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Editorial: Arming SUPD erodes student trust and safety

Editorial: Arming SUPD erodes student trust and safety

The Suffolk Journal Staff March 1, 2024

If Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees votes to arm the Suffolk University Police Department, they will undermine the very security the measure hopes to bring to campus.  Because of its location,...

SUPD Lieutenant Ramon Nunez and  Captain Gerard Coletta at a SGA meeting Feb. 9, 2022.

‘Throwing more guns at a problem doesn’t create less violence’: Students grapple with prospect of arming SUPD

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2024

Suffolk University President Marisa Kelly and Chair of the Board of Trustees Robert Lamb spoke to the Student Government Association Feb. 15, resurfacing the possibility of arming the university’s police...

The U.S. Capitol building.

Mike Johnson sworn in as newest House speaker

Avery Martin, Journal Contributor October 31, 2023

Mike Johnson was sworn in as speaker of the House of Representatives Oct. 25, ending a three-week search for a new speaker after the ousting of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Johnson, the representative...

Fans file into Gillette Stadium before the Patriots play the Bills in 2019.

OPINION: Bill Belichick is washed up, it’s time to move on

Jamie Taris, Managing Editor October 30, 2023

Four years ago, the New England Patriots were the standard of excellence in the National Football League. The Patriots were always Super Bowl favorites and fans expected a win on Sundays with Tom Brady...

A Bowdoin bound train stands by at Bowdoin station.

MBTA proposes Red-Blue connector project, permanent shutdown of Bowdoin station

Jack Gosselin, Journal Contributor October 25, 2023

The MBTA held a two-part series of public meetings on Oct. 16 and 19 about the long proposed Red-Blue connector project.  The project, originally proposed 99 years ago in December 1924, will cost upwards...

Anonymous social media app Fizz made its way to Suffolks campus.

Fizz: The app that’s shaking up Suffolk

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large October 24, 2023

The new anonymous social media app Fizz has made its way to Suffolk University students. The presence on campus brought new users to the app and generated some buzz within the student body, with paid...

OPINION: RFK Jr is Americas last hope for national unity

OPINION: RFK Jr is America’s last hope for national unity

Aidan Burns, Journal Contributor October 17, 2023

For the entirety of the modern era, the two-party system has dominated politics in America. Both Republicans and Democrats have all of the power at the state and federal levels. Because of this restricting...

OPINION:  Robert Kennedy Jr. will not win the presidential race- here’s why

OPINION: Robert Kennedy Jr. will not win the presidential race- here’s why

Ellie Gregory, Journal Contributor October 17, 2023

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., current presidential candidate and nephew of former Democratic President John F. Kennedy has chosen to run as an independent instead of with the Democratic party. This decision will...

OPINION: Shelving the past: bookstores are fading from our streets

OPINION: Shelving the past: bookstores are fading from our streets

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Have you ever experienced the sensation of stepping into a bookstore and all around you are countless volumes full of uncharted, enchanted realms of boundless wisdom? Well, that might be ending before...

OPINION: NFL fans need to calm down

OPINION: NFL fans need to calm down

Tracy LaCara, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Fall is finally here and the football season is in full swing.  Fans around the country are tuning in every Sunday to watch their favorite teams face off. This year, however, there are more fans than...

Jim Jordan speaking in Phoenix at the AmericaFest in 2021.

OPINION: The GOP must unite around Jim Jordan’s speakership candidacy

Harry Murphy, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Just over two weeks ago, the United States Congress made history, as now-former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was ousted from his post in a 216-210 vote. Since then, the House of Representatives still does...

Letter to the Editor: Suffolk University Police union demands change

Letter to the Editor: Suffolk University Police union demands change

SUPD Union October 10, 2023

To all faculty, staff, students and parents, My name is Perry Sarakiniotis and I am the union president of the Suffolk University Police Association ACOPS Local 7, representing the members of the Suffolk...

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