The Suffolk Journal

Importance of Inclusivity: QSU promotes diversity on campus

Shown above are symbols of gender identity. While the list is extensive, it’s important to recognize every and all identities in today’s growing climate. Left to right: transgender, female, male, intersex, with a plus sign to recognize all other gender identities.
February 21, 2018

Perhaps one of the more active and engaged groups on campus, the Queer Student Union (QSU) has set out to advocate for the well-being and inclusivity of students campus-wide. According to QSU President...

Spring Showcase 2018: musicals & minimalism

Felicity Otterbein / Arts & Culture Editor
February 14, 2018

  The Spring Showcase 2018, featured “Acting 101/ Ames Room,” directed and written by Elektra Newman, and “I Enjoy Being a Girl,” a cabaret directed and choreographed by Victoria Isotti....

Spring Showcase 2018: an existential crisis, celebrating women

Felicity Otterbein / Arts Editor
February 7, 2018

Within the theater community lies an undeniable thirst to create and suspend reality, if only for the briefest of moments. A hunger to create passionate, personable and personal content is always on the...

Venture capitalizes on 50 plus years

Morgan Hume/ Journal Staff
January 31, 2018

Five decades ago, in the midst of war and government resistance, Gregory Wayland was just another student at Suffolk University. While horrific events were filling up television broadcasts throughout the...

Culture connection

Felicity Otterbein / Arts & Culture Editor
January 31, 2018

Mosaics, like jigsaw puzzles, bring to light the beauty that stems from the bits and pieces that come together to create a larger picture. At first, what can appear to be a jumbled mess of scattered color...

“3Sisters” pushes vitality; explores complexities of life and loss

Haley Clegg / Photo Editor
November 28, 2017

Vitality. Energy. Compassion. Talent. Commitment. These are the words Doctor Marilyn Plotkins used to address the cast and crew of Suffolk University’s most recent production, “3Sisters,” when...

Dance Company prepares for fall showcase “Revival”

Ryan Arel / Journal Staff
Student choreographed work set to be displayed at SUDC’s annual fall showcase.
November 15, 2017

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) will hold its fall showcase titled “Revival” on Nov. 15 to give viewers the chance to see SUDC’s talent and diversity as they showcase six of their routines....

Suffolk Theatre department explores intricacies of shared grief in Anton Chekhov’s “3Sisters”

Haley Clegg / Photo Editor
A timeless story with contemporary themes of love and loss, a performance bursting at the seams with emotion and talent, Suffolk students and faculty delve into the minutia of human interaction.
November 15, 2017

Disappointment, despair and discovery- a play written over a century ago by Anton Chekhov has been reimagined by director Robert Kropf. The Suffolk University Theatre Department has worked diligently to...

Suffolk Spotlight Series comes “ALIVE” in latest installment

November 14, 2017

The latest installment of the Suffolk University Theatre Department’s Spotlight Series opened its doors for a one-night-only nightclub experience this past Friday. ALIVE 2017 is written and directed...

Ramifications reverberate across Boston

Ryan Arel / Journal Staff
October 31, 2017

The Ramifications, one of two a cappella groups at Suffolk University, perform further than the borders of campus. The group has performed at renowned venues around Boston, including TD Garden, where they...

The Queens Return

Kyle Crozier / Senior Staff Writer
Drag show returns in celebration of LGBTQ History Month
October 31, 2017

Extravagantly bedazzled outfits, spunky wigs and fun makeup are all major ingredients to a successful and captivating drag show. All of which were present last Wednesday at the Annual Drag Show hosted...

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

Courtesy of Dan McHugh
The ninth annual Suffolk University Dinner Theatre’s latest installment “Star Wars Episode: Murder,” was a phenomenal display of talent by Suffolk students, despite slight audio issues
October 25, 2017

In a society driven by instant gratification, it’s easy to get swept up in the dramatics and dissatisfaction when something is not put into not-so-patiently waiting hands. Such is the millennial lifestyle. Those...

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