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“Promising Young Woman” offers a bold, but poor take on the rape revenge story

Carey Mulligan stars as Cassie in director Emerald Fennell’s
January 17, 2021

The new thriller and dark comedy movie “Promising Young Woman” tells a candy-coated rape-revenge story which bares resemblance to “Joker,” but for women.  Carey Mulligan, known for more tamed...

COVID-19 threat includes racism for young Asian Americans

Art by Hunter Berube
January 13, 2021

Holly Nguyen was working her usual shift as a hostess during the pandemic when two customers came in wearing face masks donning the words “Blame China.” After some initial discomfort at seeing those...

The entertainment’s here: AJR performs a spectacular virtual concert

The AJR brothers performing at an in-person concert.
January 3, 2021

Like the plot of a successful Netflix original series, AJR’s “One Spectacular Night” is the season finale of an exciting year for the rising indie pop band of three brothers.  The livestream...

SGA passes resolution for mental health break during Spring 2021 semester

SGA passes resolution for mental health break during Spring 2021 semester
December 17, 2020

The $93 activity fee that every Suffolk University student is charged will be cut in half for the Spring 2021 semester, Student Government Association (SGA) President Karine Kanj announced at the senate’s...

Pass/Fail option instated for spring semester at Suffolk

Pass/Fail option instated for spring semester at Suffolk
December 14, 2020

Suffolk University will implement a Pass/Fail grading system for the Spring 2021 semester. Students were notified of the option in an email from Provost Julia Sandell Monday afternoon. This decision...

Recent Suffolk grads voice concern over lack of help from Career Services during pandemic

Recent Suffolk grads voice concern over lack of help from Career Services during pandemic
December 9, 2020

With the Suffolk University class of 2020 graduating during a major economic crisis caused by the pandemic, many are struggling to find a job in their desired field. Some have also said that Suffolk’s...

Suffolk sees highest COVID-19 positivity rates following Thanksgiving break

Suffolk sees highest COVID-19 positivity rates following Thanksgiving break
December 8, 2020

Suffolk University saw its positivity rate pass 1% for the first time this semester, and reported a total of 35 new COVID-19 cases over the last two-and-a-half weeks. Suffolk reported 11 positive results...

QSU hosts openly LGBTQ+ legislators

QSU hosts openly LGBTQ+ legislators
December 8, 2020

Suffolk’s Queer Student Union (QSU) hosted a panel of openly LGBTQ+ lawmakers and advocates  at its Monday event, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to discuss LGBTQ+ representation in government. Guest...

From Suffolk to the Bruins, Eric Russo is living the dream of the Boston hockey kid

Eric Russo interviews Bruins players Jake Debrusk and David Pastrnak
December 8, 2020

It’s a cold night in January 2015, and a teenager from Everett finds himself parked outside the house of the equipment manager of the New England Patriots. It’s the heart of the deflategate scandal,...

Professors and students find an online workload to be a burden

Professors and students find an online workload to be a burden
December 8, 2020

Many students and professors at Suffolk University said they find themselves doing more work this semester with remote learning, among other challenges they are facing during the pandemic. “I find...

Suffolk hosts annual RAMMYthon despite COVID-19 restrictions

Suffolk hosts annual RAMMYthon despite COVID-19 restrictions
December 8, 2020

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Suffolk University Dance Marathon will continue their tradition of fundraising for Boston Children’s Hospital. Suffolk University Dance Marathon is a part of the Miracle...

Suffolk Performing Arts Office celebrates 20th anniversary

The Ramifications, Suffolk's  Suffolk's co-ed a cappella group, pictured here in 2013.
December 8, 2020

There may not be much to celebrate about 2020, but Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office (PAO) has geared up to commemorate its 20th anniversary.  Established as its own entity in 2000, the...

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