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Suffolk announces big changes to how classes, housing will look in the fall

Smith Hall at Suffolk University

Katelyn Norwood, Mol Webber, and James Bartlett

June 16, 2020

Suffolk University unveiled its plans for the fall 2020 semester Monday, and student life is set to look drastically different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The university has been planning for the fall semester since early spring, Suffolk officials said in an email sent to students Monday.  “We...


Democratic presidential candidate and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Oscar Torres, @MrOscarTorres

February 19, 2020

The last couple weeks, the hashtag #MyBloombergStory ignited Twitter users to share their stories of being stopped-and-frisked while Michael Bloomberg was mayor of New York City. This trend started after a recording surfaced where Bloomberg had given racist remarks at the Aspen Institute in 2015, acc...

English professor discusses different versions of truth in literature

Professor Frangipane speaks to students about emotional truths in literature

Madison Suseland

November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, English Professor Nicholas Frangipane hosted a talk to discuss his recently released book, “Multiple Narratives, Versions, and Truth in the Contemporary Novel.” Frangipane just entered his third year as a faculty member in Suffolk’s English department and was asked by the d...

Fan Fest brings together Suffolk community

Courtesy of Michael Clarke

Andrew Laird

October 15, 2019

This past Saturday, Suffolk hosted its fifth annual Ram’s Fan Fest. The event is one of the latest installments in Suffolk Weekend, where students, faculty, alumni and families come together to celebrate their Suffolk pride. The events began at Suffolk’s home field, East Boston Memorial Park at 11...

Women’s soccer blows past competition

Andrew Pease

September 15, 2019

Wednesday night the Lady Rams travelled to Mass. Maritime Academy for their third game of the season, and spent the bus ride back to Boston celebrating their ten point shutout of the Buccaneers. Coming off their wrenching 1-0 loss to Fitchburg State College in double overtime just four nights prior,...

Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Morgan Hume / Arts Editor

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

April 17, 2019

The 123rd Boston Marathon was about more than just a race. Runners from all over the world cast light on different stories of how they had stepped foot onto the blue and gold starting line, but all had one ultimate goal: to finish the 26.2 miles. With a rainy and cold marathon in 2018 many runners f...

Track standouts run their way to Regionals

Track standouts run their way to Regionals

Hannah Arroyo

February 27, 2019

In only their second season, Suffolk University Track has flourished into a program that has become well recognized not only in their conference, but also nationwide. Combined, the men’s and women’s team have a total of 34 athletes, over 75 percent of them being freshmen. Some of them are runners and ot...

Lady Rams basketball becomes only team to extend season

Courtesy of Suffolk Athletics

Andrew Laird

February 20, 2019

The Suffolk Lady Rams defeated Anna Maria College 68-58 on Tuesday in the Great Northeastern Athletic Conference (GNAC) Quarterfinal. This marks the Lady Rams’ 24th tournament appearance, and their eleventh semifinal appearance. Suffolk leaned heavily on its starting lineup, as the starters combined to sco...

Suffolk alumna breaks into Boston music scene with headline show at Hard Rock

Suffolk alumna breaks into Boston music scene with headline show at Hard Rock

Morgan Hume

February 6, 2019

Suffolk University alumna Jillian Barrows is stepping into the Boston music scene by headlining a show at the Hard Rock Cafe next month, the rock musician’s biggest performance yet. Barrows, who uses the stage name Jillian Ann, sang in her local church choir in Medford, Mass.  as a child and by...

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo / Sports Editor

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

February 6, 2019

“Dynasty” is the only fitting word to describe the New England Patriots in the recent years. With a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, the Patriots have now won the Super Bowl in three of the last five NFL seasons. For Boston sports fans and Suffolk University students alike, the feeling never...

For the love of sports: Suffolk’s multi-sport athletes

Joe Rice

February 6, 2019

It is safe to say that being a student-athlete at any university is a difficult task. Between classes, homework, practice and games, it makes for little free-time. But in the rare phenomenon of being a multi-sport athlete at a university, this lifestyle is even more amplified. In the case of senior McKenzie McGrath...

Lady Rams push towards playoffs

Courtesy of Suffolk Athletics

Andrew Laird

February 5, 2019

The Suffolk women’s basketball team is well on their way to a high playoff seed this year. After losing their first game of the season, the Lady Rams have gone 17-4 since, as well as having an 8-1 conference record. Jenni-Rose DiCecco, who lead the Lady Rams to the Greater Northeast Athletic Conf...

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