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TWLOHA Suffolk show attracts local student musicians

TWLOHA Suffolk show attracts local student musicians

Will Senar
April 9
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

On Thursday, April 3, To Write Love on Her Arms held its second annual open mic night where different performers got to share their talents while also raising awareness on self-harm and bringing people together to openly communicate and hopefully eliminate the stigma associated with self-harm. TWLOHA...

Seriously good year for Seriously Bent

Seriously good year for Seriously Bent

April 9
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By: Molly Hubert Suffolk University’s Improv comedy troop Seriously Bent wrapped up another year of laughs, gasps, and the occasional tear with their end of the year show Anonymous Confessions  this past weekend. The sold-out show, which ran Friday through Saturday, consisted of the groups regular...

Jessimae Peluso of MTV’s Girl Code humors at C. Walsh Theatre

Jessimae Peluso of MTV’s Girl Code humors at C. Walsh Theatre

Thalia Yunen
April 2
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

“Is she like a legit comedian,” asked a random student while waiting in line outside the C. Walsh Theatre Tuesday evening. “This is the biggest turnout I’ve seen since Bill Murray,” said another. Jessimae Peluso was the comedian in question, and she performed on April Fool’s Day as...

W!cked Hip-Hop Dance Group hosts first competition

W!cked Hip-Hop Dance Group hosts first competition

Haley Peabody
March 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

W!cked dance crew continues to make history as the group, Suffolk’s first and only hip-hop dance team, hosted their first dance competition last Thursday. The competition featured several acts from the group as well as a performance from SUDC, the Suffolk University Dance Company.  Outside of Suffolk,...

PAO brings history to life with Radium Girls on premiere weekend entertainment

PAO brings history to life with Radium Girls on premiere weekend entertainment

Haley Peabody
February 26
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

This past weekend, the Performing Arts Office presented its annual spring play, otherwise known as the “Pioneer Performance Series,” with its production of Radium Girls. The show chronicles the real life of events of women who worked as watch dial painters for the U.S. Radium Company in the early...

English department hosts poetry reading

February 26
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Lucie Coppola The English Department hosted a poetry reading by Maggie Dietz and Nicole Terez Dutton on Feb. 25. It was located in the Poetry Center on the third floor of the Sawyer Library and was free and open to the public. The room was not packed, but was filled with thoughtful students, professors,...

Spring Showcase shows brilliance of students, new season brings fresh talent

Spring Showcase shows brilliance of students, new season brings fresh talent

Haley Peabody
February 19
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Performing Arts Office often host events to expose the diverse talents of Suffolk’s students, whether they are musicians, dancers, or actors. One of these is the annual Spring Showcase which featured four original, one-act shows, written, directed, and performed entirely by Suffolk students. This...

Key to your Valentine’s Day closet, attract all the hearts for 2014

February 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Maria Baluch It is that time of year again when love is in the air. The city is painted red and every shop is filled with teddy bears and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we all have one thing on our mind, “What should I wear?” Shopping for a Valentine’s...

Newly released Stephen D. Paine Scholarship exhibit proves to be a grand success

Newly released Stephen D. Paine Scholarship exhibit proves to be a grand success

February 5
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

By William Barry On Thursday Jan. 30, the New England School of Art and Design (NESAD) at Suffolk University, hosted the annual Stephen D. Paine Scholarship opening reception. Established in 1999 by the Boston Art Dealers Association, this scholarship is designed to support students who are entering...

Suffolk Poetry Center hosts heartfelt reading

Suffolk Poetry Center hosts heartfelt reading

Ally Thibault
November 20
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

Poets Sophie Cabot Black and Greg Delanty visited Suffolk’s Poetry Center  to share their thoughts on friends and family, love and death, and past and present. The center was packed full of students and professors alike who came to listen to the writers’ works. Through their poems, the two writers...

A cappella group Ramifications harmonizes its way to top

A cappella group Ramifications harmonizes its way to top

Thalia Yunen
November 13
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

Harmonic and high-spirited, the Ramifications are Suffolk University’s only co-ed A Cappella group. The Ramifications were formed in the spring of 2001,  and have performed at various events and competitions in the Boston area. They have sung the National Anthem at a Boston Celtics game for example,...

Suffolk students group together for class project, create a pleasant online photo exhibition

Suffolk students group together for class project, create a pleasant online photo exhibition

Soleil Barros
November 6
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

Sparking the extra note of inspiration and fulfillment is not the automatic first response to the average college student when learning of a semester-long project assigned at the start of a new school season. For four students a mere assignment in a marketing course allowed them to start a new chapter...

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