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The limit does not exist for how much entertainment ‘Mean Girls’ the musical brings

The limit does not exist for how much entertainment 'Mean Girls' the musical brings

Morgan Hume and Sarah Turley

February 5, 2020

The Plastics made their way from North Shore High to the Citizens Bank Opera House as the musical “Mean Girls,” based off the film of the same name, on Jan. 29. “Mean Girls” the musical is based off the 2004 movie starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Tina Fey about how the school’s mo...

Salamander magazine slithers into another edition

Salamander magazine slithers into another edition

Abby O'Connor

February 5, 2020

When most people see the word salamander, they typically think of a lizard. What most people may not know is that these creatures are impenetrable to fire, tough and regenerative beings, which are the qualities that Suffolk’s literary magazine Salamander was founded upon. Salamander is a literary organization esta...

Student debuts play based on George Harrison

Student debuts play based on George Harrison

Morgan Hume

February 5, 2020

To Suffolk senior Alice Byrne, there was something in the way George Harrison moved her, with a lifetime of music she found inspirational enough to turn into an original play. Byrne wrote and directed “Here Comes The Moon,” which will debut at the Sullivan Studio theater on Friday as part of th...

Seriously, Who’s Askin’? Suffolk comedy clubs collide for first ever combined show

Phoebe Adams

February 5, 2020

For the first time, Suffolk University’s two comedy clubs, Seriously Bent and Who’s Askin’, combined on one stage to give students a night full of laughs, skits and plenty of improv. The show took place on Jan. 30, packing the Sawyer building’s third floor lounge despite being on a Thursday night. The two groups focus on d...

Spring Showcase to premiere another collection of original student productions

Spring Showcase to premiere another collection of original student productions

Madison Suseland

February 5, 2020

From Feb. 6 to 9, the Suffolk University theatre department will be hosting the annual Spring Showcase, featuring  three one-act plays that are written and directed by Suffolk students. Each show has been in the process of rehearsing for the past few weeks as students grow eager for opening night. One...

Colombian artist uses found objects in exhibit honoring indigenous people

Colombian artist uses found objects in exhibit honoring indigenous people

Shayla Manning

January 30, 2020

In a harshly lit, striking white room hangs various colored fishing nets surrounding an otherwise empty space. Under a vast, multi-colored circular net, hangs a collection of different colored glass bottles, jars and jugs full of an assortment of liquids. Stepping under the net, both emotionally and p...

Halsey’s vulnerability saves heavily autotuned new album

Halsey’s vulnerability saves heavily autotuned new album

Morgan Hume

January 29, 2020

You should be happy that Halsey is back with another album. Singer-songwriter Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known best by her stage name Halsey, released her third album “Manic” on Jan. 17. Throughout the 16 tracks, she reveals personal struggles and vents about love and loneliness. Halsey release...

‘Circles’ takes listeners on a round trip through late artist’s thoughts

Miller contemplates in front of the keyboard in the studio

Eddie Reinhardt

January 29, 2020

“Swimming in Circles,” the idea of battling against the current to only end up where you originally started, comes to fruition on Mac Miller’s sixth official album release “Circles.” The ladder in the expression, “Circles” is meant to be related in to his previous album “Swimming.” ...

No ordinary author: Jaquira Díaz visits Suffolk to discuss childhood upbringing and new memoir

No ordinary author: Jaquira Díaz visits Suffolk to discuss childhood upbringing and new memoir

Morgan Hume

January 29, 2020

Jaquira Díaz has not had it easy. She lived in poverty, dropped out of high school and was raised by a parent that suffered from schizophrenia. Yet somehow, not only did Díaz survive it all, but she managed to put it down on paper in a stream of poetic words. The author came to Suffolk University on J...

Grammys honors Kobe Bryant through music, Eilish sweeps major awards

Grammys honors Kobe Bryant through music, Eilish sweeps major awards

Morgan Hume

January 29, 2020

Remembering the life of Kobe Bryant, a teenager sweeping five major awards and an evening of stellar live music made the first Grammy award ceremony of the decade a memorable one. The 62nd annual Grammy awards aired on CBS on Sunday evening at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, only hours after the n...

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Sarah Lukowski

January 29, 2020

The first thing you notice when stepping into Wesley Savick’s office are the eccentric objects adorning the room including several puppets, theatre posters, stacks of books and many unique tchotchkes. The Suffolk University theatre professor enthusiastically discussed his love of puppets and recalle...

ICA artist shows a sense of Self in new exhibit

ICA artist shows a sense  of Self in new exhibit

Sarah Turley

January 29, 2020

Tschabalala Self’s latest and largest exhibit “Tschabalala Self: Out of Body” has come to the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). The exhibit focuses on Self’s view of the world and the African American body, which she presents through pieces of art that feature multiple mediums. The artist explains ...

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