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Student productions lighten the black box

Student productions lighten the black box

Felicity Otterbein

February 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

When presented with an empty and barren black box, some fail to see beyond the potential it holds. Some may look at it merely as a container to store things, others may not even give it a second glance. On the other hand, some may look at it like a blank canvas anxiously awaiting a new masterpiece to b...

“Title TBA” springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

“Title TBA”  springs into second semester as first Suffolk stage performance

Elvira Mora

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Kicking off the spring semester in the Suffolk University theater department was the return of the Spotlight Series, "Title TBA.” The Spotlight series is an entirely student run series showcasing developing work that is written and directed solely by students. Supposedly, "Title TBA" gained a large amou...

Living for tomorrow

Living for tomorrow

Felicity Otterbein

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

With the hype that surrounds the natural environment and the growing concept of climate change, it’s difficult to bring people together in a serious way to discuss the issues that affect the immediate future. Some would rather turn a blind eye and refuse to commit to the existence - or lack thereof ...

International student life at Suffolk

International student life at Suffolk

March 28, 2013


Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News, World

Lara Fernandez  Journal Contributor Boston has always attracted students from around the world. Suffolk University, located in the heart of the city, has become a major part of that attraction. This year alone, the university is home to more than 1,300 international students. The university inves...

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

February 27, 2013


Filed under Staff Editorial

Gossip gossip gossip; shut up. Yes someone on our campus messed up a little bit, and yes, she will most likely be facing sanctions from not only the city but from Suffolk too. In order to use MySuffolk, every one of you must check a box stating that you “read” the student handbook. It comes as no...

Opinion On Abroad: A Semester in Spain

Opinion On Abroad:  A Semester in Spain

February 7, 2013


Filed under Featured Stories, News, World

Molly Chandler  Journal Contributor It’s true that the scene would be more flattering as a silhouette, but it has a peculiar beauty. From where I sit on a park bench, I can see a handful of people, their junk, and their treasure splashed with the pink light of sunrise. An old woman has wrapped hers...

Suffolk Abroad: How Travel Changes You

Suffolk Abroad: How Travel Changes You

December 19, 2012


Filed under Campus, News, World

Kelly Flores  Journal Staff Every former exchange student and each participant of a program-gone-global will tell you, “Studying abroad changed my life,” or “I wouldn’t trade my experiences abroad for anything.” But what makes them say this? What is the universal lesson learned by each ...

Suffolk Honors Students Attend NCHC

November 29, 2012


Filed under Campus, News

Melissa Hanson  Assistant News Editor The 47th annual conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) took place from Wednesday, Nov. 14 to Sunday, Nov. 18 held in the Sheraton Hotel in Boston. Because the conference was local, Suffolk University’s honors program was able to take...

Suffolk Student Abroad: Thanksgiving Lessons in Italian Politics

Ally Thibault

November 29, 2012


Filed under World

Sitting at the dinner table of an American ex-patriot living in Florence on Sunday night, for a belated Thanksgiving celebration, I was surrounded by turkey, stuffing, and political chatter. A familiar scene from a late November day back home, only I wasn’t listening to my various family members bemoaning...

Editor’s word: Oct. 24, 2012

October 24, 2012


Filed under Staff Editorial

We’re taking a break from our print edition next week so that the staff can enjoy Halloween for the first time in four years. That makes this our last issue before election day (we’ll return Wednesday, November 7). With that said, it bears repeating that this is one of the most crucial elections...

Whose campus? Her Campus.

October 11, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Jess Karmazyn  Journal Staff From "Campus Cuties" to tips on tailgating fashion, Her Campus has become a popular website among Suffolk students. Since January 2011, co-editors Mackenzie Newcomb and Erika Markle have worked hard to make Her Campus full of new tips and information about campus lif...

Students owe the most of anyone in U.S.

Students owe the most of anyone in U.S.

Miles Halpine

September 26, 2012


Filed under Campus, News

Election Day is just over a month away, and the presidential candidates are getting down to business and doing all they can to get the majority votes come November 6. President Obama, Governor Romney, and their Vice Presidential candidates are traveling all over the country and making appearances as...

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