The Suffolk Journal

Governor Baker to speak at commencement

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Dani Marrero

March 5, 2015

Governor Charlie Baker will be the College of Arts and Sciences' commencement speaker, the university announced Thursday evening. Baker will be given an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree for his contributions to Massachusetts during the ceremony on May 17 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavillion.  He...

Vote Yes on Question 3; No casinos in Mass.

Steve Wynn, whose company Wynn Resorts won the license to open a Boston-area casino last week, also operates high profiles casinos like The Mirage in Las Vegas.
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September 24, 2014

By Michaella Sheridan Massachusetts voters will decide whether or not to repeal the Expanded Gaming Act of 2011 in November, which allows for three resort casinos to be evenly dispersed throughout the state and one slots parlor. The proposed casinos in Massachusetts would appear to be a great...

Massachusetts voters should back Democrats to get results

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley.
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Ian Kea

September 17, 2014

  On the night of the primary elections, Tuesday Sept. 9, I was pleased to see scandal-ridden Suffolk Law grad John Tierney, the incumbent, fall to progressive Democrat Seth Moulton. Moulton gives Democrats a better chance of retaining a congressional seat as well as giving his party a fresh image to work with. A Harvard graduate, Moulton gains an edge as an outsider of the political game. Democrats picked...

Brian LeFort remembers Suffolk, campaigns for spot as state rep

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Will Senar

April 2, 2014

Brian LeFort remembers serving Suffolk University as its Student Government Association President from 2008 to 2010. Being a part of such a culturally diverse environment at a young age helped him garner skills in dealing with different issues and the different people who bring those to light. “I...

Charlie Baker for Governor

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Sam Humphrey

March 26, 2014

Over the past few months, I have covered the Rappaport Center’s Governor roundtable series and watched six of the nine candidates introduce themselves and outline their principles. The only one who truly impressed me was Republican Charlie Baker, who unfortunately lost to Deval Patrick four years...

Obama, Patrick focus on education and economic policy

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Sam Humphrey

January 29, 2014

By Thalia Yunen and Sam Humphrey President Barack Obama gave his 2014 State of the Union Address in the Chamber of the House of Representatives to speak about his plans for the rest of his term in office. Governor Deval Patrick also gave his State of the Commonwealth address on Tuesday, due to threat...

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