The Suffolk Journal

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


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

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


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

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


Filed under Campus, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

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


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Suffolk News

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


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News, Suffolk U News

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


Filed under Softball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

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


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

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


Filed under Opinion

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...

Who then am I?

Who then am I?

Felicity Otterbein

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

For more photos from "Orlando," visit Uncovered with Flash.   Organized chaos. Perhaps one of the more ironically used oxymorons in the english language, is widely used to describe cluttered bedrooms or office desks for those who thrive off of instability. From a place of dismantled common ...

A solid foundation, student work displayed at NESAD

A solid foundation, student work displayed at NESAD

Felicity Otterbein

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

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...

Suffolk’s new MSBA seeks to fill future jobs

Suffolk’s new MSBA seeks to fill future jobs

Chris DeGusto

March 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The advancement of technology has engulfed not only some people’s personal lives, but gripped hold of the business world as well. In order to keep up with the constant demand for professionals that are adequately trained to increase capital from big data, Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School...

Rothchild recounts grim scenes from Gaza

Rothchild recounts grim scenes from Gaza

Brooke Patterson

March 6, 2017


Filed under International Commentary, World

For more than half a century, the people of the small independent Palestinian territory, Gaza, have been constrained to living under military rule in an environment that has been decimated by missile attacks from outside nations. Recently, Gaza has been besieged by Israeli assaults, forcing its citizens ...

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