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The Fashion of Suffolk: Spring 2015 installment

The Fashion of Suffolk: Spring 2015 installment

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan
April 22, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

After surviving the horrible winter, we found ourselves surrounded with beautiful weather once again. What does that means to a city as cold as Boston? We are finally seeing knees and shoulders. People walking around have been changing the way they dress and leaving their homes without big parkas...

Seriously Bent presents ‘April Showers’

Seriously Bent presents ‘April Showers’

Katherine Yearwood
April 22, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Seriously Bent, Suffolk’s improv comedy troupe, hosted their annual end of year revue show titled “April Showers,” on Friday. The show involved multiple sketches from spoiled children criticizing their late father over his grave, to a man complaining about not getting sexual favors from his...

Professional kinkist Sinclair Sexsmith hosts discussion on campus

Professional kinkist Sinclair Sexsmith hosts discussion on campus

Katherine Yearwood
April 22, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Campus, News

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, writer and performer Sinclair Sexmith hosted a discussion on campus that focused on BDSM, which stands for bondage and domination, dominant and submissive, and sadism and masochism. The talk started off with the audience trying to define the difference betw...

Sketchual Misconduct says goodbye to seniors

Sketchual Misconduct says goodbye to seniors

April 22, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Patricia Negron Suffolk’s Modern Theater was filled with laughter for Sketchual Misconduct’s last show of the year, “The Sound of Pizza.” The show was funny and despite the bittersweet feeling that this would be the last show for the graduating seniors, the witty original sketches that...

Self-taught artist discovers passion for portraiture

Self-taught artist discovers passion for portraiture

April 8, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch Suffolk sophomore Shavanáe Anderson remembers drawing an apple for the first time in 1998. That introduction to art was bolstered by the inspiration she found in the graphics of a biology textbook her mother used in high school. Later inspired by diagrams of skeletons her mother...

Exhibit provides a snapshot of summer program

Exhibit provides a snapshot of summer program

April 1, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, World

By Jennifer Usovicz On display on the fourth floor of the Ridgeway building are the photographs shot by Suffolk students across the Atlantic in Spain, work that is a product of Professor Ken Martin’s course, “Lens on Spain: Photojournalism in Madrid.” The class is run exclusively in the summer...

Express meal leaves students hungry and unimpressed

Express meal leaves students hungry and unimpressed

April 1, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Patricia Negron Living in the hub of Boston as a Suffolk student certainly has its advantages. Home to authentic Italian food to the iconic New England clam chowder, it is both a blessing and a curse to be surrounded by such great food. Unfortunately, as college students, while we search for...

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Jenna Collins “Rook to Bishop” is an action-packed, heart-racing novel that captures the audience as soon as protagonist Liam Maguire, and the trouble surrounding him and his sister, is introduced. Paul Garvey, a 2005 graduate of Suffolk, has pushed his Finance degree aside and put his heart into what he enjoys- writing. “Rook to Bis...

Manhattanhenge creates laid-back beats on campus

Manhattanhenge creates laid-back beats on campus

Will Senar
March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Jake Rivers and Ben Rathman discovered their love for music in high school. Now, in the basement of the 150 Tremont building, you can hear them nurture that passion, even though the two attend different colleges and have the typical hectic schedules of collegiate scholars. Rivers, a freshman majoring...

W!CKED calls on local dance troupes to beat rare disease

W!CKED calls on local dance troupes to beat rare disease

Will Senar
March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

From billiards to business, Suffolk University’s student run organizations stand out not only for their exemplary ability to get students involved on-campus, but also for their outstanding philanthropic efforts. Allocating 60 percent of proceeds, Suffolk's W!CKED hip-hop dance crew teamed up with nearby...

Suffolk ‘Stahs’ dance for their charity of choice

Suffolk ‘Stahs’ dance for their charity of choice

March 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

By Brianna Silva Suffolk student leaders and staff took the stage on Thursday to compete at Suffolk’s first annual "Dancing with the Stahs." The event was held in the C. Walsh Theater and hosted by recent graduate, Erica LeBlanc, and Assistant Dean of Students, John Silveria. The purpose of this...

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