The Suffolk Journal

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...

Required registration relies on eligible participants

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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...

Why voting should matter more

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Patrick Holmes

November 4, 2015

From legalization of marijuana in Ohio to LGBTQ equality in Texas, yesterday’s nationwide election day covered all the bases of controversial aspects for voters. Now that I am categorized as a legal adult who can vote in elections, it is easy for me to make a difference in the country and sympathize...

SGA forum introduces next year’s candidates, who all run unopposed

SGA forum introduces next year's  candidates, who all run unopposed

Brigitte Carreiro

March 4, 2015

The C. Walsh Theater carried a casual, excited atmosphere as Student Government Association members filled the seats. On stage, three candidates for executive board, running unopposed, sat in front of microphones, waiting for the 2015 Student Government Debate to start. Among discussed topics were commuter...

‘We Rise or Fall Together’

'We Rise or Fall Together'

November 7, 2012

Jessica Karmazyn  Journal Staff With the next four years in mind, many Suffolk students hurried to a designated poll place to choose their preferred candidate. On Nov. 6, 2012, the nation made a choice and elected Barack Obama to his second term as president, winning 303-206 in electoral votes. “I f...

Why I am voting for Scott Brown!

Why I am voting for Scott Brown!

Megan Dutra

September 24, 2012

Thursday, Sept. 20, marks the beginning of three or four formal debates between Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren. While the rest of the country will be watching The Voice or The Real Housewives of New York, I would hope that the majority of Massachusetts tunes in at 7 p.m. to WBZ-TV to watch...

War on the Woman’s Vote 2012

War on the Woman's Vote 2012

Megan Dutra

September 24, 2012

As the 2012 Presidential race draws closer to an end, the final efforts of the campaign to connect with voters begin. One of those major connections for the candidates is a race to see who will get the women’s vote on Nov. 6. With healthcare being a major issue in this election, the women of America...

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