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Suffolk performers gear up for bustling spring season

Suffolk performers gear up for bustling spring season

Haley Peabody
February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Theater

As yet another semester begins for Suffolk students, both the Theatre Department and Performing Arts Office are gearing up to present their spring line-up of performances, a season that will be packing both the C. Walsh and Modern Theatre with events to dazzle and delight the Suffolk community as well...

GrooveBoston brings Suffolk together to ‘Rage for a Cause’

GrooveBoston brings Suffolk together to ‘Rage for a Cause’

Haley Peabody
February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Suffolk University was taken by storm by GrooveBoston on Thursday. Presented by Program Council and the Student Government Association at Royale Boston, GrooveBoston brought a unique dance party experience to students just outside campus. The night was filled with booming, upbeat dance music and remixes...

Seriously Bent hosts fourth annual ‘Eat My Improv’ show

Seriously Bent hosts fourth annual ‘Eat My Improv’ show

Katherine Yearwood
February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

Seriously Bent, Suffolk’s hilarious and outrageous improv team, hosted their fourth annual “Eat My Improv” competition in the Modern Theatre Saturday. Captains of the Seriously Bent team, seniors John MacGregor, Stephie Kay, and Zach Barker, were the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. As...

Techies Union breaks a leg in new annual show

Techies Union breaks a leg in new annual show

Colleen Day
January 27, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories, Music, Theater

By Colleen Day Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office lit up the stage Friday at its brand new event, “Tech-stravaganza,” hosted by the Techies Union. The three-hour long event featured Suffolk’s Jazz Ensemble, contemporary musical group Rhythm, comedy troupe Sketchual Misconduct, The Ram...

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

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

Sam Humphrey
November 12, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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...

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