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The Titanic, lost love and a new storyline to the old tale

Felicity Otterbein
February 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Heartbreak is timeless and relatable to all those who have experienced it. However, it can only go one of two ways. Either the boy or the girl wins over the other’s heart after a montage of long walks in the rain and lonely coffee shop visits, complete with some sort of graphic apology or love conf...

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Jenna Collins “Rook to Bishop” is an action-packed, heart-racing novel that captures the audience as soon as protagonist Liam Maguire, and the trouble surrounding him and his sister, is introduced. Paul Garvey, a 2005 graduate of Suffolk, has pushed his Finance degree aside and put his heart into what he enjoys- writing. “Rook to Bis...

Comedy queens chronicle 20 years in the limelight

Comedy queens chronicle 20 years in the limelight

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan
February 18, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture

The Batman and Robin dynamic duo of comedy, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, have changed the way the world views women in show business and comedy in the last two decades. So, it came as no surprise that in the last several years, both Fey and Poehler have released books that detail their groundbreaking careers...

Writers have been there, but never Dunham this

Writers have been there, but never Dunham this

Colleen Day
February 12, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture

By Colleen Day Lena Dunham’s tell-all book composed of hilarious, wise, and a fiercely frank collection of personal essays on growing up is a creative gem. Reminiscent of candid stand-up comic, actress, and former talk show host, Chelsea Handler’s, “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea,”...

Novel Women in Bed does not meet expectations

Novel Women in Bed  does not meet expectations

Melissa Hanson
April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Jessica Keener’s collection of short stories somewhat appropriately titled Women in Bed could be for you. But that’s just it: it only could be. Keener has a voice that is unique and has a talent for descriptions, but the title of this collection is just a tad misleading. Just a few mere sentences...

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