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Harvey Weinstein: The man who could not be tamed, until now, with the help from women

Haley Clegg

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Weinstein’s assault history, Hollywood’s loudest secret, has now been exposed, as harrowing tales emerge from a plethora of women who he sexually abused over the course of decades. Now, their voices are being heard and supported by women across the US. his past week proved to be great for wom...

Editor’s Word: What Suffolk needs next in a president

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The next Suffolk University president must be ready to stand for all students and stand up to the nation's pessimism

Political clubs should be more involved on campus to accurately represent Suffolk students

Andres Rodriguez

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Now more than ever, there is a constant pressure on how political clubs operate on university campuses across America. At Suffolk University, there are two major political party clubs: the Suffolk Democrats and the Republican Club. It could be thought that these two clubs would disagree on opinions a...

Trump removes coverage of birth control under ACA

Juliana Tuozzola

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Through history, women have had to fight for their rights. More often than not, they have had to challenge men who do not see them as equals. On Friday, Oct. 6 President Donald Trump’s cabinet repealed an Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandate that had required employer’s insurance plans to provide birt...

Black, White & everything in between

Nathan Espinal

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People of color are often seen in a diminutive lens, especially when looked through by a white person. This lens fortifies the protection the privileged white audience has, while also advancing the injustices caused to the marginalized communities. A mass shooting occurred in the beginning of this month ...

Ban on blood: The FDA should rethink

Shayla Manning

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, hundreds of victims were left in critical condition in hospitals all around the city. Within hours after the shooting, lines for blood donation centers had wrapped around the block. It appeared that most people in the area had come out to help. Well, almost ever...

Puerto Rico, Trump and insensitivity

Gabriela Soto

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For the islands in the Caribbean, hurricane season can be erratic. On the evening of Sept. 20, disaster struck and effected 3.4 million American citizens in Puerto Rico (P.R.), a territory of the United States. The category four hurricane, Maria, made landfall with winds reaching up to 155 miles per...

Editor’s Word: Rest in Peace to those who lost their lives in Las Vegas

October 4, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorial

It’s with mournful minds and heavy hearts that we have to even write this. The United States of America has been faced with yet another inhumane tragedy, as Las Vegas has fallen victim to a mass shooting. Our thoughts and prayers are extended to those affected. But thoughts and prayers do not solve thi...

Don’t fill the swamp with Moore

Stiv Mucollari

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Roy Moore’s victory in the Republican primary runoff shows that the right-wing populism that propelled President Donald J. Trump into the White House is still adding fuel to the fire. Moore, the former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, defeated Luther Strange, the incumbent conservative senator...

Senseless shooting: When will the US listen to gun reform

Haley Clegg

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas that tragically took the lives of at least 59 people, and injured more than 500 others, the controversial gun control debate is once again making headlines. Politicians and world leaders have offered their condolences to the victims of the latest tragedy.   On...

Kneeling: A form of protest

Kneeling: A form of protest

Ryan Arel

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The American flag has long been a symbolic image of the United States, and a symbol that instills nationalist pride to many Americans; however, lately it has been deemed a symbol of the nation’s faults as well. Colin Kaepernick, a former quarterback for the San Francisco 49’ers, set a precedent...

Tweeting away the presidency

September 27, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor

We currently have problems with multiple countries that could threaten our national security. Evidently, Russia meddled in our election for president, and continues to hack into U.S. and European government and industry systems.  Also, Russia occupies eastern Ukraine. China laid claim to the South China Se...

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