The Suffolk Journal

The Blessing Barn offers a warm, thrift shopping experience in Beacon Hill

The inside of Blessing Barn's location in Beacon Hill.
November 17, 2020

The newest addition to Beacon Hill’s retail scene combines the love of thrifting with supporting local charity. The Blessing Barn, located on Charles Street, opened to the public on Sept. 5 as a new...

A look back at how Suffolk’s campus has changed over time

October 20, 2020

While it may seem a distant memory for most, Suffolk University’s campus has changed drastically since it first opened. In fact, many of the buildings that today’s students are familiar with are relatively...

Six fun and safe activities to do in Boston during the fall

The Boston Public Garden shows off its fall colors.
October 6, 2020

Fall in Boston may not be the same as before the pandemic, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy this season in the city. Here are six fun things to do in Boston this fall while staying safe and...

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...

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...

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

(Courtesy of Suffolk University)
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...

Donahue and Archer on the market

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan/Journal Staff
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...

Baker surpasses Coakley to become governor

(Courtesy of Paul McCormick)
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,...

New courses will give students hands-on learning opportunities

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
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,...

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

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

Beacon Hill Throws a Block Party

Beacon Hill Throws a Block Party
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...

Beacon Hill Institute conducts RomneyCare research

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,...

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