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Is business done boomin’?

Is business done boomin’?

Nick Milano

October 2, 2019

First came Terrell Owens, followed by Chad Ochocinco. Now it appears that Antonio Brown has taken over the throne as the NFL’s wide receiver diva. The Antonio Brown saga made for major headlines nationwide, but appears to finally be over for now. Both Patriots and Antonio Brown fans find the way Brown h...

Mandatory buybacks are not the answer

Nick Sammarco

September 25, 2019

At this month’s Democratic debate in Texas, Democratic Presidential candidate and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke made a last-ditch attempt to save his doomed candidacy. In a move that showcased O’Rourke’s desperation for votes, he announced his support for a mandatory buyback (in other words,...

We need to talk: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

We need to talk: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Nick Viveiros

September 25, 2019

This article makes frequent reference to delicate mental health issues. Please read at your discretion. I have but once never used first-person in my three years at The Suffolk Journal. I stress to writers all the time that the only occasion in which you should invoke your experience in an argument...

When “Pro-Life” isn’t pro-life

Nick Viveiros

June 3, 2019

Over the last few months, a handful of red states enacted laws restricting or outright banning access to legal abortions. Between mid-March and early May, the governors of Georgia, Ohio, Utah and Mississippi signed bills banning abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected without any exception...

Oh, the places you’ll go

April 24, 2019

As the end of the academic year approaches rapidly, The Suffolk Journal — and many of us as students of this university — have taken some time to reflect. We’ve reflected on our work as journalists and students, on what we can do better and what our goals are for the future. We’ve also been a...

Say yes to gender-inclusive bathrooms

Say yes to gender-inclusive bathrooms

Kaitlin Hahn

April 24, 2019

As gender-inclusive bathrooms become more normalized, so do the arguments both for and against them. As we live in a world of misinformation, there are a few clarifications needed to truly understand the basis of this argument, and why gender-inclusive bathrooms are a necessity as we head into a mor...

There’s nothing green about the Green New Deal

There’s nothing green about the Green New Deal

Nick Sammarco

April 24, 2019

Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made waves earlier this year when she announced her ambitious plan to save the planet Earth, the Green New Deal (GND). Supporters of the GND claim that the underlying purpose of the plan is to prevent the disastrous effects of and sea levels caused by cli...

Notre Dame is not only a loss of history, but a loss to Western culture and religion

Matt Lewis

April 24, 2019

At the beginning of Holy Week, Western Civilization lost one of its great relics, the Notre Dame de Paris. There were reactions from many people about this great loss, but there are a few that say a lot about where we are as a society.  Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) reacted to the fire with a tweet, saying...

Say no to gender neutral bathrooms 

Nick Sammarco

April 17, 2019

From Shake Shack to the Sawyer building on our very own campus, gender-neutral bathrooms are being installed around the country. Proponents of the radical shakeup to the way we “do our business” make a pretty appealing and straightforward case: A person who identifies as gender-neutral or transgender...

Arm SUPD

Matt Lewis

April 17, 2019

The Student Government Organization (SGA) voted in favor (23 - 11) of arming the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD). This vote comes in the wake of a university-wide discussion of arming SUPD officers. Considering the location of Suffolk University — in one of the more dangerous areas of Boston...

Don’t Arm SUPD

Elvira Mora

April 17, 2019

A protest on April 11 took place as a direct response to the Student Government Association (SGA) 23-11 vote in favor of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD) to carry firearms. Although Suffolk Chief of Police and Security Gerard Coletta has made it abundantly clear that only sworn SUPD officers...

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