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SU’s hip-hop group W!cked takes moves “way back”

SU’s hip-hop group W!cked takes moves “way back”

March 9
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

  Suffolk University's dance group W!cked hosted their annual spring show at the Calderwood Pavilion on Wednesday evening. The hip-hop group performed three of their choreographed sets, and also invited fellow Suffolk and Boston dance crews to participate in the show. In attendance were Suffolk ...

Spell it out for me

Spell it out for me

Felicity Otterbein
March 1
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

In a rip-roaring performance of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” Suffolk University Students earned a well-deserved standing ovation at the Modern Theater Friday night. Complete with special guests picked from the audience, amongst them was the Assistant Dean of Students at Suffolk, Joh...

Arts magazine hosts open mic to find new writers, submissions

Nathan Espinal
February 22
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

To generate hype for their magazine, the editorial board of Venture Literary/Arts Magazine held an open mic night for those willing to share their work. The night became a literary safe space as students bravely stepped in front of the crowd to share their intimate poems. “Venture” has been publishing yearly sinc...

The Common: Suffolk University’s house band rebrands

The Common: Suffolk University’s house band rebrands

Morgan Hume
February 22
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

For most Bostonians, The Common is a historic park in the heart of the city. It’s significant for being a place where folks once brought their cows to graze the grass, and now is used often for picnics, protests and everything in between. However, the two words take on a new meaning at Suffolk University,...

Student productions lighten the black box

Student productions lighten the black box

Felicity Otterbein
February 15
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

When presented with an empty and barren black box, some fail to see beyond the potential it holds. Some may look at it merely as a container to store things, others may not even give it a second glance. On the other hand, some may look at it like a blank canvas anxiously awaiting a new masterpiece to b...

Ramifications belt out alongside nation’s best voices

Ramifications belt out alongside nation’s best voices

Patrick Holmes
February 8
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

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 applause. As the second act out of eight to perform, they had the chance to define the beginning of the competition and give the audi...

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

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

Morgan Hume
February 8
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

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 river that runs through it. In a sweeping display of well-placed perfection, the group conveys how they appreciate their home. In a sim...

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

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

Elvira Mora
February 1
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

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 student run series showcasing developing work that is written and directed solely by students. Supposedly, "Title TBA" gained a large amou...

Living for tomorrow

Living for tomorrow

Felicity Otterbein
February 1
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

With the hype that surrounds the natural environment and the growing concept of climate change, it’s difficult to bring people together in a serious way to discuss the issues that affect the immediate future. Some would rather turn a blind eye and refuse to commit to the existence - or lack thereof ...

Beatlemania phenomenon explained by author Candy Leonard

Beatlemania phenomenon explained by author Candy Leonard

James MacDonald
November 22
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Dr. Candy Leonard engaged Suffolk students and faculty with a talk on the sociological phenomenon of “Beatlemania” in the Poetry Center in the Suffolk University library on Thursday.

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Un-veiling new show, new talent: SU’s “Margo Veil” is hilarious, emotional, raw and a must-see

Un-veiling new show, new talent: SU’s “Margo Veil” is hilarious, emotional, raw and a must-see

Felicity Otterbein
November 16
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Amidst a swirl of lights and color, Suffolk University’s latest production “Margo Veil,” held its final week of rehearsal before opening Thursday Nov. 17. at the Modern Theater. Margo  Veil, Sarah Vasilevsky,  is an aspiring actress who is in the midst of a tour of a terrible play. Coached through her life decisions by...

First they were salty, now they’re sweet

First they were salty, now they’re sweet

Amy Koczera
October 19
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Fall Fest is known for being one of the most entertaining and creative performances put on by Suffolk’s Performing Arts Office (PAO). Among the drama that occurred at Suffolk in the last few years was the relocating of the departments that were in the Donahue and Archer buildings that were sold in 2015.

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