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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...

Products promote sustainability at NESAD show

Products promote sustainability at NESAD show

March 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Abbey Wilson Green, sustainable materials from 15 different vendors were up for show at the New England School of Design’s annual Sustainable Design Trade Show. Professor of Interior Architecture at NESAD, Karen Clarke, said that the focus of the show, which was held last Wednesday in the...

CJN department cancels annual Rammy Awards

CJN department cancels annual Rammy Awards

Haley Peabody
February 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories, Film

The Department of Communication and Journalism has announced that the 2015 Rammy Awards, set to take place in April, will be canceled. Due to a shortened timeline and lack of submissions, the department, which decided to cancel the event last week, felt it would be best to take a year off. “Not...

Rammy Awards canceled

Rammy Awards canceled

Haley Peabody
February 23, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Campus, News

The Department of Communications and Journalism has announced that the 2015 Rammy Awards, set to take place in April, is canceled. Due to a shortened timeline for work and lack of submission, the department, which decided to cancel the event last week, felt it would be best to take a year off. ...

NESAD professor awarded in online gallery’s crusade for a cause

NESAD professor awarded in online gallery’s crusade for a cause

Haley Peabody
February 12, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

Lydia Martin, a professor at the New England School of Art and Design, has received honorable mention for her submission of, “Majeska,” a vibrant oil painting in the online art gallery Colors of Humanity. The show, entitled, “Red,” was launched on the Colors of Humanity website on Feb. 1....

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