The Suffolk Journal

Dancing into the new year: SUDC recaps auditions and shares plans for upcoming semester

Members of the Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) strike a pose for a group snapshot along the Charles River Esplanade

Morgan Torre

October 2, 2019

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) has hit the ground running this year, with auditions and their first rehearsal already come and gone. Junior and SUDC co-captain Julia Baker expressed her excitement for this upcoming year in an interview with The Suffolk Journal. Baker is co-captain of...

Rainbow Kitten Surprise: Rising band delivers another captivating Boston concert

Front man and lead vocalist Sam Melo tearing up the stage at House of Blues in front of an energetic audience

Allyssa DelVecchio

September 25, 2019

If you attended Boston Calling this past May, you may have strolled past the Delta Blue stage to find a peculiar sounding band with a crowd reaching the outskirts of the turf. Rainbow Kitten Surprise seemed to pop up out of nowhere and completely dazzled everyone with their haunting harmonies and heartfelt...

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

Logan Casey hangs up his photos on the wall inside Sawyer

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

Cameron Lamoureux designed merchandise for a fictional brewery in Allston-Brighton for his capstone

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

A group of musicians and music fans pose at the club’s last open mic event of the semester on Friday

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

The cast of the Suffolk University Theatre Department’s production of “Everybody” inside the Modern Theatre, which ran last weekend

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

Stefan Sagmeister autographing books inside Sargent Hall

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

“Janet,” played by Alice Bryne, “Feldzieg,” played by Logan Ausmus and members of the ensemble.

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,...

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