The Suffolk Journal

Mash-up artist hits Suffolk annual concert

Marissa Holt

November 4, 2009


Filed under Boston, Campus, Music

Article By: Marissa Holt and Derek Anderson Last night at the House of Blues, a Girl Talk/Sean Kingston concert was held exclusively for Suffolk students and their limited guests. Both of the artists provided a contrast to one another and brought in a diverse and lively crowd. Those attending the concert were filled with anti...

The Used back on tour in support of new record

October 28, 2009


Filed under Boston, Music

By: Ashley Maceli A sea of black-dyed hair and black sweatshirts crowded the House of Blues this past Friday to see a completely crazy show given by the ultimate rock band, The Used. The Used did not disappoint in giving an extraordinary show. Drive A, an anarchist Green Day-wannabe band, o...

Abolition in black & white

October 28, 2009


Filed under Boston, Campus, Theater

By: Alexander Sessa It is well known that Boston was home to abolitionism for one hundred years before slavery was abolished in the United States.  Those sentiments were returned to the city Friday night when The Underground Railway Theater presented a reading from a new play at the C. Walsh Theater ...

Hilarious satire meets fairy tail

Marissa Holt

October 28, 2009


Filed under Campus, Theater

By: Marissa Holt Holding true to the commedia dell’arte form of theatre, an adaptation of The Green Bird was presented by the Suffolk University Theatre Department. Directed by Wes Savick and running close to two hours, this production was free and had smiles glued on the faces of audience members well after the performance ended. When int...

Combining history and storytelling through the rhythm of drums

October 28, 2009


Filed under Campus, Music

By: Shoshana Akins If you heard a chorus of rhythmic beats in the Sawyer Building last Thursday, no, it wasn’t hoards of frustrated students pounding their heads against the walls trying to relieve their mid-term stress. It was the strong drum rhythms of three powerful young Senegalese sharing their ar...

In film show “Nothing Is (Is Nothing) Sacred,” Nothing is Sacred

Ethan M. Long

October 21, 2009


Filed under Film

Article By: Alex Sessa Experimental film is an area of cinema that defies the typical boundaries, breaks new ground, and never fails to astonish its audiences. It can shock, outrage, and even disturb viewers, but ultimately, experimental film has a powerful message that everyone should learn. 2...

Horror Crap

Derek Anderson

October 21, 2009


Filed under Boston, Music

Article By: Derek Anderson Horror-Rap, also known as Horrorcore or Acid-Rap, has been a recent installment in the musical entertainment world that most don’t understand. Starting in the early 90s, Horror-Rap has been an “underground” genre of music that expresses extreme violence and crime throug...

Not that Geneva

Clay Adamczyk

October 21, 2009


Filed under Music

Article By: Clay Adamczyk The simplest way to describe Russian Circles, the instrumental post-rock trio from Chicago, is that they’re epically outstanding. Guitarist Mike Sullivan must be a mathematical genius. His ability to weave textures of sound flawlessly, layer after layer, by use of a liv...

Where the Wild Things At Dawg?

Ethan M. Long

October 21, 2009


Filed under Film

Article By: Ashley Maceli Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s book of the same title has completely been brought to life in the brilliant film Where The Wild Things Are (Warner Brothers, 2009). Director Spike Jonze did a beautiful job in making a quirky, dark movie that has elements for adults ...

Sleep No More goes beyond fourth wall

Marissa Holt

October 21, 2009


Filed under Film

Converting Old Lincoln School into one outrageous set Article By: Derek Anderson and Marissa Holt A new type of innovative theatre has hit the greater Boston area all the way from the United Kingdom thanks to Punchdrunk, a British production company. Sleep No More, has allowed for the Old Lincoln School in Brookline...

NESAD Construction: From raw materials to art.

Angela Bray

October 21, 2009


Filed under Boston, Campus

Article By: Angela Bray The Suffolk University Art Gallery at NESAD currently exhibits an wide range contemporary art. Construction, which opened last Friday, is an exhibition of new sculpture by six Boston area artists: Laura Evans, Peter Evonuk, Arthur Henderson, Ellen Rich, Isabel Riley, ...

The business behind getting high

Ethan M. Long

October 7, 2009


Filed under Campus, Film

Article by: Ethan Long SUNORML hosted a showing of the Canadian documentary The Union: the Business Behind Getting High (Peace Arch Home Entertainment, 2007) Last Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the C. Walsh Theater. A question and answer session featuring documentarian Adam Scorgie and Harvard Professor Dr. Lester...

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