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The Suffolk Journal

Celebrating poetry

December 2, 2009
Filed under Campus

Article by: Tom Logan This week, Suffolk University was blessed with having the honor of two celebrated poets, Joan Houlihan, as well as our own Fred Marchant, to talk about their new books, as well as give a few readings. First up for the evening was Joan Houlihan to talk about her newest book, ...

Theater and a dash of murder

Alex Pearlman
November 18, 2009
Filed under Campus, Theater

Article By: Alex Pearlman Oozing charisma and just sheer adorableness, SGA President Brian LeFort makes his stage debut as Private Eye Rick Archer in the Performing Arts Office’s annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, Café Noir. Set on a Caribbean island in a small café, the play has a fi...

What destroyed Milli Vanilli’s career is fun to others

November 18, 2009
Filed under Campus, Music

Article By: Ashley Maceli Being an innovative expression of creativity, Lip Dub has been vastly popular in European counties and Canada. Now it has come to Suffolk University. Lip Dub is essentially just a bunch of kids with a camera and a song, who decide to lip-sync to it and videotape their lip-syncing abilities. ...

Artist Luba Lukova speaks at NESAD

November 18, 2009
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Article By: Eleanor Kaufman Red-faced students and faculty packed into the steamy computer lab to listen to the Bulgarian-born artist Luba Lukova speak about her work. Lukova is known for her beautiful and politically pungent posters and illustrations, which have been featured in publications and spaces s...

Seriously Bent headed to Chicago

November 18, 2009
Filed under Campus, Campus, Featured Stories

Article By: Ethan Long Suffolk’s own comedy troupe, Seriously Bent, has defended their title of “East Coast Regional Champions” for the Chicago Improv Festival’s College Improv Tournament. Competing at two different locations around the area, Improv Boston, located in Central Square, and the Impro...

Suffolk’s own ‘Renown’

Matthew McQuaid
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus, Music

Article By: Matt McQuaid It seems that the only colleges that rappers are attending these days are the School of Hard Knocks and Hustle U. Suffolk, however, is home to an up-coming rapper known as Renown (real name Ryan O’Connor, Class of 2012). Renown, a communications and broadcast major origina...

Lollie pops online clothing biz

Angela Bray
November 11, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus

Article By: Angela Bray Are Hollie MacLennan and Lola Finocchiaro, the founders of the Lollie Clothing t-shirt line, the next Johnny Cupcakes? Lollie is simply a combination of the creators’ first names. “We both like and want to create things you can’t find in the mall,” said Suffo...

Construction Gangs: New documentary shows China’s ever-changing face

November 11, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus, Film

Article By:  Shoshana Akins The Communication and Journalism Department’s Suffolk Cinema Series and the Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies teamed up last Thursday to show Demolition: The World of Construction Gangs in China, a documentary by a Harvard graduate student on the constantly e...

Falun Dafa relieves stress and increases energy

November 4, 2009
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Article By: Alexander Sessa Falun Dafa, or Falun Gong, is a spiritual practice that relieves stress and increases energy.  The practice became particularly popular in China during the 1990s, which disturbed the Chinese government and caused them to ban it in 1999.  Consequently, thousands of Chi...

Guys and/or Dolls

November 4, 2009
Filed under Campus, Theater

Article By: Tom Logan The annual Suffolk Drag Show offers the chance to let loose and cross-dress for fun’s sake, while gaining a greater understanding of a culture generally viewed as on-the-fringe. Though the show got off to a slow start, the end result left the audience blown away. The professiona...

Mash-up artist hits Suffolk annual concert

Marissa Holt
November 4, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus, Music

Article By: Marissa Holt and Derek Anderson Last night at the House of Blues, a Girl Talk/Sean Kingston concert was held exclusively for Suffolk students and their limited guests. Both of the artists provided a contrast to one another and brought in a diverse and lively crowd. Those attending the concert were filled with anti...

Abolition in black & white

October 28, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus, Theater

By: Alexander Sessa It is well known that Boston was home to abolitionism for one hundred years before slavery was abolished in the United States.  Those sentiments were returned to the city Friday night when The Underground Railway Theater presented a reading from a new play at the C. Walsh Theater ...

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