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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...

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...

Boston Fire Department responds to a two-alarm electrical fire at the State House.

Electrical fire forces evacuation, closure of State House

William Woodring, News Editor July 18, 2023

A basement electrical fire forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts State House July 18, prompting a significant response from the Boston Fire Department. The State House will remain closed July 19. The...

A rainbow Pride flag flies in front of the Massachusetts State House in Boston

Three ballot questions pass, one fails in Mass. Midterms.

William Woodring, News Editor November 10, 2022

The people have voted in favor of ballot Questions One, Two and Four, leading the way for a slate of reforms in the commonwealth that will take effect soon. Question One, the so-called “millionaire’s...

Democrats sweep Mass. Midterms

Democrats sweep Mass. Midterms

Maren Halpin, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Results of the midterm elections in Mass. established historic victories on Nov. 8, including Maura Healey in the race for governor, Andrea Campbell for attorney general, Kim Driscoll for lieutenant governor,...

I voted sticker. Early voting is now open across the state.

Midterm Madness: Early voting opens across Massachusetts

William Woodring and Leo Woods October 25, 2022

Early voting has started across Massachusetts, officially kicking off the midterm election. Voters were able to start filling out ballots at polling places beginning Oct. 22. According to Secretary...

Midterm Madness: Healey and Diehl square off in first gubernatorial debate

Midterm Madness: Healey and Diehl square off in first gubernatorial debate

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor in Chief October 18, 2022

Candidates for Massachusetts governor Maura Healey and Geoff Diehl battled it out for voters’ support Oct. 12 at the first televised gubernatorial debate. Healey, former Mass. attorney general, and...

Massachusetts flag containing Native American imagery flying outside of the State House.

Midterm Madness: Political Science professors talk Mass. election

Maren Halpin, Journal Contributor October 4, 2022

Get your ballots ready: across the nation, state midterm elections will occur on Nov. 8.  In Massachusetts, the ballot will feature the next governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, representatives...

Protesters hold Planned Parenthood signs at Oct. 2 rally

Planned Parenthood Generation Action comes to campus

Grace Dreher, World Editor October 4, 2022

The Suffolk University chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action came to campus in the Fall of 2022, creating a space for students of all identities to fight for progress they would like to see on...

Orange Line shuttle bus

The Orange Line is back on track

Nathan Bowlan, Journal Contributor September 27, 2022

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced that the Orange Line had reopened after its 30-day maintenance hiatus onSept. 19. MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak said in a press release,...

Suffolk sophomore Stephen Merrick speaks at Suffolk Democrats meeting

SU Dems hosts discussion on Mass. gubernatorial race

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2022

The Suffolk University Democrats hosted a discussion on the party’s gubernatorial primary featuring representatives from two campaigns. The event, held during Tuesday’s activities period, comes...

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...

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