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Global Commentary: Time for U.S. to take the global stage with Russia

Global Commentary: Time for U.S. to take the global stage with Russia

Chris Sadrnoori

December 5, 2018


Filed under International Commentary, Showcase, World

Over the last few years, the Russian government has committed acts of war and violence that have not occurred since the late 1930s. Though the Russian government is in our daily news, its behavior has been largely excused and even overlooked by the majority of the international community. Events like the atte...

77th annual tree lighting signifies the beginning of the holiday season

77th annual tree lighting signifies the beginning of the holiday season

Nick Viveiros and Olivia Acevedo

December 5, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Showcase

Boston celebrated its biggest annual tree lighting ceremony at the Boston Common last Thursday in a star-studded ceremony that concluded with a fireworks display and the lighting of the city’s most prominent christmas tree. A tradition going on for 77 years now, it is an extravagant event where f...

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Fifth Africaribana signals new era for Caribbean Student Network

Caroline Enos

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

The Caribbean Student Network (CSN)  held its 5th annual Africaribana last Friday night at Sargent Hall. On par with this year’s theme “Switching Lanes,” CSN partnered with other universities for the first time to coordinate the event and move the organization into a new direction. Students fr...

Director Richard Fitts Jr. brings father’s legacy to the big screen in new Vietnam documentary “21 Years – A Folded Flag”

Director Richard Fitts Jr. brings father’s legacy to the big screen in new Vietnam documentary “21 Years – A Folded Flag”

Sarah Lukowski

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film, Showcase

Director Richard Fitts Jr. and producer Rudy Childs visited the AMC Loews Boston Common on Wednesday to screen and discuss “21 Years - A Folded Flag,” a heartbreaking documentary that focuses on Fitts’ father’s journey and untimely death in the Vietnam War. The 86-minute documentary describes...

Suffolk University Dance Company debuts new routines at “Sweet Peek”

Morgan Hume

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Music, Showcase

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) exemplified fresh choreography and confident dancers at Sargent Hall Wednesday night during their “Sweet Peek” performance, which gave the audience an inside look at some of the routines they will be performing at their Spring Showcase. SUDC performed...

Boston Ballet cracks open with holiday season

Boston Ballet cracks open with holiday season

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

For over 100 years, “The Nutcracker” has earned its place as a Christmas favorite, often symbolizing the beginning of the holiday season. This year was no different, as the classic ballet made its way to the Boston Opera House for opening night on Nov. 29. The ballerina’s pink, flowy dresses,...

Suffolk clubs collab to promote cultural change

Eddie Reinhardt

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World

On Thursday November 8, Suffolk University students congregated in the Somerset Café to participate in The Journey to Cultural Change – Asian Night hosted by AIESEC, the Suffolk University Japanese Student Association (SUJSA) and the Suffolk University Taiwanese Student Association (SUTSA). The night ...

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

CUES cultivates a greener Suffolk

Amy Koczera and Kyle Crozier

November 14, 2018


Filed under Boston, News, Politics, Showcase, Suffolk News

As progressive urban cities around the world are creating more sustainable environments and increasing green-spaces for citizens, Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES)  is making the campus more ecologically aware with the inclusion of a new hydroponically powered tower...

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Healthy Minds Alliance and Photography Club offer platform for students to share their stories

Ryan Arel

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Suffolk News

The Journal has agreed not to reveal the identities of those who spoke without their expressed permission. Junior marketing major Alex Molle struggled with a “toxic relationship” during his time at Suffolk. “My time in this relationship left me feeling disrespected, unappreciated, and helpless,...

Suffolk Professor Feature: Trabold reflects on experience in post-apartheid Africa

Suffolk Professor Feature: Trabold reflects on experience in post-apartheid Africa

Ryan Arel

November 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World

Associate Professor Bryan Trabold, 50, met his wife Kim Miller, 48, while he was an undergraduate at George Washington University studying political science and English. Little did he know that he would have the opportunity years later to spend nearly a year in post-apartheid South Africa because of it. ...

“Peter and the Starcatcher” tells another side to the classic story of “Peter Pan”

“Peter and the Starcatcher” tells another side to the classic story of “Peter Pan”

Catarina Protano

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

The Hub Theatre finished their 2018 season with an explosive, comical and visually impressive performance of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” originally a popular young adult novel that later did a run on Broadway. The company’s rendition has an organic and intimate quality that someone sitting in...

Suffolk professor’s original play “Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe” debuts Thursday at Modern Theatre

Suffolk professor’s original play “Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe” debuts Thursday at Modern Theatre

Ryan Arel and Morgan Hume

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Showcase, Theater

In a play merging the playful nature of puppets and the dark themes of Edgar Allan Poe’s work, “Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe” will debut at Modern Theatre on Thursday. The play was written by Suffolk Professor Wesley Savick and the first production of the pla...

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