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The 11 Stages of Going Home for the Holidays

The 11 Stages of Going Home for the Holidays

December 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

  1.  A Week Before You Go Home: You're finishing up writing essays & studying for your finals; and you just want the madness to be over:                 2.  You're OVER the Sodexo food (especially pizza) that you've been eating...

Wait, Suffolk has an art school?

Wait, Suffolk has an art school?

December 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Opinion

There is a disconnect between Suffolk University and NESAD. To see the evidence of this, ask non-art students about NESAD. You’ll have to explain by saying, “you know, the art school part of Suffolk.” If they know Suffolk has an art school, you’ll likely get a reply along the lines of, “It’s...

Poetry Center buzzes with literary excitement

November 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Patricia Negrón and Melanie June Grosvenor   Suffolk’s Poetry Center was almost filled to capacity Wednesday as poets Rebecca Kaiser Gibson and Gary Whited captured the attention of Suffolk students and faculty. The audience leaned in to hear Gibson and Whited, who have both been...

Annual drag show entertains with sass

Annual drag show entertains with sass

November 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

One of the most recent performance events held by Rainbow Alliance was the annual Drag Show. This show, especially on its yearly basis, adds to the diversity at Suffolk. Already a very LGBTQ friendly university, the drag show adds a bit of lively entertainment from the stress of classes and responsibilities...

7 Costumes on a Budget + a Bonus

7 Costumes on a Budget + a Bonus

October 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, blog, Boston, Boston, Campus, Campus, InstaRam, Uncategorized

Alright Halloween, is basically around the corner--29 days to be exact.  I put together a list of 7 costumes that you can make if you're on a college budget, literally waited til the last possible minute, or if you're not sure what to be! Alright Costume #1: Lilo, from (Lilo & Stitch) From...

Personal style brings success, recognition

Personal style brings success, recognition

Heather Rutherford

June 7, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

There is art that is painted on a canvas, sculpted out of clay and marble, and then there is the art of fashion. The moment that one’s personal style is discovered, it can then be manifested to enable the display of our creative identities. Sherley Soraya Wijaya, a graphic design major at New England...

The Fashion of Suffolk: Spring 2015 installment

The Fashion of Suffolk: Spring 2015 installment

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan

April 22, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

After surviving the horrible winter, we found ourselves surrounded with beautiful weather once again. What does that means to a city as cold as Boston? We are finally seeing knees and shoulders. People walking around have been changing the way they dress and leaving their homes without big parkas...

Seriously Bent presents ‘April Showers’

Seriously Bent presents ‘April Showers’

Katherine Yearwood

April 22, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Seriously Bent, Suffolk’s improv comedy troupe, hosted their annual end of year revue show titled “April Showers,” on Friday. The show involved multiple sketches from spoiled children criticizing their late father over his grave, to a man complaining about not getting sexual favors from his...

Professional kinkist Sinclair Sexsmith hosts discussion on campus

Professional kinkist Sinclair Sexsmith hosts discussion on campus

Katherine Yearwood

April 22, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Campus, News

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, writer and performer Sinclair Sexmith hosted a discussion on campus that focused on BDSM, which stands for bondage and domination, dominant and submissive, and sadism and masochism. The talk started off with the audience trying to define the difference betw...

Sketchual Misconduct says goodbye to seniors

Sketchual Misconduct says goodbye to seniors

April 22, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

By Patricia Negron Suffolk’s Modern Theater was filled with laughter for Sketchual Misconduct’s last show of the year, “The Sound of Pizza.” The show was funny and despite the bittersweet feeling that this would be the last show for the graduating seniors, the witty original sketches that...

Self-taught artist discovers passion for portraiture

Self-taught artist discovers passion for portraiture

April 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch Suffolk sophomore Shavanáe Anderson remembers drawing an apple for the first time in 1998. That introduction to art was bolstered by the inspiration she found in the graphics of a biology textbook her mother used in high school. Later inspired by diagrams of skeletons her mother...

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