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Letter to the Editor: A preventable shooting tragedy

Letter to the Editor: A preventable shooting tragedy

March 6, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor

The Parkland, FL shooter had a history of violent behavior. Police were called to his house many times, but they did not arrest him because the school board had an agreement with the police not to arrest any students.. The FBI received a viable tip indicating he wanted to shoot up a school, but the lead...

Editor’s Word: Have courage, break the culture

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

It has come to the attention of our team of student journalists that our University has a serious problem. Throughout the years, few staff members have been rumored to have engaged in inappropriate relationships with students, while others have been caught in the act. These staff members, namely men...

An Idaho State Senator loses temper over contraceptives

An Idaho State Senator loses temper over contraceptives

Morgan Hume

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Most people try to avoid conversations about sex, due to feeling uncomfortable or squirmish. It is easier to awkwardly giggle and quickly change the subject. However, for a politician, being able to discuss issues such as birth control and sex education in a professional and respectful manner is par...

Compromise: It is time to find a solution from both parties

Stiv Mucollari

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The post-Columbine generation of Parkland High has challenged the normalization of mass shootings in American culture following the latest tragedy that has taken 17 lives. Beyond the mobilization of students pushing for change, the tragedy presents President Donald Trump a unique opportunity to do what fo...

President versus Presidential

President versus Presidential

Alex Gazzani

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In the past, the image of a person running for president was about authority, experience and respect. But in recent years, it seems people have started viewing the presidential candidate as an image of money and power rather than someone capable to run a country. Someone with presidential aspirations s...

Editor’s Word: To have to now utilize a single channel is not only a hindrance, it’s an insult

February 21, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial

We are the media and we’re not just here to get a story. We’re here to tell people's stories. Nowadays, the media has been painted as bloodsucking leeches out to get a paycheck only to use and abuse and move onto the next warm body. We’re here to say — that’s not the case. As aspiring futur...

Signed, a concerned Suffolk student

Signed, a concerned Suffolk student

Patrick Holmes

February 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I still have faith in my university, even after more than a year of standing by and watching the daily struggle of who will obtain top position at Suffolk. Holding onto this faith has shown to be a struggle, one that leaves me concerned with each passing day, week and semester. I would be lying if ...

No more excuses, America.

Patrick Holmes

February 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A curtain of depression in the United States has not lifted since the first mass shooting in 1966, cutting between the line of progression and digression. We are stagnant. We are complacent to the deaths of innocent lives that thought, “It won’t happen to me.” Seventeen souls were lost in Park...

Political ignorance: Who can turn a blind eye

Nathan Espinal

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Regardless of what identity you hold, you should be talking politics. Men should be listening to women about reproductive justice. White people should be listening to black and brown people about gun violence. Cisgender people should be listening to transgender and genderqueer individuals about their rights....

Payment is due: Division I athletes should be compensated for their commitment

Ryan Arel

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Division I athletics is a multi-million dollar industry. College sports produce future professional athletes and Olympians while simultaneously making products displaying the names on the backs of these players’ jerseys. Stadiums are packed with screaming, rowdy, and customers coming to see these ...

Does the US need a third political party?

Nick Viveiros

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For many voters, 2016 presented a difficult dichotomy. The nominee from each major political party was widely unpopular, even amongst the party’s respective bases. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were disliked by more voters than perhaps any other nominees in modern political history. Just before t...

More jobs needed

Alex Gazzani

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Several Suffolk University students have been speaking up about the difficulties of finding on-campus jobs to which they might be eligible for. It is known that Suffolk has a very diverse set of students within its community, and yet, many of them feel they are not considered in the work ambit. Stude...

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