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“9to5: The Story of a Movement” showcases the powerful women who called for equality in the workplace

A woman participating in the 9to5 movement that called to create change in the male-dominated workforce.

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor

October 6, 2020

“9to5: The Story of a Movement," is a powerful and inspiring short film directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, that must be watched by all students who don’t only want to see change in the world, but want to make change.  The film was featured during the annual GlobeDocs Film Festival...

Six fun and safe activities to do in Boston during the fall

The Boston Public Garden shows off its fall colors.

Roxanne Snowden, Journal Contributor

October 6, 2020

Fall in Boston may not be the same as before the pandemic, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy this season in the city. Here are six fun things to do in Boston this fall while staying safe and getting outside. Experience Boston's fall foliage Fall in New England is unlike anything else, and it...

Netflix’s “Enola Holmes” inspires the next generation to create their own future

Millie Bobby Brown as Enola Holme's in Netflix's new movie  “Enola Holmes.

Alida Benoit, Journal Contributor

October 6, 2020

Netflix’s new original movie, “Enola Holmes,” is an inspiring coming-of-age tale that will connect with women of all ages for years to come. The messages to be true to yourself, trust your gut and to never bow down when a man tells you to, are strong in this mystery movie, which is based off of Na...

Wyllo, a woman-owned curated boutique, is Boston’s newest hidden gem

The entrance to Wyllo, a curated boutique that features products from over 50 women-owned businesses.

Sarah Lukowski, Arts & Culture Editor

October 6, 2020

Wyllo, a woman-owned business that sells a curated collection of clothing, jewelry, home decor and stationery is the South End’s newest hidden gem.  Wyllo’s brick and mortar storefront opened this September after a number of setbacks and challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a water main break in Apr...

TRILLFIT: A spin on the average workout class

Outside TRILLFIT's boutique fitness studio in Mission Hill.

Julene Derolus, Journal Contributor

September 29, 2020

With COVID-19 creating a new normal, Boston residents have been presented with unique ways of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, one of those being a fitness class led by TRILLFIT alongside Carson Beach in South Boston.  TRILLFIT, a Black women-owned boutique fitness studio located in Mission Hill th...

Alicia Keys’ new album shares an important message

Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album,

Alida Benoit, Journal Contributor

September 29, 2020

On Sept. 18, Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album, “Alicia.” After the four years since “Here” was released, Keys' new album excites fans worldwide with its seductive sound, rhythm and blues. The moving, emotional lyrics performed by Keys provide just what the world needs right now....

Justin Bieber, Olivia O’Brien, Luke Combs and more release new music

American singer-songer Olivia O'Brien performs at a concert. O'Brien released her new song

Roxanne Snowden, Journal Contributor

September 29, 2020

Sept. 18 brought “New Music Friday” to a whole new level, as several popular artists spanning multiple genres released chart-topping hits. Check out the new songs and albums below if you’re looking for new music to listen to! “Holy”- Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper Justin Bieber an...

Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta King mural unveiled in Roxbury to celebrate their relationship

Martin Luther King Jr. depicted in the

Mol Webber, News Editor

September 29, 2020

A new mural and walking tour was unveiled in West Roxbury Friday to honor Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta King.  Local artists Ekua Holmes and Rob Gibbs painted the mural to memorialize the love story of King and his wife. Although King was a Georgia native, he att...

Suffolk alum Gabrielle Rizzo launches digital wellness platform, Wellbeings

Wellbeings's colorful homepage.

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor

September 29, 2020

Suffolk University graduate, successful influencer and social media strategist Gabrielle Rizzo launched Wellbeings– a new wellness platform that creates a diverse and inclusive digital community for women to support each other during these trying times.  Rizzo believes wellness is a spectrum tha...

Schitt’s Creek wins nine Emmys because it is simply the best

Father-son duo Eugene Levy, left, and Dan Levy of

Ashley Fairchild, Journal Contributor

September 29, 2020

Canadian sitcom, “Schitt’s Creek” made history on Sept. 20, by taking home nine Emmy awards out of the 15 nominations it recieved for the last season of the beloved show.  The show won Outstanding Comedy Series, Lead Actor (Eugene Levy,) Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Catherine O’Hara,) S...

The SoWa market adjusts to COVID-19 guidelines

The SoWa Open Market in the South End is open until Oct. 25.

Ashley Fairchild, Journal Contributor

September 29, 2020

The vendors of SoWa open market in South End all had the same reaction when it came to their ability to sell their products to the people of Boston.           “We are all just happy we can be here,” said an employee at 2 Dogs Treats, who wished to remain anonymous. The outdoor ma...

Chance the Rapper stuns in an eccentric virtual concert at Ralph Lauren’s Chicago store

Chance the Rapper performing at an event pre-COVID.

Lauryn Clarke, Journal Contributor

September 22, 2020

In the age of technology combined with a global pandemic, creatives are reinventing ways to display their work. Virtual concerts are now the best way for artists to express their creativity and engage with their fans. Electrifying, warm, intimate and thoughtful are just some ways one can describe Chan...

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