The Suffolk Journal

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

November 4, 2015

By Gianna Brimlow The Student Government Association welcomed students into the 150 Tremont basement Wednesday for the Residence Life and Housing Forum. Staff members from Residence Life and Housing, Sodexo, Facilities and the Suffolk Police Department were present to listen to students’ concerns...

Maintenance workers should not lose their benefits

Maintenance workers should not lose their benefits

Thalia Yunen

April 22, 2015

The university told its facilities employees two weeks ago that Suffolk is looking into outsourcing facilities and maintenance jobs to a private contractor. Around the same time, the university announced that it is going to give $1,000 after-tax bonuses to its employees. This doesn’t seem fair to...

Scaffolding on Sawyer up as safety precaution for missing mortar between bricks

Scaffolding on Sawyer up as safety precaution for missing mortar between bricks

Melissa Hanson

March 19, 2015

During a routine building façade inspection, the company Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates discovered mortar was missing from a section of bricks on the Sawyer building, officials said. Mortar was missing in an area near the seventh floor area of the building, which likely happened because of the...

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...

Editor’s word: Feb. 16, 2011

February 16, 2011

We received a letter from Gordon King , Sr. Director  of Facilities Planning and Management, last week and he had wonderful things to say to us that we'd love to share with you. To the editor, Your front page headline on the wild winter weather (Snow bombards Suffolk, Feb. 9, 2011) was spot on. Th...

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