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HOMECOMING 2014 :Fall Fest 40th anniversary unites Suffolk community

HOMECOMING 2014 :Fall Fest 40th anniversary unites Suffolk community

Haley Peabody
October 29, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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...

Lydia Martin recognized as one of the top art professors in Boston

Lydia Martin recognized as one of the top art professors in Boston

Brigitte Carreiro
October 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Lydia Martin, a fine arts professor at the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, is trailblazing through the art world Recently spotlighted by the Art Career Project as one of Boston’s top 15 art professors, Martin has done research in Paris, will work alongside her all-time...

PAO plans 40th Fall Fest celebration

PAO plans 40th Fall Fest celebration

October 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

By Maria Baluch Suffolk’s Performing Arts Office is busily preparing its 40th annual Fall Fest. Initially called Spring Fest, it was started 40 years ago by a sociology professor who was looking for a way to build a sense of community and bring everyone together using the arts. Through the years,...

Photojournalist Ken Martin shares experiences in Japan

Photojournalist Ken Martin shares experiences in Japan

Heather Rutherford
October 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

The lights dim in the Sawyer Library’s Poetry Center, the shades are drawn, and a serene photo of a Japanese bride is illuminated onto the projection screen. Photojournalist and professor at Suffolk University, Ken Martin, traveled to Japan this summer to attend the wedding of his friend Tsuyoshi Toya, and his wife, Kazumi Suzuki. The wedding was in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan....

Adams Gallery hosts NESAD’s Do. Did. Done.

Adams Gallery hosts NESAD’s Do. Did. Done.

Haley Peabody
October 1, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured Stories

Bathed in fluorescent lights and canary colored walls, Sargent Hall’s Adams Gallery is adorned with the various creations of its newest exhibit, “Do. Did. Done.”  The exhibit showcases the thesis pieces of the New England School of Art and Design masters of Arts in graphics program. From web...

Bishop’s brings family history to Beacon Hill

Bishop’s brings family history to Beacon Hill

September 24, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Jamin Buttafarro This week I had the pleasure of having lunch at the new Bishop’s Mediterranean Grill located on Staniford Street, just down the road from Donahue.  I arrived around 2:30 p.m., right at the end of a busy lunch rush.  The restaurant is very sleek and clean with booths around...

Weekly Event Blog: September 22-28th !!

September 22, 2014
Filed under Campus, InstaRam

Good Morning Suffolk Students! Here are some events going on this week; there are different auditions, info sessions, activities going on this week so hopefully you'll keep busy! Get out of bed & get off Netflix for the day...as hard as that is.  Comment for any questions :) Monday 9/22 3-4pm: Techies U...

PAO welcomes new year with a fresh performance lineup

PAO welcomes new year with a fresh performance lineup

September 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Jenna Collins Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office, directed by Kristen Baker, is home to 13 different groups, offering programs for actors and actresses, dancers, singers, and techies. This year the PAO has many exciting events scheduled, including both annual and new performances. “We...

Acting Out gears up for 15th orientation

Acting Out gears up for 15th orientation

Haley Peabody
June 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

As incoming freshman and orientation leaders fill the Miller Residence Hall and orientation sessions begin, one student group has been working to put on a show for Suffolk’s summer community. Acting Out, Suffolk’s peer education theatre group, has been rehearsing for the past several weeks to perform...

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