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Bookshelves to big screens: Hollywoods notable adaptations

Bookshelves to big screens: Hollywood’s notable adaptations

Keely Menyhart, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor March 7, 2023

Hollywood's favorite pastime is turning beloved books into blockbuster movies. While these films are bringing attention back to classic novels, there is an art to staying true to the tone of the story...

A route to love: five books you can’t miss this Valentines Day

A route to love: five books you can’t miss this Valentine’s Day

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

It’s Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. Whether you are spending the day with your partner, friends or alone, some great love stories are always on the shelf waiting to be read. Here’s a...

Authors Mia P. Manansala, Lily Chu, Kate Spencer, with moderator Callie Crossley at the Serendipity in the Unexpected panel.

Boston Book Festival returns to Copley Square for the first time in two years

Julie Huynh, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

After being held virtually for the last two years, the Boston Book Festival returned to Copley Square on Saturday, Oct. 29, to celebrate the power of words and literature with author panels, book signings...

Suffolks literary magazine, Venture, has been revived on campus and the club is now accepting submissions through March 11.

Venture Magazine accepting submissions for 2022

Leo Woods, Asst. Multimedia Editor March 1, 2022

In 2018, the future looked bright for Suffolk University's Venture Magazine. Suffolk’s first literature and arts magazine had just celebrated 50 years as an annual student-run publication. However, students...

Suffolk alum Gustave Cadet recently released his first graphic novel titled Moons.

Screenwriters Jacob Chattman and Suffolk alum Gustave Cadet releases graphic novel

Abby O'Connor, Arts Editor November 12, 2021

Award-winning screenwriters Jacob Chattman and Gustave Cadet, a Suffolk alumnus, recently decided to go down a different path from filmmaking, releasing their first graphic novel “Moons, vol. 1.” “If...

The award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci released Taste: My Life Through Food on Oct. 5.

Stanley Tucci’s food-centric memoir delights readers

Kaylie Scalze, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

“Taste: My Life Through Food” by Stanley Tucci is a delightful memoir that will make you fall in love with the man — if you haven’t already — and fall in love with food in a way you never thought...

Cymbeline is Suffolks first-ever open-air theatrical performance taking place in Downtown Crossing on Oct. 21-24.

Suffolk Theatre presents first open-air performance with ‘Cymbeline’

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor October 19, 2021

The Suffolk University Theatre Department is back in person with a performance of a Shakespeare play in the heart of Boston’s Downtown Crossing.  “The Tragedy of Cymbeline,” or more commonly...

“The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memior” is a true crime narrative about child murderer Ricky Langley.

‘The Fact of a Body’ author speaks to Suffolk students

Emily Collins, Journal Contributer April 27, 2021

True crime author Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich read from and explained the story behind their book “The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memior” on April 8 via Zoom.  This event was hosted by Suffolk...

Many popular authors have been faced with controversy, putting into question whether we should still buy and read their books.

Problematic authors: What are they? Who are they? Where do we go from here?

Alida Benoit, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

As the BookTok and BookTube communities start to monopolize the bookworm world, the concept of problematic authors comes to light.  These are authors who have either created discriminatory features...

ABC News Chief White House correspondent, Jonathan Karl recently released a new edition of “Front Row at the Trump Show.

Jonathan Karl gives inside look at the ‘Trump show’ in his new book

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

“You are worthless and you are weak,” former President Donald Trump said in a statement to his press secretary, Stephanie Grisham. This was one of several Trump quotes Jonathan Karl, Chief White...

Ricketts and her book, We All Want to be Winners in the Pursuit of Happiness

Newly published Suffolk student finds her happiness

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor November 24, 2020

Over the last three years, Suffolk University senior Deondra Ricketts has realized how to achieve genuine happiness through lessons she learned on a personal journey to better herself. To help others cultivate...

The cover of Jennifer Nivens newest young adult novel Breathless.

Jennifer Niven’s “Breathless” isn’t as magical as her previous YA novels

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor November 3, 2020

Author Jennifer Niven released her third young adult novel, “Breathless” on Sept. 29, which follows teenager Claude Henry as she navigates friendships, love, family dynamics and first times in the...

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