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Slavery reparations are an immoral and illogical proposition

Slavery reparations are an immoral and illogical proposition

Nick Sammarco

April 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Conservative Message

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is back in the headlines. In an apparent attempt to bolster her dwindling prospects for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President, last month Warren called for a “full-conversation about reparations” according to Politico. Of course, Warren is referencing...

By striking a deal with the EU on Brexit, the UK would suffer

By striking a deal with the EU on Brexit, the UK would suffer

Craig Anderson

April 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In 2016, 17.4 million people voted to leave the European Union in one of the U.K.’s biggest ever exercises in democracy. Unfortunately, parliamentary squabbles and Theresa May’s weak “leadership” have backed Britain into a corner. The people of the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, but...

Autism Awareness Month, 2019

April 3, 2019


Filed under Staff Editorial

April is also Autism Awareness Month, which brings attention to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), more commonly known as autism. As of 2018, ASD affects one in 59 births in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The disorder is more common in males...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month, 2019

April 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to support survivors and raise awareness around the issue and prevalence of sexual assault. Nearly one in five women report being sexually assaulted during their lifetime, while one in 71 men report the same, according to the National Sexual...

Editor’s Word: Civic engagement is the backbone to a healthy society

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

A community is successful when its members are living healthy, quality lives. People in a community need to be able to work together to better the lives of each other, and when this fails to happen, the community as a whole suffers. There are individuals in every community that don’t see themse...

US involvement in Iraq didn’t help prevent a power vacuum. It created one.

US involvement in Iraq didn’t help prevent a power vacuum. It created one.

Chris Sadrnoori

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Last week marks the 16th anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The political and demographic landscape of the Middle East has changed immensely since 2003 — much of this can be attributed to the U.S.’ involvement, poor policies and the power vacuum that ensued shortly after Saddam Hussein’s ousting....

More students would vote in student elections if they felt their concerns were being addressed

More students would vote in student elections if they felt their concerns were being addressed

Nick Viveiros

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its annual elections right before spring break, with a slate of qualified candidates vying for the top student leadership positions at the University. Turnout, per usual, was unremarkable. 1,047 undergraduates voted in the 2019 SGA election, slightly...

Refute: A Perfect Example of the Pro-Abortion Playbook

Nick Sammarco

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

The rebuttal by Phoebe Adams published in The Suffolk Journal prior to spring break is a quintessential example of the pro-abortion debate playbook. In her rebuttal to my article titled, “Andrew Cuomo and other Democrats have heartlessly condoned infanticide,” when Ms. Adams is not leaving out inform...

Editor’s Word: Death of Jassy Correia is a reminder to condemn the perpetrators, not the victims

March 6, 2019


Filed under Staff Editorial

A significant portion of social media surrounding the death of Jassy Correia lays blame on her and her friends, asking why she was left on her own or why they allowed her to leave with a man she had just met. The victim shaming and victim blaming needs to stop. We, as a society, put the weight of a ...

Sycophancy is not conservative

Nick Sammarco

March 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Conservative Message

The conservative movement is on the verge of abandoning principle and falling into sycophancy, or obsequious or excessive flattery, all due to the most vocal Trump supporters in its throngs.  Conservatives in 2016 were apprehensive to support GOP nominee Donald Trump for a number of reasons, most...

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is long overdue

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is long overdue

Chris Sadrnoori

March 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

It has been 17 years since the United States invaded Afghanistan following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The war has lasted four complete presidential terms, a staple focus for both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, yet they were not able to put an end to it. On the fifth term, President...

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