The Suffolk Journal

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 for the first time to the General Assembly, Trump avoided his trademark over-the-top rhetoric. ...

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The protections afforded to sexual assault victims are being rescinded, as directed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.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 the Obama Administration, Title IX had previously been under review by Devos’s department. All e...

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 by the left is harmful towards the greater cause of fighting white nationalism. The group styles itself...

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 on us and their judgmental whispers send the message. We are losing our core values. At this point,...

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 well as the FBI, are investigating Russian attempts to influence the election and its possible ties...

Angela Merkel: How a woman defines a country

Kaitlin Hahn

March 29, 2017

Arguably the new Leader of the Free World, the first female chancellor of Germany and the De Facto Leader of the European Union, Angela Merkel holds all of these titles in her third term. It seems that this once soft-spoken leader has persisted through with strong leadership to please both liberals and ...

Another perspective: Who are you calling a snowflake?

Katie Dugan

March 29, 2017

Millennials have a lot of negative stereotypes about them. We’re entitled, lazy, we’re numb to acts of violence and we’re obsessed with social media and technology. But probably the oddest stereotype about us is that we are too sensitive and get offended easily. Truthfully, we do tend to come off as a del...

Trump is stronger than the leaks

Patrick George

March 1, 2017

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 ...

Lack of diversity in politics leads to strife

By Facebook page Andy Borowitz

Patrick Holmes

February 15, 2017

It is tiring to watch old white men continue to lead this country into the dark ages. They are a misrepresentation of the United States and everything that we stand for, especially the ones who identify with the beliefs of President Donald Trump. With a predominantly white, male cabinet, Trump does...

Businessman to president: Treating a country like a company

Patrick Holmes

February 8, 2017

Donald Trump has signed many controversial executive orders just a few weeks into his presidency. These decisions have seemed to benefit money, power and selfishness rather than unity, love and acceptance. Possibly a plethora of Americans agree with the following sentiment due to the many protests that h...

EPA censorship threatens environment further

Katie Dugan

February 8, 2017

In a decision that will have a chilling effect on a major government agency’s ability to disseminate information, President Donald Trump instituted “a temporary suspension of all new business activities” on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Jan. 24, according to CBS News. This means that the ...

America, your privilege is showing

Patrick Holmes, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2017

During Donald Trump’s campaign, my eleven-year-old sister asked my parents, “Why does he hate my people?” She was referring to Asians as ‘her people’ since she is adopted from China. With this newfound insight into how this man affected my young sister, my heart could not break more for what h...

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