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Express meal leaves students hungry and unimpressed

Express meal leaves students hungry and unimpressed

April 1, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Patricia Negron Living in the hub of Boston as a Suffolk student certainly has its advantages. Home to authentic Italian food to the iconic New England clam chowder, it is both a blessing and a curse to be surrounded by such great food. Unfortunately, as college students, while we search for...

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

By Jenna Collins “Rook to Bishop” is an action-packed, heart-racing novel that captures the audience as soon as protagonist Liam Maguire, and the trouble surrounding him and his sister, is introduced. Paul Garvey, a 2005 graduate of Suffolk, has pushed his Finance degree aside and put his heart into what he enjoys- writing. “Rook to Bis...

Manhattanhenge creates laid-back beats on campus

Manhattanhenge creates laid-back beats on campus

Will Senar
March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Jake Rivers and Ben Rathman discovered their love for music in high school. Now, in the basement of the 150 Tremont building, you can hear them nurture that passion, even though the two attend different colleges and have the typical hectic schedules of collegiate scholars. Rivers, a freshman majoring...

W!CKED calls on local dance troupes to beat rare disease

W!CKED calls on local dance troupes to beat rare disease

Will Senar
March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus

From billiards to business, Suffolk University’s student run organizations stand out not only for their exemplary ability to get students involved on-campus, but also for their outstanding philanthropic efforts. Allocating 60 percent of proceeds, Suffolk's W!CKED hip-hop dance crew teamed up with nearby...

‘Shades of Sound’ colors Boston Ballet’s new performance

March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Abbey Wilson Home to the annual dazzling holiday show, “The Nutcracker,” the Opera House is hosting the Boston Ballet’s latest spring production series, “Shades of Sounds,” which displays the company’s iconic and magnificent musicality and exhilarating choreography. The repertoire,...

Roxane Gay offers bold advice to aspiring writers

Roxane Gay offers bold advice to aspiring writers

March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Jennifer Usovicz The Little Building at Emerson College was packed to capacity March 19, with attendees spilling out onto the aisles, waiting for a question and answer session and reading with Roxane Gay, author of New York Times best seller “Bad Feminist.” Gay sat at the front of the venue...

Synth vibes from Craft Spells entertain at Great Scott Sunday night

Synth vibes from Craft Spells entertain at Great Scott Sunday night

March 16, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Jennifer Usovicz For a little fun on Sunday night the bands Craft Spells, The Bilinda Butchers, and Funeral Advantage played sets of dreamy beach tunes to warm the spirits of frozen Bostonians, the night this winter became the snowiest in Boston's history. Just a few hours before the performance,...

Boston Public Library reveals new wing for young readers

Boston Public Library reveals new wing for young readers

Will Senar
February 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The Boston Public Library unveiled its new and improved central library for teens and children on Saturday. Filled with bright colors, the second floor of the Johnson Building on Boylston Street was a sight for sore eyes. Although the first floor is still under renovation, the beauty and liveliness of...

‘Better Call Saul’ serves fans with a dose of dark comedy

‘Better Call Saul’ serves fans with a dose of dark comedy

Will Senar
February 12, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

When “Breaking Bad,” one of television’s best dramas, ended, fans wanted more. So, when its creators announced there would be a prequel starring criminal/lawyer Saul Goodman, fans rejoiced. The creators would be giving us a new story that connected to “Breaking Bad” and we get the much-loved...

Suffolk performers gear up for bustling spring season

Suffolk performers gear up for bustling spring season

Haley Peabody
February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Theater

As yet another semester begins for Suffolk students, both the Theatre Department and Performing Arts Office are gearing up to present their spring line-up of performances, a season that will be packing both the C. Walsh and Modern Theatre with events to dazzle and delight the Suffolk community as well...

GrooveBoston brings Suffolk together to ‘Rage for a Cause’

GrooveBoston brings Suffolk together to ‘Rage for a Cause’

Haley Peabody
February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Featured Stories

Suffolk University was taken by storm by GrooveBoston on Thursday. Presented by Program Council and the Student Government Association at Royale Boston, GrooveBoston brought a unique dance party experience to students just outside campus. The night was filled with booming, upbeat dance music and remixes...

Tradition spices up Jamaica Plain restaurant

Tradition spices up Jamaica Plain restaurant

February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Jamin Buttafarro In December, President Obama announced the United States will be working to reform its relationship with Cuba, citing cultural ties between the two countries despite their political differences. Regulations have imposed a divide between the two million Cuban-Americans and the country...

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