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The Suffolk Journal

Sen. Raphael Warnock at a campaign event

Warnock wins GA

Sarah Roberts, Shealagh Sullivan, and Leo Woods December 7, 2022

Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock won re-election in a runoff race against Republican Herschel Walker on Tuesday in Georgia, giving Democrats the majority in the U.S. Senate, according to the Associated...

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,...

Panorama of United States Supreme Court building at dusk.

Recess is over for SCOTUS

Leo Woods, Photo Editor October 11, 2022

The justices of the Supreme Court of the United States returned to the bench to begin the new term on Oct. 3 following a summer recess and the monumental decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, which removed...

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...

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to be first Black woman on the Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to be first Black woman on the Supreme Court

Shealagh Sullivan and William Woodring April 12, 2022

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on April 7, making her the first Black woman to serve on the highest court in the United States. Jackson was confirmed with a 53-to-47...

Political Update: Biden announces Supreme Court Nominee

Political Update: Biden announces Supreme Court Nominee

William Woodring and Shealagh Sullivan March 8, 2022

President Joe Biden announced that he would nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court Feb. 25. If confirmed, Jackson would become the first Black woman and first public defender to serve as...

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...

Kyle Rittenhouse

Kyle Rittenhouse acquitted of all charges after killing two men during protest

Shealagh Sullivan, Assistant News Editor November 19, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self defense in the shooting of three men, two fatally, during demonstrations in Kenosha, Wis., last year.  Rittenhouse, 18, had...

Moderna, J&J booster shots receive FDA approval

Moderna, J&J booster shots receive FDA approval

Bryce Reagan, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

After the Pfizer vaccine booster was authorized, the CDC and FDA have approved Moderna and Johnson&Johnson booster vaccines, prompting a Suffolk community reaction.  With the Delta variant on the...

Demonstrators march on Beacon Street in solidarity with transgender youth across the country.

Anti-Transgender legislation reaches all-time high in the first months of 2021

Leo Woods, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

A group of activists gathered on the Boston Common on April 9 to show support for transgender youth across the U.S., who have recently been the targets of restrictive legislation regarding participation...

Suffolk community looks to cash in on new stimulus package

Suffolk community looks to cash in on new stimulus package

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

President Joe Biden signed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on March 11, sparking new hope for the United States as the pandemic continues on. This will fund direct payments of up to $1,400, extend...

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