The Suffolk Journal

Power of a poster

Power of a poster

Kendra Huber

September 21, 2016

If it’s true a picture is worth a thousand words, then a political poster can speak volumes for the oppressed and silenced. One image, creatively presented, has the power to change the perception of the viewer, enabling them to understand an idea or a situation from a new perspective. To test this ...

Mayor Walsh, officials, address storm as city prepares to shut down

Mayor Walsh, officials, address storm as city prepares to shut down

Brigitte Carreiro and Melissa Hanson

January 26, 2015

By Brigitte Carreiro and Melissa Hanson Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Monday afternoon addressed concerns regarding the imminent snowstorm expected to pile upwards of 2 feet of snow on the city and greater Boston. Walsh said he was confident in the city’s abilities to handle the storm and listed some pre...

Excitement fills City Hall Plaza for Patriots send-off

Excitement fills City Hall Plaza for Patriots send-off

Brigitte Carreiro, Sammy Hurwitz, and Ian Kea

January 26, 2015

City Hall Plaza was the place to be Monday morning, as fans of the New England Patriots gathered to celebrate the NFL team’s departure to Glendale, Arizona, where they will take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Decked out in jerseys and Pats beanies and waving signs in the air, the cro...

Another political office asking for a raise

Another political office asking for a raise

Alexa Gagosz

September 24, 2014

By Alexa Gagosz What would you do with $87,500 a year? I don’t know about the rest of you, but I would start paying off this hefty tuition. But according to the Boston City Council (BCC) members, that salary is just not enough. They are currently putting a vote in place to argue that they sh...

Boston Calling impressed all, despite rainstorm

Haley Peabody

September 17, 2014

As the final days of summer lingered over downtown Boston, thousands of festival goers piled into City Hall Plaza for three days of music. People of all ages, from college students to middle-aged music lovers, gathered to hear the sets of artists whose style spanned across several genres. From Hip hop...

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