The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk organization uses beanies to fight against pediatric cancer

Suffolk organization uses beanies to fight against pediatric cancer

Sarah Lukowski

February 26, 2020

In 2015, Suffolk University’s Love Your Melon Campus Crew was created to bring greater awareness to pediatric cancer and the effects it has on children and their families, while also sporting multi-colored knit hats. The club was originally founded on campus by 2019 Suffolk graduates Olivia Brooks...

PAO play humorously brings Simpons family into odd post-apocalyptic setting

PAO play humorously brings Simpons family into odd post-apocalyptic setting

Phoebe Adams

February 26, 2020

This past weekend, the Performing Arts Office (PAO) debuted its version of “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play,” playing shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at the Modern Theatre. The play, which is loosely based on the Simpsons episode “Cape Feare,” heavily depends on viewers understandin...

PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world

PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world

Morgan Hume

February 19, 2020

We are bonded by the songs we listen to, TV shows we watch and books we read. But how much of the pop culture we love remains after a nuclear apocalypse takes it all away? The Performing Arts Office’s (PAO) production of “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” offers some of the answers. The show takes place...

Salamander magazine slithers into another edition

Salamander magazine slithers into another edition

Abby O'Connor

February 5, 2020

When most people see the word salamander, they typically think of a lizard. What most people may not know is that these creatures are impenetrable to fire, tough and regenerative beings, which are the qualities that Suffolk’s literary magazine Salamander was founded upon. Salamander is a literary organization esta...

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Sarah Lukowski

January 29, 2020

The first thing you notice when stepping into Wesley Savick’s office are the eccentric objects adorning the room including several puppets, theatre posters, stacks of books and many unique tchotchkes. The Suffolk University theatre professor enthusiastically discussed his love of puppets and recalle...

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...

Your School. Your Paper. Since 1936.
Suffolk University