Senate intelligence committees, as...

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