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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

Barack Obama, 2018. Oil on canvas by Kehinde Wiley

The end of a presidential tour: Obama portraits on display at MFA

Keely Menyhart, Journal Contributior September 28, 2022

The stark blueish purple walls meet the eyes of patrons at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts as they enter the large gallery, finally being in the same room as the Barack and Michelle Obama portraits that...

The Bowery Presents: Roadrunner, the concert venue worth waiting for

The Bowery Presents: Roadrunner, the concert venue worth waiting for

Abby O'Connor, Arts & Culture Editior September 28, 2022

The Bowery Presents has added a new venture to their list: their very own concert venue, Roadrunner. The new venue opened in Allston this past March and has already had performances from the likes of Olivia...

Award-winning rock band  Goo Goo Dolls plays for an excited crowd at Seaports Leader Bank Pavilion.

Seaport’s Leader Bank Pavilion welcomes rock band The Goo Goo Dolls

Emily Beatty, Arts and Culture Editor September 1, 2022

Multi-platinum rock band Goo Goo Dolls took on an energetic crowd on Aug. 16 as they checked the Seaport’s Leader Bank Pavilion off their list of national tour stops. The tour, which kicked off in...

Grab your tote bag and check out these 10 open markets in Boston

Grab your tote bag and check out these 10 open markets in Boston

Katelyn Norwood, News Editor April 26, 2022

Warm weather in Boston can only mean one thing; weekends full of strolling through open-air markets are back where you can explore local handmade goods, fresh produce and unique vintage threads. Here are...

Feel the magic at Bostons newest immersive experience, the Mad Hatters Gin & Tea Party at the CambridgeSide Galleria.

Take a trip down the rabbit hole at the immersive Mad Hatter’s Gin & Tea Party

Abby O'Connor March 29, 2022

Immersive events have skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years, with everything from the selfie-center Happy Place to the Van Gogh Immersive Experience giving visitors the chance to dive into...

OPINION: Wu gives hope for future women politicians in the city

OPINION: Wu gives hope for future women politicians in the city

Samantha Bailey, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Michelle Wu was elected mayor on Nov. 1. Wu is the first woman, Asian-American and person of color to be elected as the mayor of Boston — a huge shift for Boston politics. This is an incredible progressive...

OPINION: I knew from the beginning Suffolk was the perfect school for me

OPINION: I knew from the beginning Suffolk was the perfect school for me

Grace MacDonald, Copy Editor November 16, 2021

When I began to look at colleges during my junior year of high school, I knew without a doubt I wanted to be in the city. I had never heard of Suffolk University until I toured it –— I literally found...

OPINION: Moving to the city from a small town is everything I hoped it would be

OPINION: Moving to the city from a small town is everything I hoped it would be

Alida Benoit, Asst. Arts Editor October 26, 2021

I moved to the city for college at the age of 18. I came to Boston bright-eyed and awed at the beautiful city that swallowed me the moment I stepped under its massive buildings. I spent hours with my peers,...

OPINION: Going to college in Boston shaped me into who I am today

OPINION: Going to college in Boston shaped me into who I am today

Morgan Torre, Copy Editor October 5, 2021

More than anything else, the city of Boston has taught me so much about myself. The places I frequent, the people I have met and the experiences I have had over the past two years at Suffolk University...

OPINION: New Boston mask mandate was the right call

OPINION: New Boston mask mandate was the right call

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

On Aug. 27, Boston Mayor Kim Janey announced a new indoor mask mandate to curb the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. This choice, as well as the subsequent decisions made by many Boston suburbs, was...

Flare launched their fashionable, GPS-enabled bracelets in March 2020.

Boston-based business combines fashionable bracelets and safety

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

A fashionable GPS-enabled bracelet could help protect wearers against sexual assault thanks to Flare, a women-run company in Boston.  Flare co-founders Sara de Zarraga and Quinn Fitzgerald met in 2015...

The Boston Public Garden in the spring.

Ten COVID-friendly activities to do in Boston this spring

Alida Benoit, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

As we enter March, spring and warm weather are quickly approaching. While social distancing rules are still in place, there are plenty of things to do around the city. Here is a list of 10 COVID-19 friendly...

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