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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...

As Biden rolls back Trump-era immigration policies, child migrant facility reopens

As Biden rolls back Trump-era immigration policies, child migrant facility reopens

Leo Woods, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

A Feb. 18 Instagram post drew attention to deportations continuing under the Biden administration - contradicting his campaign promise to pause deportations for his first 100 days in office. PolitiFact...

Biden looks to ramp up vaccinations after third vaccine approved by FDA

Biden looks to ramp up vaccinations after third vaccine approved by FDA

Roxanne Snowden, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

The Johnson & Johnson single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine was approved for use in the United States Feb. 27, and the company is aiming to have 100 million doses of the vaccine administered to Americans...

Trump speaks publicly for first time since leaving office

Trump speaks publicly for first time since leaving office

William Woodring, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Former President Donald Trump attacked members of the Republican party in his first public appearance since leaving office, which he gave at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Sunday in...

Panel discusses Biden’s climate change policies

Panel discusses Biden’s climate change policies

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Experts discussed how President Joe Biden plans to tackle climate and environmental policy at the fourth discussion in the Ford Hall Forum series, “No. 46: Examining the First 100 Days of the Biden Administration.”  The...

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Londonderry, N.H..

Discussion recounts Trump’s tactics of propaganda during re-election

Thomas Pholnikorn, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

A Feb. 24 Zoom discussion at Suffolk University examined the resilience of President Donald Trump’s unconventional way of politics and centered around the 2020 presidential election. The event, titled...

Speakers during the panel

Experts examine Biden’s first 100 days during Ford Hall Forum

Dani Webber, News Editor February 16, 2021

Experts discussed what actions President Joe Biden will take during his first few months in office, and what the change in administration means for the country, during the Feb. 11 panel titled “Fixing...

Suffolk professors react to Biden Cabinet picks

Suffolk professors react to Biden Cabinet picks

Alyssa Auger, Journal Contributor December 9, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has begun the nomination process for his upcoming Cabinet.  So far, Biden has appointed several positions to his administration, indicating a priority for pressing issues...

The donkey has been a symbol of the democratic party for over a century. Via Wikimedia Commons

Suffolk students talk about future of Democratic Party

William Woodring, Staff Writer December 9, 2020

The defeat of President Donald Trump was an important step for the Democratic Party. However, with the progressive movement becoming more and more popular, the future of the Democratic Party is far from...

Joe Biden from his days in Barack Obama's administration. Image from the White House via picryl

Biden’s plans for first days in office

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has announced a series of plans and executive orders he will likely pass in his first days as president, ranging from COVID-19 relief to immigration and corporate tax reforms Biden...

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Race to 270: Obama on campaign trail

William Woodring, Staff Writer October 31, 2020

Former President Barack Obama was back on the campaign trail in support of his former Vice President and current Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Obama still remains popular among Democrats, and the Biden...

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