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The Suffolk Journal

Charlie Baker at a press conference

Baker delivers final State of the Commonwealth address

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 2, 2022

Governor Charlie Baker took the stage for his eighth and final State of the Commonwealth address to discuss new tax breaks and closing loopholes for violent offenders. Baker turned to issues he planned...

The Massachusetts State House during the snowstorm Saturday.

Biden to nominate first Black woman SCOTUS justice; MA political update

Shealagh Sullivan, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2022

It looks like 2022 will be an eventful year for Massachusetts and national politics, as gubernatorial elections are steadily approaching and Democrats now have the opportunity to appoint a new justice...

OPINION: Wu gives hope for future women politicians in the city

OPINION: Wu gives hope for future women politicians in the city

Samantha Bailey, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Michelle Wu was elected mayor on Nov. 1. Wu is the first woman, Asian-American and person of color to be elected as the mayor of Boston — a huge shift for Boston politics. This is an incredible progressive...

Senator Nathaly Lemus requests Title IX representatives to speak at SGA.

OPINION: Having a uterus doesn’t make someone a criminal

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

This article makes a brief reference to rape. Please read at your discretion. The debate around abortion is something that is ever present in our news cycles, but it has been the topic of headlines...

OPINION: New Boston mask mandate was the right call

OPINION: New Boston mask mandate was the right call

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

On Aug. 27, Boston Mayor Kim Janey announced a new indoor mask mandate to curb the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. This choice, as well as the subsequent decisions made by many Boston suburbs, was...

Opinion: Biden, it’s time for an immigration policy change

Opinion: Biden, it’s time for an immigration policy change

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

While the Trump presidency remains infamous for a number of reasons, the strict and inhumane treatment of migrants and children at the southern border is unlikely to be something anyone forgets soon. When...

Opinion: Trump out of office means freedom of the press

Opinion: Trump out of office means freedom of the press

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

Throughout his presidential term, President Donald Trump was known for his attacks on the press. His claims of “fake news” and his undermining of the reliability of minimally biased news outlets, such...

Opinion: President Donald Trump, it’s time to concede the election

Opinion: President Donald Trump, it’s time to concede the election

William Woodring, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

With 290 electoral votes and all but three states reporting results, former Vice President Joe Biden has undoubtedly won the election. Yet, President Donald Trump will still not concede the election, instead...

Opinion: Biden’s victory is a huge step for progressives, but there’s still work to be done

Opinion: Biden’s victory is a huge step for progressives, but there’s still work to be done

Leo Woods, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election was a massive step in America turning away from the bigotry and polarization brought on by the Trump administration.  This...

Opinion: Trump is a sore loser

Opinion: Trump is a sore loser

Ashley Ness, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

Once again, President Donald Trump is setting a horrible example of how a person should act﹣in this case, how to act after losing a fair election. Joe Biden won the presidential election held on Nov....

Opinion: Kamala Harris as VP should give hope to everyone

Opinion: Kamala Harris as VP should give hope to everyone

Roxanne Snowden, Journal Contributor November 17, 2020

Kamala Harris made history the day she was elected the first female vice president of the United States and has a lot of eyes on her regarding her big plans for America’s future.  At a time when...

Opinion: Why do we care about celebrity endorsements?

Opinion: Why do we care about celebrity endorsements?

Nick Milano, Asst. Opinion Editor November 10, 2020

The 2020 presidential race has been stockpiled with crisis and controversy. Both the Republicans and the Democrats have worked effortlessly to try and gain a competitive edge. With a seemingly endless...

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