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Pristine forensics team wins northeast regional conference

Pristine forensics team wins northeast regional conference

Thalia Yunen

March 27, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

About once every week, the forensics, or speech and debate, team meet to discuss topics and practice speaking styles. Last August, it started the year off with all new members, except for maybe one or two returning students, and a new team leader, communications Professor Jodi Nevola. This pristine team...

Foreign Policy Debated at Eve of National Election

Miles Halpine

October 24, 2012


Filed under News

On Monday, October 22, the Democratic and Republican candidate for President faced off for the third, and last, time just 15 days prior to when voters across the United States go to the polls. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney discussed foreign policy for an hour-and-a-half at Lynn University...

Editor’s word: Oct. 24, 2012

October 24, 2012


Filed under Staff Editorial

We’re taking a break from our print edition next week so that the staff can enjoy Halloween for the first time in four years. That makes this our last issue before election day (we’ll return Wednesday, November 7). With that said, it bears repeating that this is one of the most crucial elections...

Editor’s word: Oct. 17, 2012

October 17, 2012


Filed under Staff Editorial

Lost in the talks of Mitt Romney’s “binder full of women” and the second presidential debate is the fact that Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein was arrested outside Hofstra University before the debate took place last night. The story was broke by Hofstra’s own student newspaper:...

Suffolk Hosts Mock Presidential Debate

Suffolk Hosts Mock Presidential Debate

Ivan Favelevic

October 11, 2012


Filed under Campus, News

Suffolk University’s Economics Department hosted a mock presidential debate this Tuesday at the Modern Theatre. Moderated by Dr. Robert Rosenthal, the event pitted two economists from The Beacon Hill Institute: Jonathan Haughton, Senior Economist and David Tuerck, Chair of the Economics Department...

Who deserves credit in the first debate?

Who deserves credit in the first debate?

October 11, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Chris Musk  Journal Contributor The Presidential debate on October 3 was quite a surprise to everyone as both candidates appeared in an unexpected light. Romney impressed both parties, with even liberal media claiming he did well afterwards, while Obama held his ground albeit rusty. Obviously, Romne...

Debating the Presidential Debate

Debating the Presidential Debate

Ethan M. Long

October 3, 2012


Filed under News

Tonight Americans will turn on their television sets to watch the first of four announced debates between Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney (R-MA) and incumbent President Barack Obama (D), an event many political commentators have hailed as the most important debate in decades. While Mitt has had practice...

Senate Debate stand out brings a hopeful response

Senate Debate stand out brings a hopeful response

Megan Dutra

October 3, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Outside of the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell Monday night, stood hundreds of supporters for both Senator Scott Brown and Professor Elizabeth Warren before they embarked on their second official debate. The constant interchanging of signs and chants excited everyone approaching within blocks of the debate. ...

GOP debate keeps schoolyard antics alive and well

GOP debate keeps schoolyard antics alive and well

Nicole Espinosa

October 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

The GOP debate last Tuesday was complete warfare.  I think we have officially moved past the point of pleasantries between candidates, and they’re taking swings left and right. I’m a little embarrassed about some of the behavior going on.  I mean, I know the blows are getting lower, and tension...

SuffolkGOP and College Democrats debate state and national issues

Michael Christina

December 3, 2010


Filed under Campus, News

Michael Christina Journal Staff The Student Government Association hosted its annual political debate in the Sawyer Café Wednesday night, where the SuffolkGOP squared off with the College Democrats. Representing the SuffolkGOP were Ed Plamowski and Karl Beckstein. Kris Callahan and Tino Capobia...

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