The Suffolk Journal

Leaving Temple Street a smart move for Suffolk

President Margaret McKenna (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon at the opening of 20 Somerset. She was joined by distinguished guests, including city and state officials and members of the Suffolk community. Students, faculty, donors, and trustees arrived to see the opening of Suffolk’s newest academic building, located across from Sawyer. Brigitte Carreiro/Journal Staff.

September 24, 2015

By Benjamin Chan   After selling its Donahue and Archer buildings on Temple Street in July, Suffolk University will move off of historic Beacon Hill at the end of this school year. As a new student, I am glad to see the Suffolk community moving closer to downtown Boston and allowing Beacon...

Suffolk U News broadcast – March 4

Suffolk U News broadcast - March 4

March 5, 2015

Suffolk U News reporters cover stories on plans for Beacon Hill when the Donahue and Archer buildings are sold, the homeless population around Boston, and a sneak peak at a story in our Arts and Entertainment section this week on the NESAD trade show.  ...

Chairman of the Board encourages Suffolk community to be involved in search for next president

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Thalia Yunen

February 12, 2015

After four years with three different presidents at Suffolk’s helm, the university is searching for a new leader to succeed Norman Smith, who became the interim president just days before fall semester began. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer said in a letter sent to members of the...

Donahue and Archer on the market

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan/Journal Staff

Thalia Yunen

February 4, 2015

Suffolk University announced Tuesday its plan to sell the Donahue and Archer buildings, according to Vice President of Government and Community Affairs John Nucci. The buildings, which are located on Temple Street and share hallways connecting the two, are being sold by real estate company Jones Lang...

Baker surpasses Coakley to become governor

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Connie Lai and Thalia Yunen

November 5, 2014

After a tight gubernatorial race, Charlie Baker emerged as Massachusetts' 72nd governor when Martha Coakley conceded Wednesday morning, according to The Associated Press. As of 1:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, The AP said Baker was in the lead with 48.36 percent of votes, while Democrat Martha Coakley...

New courses will give students hands-on learning opportunities

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Melissa Hanson

June 6, 2013

Course selection can be one of the most exciting parts of the college experience and Suffolk is making sure students have relevant and hands-on classes to choose from.  Four new courses will be introduced, three freshmen seminars and one Sawyer Business School (SBS) class, in the fall that will be sure...

Walz to step down, introduces a bill to further delay city development

Walz to step down, introduces a bill to further delay city development

A.P. Blake

February 13, 2013

Good riddance! That was my reaction to news that State Rep. Martha “Marty” Walz (D – Boston) was announcing the intention to resign from her seat on Beacon Hill. Walz made the announcement on Jan. 30, but she doesn’t seek to go out quietly. Marty Walz – who will become the president of two...

Beacon Hill Throws a Block Party

Beacon Hill Throws a Block Party

Gianna Carchia

September 24, 2012

With Suffolk University located in the heart of Beacon Hill, it is important for students to become actively involved and connected with the community. The Beacon Hill Block Party was the opportunity to get started. On Sunday, September 16, the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the BHCA, sponsored a...

Beacon Hill Institute conducts RomneyCare research

Jeff Fish

September 28, 2011

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is considered the frontrunner for the 2012 Republican Primary, but there’s one issue that may come back to bite him—healthcare. The Beacon Hill Institute, a conservative think tank at Suffolk that conducts economic research, has garnered media attention...

Student housing battle isn’t easy

Student housing battle isn't easy

Gianna Carchia

September 22, 2011

Housing is limited at Suffolk University; this is something every student knows when deciding to attend the school. However, not everyone knows what to expect from their apartment search. Budget, location, roommates, transportation to school, and finding a trustworthy landlord are all considerations...

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