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Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.

The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

Editor’s Word: Have courage, break the culture

February 28, 2018

It has come to the attention of our team of student journalists that our University has a serious problem. Throughout the years, few staff members have been rumored to have engaged in inappropriate relationships...

Shown above are symbols of gender identity. While the list is extensive, it’s important to recognize every and all identities in today’s growing climate. Left to right: transgender, female, male, intersex, with a plus sign to recognize all other gender identities.

Importance of Inclusivity: QSU promotes diversity on campus

Felicity Otterbein February 21, 2018

Perhaps one of the more active and engaged groups on campus, the Queer Student Union (QSU) has set out to advocate for the well-being and inclusivity of students campus-wide. According to QSU President...

Students could be the catalyst for change

Ryan Arel January 31, 2018

In high school and throughout college, students are often told that “no” means no and the absence of a firm no does not mean yes. Students are told that if last week it was okay, this week it may not...

The Feminist Letters: Everyone needs to advocate for intersectionality to improve equality

Olivia Gorman November 15, 2017

When someone says the word “feminist,” most people have an instinctual idea that comes to mind about what that concept means to them; something along the lines of gender equality, sexism and ending...

Sexual assault excludes no gender

Sexual assault excludes no gender

Roxana Martinez November 15, 2017

Lately there seems to be a new article out every week about another round of sexual abuse allegations regarding Hollywood moguls. Anthony Rapp recently came out with his harrowing tale of sexual assault,...

The Feminist Letters: Women around the world need to be treated equally, not just in western culture

Shayla Manning November 8, 2017

In recent years, the topic of feminism has become a loaded conversation in the media. Feminists are often stereotyped as ‘angry liberals’ or ‘man haters,’ when all they are really fighting for...

Sexual assault allegations reveal Hollywood has a problem

Nick Viveiros November 8, 2017

First came the media mogul Harvey Weinstein. Then it was “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey. Over the past month, dozens of men and women, mostly other big names in the film industry, came forward...

Harvey Weinstein: The man who could not be tamed, until now, with the help from women

Haley Clegg October 18, 2017

Weinstein’s assault history, Hollywood’s loudest secret, has now been exposed, as harrowing tales emerge from a plethora of women who he sexually abused over the course of decades. Now, their voices...

Trump removes coverage of birth control under ACA

Juliana Tuozzola October 18, 2017

Through history, women have had to fight for their rights. More often than not, they have had to challenge men who do not see them as equals. On Friday, Oct. 6 President Donald Trump’s cabinet repealed...

Don’t fill the swamp with Moore

Stiv Mucollari October 4, 2017

Roy Moore’s victory in the Republican primary runoff shows that the right-wing populism that propelled President Donald J. Trump into the White House is still adding fuel to the fire. Moore, the former...

DeVos: A danger to student safety

Michael MacRae September 27, 2017

The protections afforded to sexual assault victims are being rescinded, as directed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Given initially under the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and expanded during...

Suffolk backs Obama action while DeVos ponders rollback

Chris DeGusto September 27, 2017

Just days after suggesting changes would be made to Title IX in a George Mason University speech, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded the “Dear Colleague” letter on Sept. 22, which has caused...

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