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‘Summertime’ radiates young talent in a vibrant Los Angeles

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor July 18, 2021

“Summertime” brings in the heat with its upbeat scenes, lively slam poetry and striking shots of everyday life in the City of Angels. This film, directed by Carlos López Estrada, is an unconventional...

Roxbury Film Festival: The film festival for the culture

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor June 30, 2021

With the 23rd Roxbury International Film Festival drawn to a close, it is safe to say it was full of incredible films by Black filmmakers who came together virtually and in person. They featured artists,...

Visual artist, Fab 5 Freddy, shows off the Procession of the Magi fresco by Gozzoli.

Roxbury Film Festival: See Italian art though the eyes of Fab 5 Freddy

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor June 22, 2021

Hip-hop and Italian art? Picasso and rap? The famed Fab 5 Freddy talking about Italian Renaissance art from the 15th and 16th centuries? These topics may sound foolish or crazy for a movie, but it was...

Roxbury Film Festival kicks off this week with in-person screenings

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor June 14, 2021

The 23rd Roxbury International Film Festival is right around the corner, and it will be packed with some great filmmaking from Black directors, storytellers and musicians, along with a magnificent list...

Five essential LGBTQ+ documentaries you need to watch for Pride Month

Imani Hill , Graduate Contributor June 10, 2021

June is known to many as the start of the baseball season, wedding season, graduation season and other summer events. But to me, it’s only known for one great reason: pride month!   A great way to...

A pandemic later, Suffolk sends off 2020 and 2021 graduates

A pandemic later, Suffolk sends off 2020 and 2021 graduates

After 14 months of waiting, a crowd of eager, masked-Suffolk University graduates were celebrated and finally walked the stage after facing a year of challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Just over...

IFFBoston: Student filmmaker drew inspiration from China trip

Imani Hill, Journal Contributor May 24, 2021

With the Boston Independent Film Festival finished, I’ve seen some great directors of films that have a lot to offer in the movie business. From action to comedies, documentaries and short stories,...

Suffolk's residence hall at 1 Court St.

Suffolk to require COVID-19 vaccine for students, faculty this fall

Shealagh Sullivan and William Woodring April 29, 2021

Suffolk University will require students and faculty to receive the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus for the fall semester. The university is requiring that students be fully vaccinated by...

The outside of Suffolk's Ridgeway building, which houses Suffolk Athletics.

SGA urges change after probe finds diversity issues in Suffolk Athletics

Caroline Enos, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is calling for change after The Journal released an investigation into discrimination and diversity issues in Suffolk Athletics last week.  In...

The hosts, Pat Lovelace and Mardochée Sylvestre, watching The Ramifications perform.

Spring Fest closes the semester on a high note

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Performances at last week’s Spring Fest brought the spirit of Suffolk University into students' homes.  The 15 act show, which aired on Facebook April 23, pulled together individual students and...

Devin McCourty at a Ford Hall Forum event in October 2019

Devin McCourty speaks at Suffolk about career, giving back to the community

Nick Frieburger, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Devin McCourty is not only one of the best players to put on a jersey for the New England Patriots since he was drafted in 2010, but also has been an amazing role model, leader and icon in the New England...

Opinion: Fenway Park and TD Garden are rightfully playing it safe with reopening

Opinion: Fenway Park and TD Garden are rightfully playing it safe with reopening

Jamie Taris, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

It has been just about one month since Fenway Park and TD Garden began welcoming back fans in Boston, and I have been lucky enough to visit both venues since their reopenings. I felt perfectly safe at...

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