The Suffolk Journal

Diversity dominates: Historic record of women elected in Boston

Diversity dominates: Historic record of women elected in Boston

Maggie Randall

November 15, 2017

Despite low voter turnout during last week’s municipal election, women, especially of color, won.

Campain commentary: Institutional changes after the 2016 election

By Facebook user Donald J. Trump

Maggie Randall

November 11, 2016

Donald Trump earned the 270 necessary electoral votes on Tuesday to win the presidential election. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost the election, although she still won the popular vote by over half a million votes. For many Suffolk students, this election was an eye-opening experience. ...

Food for thought series: Suffolk’s role in encouraging a politically active community

Dr. Rachael Cobb, Chair of the Government department | Courtesy of Suffolk University

Maggie Randall

September 29, 2016

As students filed into the Nancy C. Stoll function room in the Sawyer Academic building last Thursday, they were promptly asked “Are you registered to vote?” The event was part of a “Food for Thought” series hosted by the Center for Community Engagement (CCE). CCE will be having more of thes...

Eyes on America: Campaigns cause discourse within Suffolk’s international community

By Alexa Gagosz

Jacob Geanous

September 29, 2016

The fanfare surrounding the 2016 election has stirred up a media frenzy that has magnified the United States’ partisan personality. American citizens have vocalized their election opinions vehemently, but a conversation within the global community has been provoked as well. This is the first preside...

Required registration relies on eligible participants

By the United States Presidential Election, 2016 Facebook page

Katie Dugan

September 21, 2016

Millennials are now as large of a political force as baby boomers, according to an analysis of U.S. census data from the Pew Research Center. Both generations consist of approximately 31 percent of the electorate. Millennials have been extremely vocal on social media, about their views towards the 2...

SGA top officers selected for next academic year

Photo courtesy of SGA's Facebook.

March 4, 2015

The executive board and other Student Government Association officials were selected Wednesday night following an online election. Elections followed a forum last week for the executive board candidates, who all ran unopposed. The results are as follows: President  Colin F. Loiselle,  Class of ...

Editor’s word: Where are the SGA e-board candidates?

March 4, 2015

For a school with countless alumni in high-ranking positions and working in the fields they chose and studied during their collegiate years, Suffolk appears to have far too few students devoted and interested right now. It is time for elections for the next executive board of the Student Government...

Panelists, audience members, place their bets

(Sam Humphrey/Opinion Editor)

Thalia Yunen

October 29, 2014

Massachusetts legislators signed a law in 2011 permitting three new casinos and a slots parlor to be built across three different regions in the state. On Nov. 4, residents of Massachusetts will have a chance to either overturn this law or vote for it to come into effect. Because of the way the question...

Dilma Rousseff re-elected as Brazilian President

(By Flickr user Ministerio das Relacoes Exteriores)

October 29, 2014

By Sylvain Gaulier According to Liberation News, Rousseff immediately thought of the future challenges ahead of her presidency in her victory speech. She addressed to her supporters: “Instead of increasing differences and creating gaps, I strongly hope that we create the conditions to unite. I want to be a much better president than I have been until now” a...

On the Israeli Election

Josef Nothmann

January 23, 2013

Roughly 67 percent of Israel’s 5.5 million eligible voters went to the polls on Tuesday to elect members of the 19th Knesset from the lists of more than 30 parties. In the weeks leading up to the vote, it appeared that right wing, radical right wing, and religious parties would be the major winners....

Student Political Groups Debate Pressing Topics of the Election

Miles Halpine

November 7, 2012

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, three of Suffolk’s student political clubs came together for a two-hour debate on ten different issues in the C. Walsh Theatre at 6:00 p.m. Moderated by Professor David Tuerck, Suffolk’s Economic Department chair and Executive Director of the Beacon Hill Institute, the debate...

Suffolk International Students from Senegal Voice Perspective on U.S. Election

Dan Olson

November 7, 2012

Election season in the United States brings about similar feelings of anticipation, decisiveness, and political intellectuality for most Americans.  Every four years, the country’s eagerness to act is palpable as the first Tuesday in November draws closer.  As college students, we have heard and...

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