The Suffolk Journal

Film Review: Artistic cinematography in ‘Roma’ depicts family life

Harper Wayne

March 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

“Roma,” a film written, directed, filmed, co-produced and co-edited by Alfonso Cuarón, is a foreign semi-autobiographical movie set in Colonia Roma, a neighborhood within Mexico City in the early 1970s. The story is loosely based on Cuarón’s own upbringing and life experiences. Gabriela Rodriguez,...

‘Greta’ suspensefully depicts a friendship that turns from sweet to bonechilling

‘Greta’ suspensefully depicts a friendship that turns from sweet to bonechilling

Sarah Lukowski

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film

The disturbing horror-thriller film “Greta” has kept viewers on the edge of their seats since its release in theaters on Friday, as it shows what can go wrong when you befriend someone who is not what they appear to be. The film follows good-natured New York City newcomer Frances McCullen, played...

Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Sarah Turley

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

“Endlings” is the play every Bostonian is talking about right now, and rightfully so. The play, which is running at the Loeb Drama Center at the American Repertory Theater, follows the story of three Korean female divers, known as hanyeos, and Ha Young, a Korean New Yorker trying to write a play....

‘Period. End of Sentence.’ ends taboo around menstruation

‘Period. End of Sentence.’ ends taboo around menstruation

Hannah Mitchell

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Tampons, pads and periods are things that many people are familiar with nowadays. Girls may be uncomfortable with the idea of having their period at first, but as they grow older, most girls become comfortable with the idea. By having resources within reach, females learn that having your period is simply...

Dean Lewis satisfies fans during sold out concert at Royale

Dean Lewis satisfies fans during sold out concert at Royale

Morgan Hume

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Up-and-coming musician Dean Lewis did not disappoint on Sunday night when he gave an exceedingly energetic performance to a sold-out crowd at Royale, putting on a memorable show for his biggest stop on tour. Lewis is a rising Australian singer-songwriter most famous for his hit song “Be Alright,”...

Acclaimed graphic designer gives guest lecture at Suffolk

Acclaimed graphic designer gives guest lecture at Suffolk

Gabriela Lopez

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister visited Suffolk University on Feb. 27 to deliver a guest lecture and sign copies of his new book “Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty,” co-written with Jessica Walsh. Sagmeister’s lecture drew an audience of over 300 students and faculty to the Sargent Hall Function...

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

Morgan Hume

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage Company took its New England audience to Dublin on Sunday afternoon through their production of “Once” the musical at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. “Once” is based on the 2007 film of the same title. The show follows an Irish busker,...

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Modern Theatre was taken back in time to the roaring 20’s as Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office (PAO) put on three performances of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a musical set inside a comedy, over the weekend. For clarification, from this point on, “The Drowsy Chaperone” will refer...

Milk Bar and &pizza wow students but not their wallets

Milk Bar and &pizza wow students but not their wallets

Katelyn Norwood

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

A 20-minute train ride on the Red Line will lead you to Harvard Square, and to two of its newest restaurants; Milk Bar and &pizza. This is the first storefront that both Milk Bar and &pizza have opened in New England, meaning both the owners and customers are getting a special experience from...

91st Oscars thrives without host

91st Oscars thrives without host

Sarah Lukowski

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

For Sunday night’s 91st Academy Awards, a hostless show saw a bump in ratings, a shorter runtime and witty and engaging presenters, which raises the question of whether the Oscars are better off without a host. In December, it was announced that comedian Kevin Hart was going to host the Oscars,...

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

Harper Wayne

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Exhibits

Many people know the artist Frida Kahlo for her iconic unibrow, her self-portrait paintings and her poetry. Now, for the first time in Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is holding an exhibition, “Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular,” housing not only famous pieces of Kahlo’s art, but also similar...

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Literature

In celebration of Black History Month, Program Council (PC), Black Student Union (BSU) and the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion brought spoken poet and Kenyan immigrant Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa to campus for a performance on Feb. 20. Last year, FreeQuency, who identifies as they/them,...

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