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Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

Blind anger, utter complacency, or misguided optimism

Sam Scanlan June 1, 2016

Voters can have the ireful populist rhetoric of the presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, they can have what would essentially be a continuation of the past twenty years in the form of  the Secretary...

By Claire Schneider

Bernie Sanders: the only option for the democratic card

Ian Kea June 1, 2016

Sen. Bernie Sanders is the best candidate for the Democratic Party. Simply put, Sanders needs to be the nominee. Without Sanders at the forefront of the national platform, the Democratic Party may be...

Campaign Commentary: Who is best fit for the job?

Maggie Randall June 1, 2016

With the primary election season coming to a close, it is time to look towards what will come next in the 2016 Presidential Election. There are just ten primary elections left until June 14. California...

Campaign Commentary: A Conversation with Former Gov. Dukakis of Peace and Politics

Maggie Randall April 20, 2016

There is no better way to understand a presidential election than to speak with someone who has run one before. There is also no better way to understand local politics than to ask someone who served as...

New course to track election in real time

Sam Humphrey April 20, 2016

For political junkies and aspiring politicos, tracking America’s politics and catching up on the latest news from the campaign trail can be far more appealing than sitting down and hitting the books....

Campaign Commentary: An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders Supporters

Maggie Randall April 13, 2016

When Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont announced his candidacy to run for president in 2016 last May, most of the world did not bat an eye. Sanders’s announcement at the get-go garnered some support but...

Campaign Commentary: Will Trump be the Republican nominee?

Maggie Randall April 6, 2016

Over the past several weeks Republican, presidential candidates such as Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson have begun dropping out of the race. Through and through, the one candidate...

Courtesy of Daniel Gazzani

Gazzani looks to diversity in upcoming election

Alexa Gagosz March 2, 2016

As the only international student who is running for an executive board position in the Student Government Association, sophomore Daniel Gazzani is taking off his campaign for Vice President with a humble...

Campaign Commentary: Super Tuesday hosts Suffolk turnout

Maggie Randall March 2, 2016

On Tuesday, several states across the country cast their votes for the presidential primary, with nine states holding a primary, four holding Republican caucuses and one with a Democratic caucus. Massachusetts...

Campaign Commentary: South Carolina is home of family support and voting restrictions

Maggie Randall February 24, 2016

With the third presidential primary weeks away, the next stop for presidential hopefuls is South Carolina, where most have already started campaigning. For Republicans, winning South Carolina may be crucial...

US election to resolve or heighten global tension

Colin Barry February 10, 2016

With the daunting  presidential election coming up just months away, the rest of the world is watching as they outline their tensions with the United States. The world will face the impact of the new...

A peek into ‘Black Lives Matter’ on MLK day

Katherine Yearwood February 3, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was commemorated by the Suffolk community on Tuesday with keynote speaker Opal Tometi, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, who acknowledged the current struggles...

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