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City council changes name of Roxbury library, discusses BPS including ESOL classes for parents

Joshua Yanes, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Boston's City Councilors met this week to discuss previous documents that were postponed, a review of plans, rules and policies, to change the name of Roxbury Library and to discuss the possibility of...

In the nation: Shooting shocks Kansas City, Monkey remains found in travelers bag at Logan Airport, Senate passes aid for Ukraine, Israel, House impeaches Mayorkas

In the nation: Shooting shocks Kansas City, Monkey remains found in traveler’s bag at Logan Airport, Senate passes aid for Ukraine, Israel, House impeaches Mayorkas

Sarah Roberts, Leo Woods, and William Woodring February 13, 2024

Shooting shocks Kansas City At least one person is dead and at least 22 are injured from gunshot wounds, including eight children, after a shooting at a parade celebrating the Chiefs Super Bowl victory...

Suffolk students pose for a picture in front of the White House in Washington D.C. Courtesy of Swara Gurau.

Suffolk students take trip to D.C. in partnership with Washington Center

Alexis Crochiere, Journal Contributor February 13, 2024

Earlier this year a group of Suffolk University students stayed in Washington D.C., thanks to Suffolk’s partnership with the Washington Center. Throughout the 10 day trip, they were able to attend alumni...

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Boston joins Lunar New Year Celebration, declines grants for parks and recreation, establishes new landmark

Joshua Yanes, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

Boston City Council discussed several grants, Boston’s celebration of Lunar New Year, a review of driving rules with “green” transportation safety and the possible establishment of a new landmark...

In the nation: Trump ruled not immune to a 2020 election trial, Newton teacher strike ends, three people plead not guilty in brothel ring case, Michigan school shooters mother convicted of involuntary manslaughter

In the nation: Trump ruled not immune to a 2020 election trial, Newton teacher strike ends, three people plead not guilty in brothel ring case, Michigan school shooter’s mother convicted of involuntary manslaughter

Sarah Roberts and Leo Woods February 6, 2024

Newton teacher strike ends after 11 days An 11-day long teacher strike in Newton came to an end Feb. 2 after the Newton’s School Committee and Newton Teachers Association reached a tentative agreement. According...

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Boston’s City Council discusses updates for public schools, pest control

Joshua Yanes, Journal Contributor February 6, 2024

Boston’s City Council discussed repairs to be made in several Boston’s Elementary Schools, the city’s observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and several new initiatives during its...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat (right) and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican. The two governors faced off in a debate on Fox News Nov. 30.

Suffolk professor talks red versus blue state debate

William Woodring, News Editor December 5, 2023

Fox News’ Sean Hannity took the stage in Alpharetta, Georgia with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Gov. Gavin Newsom for what he dubbed the “Great Red vs. Blue State Debate” Nov. 30, promising...

In the nation: Henry Kissinger dies, ceasefire ends in Gaza, House expels George Santos

In the nation: Henry Kissinger dies, ceasefire ends in Gaza, House expels George Santos

William Woodring, Maren Halpin, and Leo Woods December 5, 2023

Henry Kissinger dies at 100 Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger died at his home in Connecticut, his consulting firm announced Nov. 29. Kissinger was 100. Kissinger,...

Boston City Hall welcomes voters on Nov. 7 for City Council elections.

Boston municipal election brings new, returning faces to City Council

Maren Halpin and Leo Woods November 9, 2023

With election day in the rearview mirror, Bostonians look to welcome both new and returning councilors to City Hall.  Leading up to the election, Suffolk Votes, an organization on campus dedicated...

Democrats sweep state elections ahead of 2024

Democrats sweep state elections ahead of 2024

Leo Woods, Photo Editor November 9, 2023

Voters across the United States cast their ballots on a number of matters, ranging from state legislators to constitutional amendments, Nov. 7, the final election day before the 2024 presidential primaries...

Boston City Hall

What to know about this year’s Boston City Council race

William Woodring, News Editor October 31, 2023

Bostonians will vote on both at-large and district councilors during this year’s City Council election Nov. 7.  Boston residents can vote early through Nov. 3 and vote by mail through election day...

The U.S. Capitol building.

Mike Johnson sworn in as newest House speaker

Avery Martin, Journal Contributor October 31, 2023

Mike Johnson was sworn in as speaker of the House of Representatives Oct. 25, ending a three-week search for a new speaker after the ousting of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Johnson, the representative...

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