The Suffolk Journal

Maintenance struggles to keep up

Kyle Crozier

April 12, 2017

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...

Some bathrooms on campus are gender inclusive, but dorms lack options for genderqueer and trans students

Some bathrooms on campus are gender inclusive, but dorms lack options for genderqueer and trans students

Katherine Yearwood

April 22, 2015

While many people have been conditioned to use pronouns including he, she, his, and hers to identify others, such terms do not encompass a wide range of people. For those who do not identify as a certain gender, the word “they” is used as a pronoun, rather than the more common terms that represent...

Suffolk offers special housing rate for commuters in need of lodging

By Victoria Davis

Will Senar

February 25, 2015

Suffolk University, in a push to accommodate commuter students whose schedules have been disrupted by periods of harsh winter weather and delayed public transportation, has started an initiative to allow off-campus students the opportunity to live in the dorms for two different five-night periods at...

Washers not emptying students pockets

Haley Peabody/ Arts editor

Heather Rutherford

October 15, 2014

Some students question whether the washing machines in the university basements are worth it, and where the money goes. The financial string of the washers and dryers goes far beyond a student pushing in quarters or swiping their Ram Card to activate the load. First, “The student swipes the card,...

Students place blame for maintenance woes

(Photo by Heather Rutherford)

Haley Peabody

February 26, 2014

After a recent slew of maintenance malfunctions in the Miller Hall dorm, on-campus students have been left to wonder who they can blame for the supposed lack of the presence of maintenance in the residence halls. Two weeks ago, Miller was plagued by broken elevators and washing machines, as well as...

Editor’s word: Feb. 26, 2014

February 26, 2014

On the front page of this edition of the Journal, one of our staff writers looked into ongoing maintenance issues in the dorms around campus. This staff editorial is not going to point fingers at anyone, but these kinds of problems in all three dorm buildings have been an issue for as long as our senior...

Residence halls conserve energy in national competition

Bianca Saunders

September 29, 2010

Bianca Saunders Journal Contributor It’s time for Suffolk to take place in the Campus Conservation Nationals Competition, an energy consumption reduction competition for campus residence halls. Last Wednesday, a meeting was held in the Suffolk’s Munce Conference Room with Michael Murray, CEO of Lucid Design. Read More »...

Students impressed by new Modern Theatre dorms

Gianna Carchia

September 22, 2010

Gianna Carchia Journal Contributor Rising ten stories above the Modern Theatre is Suffolk’s newest residence hall, featuring a beautifully restored façade and housing for 197 students. The environmentally friendly project adjoining 10 West provides an important addition to on-campus hous...

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