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Editor’s Word: We, the American people, have condemned our fellow human beings in Latin America

September 27, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorial

While a majority of Latin America was ravaged by natural disasters, the American people stayed focused on the ludicrousy of what has now become the ‘norm’ for news. While people have missed the message of why black professional football players are kneeling in raising awareness for police brutality...

Support at Suffolk is lacking: Students should foster respect for different identities

Adriana Taplin

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I am African-American, I am black and I am a woman. My culture is the lense through which I view the world. As a black woman in America, my culture and identity is often disrespected and appropriated. I have grown accustomed to my culture being stereotyped negatively. Because of this, it is my obligat...

Trump’s hypocrisy concerns the world, not just the US

Stiv Mucollari

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

Displaying his incoherent foreign policy in front of the United Nations General Assembly last week, President Donald J. Trump painted a grim viewing of the international system with his remarks. Speaking for the first time to the General Assembly, Trump avoided his trademark over-the-top rhetoric. ...

DeVos: A danger to student safety

Michael MacRae

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

The protections afforded to sexual assault victims are being rescinded, as directed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Given initially under the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and expanded during the Obama Administration, Title IX had previously been under review by Devos’s department. All e...

Student safety abroad should raise concerns

Student safety abroad should raise concerns

Patrick Holmes

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s time to start rethinking how we view Europe as a trendy travel destination. Due to the many terrorist attacks and acts of terror, it’s imperative to be wary when planning vacations, especially for students studying abroad. On Sunday, four Boston College students were subject to hydrochloric ac...

Athletics has the opportunity to increase pride

Halaina Leblanc

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Suffolk University is seated within the spirited city of Boston, but even surrounded by the city’s morale, it seems that the Suffolk’s pride has been lost.     The dearth of pride within the general population of Suffolk can be in its lack of a defined campus. Students do not feel like they are...

Extremists on the political spectrum

Stiv Mucollari

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

The recognition gained from the “Unite the Right” rally has seen the left-leaning political group, Antifa, gain increasing support from the mainstream left. However, the implied approval of Antifa by the left is harmful towards the greater cause of fighting white nationalism. The group styles itself...

Editor’s Word: Nicholas Williams was a fellow journalist, editor and Ram

Editor’s Word: Nicholas Williams was a fellow journalist, editor and Ram

Alexa Gagosz

August 16, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorial

Running a student newspaper in college isn't just about breaking news, figuring design of each section, drinking coffee to stay awake on deadline, taking photos and interviewing administrators. Running a newspaper is creating a close bond with your team, a team that will eventually become your best friends. Nicholas...

Letter to the Editor: Neutralize North Korean Threat

July 1, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor

North Korea continues to expand its nuclear weapons program and is making progress in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the Western U.S. It is working on miniaturizing nuclear weapons to fit on ICBMs by early 2018, and it threatens to attack the U.S. with nuclear...

Editor’s Word: Class of 2021, you are the future

Alexa Gagosz

June 29, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorial

On behalf of the entire Suffolk Journal staff, we are eager to welcome the incoming class. In a time when journalism, the freedom of the press and representing the student voice could not be more crucial in our country, we’ve had the pleasure of being on the frontlines of Suffolk University affairs...

Get involved at Suffolk University

Haley Clegg

June 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The transition from being a high school senior to a college freshman is a big one, and adjusting can be difficult, but it is definitely not an impossible task to accomplish. For most of us, this is the first time that we move out from under our parents roofs, where we must make a name for ourselves all...

Trump is spiraling and America is being taken down with him

Patrick Holmes

June 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

America is not great. The United States has lost its morality, sensibility and kindness. We are no longer the leaders of the free world and our actions speak volumes. The rest of the world has their eyes on us and their judgmental whispers send the message. We are losing our core values. At this point,...

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