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Progress, regression on LGBTQ+ rights across the globe

April 10, 2019

This month, Suffolk celebrates its Pride Month in recognition of the contributions and successes of the LGBTQ+ community both on-campus and off.  This year, there’s plenty to celebrate. As reported in The Suffolk Journal on April 3, the Massachusetts State Legislature recently voted on a bill to ba...

Artists’ work must stop going unappreciated

Morgan Hume and Ryan Arel

April 10, 2019

Imagine a world with no paintings, no music, no poetry, no books, no Netflix, nothing. Imagine going home on a Friday night after a long work week with no series to binge-watch. Imagine walking home or working out at the gym with no music to play through your headphones. It's important for people...

Congestion pricing could solve Boston’s infamous traffic problem

Congestion pricing could solve Boston’s infamous traffic problem

Kyle Crozier and Amy Koczera

April 10, 2019

As New York City follows through with their plan to establish the traffic reduction policy called congestion pricing, Boston is still unwilling to move forward with this proven path for change. Congestion pricing is a method of deterring drivers during peak commuting times by tolling drivers as they...

Through our reliance on technology, we’ve created a universal communication crisis

Harper Wayne

April 3, 2019

Technology fuels much of our conversations daily, whether it be through email, FaceTime or calls, and is a big part of our communication cycle. Technology has made long distance relationships, global communication and business interactions become things of ease. But when it comes to relationships, that...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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