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The Opioid Crisis: A local, state and national issue

The Opioid Crisis: A local, state and national issue

Maggie Randall

October 18, 2017


Filed under Boston, News, Politics

As students returned to Suffolk University’s campus this fall, posters advertising Narcan, a nasal spray which uses the drug naloxone to revive the victim of an opioid overdose, have made an arrival around the streets of Boston. These posters are just a small sign that the opioid crisis has crept its...

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...

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...

Tom Price resigns from Trump cabinet for spending habits

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

Tom Price, former health and human services secretary officially resigned from his position on Friday. Prior to his resignation, Price had received criticism for taking charter flights at the government’s expense, which is directly funded by taxpayer dollars. According to the New York Times and Pol...

The hectic healthcare debate that continues to take a halt

Maggie Randall, Washington D.C. Correspondent

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

The most recent attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as ObamaCare, is the Graham-Cassidy Bill. The proposal from Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has used federal block grants to let states shape their own healthcare policies. The Gra...

Moulton challenges Trump, addresses Russia’s ties to election

Moulton challenges Trump, addresses Russia’s ties to election

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto

April 5, 2017


Filed under Boston, Politics

United States Congressman Seth Moulton sat down with Boston Globe reporter Joshua Miller on Thursday for a “Live Political Happy Hour” on Boylston Street, where the Marine veteran discussed his critiques within his own party, the current administration’s ties to Russia and tensions between the b...

Gazzani makes history: Suffolk elects first international student as SGA president

Gazzani makes history: Suffolk elects first international student as SGA president

Alexa Gagosz

March 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

After a monumental month of campaigning between two rising international seniors, Daniel Gazzani was elected Suffolk University's Student Government Association (SGA) president, defeating Devarth Dixit, the current chair of the Diversity Committee, and became the first international SGA president. ...

Chair wants high seat: Dixit focuses on transparency, building off current administration

Chair wants high seat: Dixit focuses on transparency, building off current administration

Chris DeGusto

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

The public debacle that was recently plastered across local news headlines regarding Suffolk University has brought some students to question the leadership at their own college. Student Government Association (SGA) presidential candidate and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit said he belie...

Vice President looks to put up a fight: Gazzani champions diversity, ideological balance

Vice President looks to put up a fight: Gazzani champions diversity, ideological balance

Chris DeGusto

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

As Vice President of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA), Venezuelan international student Daniel Gazzani has experienced first-hand the responsibilities an executive board member of SGA faces on a day-to-day basis. In his campaign for SGA President, Gazzani has planned to tackle object...

Flynn’s departure causes Suffolk’s international community to weigh in

Flynn’s departure causes Suffolk’s international community to weigh in

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Michael Flynn, who served under newly inaugurated President Donald Trump for less than a month as the national security advisor, resigned on Monday night after it was revealed that he had deceived both top White House officials and Vice President Mike Pence on his conversations with the Russian ambas...

Lack of diversity in politics leads to strife

Lack of diversity in politics leads to strife

Patrick Holmes

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics, The Liberal Think Tank

It is tiring to watch old white men continue to lead this country into the dark ages. They are a misrepresentation of the United States and everything that we stand for, especially the ones who identify with the beliefs of President Donald Trump. With a predominantly white, male cabinet, Trump does...

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

Chris DeGusto

February 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Two members of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) were nominated for the position of the next president during last Thursday’s meeting, junior and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit and junior and current SGA Vice President Daniel Gazzani. In this first round of nomination...

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