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Community camaraderie promotes public peace

Community camaraderie promotes public peace

Eddie Reinhardt

October 24, 2018

This past Saturday, the hard-working staff at Children Services of Roxbury (CSR) united the Boston community with their second ever Peace of Mind event where hundreds of people joined together on Boston Common in an effort to create the world’s largest peace sign. “The vision really came from...

MFA Exhibit Allows Spectators To Relive Childhood Classic ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’

MFA Exhibit Allows Spectators To Relive Childhood Classic ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’

Harper Wayne

October 24, 2018

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic,” the newest installation at the Museum of Fine Arts, transports visitors into the world of the famous children’s book. Spectators can feel “Winnie-the-Pooh” books come to life on the walls of the exhibit, instilling a feeling of being at home as a child wai...

“Hamilton” brings the American Revolution home to Boston

Phoebe Adams

October 24, 2018

Nearly 250 years after the Boston Massacre sparked rebellion in the 13 British colonies that founded America, the American Revolution has come full circle as the Grammy and Tony award winning musical “Hamilton” made its way to the famed Boston Opera House. Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda...

Breaking Down the Bars: One Woman Show Breaks Down Mass Incarceration

Breaking Down the Bars: One Woman Show Breaks Down Mass Incarceration

Morgan Hume

October 24, 2018

When someone hears the word “patriot,” they probably envision a white man with an 18th century military uniform holding a rifle; an image similar to something found in a history textbook or a logo on a professional football player’s uniform. In “The Peculiar Patriot,” a one woman show written by and s...

Global commentary: Trump’s path to environmental destruction

Global commentary: Trump’s path to environmental destruction

Amy Koczera, World News Editor

October 17, 2018

With industrialization and mass production of greenhouse gases escalating alongside rising water temperatures and natural disasters, many scientific researchers have identified a strong correlation between human behavior and climate change. President Donald Trump has denied the need to make any changes...

“Kafka in Palestine” depicts a century of oppression

“Kafka in Palestine” depicts a century of oppression

Amy Koczera, World News Editor

October 17, 2018

From the extermination of nearly six million Jews during the Holocaust, to the tremendous bloodshed resulting from the Israeli Palestinian conflict, a pattern of oppression has fueled global conflicts for centuries. Written by Northeastern professor Emerita Inez Hedges and directed by Morgan Flynn, th...

Marisa Kelly inaugurated as Suffolk’s 11th president

Marisa Kelly inaugurated as Suffolk’s 11th president

Kaitlin Hahn

October 17, 2018

Suffolk University welcomed its 11th president on Friday in the Tremont Temple as Marisa Kelly was inaugurated in front of family, faculty and staff, students, alumni, as well as elected officials and other dignitaries. All speakers from Kelly to alumni to current students described the qualities that ma...

HUBWeek Walls adds color to City Hall

HUBWeek Walls adds color to City Hall

Halaina LeBlanc

October 17, 2018

At the foot of Boston City Hall, the streets were alive and vibrant as “HUBWeek Walls” challenged onlookers with new perspectives on the world around them this week. This public art exhibit featured artwork by 11 different artists from Boston, Detroit, Miami, Dominican Republic and South Africa,...

“Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea”

“Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea”

Ryan Arel and Morgan Hume

October 10, 2018

The USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown brought former Navy Secretary John Lehman to speak about his career and promote his new book, “Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea,” on Oct. 3. Lehman served as the 65th Navy secretary, during the Reagan administration. Lehman served during the...

Countdown to Kelly’s Inauguration

Countdown to Kelly’s Inauguration

Kaitlin Hahn and Kyle Crozier

October 10, 2018

As she prepares to be inaugurated on Friday as Suffolk’s 11th president, Dr. Marisa Kelly said she is looking forward to developing a long-term vision of the university with significant input from the entire university community. “One of the things that makes us such a fabulous community is our com...

Ford Hall Forum talks voter importance

Kyle Crozier and Shayla Manning

October 3, 2018

David Paleologos, the Director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) and acclaimed pollster, spoke to students and faculty this past Thursday about his newest poll of unregistered voters in the 2018 midterm elections. The Ford Hall Forum event “People Who Don’t Vote: Their Impact ...

FBI Investigates Kavanaugh Allegations

Kaitlin Hahn, Kyle Crozier, and Sarah Lukowski

October 3, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh made it through to the next stage of the confirmation process on Friday after Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., cast the deciding vote. Flake’s only condition was a one-week delay so that the FBI can investigate the sexual assault allegations against the nominee. “...

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