The Suffolk Journal

Native American Gyasi Ross promotes activism with poetry

Shayla Manning

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Literature, Showcase

Students of all backgrounds were drawn together to kick off the start of Native American Heritage Month with “Activism Through Spoken Word” on Thursday at an event held by The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion. The event featured speaker Gyasi Ross, who is a member of the Blackfeet Nation,...

“Lest We Forget”

“Lest We Forget”

Alexandria Acacia

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits, Showcase

German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano’s photography project “Lest We Forget” traveled to the Boston Common on Oct. 16 to remember and honor Holocaust survivors.  The artist’s collection of photos consists of vivid life-sized headshots of over 200 survivors living in places such as the United States...

Spotlight shines on Suffolk junior Peter Teutsch in original production “Twice Upon A Self”

Spotlight shines on Suffolk junior Peter Teutsch in original production “Twice Upon A Self”

Catarina Protano

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Showcase, Theater

Theatre is more than just a form of entertainment for Peter Teutsch, a junior theatre major at Suffolk University. It’s an outlet for emotion and passion that shined through in his original production “Twice Upon a Self,” which premiered in the Sullivan Studio Theater on Friday as part of the theater...

The Wombats return to Boston to a packed House of Blues

The Wombats return to Boston to a packed House of Blues

Haley Clegg

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music, Showcase

There were two places-to-be in Boston Wednesday evening, and they happened to be right across from each other. At Fenway Park, the Red Sox were playing the Dodgers in Game 2 of the World Series. Across the street, The Wombats were tearing it up at the House of Blues. The Wombats began their set with...

“Fog x Macbeth”

Kyle Crozier

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

Witches, murders and ghosts moved throughout the fog during a performance of  “Macbeth” titled “Fog x Macbeth” at Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum. On Oct. 21, the Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) held an outdoor abridged performance of the play, which was custom-staged from Migdalia Cruz’s m...

“Hamilton” brings the American Revolution home to Boston

Phoebe Adams

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music, Showcase, Theater

Nearly 250 years after the Boston Massacre sparked rebellion in the 13 British colonies that founded America, the American Revolution has come full circle as the Grammy and Tony award winning musical “Hamilton” made its way to the famed Boston Opera House. Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda...

Breaking Down the Bars: One Woman Show Breaks Down Mass Incarceration

Breaking Down the Bars: One Woman Show Breaks Down Mass Incarceration

Morgan Hume

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

When someone hears the word “patriot,” they probably envision a white man with an 18th century military uniform holding a rifle; an image similar to something found in a history textbook or a logo on a professional football player’s uniform. In “The Peculiar Patriot,” a one woman show written by and s...

“BROCKHAMPTON” brings heat to Boston

Eddie Reinhardt

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

The line wrapped down and around past the end of the wall outside of Agganis Arena as thousands of eager fans waited anxiously to burst through the doors. The cold Boston air on Oct. 20 was not nearly brisk enough to subdue the rambunctious mob of high school and college students who waited for 2018’...

Fall Showcase brings student productions to Sullivan Theatre

Fall Showcase brings student productions to Sullivan Theatre

Alexandria Acacia

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Theater

This past weekend the Suffolk University Theater Department presented its annual Fall Showcase, a collection of one-act plays written and directed by students to celebrate their creativity and talent. The plays touched on current events, culture, distress and death. The showcase featured three plays: ...

College Fashion Week features “Primark” collections

Sarah Lukowski

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Fashion

Models strutted down the runway on Saturday evening to highlight the latest fall fashions at the Revere Hotel as part of College Fashion Week. The event was put on by the online magazine “Her Campus.” This year the goal was to showcase real local college women as models and to make the show a...

HUBWeek Walls adds color to City Hall

HUBWeek Walls adds color to City Hall

Halaina LeBlanc

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits, Showcase

At the foot of Boston City Hall, the streets were alive and vibrant as “HUBWeek Walls” challenged onlookers with new perspectives on the world around them this week. This public art exhibit featured artwork by 11 different artists from Boston, Detroit, Miami, Dominican Republic and South Africa,...

Fashion Designers share their humble beginnings in fashion

Gabriela Lopez

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Fashion

Nine women artists gathered at the Downtown Boston Business Improvement Center on Wednesday to share their stories of passion and hard work in the world of fashion. Comedian and model Bethany Van Delft hosted the show on Oct. 3. Van Delft said the goal of the night was to understand through these women...

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