The Suffolk Journal

Human Flow: A deeper look at refugee suffering

Amy Koczera and Ryan Arel

September 27, 2018


Filed under Boston, Campus, Film, World

As a result of vicious acts of genocide and other heinous crimes against humanity, billions of people from all across the globe have been displaced from the countries they used to call home. In the documentary film “Human Flow,” director and renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei provides...

“Public Theatre” comeback

“Public Theatre” comeback

Morgan Hume

September 27, 2018


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

The Public Theatre in New York City strives to be a voice by and for the people, so it’s no surprise that last year’s production of Shakespeare’s classic play “Julius Caesar,” which performed free viewings in Central Park of New York City in June of 2017, included a modern, political twist. The...

A W!cked decade on stage, at Suffolk and around Boston

A W!cked decade on stage, at Suffolk and around Boston

Alyssa Barahona

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Boston

Suffolk’s competitive hip-hop dance team W!cked is gearing up for their tenth season of long rehearsals, competitions and lively performances in their pursuit of another successful year. Since forming in Oct. 2008, the team has been steadily growing as one of the most popular clubs in the Performing...

A new medical drama: ‘New Amsterdam’ debuts

A new medical drama: ‘New Amsterdam’ debuts

Alexandria Acacia

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film

Fans of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” alike can take joy in the debut of medical drama “New Amsterdam,” which aired on NBC Tuesday evening. On Saturday, Tyler Labine, along with other actors from the show, held a panel discussion and a private screening at the Paramount Theater...

Calling all artists: Annual music festival Boston Calling brings artists of all genres including the “Rap God” Eminem and alternative rock legends “The Killers.”

Ryan Arel

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Vibrant, colorful flames, clouds of pink smoke and psychedelic sounds translated to a three-day all-out jam fest known as Boston Calling in Harvard’s Athletic Complex. Artists from famous rapper Eminem to alternative rock group The Killers performed in an eccentric and vivid act that manufactured ...

Suffolk Dance Company leaves it all on the stage in latest performance, “Sincerely Yours”

Suffolk Dance Company leaves it all on the stage in latest performance, “Sincerely Yours”

Ryan Arel

April 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

After a long academic year of practicing, performing and bonding as a unit, the Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) put their deepest sentiments on stage. On Wednesday March 28, SUDC put on its second showcase show at Roxbury Community College. The show was hosted by freshman PPE major Ashley Ce...

Speak and be heard

Speak and be heard

Kaitlin Hahn

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Illuminated by the 10 electric candles held by 10 respective women, the small OBERON stage was brightened for the briefest of moments to start a night dedicated to shedding light on the stories of the Nigerian women who have suffered the most extreme hardships. They start off in unison, swaying their...

Kiss and make-up: Tarte cosmetics flounders after beauty blunder

Brooke Patterson

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

This past Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the well-known beauty line, Tarte Cosmetics, launched a line of foundations to coincide with their best-selling “Shape Tape” concealer. The product released two different formulas, matte and a hydrating finish, both having 15 different shades, but a majority of...

Only 90’s kids will get this

Jacquelyn Jarnagin

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Awards season is in full swing, and this year’s Academy Awards promises to be bigger than ever before. Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Oscars will be hosted by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, for the second year in a row. According to Oscar.go.com, Kimmel said hosting this ceremony has been the ...

L.A. based band courtship. bring the sunshine to Boston

L.A. based band courtship. bring the sunshine to Boston

Felicity Otterbein

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

     Fueled by an energy similar to that of a bolt of lightning, Los Angeles-based band, courtship., were a force to be reckoned with this past Saturday night at the Paradise Rock Club. The electro-pop group mercilessly punched out original tracks like “Love for Everyone” and “Sunroof,” which...

SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

Kathryn Hehl

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Suffolk University students filled Royale nightclub last Wednesday to see rising rap artist Post Malone for the Student Government Association’s Fall Concert. Post Malone, full name Austin Post, started the year with a small following after the R&B album “Stoney” came out last December,...

Boston Ballet showcases grace, power through emotional performances of ‘Obsidian Tear’ and ‘Fifth Symphony’

Boston Ballet showcases grace, power through emotional performances of ‘Obsidian Tear’ and ‘Fifth Symphony’

Patrick Holmes

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

A swift but stark movement from the conductor silenced the orchestra, followed immediately by a tremendous roar of applause that reverberated against the intricate walls of the Boston Opera House on Sunday, Nov. 5. A simple bow was given, and then onto the “outbreak work” of “Obsidian Tear” prese...

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