The Suffolk Journal

To mute or not to mute: “To Gather Apart” perfectly captures the new virtual world

The cast of

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor

October 27, 2020

Over the weekend, cast members of the Suffolk University Theatre Department came together to produce their first show of the semester, “To Gather Apart,” an online comic drama about creating relationships in a new virtual world, that we are now so accustomed to.  The virtual performance which w...

Suffolk alum Gabrielle Rizzo launches digital wellness platform, Wellbeings

Wellbeings's colorful homepage.

Julia Ahaesy, Opinion Editor

September 29, 2020

Suffolk University graduate, successful influencer and social media strategist Gabrielle Rizzo launched Wellbeings– a new wellness platform that creates a diverse and inclusive digital community for women to support each other during these trying times.  Rizzo believes wellness is a spectrum tha...

Suffolk announces big changes to how classes, housing will look in the fall

Smith Hall at Suffolk University

Katelyn Norwood, Mol Webber, and James Bartlett

June 16, 2020

Suffolk University unveiled its plans for the fall 2020 semester Monday, and student life is set to look drastically different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The university has been planning for the fall semester since early spring, Suffolk officials said in an email sent to students Monday.  “We...

Suffolk photojournalism students document the pandemic

A sports field left vacant during quarantine, but the Boston spirit still continued on.

Sarah Lukowski

June 3, 2020

Students in Ken Martin’s photojournalism classes have been on the front lines of history by photographing the coronavirus pandemic as part of their final projects.  Martin had students in both his Photojournalism and Creative Innovation: The Extended Photo Essay classes photograph the pandemic w...

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Courtesy of Moakley Archive & Institute

Alexa Gagosz

April 13, 2018

Suffolk University Law Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passed away Thursday night, according to a statement sent to students by President Marisa Kelly in an email on Friday afternoon. "Professor Wittenberg, known for his wonderful sense of humor and kindness, was admired by his colleagues and ...

Feeling blue, seeing red

Felicity Otterbein / Arts Editor

Felicity Otterbein

April 11, 2018

Deep within the heart of theater lies a cavernous mine filled to the brim with boundless opportunity to poke fun at the world we live in. Dramatic and poetic irony are so deeply embedded within society that it’s become almost ritualistic to ensure the dramatics and antics of the modern world are for...

A solid foundation, student work displayed at NESAD

Portrait illustrated by Lydia Tourtellotte.
Felicity Otterbein / Arts Editor

Felicity Otterbein

April 5, 2017

In an end of the year celebration of talent and learning, the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University (NESAD) displayed work done by foundation studies students. Serving as a week-long exhibit, the walls were splashed with an array of student work that varied in both color and dim...

Campus forum lectures inclusivity during Trump’s immigration crack-down

Chris DeGusto/ News Editor

Alexa Gagosz

March 1, 2017

Few seats were left open on Thursday when students, faculty and staff from the different divisions of Suffolk University gathered on the second floor of Sargent Hall for a campus forum on President Donald Trump’s Executive Order. Following a bitter few weeks of rolling news segments on the recent tra...

The year of the rooster

By Facebook user Suffolk University Law School APALSA

Nick Viveiros

February 15, 2017

Members of the Suffolk Law Asian Pacific American Law Student Association gathered in the function room of Sargent Hall on Feb. 10 to ring in the Lunar New Year. Students and their friends celebrated the occasion with food, academic speakers, a live martial arts performance and a traditional dragon dance....

Search for next leader still at starting gate

Courtesy of Suffolk University

Alexa Gagosz

February 15, 2017

In the search for the seventh leader of Suffolk University since 2010, the university launched an official global Presidential Search Committee last summer without a deadline or timeline to the project led by Board of Trustees member and Chair of the Presidential Search Committee John Brooks. As of early t...

Shaun King draws parallels to civil rights’ past

Nathan Espinal/ Journal Staff

Nathan Espinal

February 15, 2017

On Wednesday, as part of Black Her/History month, keynote speaker Shaun King took the opportunity to share with the audience stories of his life as an advocate as well as the injustices he fights against. King spoke about the moments in his life that have made him into the person that he is today. Hi...

Crampton assists courtside

Patrick Holmes

February 15, 2017

From making assists playing basketball to becoming a graduate assistant in the athletics department at Suffolk University, Carolyn Crampton has a passion for sports. She currently holds a position as a manager within the Michael and Larry Smith Fitness Center, an assistant coach to the women’s bas...

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