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A season cut short, Suffolk seniors reflect on their love of sport

A season cut short, Suffolk seniors reflect on their love of sport

March 16, 2020

SAM JACQUES #8 "If four years ago someone had told me that this is how my softball career at Suffolk University would come to an end, I would not have believed them for a second. I would have told them that my playing career at Suffolk was going to end with myself and my teammates celebrating a GN...

From Suffolk to CBS: Alumnus pursues sports journalism

From Suffolk to CBS: Alumnus pursues sports journalism

Josh DePeel

March 4, 2020

In the corner of 73 Tremont lies Studio 73; Suffolk’s own television studio. Many students pass through its doors, or lens in this case, for preparation in the world of broadcast news. Among them, is CBS National Football League (NFL) staff Writer Tyler Sullivan. Sullivan grew up in Wilmington, Massachu...

Shooting for champion status

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Hannah Arroyo and JD Conte

March 4, 2020

The Suffolk women’s hockey team is only in their second year of existence, but this season they find themselves the only Suffolk team still standing in the playoffs out of all the winter sports. A 2-1 win over the University of Southern Maine on Feb. 29 lifted the Lady Rams to the New England Hockey ...

Suffolk softball player lands internship with GNAC

Suffolk softball player lands internship with GNAC

Alexa DiFiore

February 19, 2020

Suffolk women’s softball player Samantha Jacques scored a semester internship with the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), on Feb. 6th as a marketing and multimedia specialist while playing in the GNAC for an upcoming fourth season. The senior public relations and advertising major is workin...

Duffy looks to finish strong in his senior season

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JD Conte

February 19, 2020

With spring on the horizon, the sun is setting on the Suffolk career of men's basketball captain Thomas Duffy. The senior from Fairfield, Connecticut has an impressive resume of accomplishments in his four years as a Ram. Duffy is a member of the thousand-point club along with two all Great Northeast At...

Color guard club could be coming to Suffolk’s campus

Sean Buckley / Graphics Editor

Morgan Torre

February 19, 2020

In elementary school, Sabrina Liu watched the marching band in admiration, crediting the parade she viewed as the moment she “fell in love and couldn’t resist doing color guard.” Now a freshman at Suffolk University, Liu has decided to form a color guard club on campus to continue her passion....

Rams swing their way into 2020 season

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Josh DePeel

February 12, 2020

It’s that time of year again. The decorated Suffolk men’s baseball team is gearing up for the start of the 2020 season with their eyes set on redemption. Following last year’s heartbreaking loss to Johnson and Wales in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament, the Rams aim to rel...

Suffolk security officer reflects on son’s national title at LSU, possible NFL future

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JD Conte

February 12, 2020

If you walked past Bakary Traore on his Sunday shift at the Smith Residence Hall, you would never know that you're looking at the father of an NFL prospect and a national champion football player. The security guard’s son, Badara Traore recently became a national champion as a right tackle for Louisiana...

Kristine Lilly visits Suffolk to share soccer experiences

Kristine Lilly visits Suffolk to share soccer experiences

Dai Podziewski

February 5, 2020

Kristine Lilly, a former United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) player, and U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer, visited Sargent Hall last Thursday night for an inspiring talk about leadership, teamwork and sacrifice. Lilly had an illustrious 23-year playing career, with her greatest achievement o...

Burton skates past the competition, leads team stats

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Morgan Hume

February 5, 2020

From Illinois to Massachusetts, Maddy Burton’s passion for hockey has never dwindled. Now, the Suffolk junior is proving her skills as a forward on the university’s women’s hockey team. Despite being a new tranfer student on campus, she’s already made her mark for the Suffolk Athletics progr...

Larry and Michael Smith Court floods

At the Larry E. Smith and Michael F. Smith Gymnasium, new materials (shown above) 
have arrived to replace the floor. The replacement is expected to be finished Feb. 10th.

Nick Milano

January 29, 2020

Having home court advantage in basketball could be a major difference maker in the outcome of a game. With that being said, the Suffolk men’s and women’s basketball teams are facing their toughest “off-the-court” challenge this season. Sometime in late December, the Larry E. Smith and Michael ...

Manfra and Weisse ranked in US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

Manfra and Weisse ranked in US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

Alexa DiFiore

January 29, 2020

Senior co-captains of the women’s indoor track team, Emily Manfa and Emma Weisse appeared in the preseason United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings on Jan 15. Manfra appeared in two separate rankings.  She started off running the mile and finished in sixth place. Later...

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