The Suffolk Journal

Senior thesis showcases quick costume changes and handmade outfits

Senior thesis showcases quick costume changes and handmade outfits

Kyle Crozier

April 24, 2019

Last Thursday, Suffolk senior Julianna Fielding finished and performed her senior thesis, titled “Stitched in Time,” which saw 18 costume changes take place in only five minutes. The performance featured Fielding and three additional models singing “My Strongest Suit” from the Broadway musical...

Photography Club hosts first showcase with musical guest

Photography Club hosts first showcase with musical guest

CJ Koch

April 17, 2019

Suffolk University’s Photography Club (PC) held their first ever photo gallery event Thursday evening on the fourth floor of the Sawyer Building to indulge students in just a fraction of the talent they had to exhibit. Most students dressed elegantly for the afternoon, and those who didn’t rushed...

Rampage welcomes back alumni during annual cabaret

Rampage welcomes back alumni during annual cabaret

Morgan Hume

April 17, 2019

Rampage show choir and sketch comedy troupe Who’s Askin’ joined forces on Saturday night to fill Modern Theatre with a combination of music and humor during the Rampage Alumni Cabaret. The show began with a collection of indie acts, where soloists or small groups of singers performed a song of...

Graphic Design department exemplifies students’ individuality in ‘Beyond the Bleed’ exhibit

Graphic Design department exemplifies students’ individuality in ‘Beyond the Bleed’ exhibit

Morgan Hume

April 17, 2019

Making the transition from a full-time student to a member of the working world can be challenging, but Suffolk University’s Graphic Design department helped make that change smoother by encouraging seniors to create a final project that will stand out in their portfolios. The “Beyond the Bleed”...

Suffolk Musicians Network hosts final jam session of the year

Suffolk Musicians Network  hosts final jam session of the year

Shayla Manning

April 10, 2019

Among utter silence from an entranced crowd, a haunting rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” floated through the ears of students gathered on the third floor of Sawyer last Friday night for the Suffolk Musicians Network’s (SMN) final open mic of the semester. The student organization is...

‘Everybody’ impacts audience through themes of love, death and understanding

‘Everybody’ impacts audience through themes of love, death and understanding

Morgan Hume

April 10, 2019

If death came knocking on your door, ready to take you and a companion to the afterlife, who would you bring along on the journey? Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist Branden Jacob-Jenkins explores this question in his play “Everybody,” adapted from a 15th century morality play titled “Everyman,”...

Jazz Band hosts first solo concert

Jazz Band hosts first solo concert

Kyle Crozier

April 3, 2019

The Suffolk University Jazz Band combined the unique personalities and performance styles of 10 students to give the audience a chance to dance to lively music on Wednesday night during their first solo show. The band invited Suffolk students to dress up, eat catered tacos and courageously join them...

Acclaimed graphic designer gives guest lecture at Suffolk

Acclaimed graphic designer gives guest lecture at Suffolk

Gabriela Lopez

March 6, 2019

Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister visited Suffolk University on Feb. 27 to deliver a guest lecture and sign copies of his new book “Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty,” co-written with Jessica Walsh. Sagmeister’s lecture drew an audience of over 300 students and faculty to the Sargent Hall Function...

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019

The Modern Theatre was taken back in time to the roaring 20’s as Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office (PAO) put on three performances of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a musical set inside a comedy, over the weekend. For clarification, from this point on, “The Drowsy Chaperone” will refer...

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019

In celebration of Black History Month, Program Council (PC), Black Student Union (BSU) and the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion brought spoken poet and Kenyan immigrant Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa to campus for a performance on Feb. 20. Last year, FreeQuency, who identifies as they/them,...

Upcoming NESAD gallery features artwork by Suffolk alumni

Upcoming NESAD gallery features artwork by Suffolk alumni

Phoebe Adams

February 21, 2019

On Thursday, the Suffolk University Art Gallery will be presenting “A Life Designed,”  an exhibit featuring the work of seven alumni of the Masters in Graphic Design program. The gallery will show both professional and personal works of each artist in attendance, and is one of 11 exhibitions showcased...

Spotlight performance ‘It Takes a Village’ debuts at Sullivan Theatre

Catarina Protano

February 21, 2019

Suffolk’s Sullivan Studio Theater was filled with students, professors and families on Friday night for the Spotlight performance of “It Takes a Village,” a musical directed by senior theatre major Gracie Libby and stage managed by sophomore theatre major Ross Gray. The show is a combination...

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