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Ford Hall Forum shines light on an athletes’ influence

Ford Hall Forum shines light on an athletes’ influence

Hannah Arroyo and JD Conte

October 23, 2019

Being an athlete brings the pressure of giving your best performance in every game or match, but what is expected of athletes off the field? On Tuesday night, Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum, “Championing a Cause: The Voice of Today’s Athletes” discussed topics just like this, with ren...

Sox commentary: team parts with Dombrowski

JD Conte

October 9, 2019

As the Fenway faithful greeted their beloved David Ortiz on the field on Sept. 9, the roar of the crowd did little to overcome the looming news that had broken earlier. Less than a year after leading the franchise to their 9th World series title, Jen McCaffrey of the Athletic tweeted “Red Sox have ...

Suffolk student scores job with Bruins Foundation

Sean Cushing

September 25, 2019

For Suffolk University senior Don Porcaro, Boston sports are everything. This is why Porcaro decided to get involved with the Boston Bruins Foundation (BBF) back in 2017. The BBF is a nonprofit group that works with young children and families. The foundation’s objective is to help these children and...

Bruins beat Toronto, move closer to Stanley Cup Final showing

Bruins beat Toronto, move closer to Stanley Cup Final showing

Hannah Arroyo

April 24, 2019

History always finds a way to repeat itself, and this has been the case for the Boston Bruins in the first round of their playoff stretch. With their 5-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in game seven, the Bruins will take the ice with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. ...

Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

April 17, 2019

The 123rd Boston Marathon was about more than just a race. Runners from all over the world cast light on different stories of how they had stepped foot onto the blue and gold starting line, but all had one ultimate goal: to finish the 26.2 miles. With a rainy and cold marathon in 2018 many runners f...

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Morgan Hume

April 17, 2019

Thousands of women ran in the Boston Marathon this year, but back in 1967, 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer was the only woman on the course. Her decision to participate in the marathon that morning sparked a social revolution that has given women across the world the motivation to run for over 50 years...

Suffolk students hopeful for Bruins as team looks to battle in playoffs

Suffolk students hopeful for Bruins as team looks to battle in playoffs

Joe Rice

April 3, 2019

For the third consecutive year, the Boston Bruins will be competing to take home the National Hockey League’s most prestigious award: the Stanley Cup. The Bruins are looking to improve on two consecutive unsuccessful runs, losing in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs back in 2017 to the Ot...

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Hannah Arroyo

February 20, 2019

As a Suffolk University women’s soccer player, alumna Lauren Spencer went to the playoffs with her team for four consecutive years. Today, as the Social Media Coordinator for the New England Patriots, Spencer has experienced a whole new postseason. Now in her second full year with the Patriots, Sp...

Patriots dynasty lives on

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

February 6, 2019

“Dynasty” is the only fitting word to describe the New England Patriots in the recent years. With a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, the Patriots have now won the Super Bowl in three of the last five NFL seasons. For Boston sports fans and Suffolk University students alike, the feeling never...

Suffolk student tends field for historic Red Sox season

Suffolk student tends field for historic Red Sox season

Hannah Arroyo

November 14, 2018

As the Red Sox won the World Series at the end of October, college students were excited to be a part of the celebrations and excitement that filled Boston’s streets. Brendan Gallagher, a Suffolk University junior, found himself closer to the action than most. Gallagher, a marketing major who works for...

Run Boston Strong

Run Boston Strong

Ryan Arel

April 18, 2018

Frigid temperatures, strong winds and pouring rain did not stop Boston pride spreading from Hopkinton to Boylston Street Monday at the 122nd Boston Marathon. Due to the abrasive weather conditions, many runners debated on backing out of the race, including American winner Desiree Linden,  as she told r...

More than just a game

More than just a game

Don Porcaro

April 17, 2018

In the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, where the Boston Bruins faced off against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Boston Bruins Foundation held the usual 50/50 raffle, but this time, the proceeds reached far beyond the charity. The foundation, which was established in 2003, is a non-profit organi...

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