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Spotlight shines on independent works of students

James MacDonald
September 21, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

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 ch...

Troupe chooses laughter, first

Troupe chooses laughter, first

Felicity Otterbein
June 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

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. For Seriously Bent, one of the two sketch comedy groups on campus, they’ve chosen to make people laugh. Despite losing their manager, which...

C. Walsh: more than a theatre, a home

Alexa Gagosz and Sharyn Gladstone
April 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

“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...

W!CKED good

W!CKED good

Taylor White, Journal Contributor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

The W!CKED Hip-Hop Dance Crew hosted Boston’s Best Dance Crew 2016 at the C. Walsh Theater. The annual event and benefit competition was a sell out with Suffolk Students, alumni and relatives of dancers from other schools and groups. This year, a portion of the ticket sales were donated to a W!CKE...

Suffolk hosts distinguished photographers

Suffolk hosts distinguished photographers

Brigitte Carreiro
March 2, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Nick Ut and Mark Edward Harris have spent their careers behind the camera. Nevertheless, when the two, escorted by Senior Lecturer Ken Martin, walked into Union Oyster House during their recent trip to Boston, they were immediately identified. A man at the restaurant’s bar approached Ut, asking ab...

Suffolk PAO set to perform Identity Crisis

Suffolk PAO set to perform Identity Crisis

Sharyn Gladstone
February 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Performing Arts Office will hold its 15th annual spring Pioneer Series production with “Identity Crisis” hitting stages Feb. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. in the C. Walsh Theatre. The Series -- which began back in 2002 with the “Vagina Monologues” -- has alternated each year between a musical and n...

The 11 Stages of Going Home for the Holidays

The 11 Stages of Going Home for the Holidays

December 11, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

  1.  A Week Before You Go Home: You're finishing up writing essays & studying for your finals; and you just want the madness to be over:                 2.  You're OVER the Sodexo food (especially pizza) that you've been eating...

Wait, Suffolk has an art school?

Wait, Suffolk has an art school?

December 9, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Opinion

There is a disconnect between Suffolk University and NESAD. To see the evidence of this, ask non-art students about NESAD. You’ll have to explain by saying, “you know, the art school part of Suffolk.” If they know Suffolk has an art school, you’ll likely get a reply along the lines of, “It’s...

Poetry Center buzzes with literary excitement

November 11, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Patricia Negrón and Melanie June Grosvenor   Suffolk’s Poetry Center was almost filled to capacity Wednesday as poets Rebecca Kaiser Gibson and Gary Whited captured the attention of Suffolk students and faculty. The audience leaned in to hear Gibson and Whited, who have both been...

Annual drag show entertains with sass

Annual drag show entertains with sass

November 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

One of the most recent performance events held by Rainbow Alliance was the annual Drag Show. This show, especially on its yearly basis, adds to the diversity at Suffolk. Already a very LGBTQ friendly university, the drag show adds a bit of lively entertainment from the stress of classes and responsibilities...

7 Costumes on a Budget + a Bonus

7 Costumes on a Budget + a Bonus

October 13, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, blog, Boston, Boston, Campus, Campus, InstaRam, Uncategorized

Alright Halloween, is basically around the corner--29 days to be exact.  I put together a list of 7 costumes that you can make if you're on a college budget, literally waited til the last possible minute, or if you're not sure what to be! Alright Costume #1: Lilo, from (Lilo & Stitch) From...

Personal style brings success, recognition

Personal style brings success, recognition

Heather Rutherford
June 7, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

There is art that is painted on a canvas, sculpted out of clay and marble, and then there is the art of fashion. The moment that one’s personal style is discovered, it can then be manifested to enable the display of our creative identities. Sherley Soraya Wijaya, a graphic design major at New England...

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