The Suffolk Journal

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Sarah Lukowski

January 29, 2020

The first thing you notice when stepping into Wesley Savick’s office are the eccentric objects adorning the room including several puppets, theatre posters, stacks of books and many unique tchotchkes. The Suffolk University theatre professor enthusiastically discussed his love of puppets and recalle...

‘Doughboy’: Justin Peavey resurfaces 1920’s court drama in original play

'Doughboy': Justin Peavey resurfaces 1920’s court drama in original play

Morgan Hume

December 11, 2019

In 1922, 19-year-old Clarence Peters was killed by millionaire Walter Ward in New York City. After the teenager’s body was discovered, a lengthy trial and investigation emerged, capturing people’s attention from around the world. Although the case captured international attention at the time, th...

Documentary preserves past of Holocaust survivor

Emilio Guido (right) and Theofanis Orfanos pose for a picture after showcasing Guido's recent documentary

Hannah Arroyo

December 2, 2019

After Theofanis Orfanos came to America in 1957, he eventually started a family and established his own shoe shine shop in Downtown Boston. But what most people don’t know about the Arlington resident is that he’s a survivor of the Holocaust.  Last Friday, Northeastern student Emilio Guido showcased Orfanos...

Second year club is tapping into their potential

Member's of the dance crew say they have strong bond with one another

Morgan Torre

November 20, 2019

Tip Tap Toe is approaching its second year in existence at Suffolk and has big plans in store, including its first ever club run event. In the last year, the group participated in the Performing Arts Office (PAO) Winter Concert and the PAO Springfest. Junior Casey Grosjean, president of Tip Tap Toe,...

Discussion of André Aciman’s thrilling new novel: ‘Find Me’

Author Aciman is well known for his novel 'Call Me By Your Name'

Gabrielle Delgado

November 20, 2019

André Aciman spoke about his inspirations for writing, the vibrancy of setting and spontaneity during the discussion of his new novel “Find Me” at the Boston Public Library (BPL) on Sunday Nov. 10, with the Executive Arts Editor WGBH, Jared Bowen. Following his New York Times bestselling novel...

English professor discusses different versions of truth in literature

Professor Frangipane speaks to students about emotional truths in literature

Madison Suseland

November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, English Professor Nicholas Frangipane hosted a talk to discuss his recently released book, “Multiple Narratives, Versions, and Truth in the Contemporary Novel.” Frangipane just entered his third year as a faculty member in Suffolk’s English department and was asked by the d...

Suffolk prepares for world premiere of Thornton Wilder play

The cast hard at work during one of the dress rehearsals

Morgan Hume

November 13, 2019

When playwright Thornton Wilder died in 1975, he left behind an array of literature, including “The Seven Deadly Sins.” Although the script was completed and the playwright was not fully pleased with his play, he gave us enough of his vision to bring his work to a live audience. From Nov. 21 to 24, ...

Tory Lanez: up close and personal

The Brampton-native performer serenades students in the first row as they clamor to take his picture

Eddie Reinhardt

November 13, 2019

The Suffolk Fall Concert was “Litty again” as the Student Government Association and the Concert Committee brought Brampton singer and rapper Tory Lanez to the Royale nightclub this past Monday night. One of the most sought after R&B acts, Lanez surfed his way through a wavy performance, spe...

Oba Oseghali gets ready to open for Tory Lanez at Royale with rap tracks

Oba Oseghali gets ready to open for Tory Lanez at Royale with rap tracks

Eddie Reinhardt

November 7, 2019

As a young creative it can be hard to find your footing, and the right support on your way to becoming a fully matured artist. Oba Oseghali has been taking these challenges head on his whole life, and on Oct. 11 at Royale he will see years of work come to fruition when he steps on stage in front of h...

Liv Dulong prepares to open for Tory Lanez with DJ set

Liv Dulong prepares to open for Tory Lanez with DJ set

Morgan Hume

November 7, 2019

Liv Dulong has always had aspirations of sharing music with a larger audience, but the self-taught DJ never thought she’d earn a spot on the Royale nightclub stage as only a junior in college. The Suffolk student and Suffolk Free Radio (WSFR) program director will be sharing the same stage as G...

New student organization hits the runway

Lisa Jedeoun (President) to the right and Forum Patel (Vice-President) to the left

Julia Ahaesy

November 6, 2019

Many Suffolk students have a passion for fashion, but no place to share it. Lisa Jedeoun realized that plenty want to learn more about style and share their ideas, and took action to create a space where those ideas could be expressed. Jedeoun is an international student from Germany studying public re...

Mason Lafferty steps into a new spotlight as he makes transition from actor to writer

Lafferty acting during a scene from “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Hannah Mitchell

November 6, 2019

Sophomore Mason Lafferty is a jack of many trades, but nothing compares to his love and passion for the theater. Lafferty, who has performed in over 60 shows, has been on stage for as long as he can remember. “I was Jesus the first Christmas after I was born and I haven't stopped. I’ve been in ...

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