The Suffolk Journal

Who’s Askin’ swishes into another season

Who’s Askin’ swishes into another season

Morgan Hume

October 9, 2019

Suffolk University’s sketch comedy troupe Who’s Askin’ got the ball rolling this season with a performance of 15 original skits inside the Samia building cafe on Sunday night, their first performance of the semester. Who’s Askin’ performed a collection of recycled skits that were debuted at pr...

Cast of ‘Ubu Roar’ delivers a royally entertaining performance

Cast of ‘Ubu Roar’ delivers a royally entertaining performance

Abigail Hart

October 2, 2019

Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre was transported to Poland last weekend, as the play “Ubu Roar” filled the venue with humor and laughter. This production was directed by Suffolk Theatre Professor Wesley Savick, and was put on by the Juvenila Theatre Company and the National Theatre of Allston....

Photography Club hosts first showcase with musical guest

Photography Club hosts first showcase with musical guest

CJ Koch

April 17, 2019

Suffolk University’s Photography Club (PC) held their first ever photo gallery event Thursday evening on the fourth floor of the Sawyer Building to indulge students in just a fraction of the talent they had to exhibit. Most students dressed elegantly for the afternoon, and those who didn’t rushed...

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Ryan Arel

April 4, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) has passed a non-binding resolution recommending that Suffolk University moves to arm the sworn officers of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD). After a contentious debate amongst SGA members regarding the resolution, the SGA voted 23-11 to pass the ...

Suffolk students debut three original plays at annual Spring Showcase

Suffolk students debut three original plays at annual Spring Showcase

Morgan Hume

February 16, 2019

The Suffolk University theatre department presented its annual Spring Showcase last weekend, which brought three unique student written and directed plays to life at the Sullivan Studio Theatre. The performance gave young playwrights and directors the chance to exhibit their work in front of a larger...

Academic minor breaks down departmental silos at Suffolk

Academic minor breaks down departmental silos at Suffolk

Katelyn Norwood

February 6, 2019

The Arts Administration minor is a hidden gem at Suffolk University. Having only been around for five years since its creation in 2014, the program’s main strength is its ability to form a collaboration between the arts and business departments. “It’s most important when you’re going into...

Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Suffolk Law loses faculty legend

Alexa Gagosz

April 18, 2018

For the past 32 years, Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg has brought humor to an otherwise grueling topic for most law students, chanted law codes line-by-line during a first lecture and pushed students to the edge until they realized their full potential. Fueled by perseverance, Wittenberg was determine...

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Suffolk research students thrive on bacteria

Taylor White

April 4, 2018

Suffolk biology students have been engrossed in their research on bacteria, aspiring to one day solve the mystery of how these microorganisms have the ability to cause lethal infection. With the ongoing battle to target and terminate antibiotic resistant bacteria, there is an incentive to study the life-threatening features of bacteria and find possible therapeutic interventions.

Think Pink: Small efforts shine while campus neglects awareness

Think Pink: Small efforts shine while campus neglects awareness

Brooke Patterson and Felicity Otterbein

October 18, 2017

Suffolk University’s campus used to be washed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Since 2013, the October campus-wide stigma to raise awareness has lacked and only some individuals and departments have attempted to keep it alive.

Softball duo carries high school success to the diamond

Softball duo carries high school success to the diamond

Brooke Patterson

April 19, 2017

From what was known as “some of the best years of [their] lives” to a college experience in the city, two softball players from Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Mass. have continued their diamond skills together at Suffolk University. Juniors Devlin Frost and Dylan Parsons started their...

Suffolk’s tuition hike continues up the hill of higher education

Chris DeGusto

April 12, 2017

Suffolk University’s tuition continues to rise for the next fiscal year, however, the university remains “more affordable” than many other institutions across the Greater Boston area.

Maintenance struggles to keep up

Kyle Crozier

April 12, 2017

Many students living on campus come to a university with the idea of creating roots and developing a home away from home. While dorm living for many is an opportunity to experience a type of independence most people have dreamed of for years, in order to develop that personal connection with new coll...

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