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Freedom rallies throughout Boston Common to advocate legalization of marijuana

September 22, 2016 • 0 comments

CJN splits, centralizing majors

Skylar To

At one point during Robert “Dr. Bob” Rosenthal’s 22 years as chairman of Suffolk University’s Communication and Journalism (CJN) department in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the department had 95 students. T...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Students held up in hotel housing

Jacob Geanous

More than 70 Suffolk University students are currently living at The Wyndham Hotel on Beacon Hill. These students are checked-in to the hotel for an indefinite amount of time due to a lack of available student housing at th...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

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Arts & Culture

Three’s a company, Miss Julie sets bar high

Felicity Otterbein and Taylor White

On Sept. 15, the audience remained captivated during the opening night of “Miss Julie.” The enigmatic scene of the play, presented by Wellfleet’s Harbor Stage Company, set the tone for the rest of the performance with wordless emotion and a haunting score. Written by Swedish playwright August Strindberg, the show explores the thrill, tension, and ...  Read More »

Sep 21 • 0 comments

Spotlight shines on independent works of students

James McDonald

Spotlight Performances, a student-run series of experimental productions, is set to debut Friday, Sept. 23. The series marks the first time that Suffolk theater students are given complete creative control over their productions, with minimal faculty involvement. The program will give students a chance to work on material that is not polished or is stil...  Read More »

Sep 21 • 0 comments

MFA announces confidence in contemporary collection

Morgan Hume and Catarina Protano

The fall season brings change, whether it is in the world of fashion, or the shift in weather. For the Museum of Fine Arts, it’s new contemporary exhibits. The museum held a fall preview event on Sept. 16 to promote the upcoming additions to their contemporary collections.  The MFA’s “Making Modern” collection features 28 reinstalled galleri...  Read More »

Sep 21 • 0 comments

Troupe chooses laughter, first

Troupe chooses laughter, first

Felicity Otterbein

Some students choose to express their passion. Whether it’s on the field or stage, students of Suffolk University choose to be involved in their university....  Read More »

Jun 1 • 0 comments

Boston Calling all women

Boston Calling all women

Felicity Otterbein

Amidst the throes of people gathered at the Third Annual Boston Calling Music Festival in City Hall Plaza, stood thousands of music fans aching to quench...  Read More »

Jun 1 • 0 comments

‘Megacities Asia’

‘Megacities Asia’

Felicity Otterbein

Stories accumulate like pollution in big cities. Stories of lives untold, laughs never shared and events never spoken of. Twenty-four digital screen panels reflect the faces of the eleven artists ...  Read More »

Jun 1 • 0 comments

C. Walsh: more than a theatre, a home

Alexa Gagosz and Sharyn Gladstone

“In my first year, someone looked me in the eye, and they said ‘no one here will ever invest money in this theatre, so don’t expect it,’” said Dr. Marilyn Plotkins, chair of the Theatre Department. She expected nothing, but would strive to stand out when it came to the former Suffolk University Law School building, then auditorium, and...  Read More »

Apr 27 • 0 comments

Fuller House: a modern twist on a timeless classic

Stephanie Miller

It’s been nearly 21 years since the cast of “Full House” wrapped up its iconic family sitcom. In the years since, the children who watched the show, and its re-runs, grew up. So, a “Full House” reunion naturally came with great excitement and high expectations. Like the original, the sequel series tells the story of a widowed parent of th...  Read More »

Apr 20 • 0 comments

Commentary: Confirmation is more than a history lesson

Commentary: Confirmation is more than a history lesson

Sharyn Gladstone

HBO delivered a striking depiction toward women with its powerful film, “Confirmation,” about University of Oklahoma law professor, Anita Hill and her ...  Read More »

Apr 20 • 0 comments

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Freedom rallies throughout Boston to advocate legalization of marijuana

Nagri doubles in more than just one major

Nagri doubles in more than just one major

Brooke Patterson

Alexandra Nagri, also known by her teammates as Al, is currently in her third ...  Read More »

Sep 21

Suffolk Athletics introduces university’s first ever women’s golf team

Suffolk Athletics introduces university’s first ever women’s golf team

Chris DeGusto

“Passion!” is what Suffolk University’s Athletic Director Cary McConnell exclai...  Read More »

Sep 21

Del Prete leads team to another championship, NCAA run

Del Prete leads team to another championship, NCAA run

Skylar To

Suffolk University’s baseball team finished another season coming out on top. With...  Read More »

Jun 1

Davis breaks barrier for women in athletics

Davis breaks barrier for women in athletics

Skylar To

The 2015-16 season was better than Head Softball Coach Jaclyn Davis could have...  Read More »

Jun 1

Sylvester, Pulek honored for big bats and swings

Sylvester, Pulek honored for big bats and swings

Skylar To

With their recognition, they are looking to display the honor on and off of...  Read More »

Jun 1

Ridgeway allows athletics department to thrive

Ridgeway allows athletics department to thrive

Skylar To

The Rammy logo crested in the center of the court floor once took the dribbles,...  Read More »

Apr 27

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Editor’s Word: Sept. 21

The Suffolk Journal has been so busy reporting on the news that we didn’t realize until this year that we have been around for 80 years! In September of 1936, a group of Suffolk students began the steps to creating the...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

What happened to the discounted pass?

Amanda Fakhiri

When Suffolk first opened as a commuter school, and even though it has slowly opened up more and more residence halls, 76 percent of the Suffolk University students commute. The MBTA website said that the student discount ...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

An apathetic atmosphere at Suffolk

Patrick Holmes

Suffolk doesn’t feel comfortable anymore; there doesn’t seem to be a sense of community. This time last year, Suffolk was alive, full of exuberant new students and a presence of excitement could be felt in the air. For t...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Required registration relies on eligible participants

Katie Dugan

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 bee...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

A word from SGA: Sept. 21, 2016

SGA

Dear Suffolk Students, Welcome back! Your Student Government Association (SGA) is excited to start a new school year and to get back to work. Fall elections for Class of 2020 senators and open positions for senators-...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

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American historian critiques US foreign policy

Katherine Yearwood

For the past few decades, America’s involvement in the Middle East has been a large source of tension and controversy. It has led to the death of numerous soldiers, civilian...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Saudi scholarships support students abroad

Jacob Geanous

When American students graduate college they are usually guaranteed only two things: a diploma and crippling student loan debt. The amount of total student debt is now speculated...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 1 comment

Recent World Stories

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