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Music

Ramifications belt out alongside nation’s best voices

Ramifications belt out alongside nation’s best voices

Patrick Holmes

On Saturday night, Suffolk University’s a cappella group known as the Ramifications took center stage at the Berklee Performance Hall to unleash a moving set worthy of app...

February 8

“Hamilton” mixtape leaves listeners satisfied with features from chart topping artists

“Hamilton” mixtape leaves listeners satisfied with features from chart topping artists

Morgan Hume

For the first time in history, an award-winning Broadway musical has created a mixtape.  Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new album filled with remixes and covers of the belove...

December 7

Suffolk alums in band Jack Romanov dedicate performances to ACLU

Suffolk alums in band Jack Romanov dedicate performances to ACLU

Felicity Otterbein

Four men stood on the small stage at O’Brien’s Pub in Allston, MA. Only three of them were wearing shoes. That’s because Michael Mirabella of Jack Romanov preferred to ...

December 7

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Theater

Steve Sweeney debuts at Suffolk with one-man show, “Townie”

Steve Sweeney debuts at Suffolk with one-man show, “Townie”

Morgan Hume

In an infamous chord progression, the Boston-bred Dropkick Murphy’s begin their hit “Dirty Water,” with a throaty description of their cherished hometown and the rive...

February 8

American Repertory Theater transcends image of trans-community

American Repertory Theater transcends image of trans-community

Kendra Huber

Imagine the surprise when arriving to a stage filled with nothing but seven empty chairs. No backdrop, no color, just plain, black chairs on a brightly lit stage, creating...

February 1

“Title TBA”  springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

“Title TBA” springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

Elvira Mora

Kicking off the spring semester in the Suffolk University theater department was the return of the Spotlight Series, "Title TBA.” The Spotlight series is an entirely stud...

February 1

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Film

Navigating exclusion

Navigating exclusion

Felicity Otterbein

In an emotional rollercoaster of heartache, loss and forging of new relationships, filmmaker Felicia Lowe conveys the trials and tribulations of her journey to discoverin...

Hard truths: Hard to resist

Hard truths: Hard to resist

James MacDonald

Craig Atkinson, with credits in award-winning documentaries such as "Detropia,"made his disquieting directorial debut with “Do Not Resist,” a documentary film that mad...

‘Rocky Horror’ disappoints, scratches necessary original content

‘Rocky Horror’ disappoints, scratches necessary original content

October 23

Commentary: Confirmation is more than a history lesson

Commentary: Confirmation is more than a history lesson

April 20

Batman v. Superman is flawed, but entertaining

April 13

Disney creates a living, breathing city in Zootopia

April 6

Oscars remain gold amid controversy

Oscars remain gold amid controversy

March 2

Sarcastic superhero is an R-rated blast

February 24

‘Black’ succeeds in sex appeal, lacks humor

February 10

Ambitious, electric Grease is the one that we want

Ambitious, electric Grease is the one that we want

February 3

The Wiz eases on down the road

December 9

Krampus is holiday horror fun, until the end

December 2

Spotlight refuses to leave victims in the dark

Spotlight refuses to leave victims in the dark

December 2

Mockingjay soars on screen

Mockingjay soars on screen

December 2

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