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Rams rally through season

Rams rally through season

Hannah Arroyo
April 19, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Rams are more than halfway into their season and they have been taking care of business so far. Suffolk University’s baseball team fell short in just two of their last 13 games to Eastern Connecticut State University and Western New England University. On March 29, the team had a 7-5 win agai...

Maintenance struggles to keep up

Kyle Crozier
April 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Many students living on campus come to a university with the idea of creating roots and developing a home away from home. While dorm living for many is an opportunity to experience a type of independence most people have dreamed of for years, in order to develop that personal connection with new coll...

Who then am I?

Who then am I?

Felicity Otterbein
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Organized chaos. Perhaps one of the more ironically used oxymorons in the english language, is widely used to describe cluttered bedrooms or office desks for those who thrive off of instability. From a place of dismantled common constructs which may act as a source of inspiration, comes an outpouring...

University’s united push for diversity, the rocky road to inclusivity

University’s united push for diversity, the rocky road to inclusivity

Nathan Espinal
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

With Black Her/History Month over, and with the Trump administration’s highly scrutinized actions on immigration and transgender rights affecting the nation, the Suffolk community has been intent on keeping the spotlight on diversity and moving forward to ensure the university is an inclusive and welcome p...

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Chris DeGusto
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In the midst of campaign season for Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA), discrepancy arose between vice presidential candidates Yasir Batalvi and Levi Smith on Monday night. On whiteboards in the lobby of Suffolk’s Sawyer building, some candidates for the various SGA executive b...

Students of color need to feel more appreciated

Timi Ogunbanjo
March 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Originally from Nigeria, as an incoming freshman, I was under the impression that I would be in a diverse community with students from many different backgrounds; this observation was true. This past fall semester was my first at Suffolk University and my expectations were high but eventually were n...

Spell it out for me

Spell it out for me

Felicity Otterbein
March 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

In a rip-roaring performance of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” Suffolk University Students earned a well-deserved standing ovation at the Modern Theater Friday night. Complete with special guests picked from the audience, amongst them was the Assistant Dean of Students at Suffolk, Joh...

Arts magazine hosts open mic to find new writers, submissions

Nathan Espinal
February 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

To generate hype for their magazine, the editorial board of Venture Literary/Arts Magazine held an open mic night for those willing to share their work. The night became a literary safe space as students bravely stepped in front of the crowd to share their intimate poems. “Venture” has been publishing yearly sinc...

Cheerleading stunts a comeback

Cheerleading stunts a comeback

Skylar To
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

After the 61-year varsity club officially concluded its program in 2010, senior Ngaa Shoko wanted to re-introduce cheerleading again at Suffolk University. The cheerleading club officially started back up last semester in the fall-- and they are looking to be recognized as a varsity sport this time ar...

Get to know Jack Romanov and its Suffolk alum

Felicity Otterbein
December 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

From rehearsing inside Suffolk University’s 150 Tremont residence hall’s basement to now rehearsing and recording in a funeral home parlor, the band Jack Romanov has dedicated the last few years to music. Three of the boys met at Suffolk during their freshman year and maintained the same energ...

Un-veiling new show, new talent: SU’s “Margo Veil” is hilarious, emotional, raw and a must-see

Un-veiling new show, new talent: SU’s “Margo Veil” is hilarious, emotional, raw and a must-see

Felicity Otterbein
November 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Amidst a swirl of lights and color, Suffolk University’s latest production “Margo Veil,” held its final week of rehearsal before opening Thursday Nov. 17. at the Modern Theater. Margo  Veil, Sarah Vasilevsky,  is an aspiring actress who is in the midst of a tour of a terrible play. Coached through her life decisions by...

Ramifications perform at a cappella competition

Ramifications perform at a cappella competition

Taylor White
October 26, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

The Suffolk University Ramifications performed at the 20th annual a Cappella Competition at Faneuil Hall Marketplace this past weekend, where 49 of New England's best a cappella groups competed for cash prizes and the winning title. The 14 members of the Ramifications took the stage and sang their a...

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