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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....

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...

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