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Roxane Gay offers bold advice to aspiring writers

Roxane Gay offers bold advice to aspiring writers

March 25, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

By Jennifer Usovicz The Little Building at Emerson College was packed to capacity March 19, with attendees spilling out onto the aisles, waiting for a question and answer session and reading with Roxane Gay, author of New York Times best seller “Bad Feminist.” Gay sat at the front of the venue...

As tuition climbs, undergrad degrees growing too expensive

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion

By Patricia Negron Suffolk’s full-time undergraduate tuition will rise to $33,800 for the next academic year, an increase of about 4 percent. Though it may seem like a pretty small number, it is way too much for just one year, especially considering that rents are also going up in Boston, with some...

Suffolk’s top 10

Suffolk’s top 10

Melissa Hanson

September 24, 2014


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Top officials at Suffolk University, including members of the administration and two law professors, are receiving large paychecks, but their salaries are less than that of officials at other area universities. To its 10 highest paid officials, Suffolk is shelling out a grand total of $3,434,909 in...

Editor’s word: Suffolk’s top 10

September 24, 2014


Filed under Staff Editorial

On the front page of today’s edition, the Journal published the full salaries of Suffolk’s top 10 highest paid employees. This information was gathered from public documents and represents the 2012 calendar year. Though it may seem alarming to read that the university is paying more than $3...

Editor’s word: Sexual assault surveys

September 17, 2014


Filed under Staff Editorial

Sexual assault is not only a widespread issue across the country and the world, but an issue that has become prevalent on college campuses, spurring lawsuits by students and investigations by the U.S. Department of Education. But now, some institutions have created task forces and policies to help...

Men’s Tennis dominates Emerson College

Men’s Tennis dominates Emerson College

Jeremy Hayes

April 16, 2014


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams, Tennis

They came. They saw. They conquered. The Suffolk University tennis team took no prisoners against Emerson College, and they took the day with a 5-1 victory. The first three matches of the contest were forfeits by the Lions due to their lack of players. The Lions only brought four players to...

Emerson College fails student in sexual assault case

Emerson College fails student in sexual assault case

Ally Johnson

October 16, 2013


Filed under Featured Stories, Opinion

Sarah Tedesco, a sophomore at Emerson College, is only one in a crowd of females who have been subjected to the humiliation of a sexual assault case. The difference is that hers made the news. When Tedesco reported that she had been sexually assaulted, it took administrators in Boston months to even...

Phi Alpha Tau: an example for us all

Phi Alpha Tau: an example for us all

A.P. Blake

March 1, 2013


Filed under Opinion

An Emerson College-based fraternity is going above and beyond most other college frats, showing the world what brotherhood is all about. Phi Alpha Tau – which boasts itself as the oldest communicative arts fraternity in the country – is in the process of raising money to help a transgender brother...

Men’s soccer finishes impressive season in NCAA tournament

Alex Hall

November 23, 2010


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Alex Hall Journal Staff The Suffolk men's soccer season came to an anti-climactic conclusion this Nov. 13, losing 8-0 in their first ever NCAA tournament appearance to Williams College. Williams, a nationally-ranked squad, scored four times in both the first and second half, beginning their scoring sp...

Love is Louder

October 7, 2010


Filed under Theater

Shannon Kirby Journal Contributor An estimated 800 students from Emerson College, an institution known for its performing arts programs, rallied in front of The Majestic Theatre in response to a planned protest of the school’s production of The Laramie Project, which, in the film medium, opene...

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