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Hate speech, women’s rights, discussed at recent forums

Hate speech, women’s rights, discussed at recent forums

Sam Humphrey
November 12
Filed under Campus, News

Hate speech, political correctness, and violence against women were featured prominently at recent Ford Hall Forum. Jeremy Waldron, a law and philosophy professor at New York University, and Azhar Majeed, an author and program director at Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, debated what...

Art meets science at NESAD exhibit

Art meets science at NESAD exhibit

Will Senar
November 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Cryptogam, the Greek word for “hidden marriage” or hidden reproduction, has made an appearance at the New England School of Art and Design in an exhibit where artists can talk about the intersection of art and science. Brian Knep is one of the artists showcased in the gallery. One of his pieces,...

WSUB encourages creativity with hands-on experience

Brigitte Carreiro
November 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

WSUB, Suffolk University’s production club, is reaching out to encourage more students to get involved. WSUB consists of students working with media equipment to film and produce anything from documentaries and PSAs to short films and music videos. The group’s co-chair, junior Breyanna Vass, said,...

Scottish writer Margot Livesey speaks at Poetry Center

Scottish writer Margot Livesey speaks at Poetry Center

Will Senar
November 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

On Thursday, the English Department invited Margot Livesey, a Scottish fiction writer, to read a few pages from her latest book, The Flight of Gemma Hardy. The story spins a modern retelling of the classic Charlotte Brontë novel, Jane Eyre. Wyatt Bonikowski, an associate professor in the English...

Events for the Week 11/12-11/16

November 12
Filed under blog, Campus, InstaRam, Uncategorized

Hello Lovely people, sorry for the wait! Hope everyone had a great Veteran’s Day off yesterday!  Here are some of the events that are happening for the rest of the week! Wednesday 11/12: 9am-7pm: Imaginal/Imagining the World at the Adams Gallery! Go visit an exhibit of artwork put together by th...

Paint night provides stress relief for students

Paint night provides stress relief for students

November 5
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Madeline Scovotti Easels propped up white, untouched canvases, calling out to be painted upon and given life. Rows of unopened fall-colored paints sat eagerly waiting on the front table, while paintbrushes still perfectly lined in their packages rested in front of each station. As the small gro...

Rainbow Alliance sponsors annual Drag Show

Rainbow Alliance sponsors annual Drag Show

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan
November 5
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

Fake boobs, makeup, glitter and colorful wigs were some of the things found last Wednesday at Suffolk University’s annual Drag Show. As the queens were transforming themselves backstage, students were transforming the Donahue café into a stage, decorating the room with colorful tables full with candy...

Open Mic Night draws talent from across campus

Open Mic Night draws talent from across campus

Haley Peabody
November 5
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

Long after the everyday inhabitants of the Donahue café had gone, the Performing Arts Office transformed the modest cafeteria space into a makeshift theater, complete with lights, sound booth and microphones where the Musicians’ Network hosted their first Open Mic Night of the semester. Hushed conversations...

HOMECOMING 2014 :Fall Fest 40th anniversary unites Suffolk community

HOMECOMING 2014 :Fall Fest 40th anniversary unites Suffolk community

Haley Peabody
October 29
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Amongst the various Homecoming activities that dazzled students, family, and faculty across campus over the weekend, the Fall Fest performances stood out as those that encompassed the best of Suffolk’s talent from both alumni and current students. Fall Fest, which celebrated its 40th anniversary...

Suffolk band Jack Romanov offers various styles in debut album

Suffolk band Jack Romanov offers various styles in debut album

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan
October 22
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories, Music

Jack Romanov, a band that started out in a mix between Suffolk University spaces and someone’s basement released their debut album on Sept. 23. Each of the band members has a different kind of ideaology that is based on cultural differences they have, coming from different parts of the country....

Theatre Department hosts annual Fall Showcase

Theatre Department hosts annual Fall Showcase

Haley Peabody
October 15
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Nestled amongst the quiet classrooms of the Archer building, Suffolk’s black box theater played host to the Fall Showcase, a collection of one act shows, written, directed and performed by students. Throughout the long weekend, students performed in four different short plays. As the show begins,...

Poet Lauren Zuniga celebrates LGBTQ History Month with Suffolk

Poet Lauren Zuniga celebrates LGBTQ History Month with Suffolk

October 15
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

By Karina Santiago In honor of National Coming Out Day, The Office of Diversity Services and The Rainbow Alliance hosted a poetry workshop as well as a performance by Lauren Zuniga, one of the top five ranked female poets in the world. On Thursday, the celebration of LGBTQ History Month continued...

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