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Cultured meat: Beneficial in theory, detrimental in practice

Madison Suseland

October 23, 2019

Imagine biting into a thick, juicy quarter pound cheeseburger. Sounds amazing, right? Now imagine that this burger isn’t actually made from “real meat;” instead, it’s composed of bovine stem cells. This new cell-based phenomenon is otherwise known as cultured meat.  Although this may sound like a cruelty-free practic...

Pornography is a scourge on society

Matt Lewis

October 23, 2019

On Sept. 20, Democratic Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang tweeted the following: “As a parent of young kids I believe rampant access to pornography is a real problem. We need to empower families to be able to moderate what our kids see and when.” This tweet sparked a debate about the role that porno...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day considers those who perished

Cat Protano

October 16, 2019

In December of 1492, Columbus did indeed sail the ocean blue, bringing along with him a line of three grand ships whose names and likeness have been ingrained in the heads of every young American for generations. The native of the independent state of Genoa was looking to profit off the lucrative spice...

Columbus Day celebrates the legacy, not the actions

Nick Sammarco

October 16, 2019

It has become fashionable in the past few decades to denigrate the legacies of the men who built the West. Among the defamed is none other than Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer who, through unmatched bravery and heroism, led the effort to establish the first permanent colony in the New World.  ...

Ellen critics need to understand their hypocrisy

Nick Viveiros

October 16, 2019

TV personality and LGBTQ+ icon Ellen DeGeneres set the Internet ablaze last week. This time, it wasn’t anything to do with her role as the lovable Dory in the “Finding Nemo” franchise, a viral dance or her special brand of affirmative compassion. This time, DeGeneres was guilty of sitting next...

Take a page from Bueller’s Book

October 16, 2019

On a weekly basis at The Suffolk Journal, one or more of our staff members sits on a computer — often late at night — and tries to convey a collective message from all of our staff members.  Lately, we’ve been writing of very intense and hot button topics. The Journal believes that transpar...

Sox commentary: team parts with Dombrowski

JD Conte

October 9, 2019

As the Fenway faithful greeted their beloved David Ortiz on the field on Sept. 9, the roar of the crowd did little to overcome the looming news that had broken earlier. Less than a year after leading the franchise to their 9th World series title, Jen McCaffrey of the Athletic tweeted “Red Sox have ...

Ames hotel will not provide same valuable experience for on-campus students

Julia Ahaesy

October 9, 2019

One of Suffolk University’s primary attractions is its lively location in the heart of Boston. Yet, with this location comes difficulty finding a place to house all of its students. Suffolk attempted to tackle this challenge by purchasing the Ames Hotel building as The Suffolk Journal recently reported. This...

Trump deserves every minute of the impeachment inquiry

Trump deserves every minute of the impeachment inquiry

Mol Webber

October 9, 2019

We aren’t in the Framer’s America anymore, Toto. In one of her most recent tweets, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said, “Once again, [Donald Trump] has called on a foreign country to interfere in our elections – just the latest example of him putting his personal political gain ahe...

Reasonable Solutions to Climate Change in an Age of Hysteria

Reasonable Solutions to Climate Change in an Age of Hysteria

Nick Sammarco

October 9, 2019

Climate change was all the rage at last month’s United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly. Highlighted by a speech from 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, environmentalists were quick to chastise world leaders for “ignoring science” and insisting on “eternal economic growth,” but were...

Vapes go up in smoke

Vapes go up in smoke

Danny DiGiacomo

October 2, 2019

It is pretty frightening how many people around Suffolk University’s campus are using a Juul or some form of vaping device. They are in our classrooms, lounge areas, bathrooms and outside of the school’s buildings — everywhere we go, there are young people with their hands up to their mouths trying...

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