The Suffolk Journal

Opinion: Consent should be mandatory

Patrick Holmes

October 7, 2015

By Patrick Holmes Consent. It should be assumed as one of the basic rights of a human being but more often than not, consent is glanced over and forgotten. Or worse, ignored. “For me consent means that I can say yes or no to something I have understood,” said by Elise in a video article by...

French weighing options to prevent future attacks

By Sylvain Gaulier

Alexa Gagosz

February 4, 2015

The attack in Paris at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters is now classified as textbook case of radicalization, according to NPR. The two brothers responsible for the shooting had gone from outlaws to violent radicals, as described by BBC. Sylvain Gaulier, recent graduate and former Journal staff member...

Manhunts in France end

Alexa Gagosz

January 9, 2015

Two suspects in the attacking of the Charlie Hebdo building were killed Friday after several hours in a standoff with French police. The suspects, identified as Cherif and Said Kouachi, emerged from a printing company building in Dammartin-en-Goele, a small town about 20 miles from Paris, and began ...

France supports Charlie Hebdo following Wednesday morning attack

Alexa Gagosz

January 7, 2015

Twelve people were killed Wednesday morning in Paris during an apparent terror attack at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Sylvain Gaulier, recent Suffolk graduate and former Journal staff member who currently lives in Lille, France, said this isn't the first time the organization has been attacked. “A news...

France plans to pay millions to Holocaust survivors

Alexa Gagosz

December 16, 2014

The government of France is planning to compensate survivors of the Nazi concentration camps nearly 70 years after they were sent there during World War II, according to CNN. Reparation programs created after the war, and those instituted over the last 15 years, are known as the “tangible symbol of ...

World Briefs March 3, 2010

March 3, 2010

Africa KAMPALA, Uganda—A group of about 100 gays and lesbians met in secret to discuss their response to a pending Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which calls for the death penalty for some gay acts, according to The event was organized by Rev. Mark Kiyimba of the Uganda Unitarian Universa...

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