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Finished wicked strong

Finished wicked strong

Skylar To and Chris DeGusto
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

Crossing the finish line at the 121st annual Boston Marathon was like no other feeling for Amanda McGrath-- it was emotional. McGrath, an Assistant to the Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs at Suffolk University, had just completed her first marathon on Monday and said it was the “b...

Allston-based Vundabar set to perform at Boston Calling

Allston-based Vundabar set to perform at Boston Calling

Kendra Huber
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Vundabar, a local indie-rock band, started out with the intention of playing their music for themselves, simply because they loved it. Five years later, however, they are playing shows where their audiences can love their music as much as they do. The band started out in high school, as Brandon Hagen,...

Play ball: Red Sox swing into season

Play ball: Red Sox swing into season

Hannah Aroyo
April 5, 2017
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

After a cold and inconsistent winter, Fenway Park is finally cleared of snow and the tune of Sweet Caroline will fill the air again. While all of New England had been bracing the weather, the Red Sox had been training in Fort Myers, FL to prepare to take the field for the start of the 2017 baseball ...

Crystal Fighters deliver spectacular display of sound, color

Crystal Fighters deliver spectacular display of sound, color

Felicity Otterbein
April 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

In an explosive and turbulent display of sound and color, the Crystal Fighters brought a passionate show to the stage of The Sinclair in Cambridge, Mass. Beginning with a set stage that was complete with a mish-mash of percussion, string and electronic instruments, the show was shrouded in mystery be...

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Katherine Yearwood
February 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Theater

Masquerading as prominent figures from the past, the actors of “Wrestling With Freedom” carried their audience through the turbulent times of the 18th, 19th and 21st centuries in the United States Saturday. Hosted by Madison Park Development Corporation, the intimate audience sat in silence throughout...

The year of the rooster

The year of the rooster

Nick Viveiros
February 15, 2017
Filed under World

Members of the Suffolk Law Asian Pacific American Law Student Association gathered in the function room of Sargent Hall on Feb. 10 to ring in the Lunar New Year. Students and their friends celebrated the occasion with food, academic speakers, a live martial arts performance and a traditional dragon dance....

Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Morgan Hume
February 15, 2017
Filed under Boston, News

Winter months in Boston can be treacherous for the city’s homeless community, as some struggle each day to find shelter and warmth in the freezing weather. Participants in the inaugural Winter Walk braved the cold temperatures on Sunday morning through the streets of Boston to raise awareness about the cha...

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Nathan Espinal
February 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

On Wednesday, as part of Black Her/History month, keynote speaker Shaun King took the opportunity to share with the audience stories of his life as an advocate as well as the injustices he fights against. King spoke about the moments in his life that have made him into the person that he is today. Hi...

Crampton assists courtside

Patrick Holmes
February 15, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

From making assists playing basketball to becoming a graduate assistant in the athletics department at Suffolk University, Carolyn Crampton has a passion for sports. She currently holds a position as a manager within the Michael and Larry Smith Fitness Center, an assistant coach to the women’s bas...

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Alexa Gagosz
February 8, 2017
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

The recent executive order on immigration from newly inaugurated President Donald Trump has sent shockwaves throughout Boston and the nation. Boston officials such as Mayor Marty Walsh and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey have become vocal on their disapproval that could ultimately affect those ...

Jackson already on the job

Jackson already on the job

Chris DeGusto
February 8, 2017
Filed under Boston, News

During a turbulent and explosive time for American politics, officials across the political spectrum are divided by either the progression within the country to move forward or they are struck by the newly inaugurated style of the executive branch. In local government, the ability to please all constitue...

The Patriot Act

The Patriot Act

Chris DeGusto
February 8, 2017
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

In what many have called the “best Super Bowl of all time,” while others are still trying grasp how the comeback was possible, the New England Patriots bled red and blue while clutching their fifth ring in a first ever Super Bowl overtime. After flying out of the gate to a 28-3 lead, the Atlanta F...

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