The Suffolk Journal

Editor’s word: Student’s rights compromised

February 25, 2015

This week, our lead story focuses on a student who posted a photo on Facebook, and was subsequently asked by the university to remove it. The photo displayed a bug in the Miller Residence Hall’s dining area. Posting a photo to Facebook falls under a citizen’s first amendment rights. The countr...

Smith, Sodexo slash dining costs

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Thalia Yunen

February 4, 2015

If you’ve bought food on campus this semester, you may or may not have noticed a drop in prices. During winter break, Interim President Norman Smith partnered with Sodexo to reduce prices of food and beverage for all vendors on campus, the change being one of many steps in his mission to centralize...

Venezuela suffers basic goods shortage, crashing oil prices

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Dani Marrero

February 4, 2015

Long lines outside of supermarkets waiting for basic items such as butter, diapers, and bottled water have been observed in the streets of Venezuela recently, as reported by multiple Suffolk students who visited their home country during the winter break. Photos of empty shelves at stores controlled...

Weekend food truck festival draws night owls and foodies

(By Aiyana Edmund)

October 8, 2014

By Aiyana Edmund Despite the drizzle of rain, riders and diners of the MBTA united and mingled at the Late Night Arts and Eats festival on Saturday night, a midnight food truck festival hosted in Dewey Square. After a long night of stampeding the city in heels and collared button downs, or heading...

The Paleo Diet: what you should know

Paleo Diet-friendly chicken salad on a bed of vegetables with an avacado-lime dressing prepared by News Editor Thalia Yunen.
(Photo by Thalia Yunen)

Katie Dugan

September 24, 2014

You’ve probably heard of the “primal eating” trend, more commonly known as the Paleo diet. The idea behind this diet is that it encourages us to eat like our ancestors did. Two point six million years ago there was no bread, or milk-based products, and certainly no way of making them. The Paleo...

Instacart: a student’s dream, groceries to your front door

(Photo courtesy of Instacart)

Serina Gousby

March 26, 2014

There is a new popular tool crazing the country that will allow you to never step foot in a grocery store again, unless you want to. Instacart is a grocery delivery service that allows you to shop in at least four different markets and the personal shopper delivers the food to your home in an hour or...

Despite new menu from Sodexo, students give mixed review of meal plan

(Photo by Jeremy Hayes)

Dani Marrero

February 5, 2014

Sodexo is one of the nation’s largest food services suppliers, catering to thousands of businesses and many universities, including Suffolk University. At Suffolk, Sodexo recipes and food are in all the dinning halls on campus.  But despite its dominance, and a new menu designed to improve the availability...

New York City’s famed Shake Shack sets up shop in Boston

New York City's famed Shake Shack sets up shop in Boston

Soleil Barros

April 17, 2013

After much speculation and pleasant word of mouth by many local city dwellers, the famed New York bred burger franchise Shake Shack has landed in Chestnut Hill. Setting up shop just over six miles away from the heart of Suffolk University’s campus, Shake Shack has been nothing but an acclaim since...

Restaurant Week gives Boston students expensive taste

Restaurant Week gives Boston students expensive taste

March 28, 2013

Brian Holak   Journal Staff It’s back! Restaurant Week has arrived in Boston for another delicious two-week-spread. For those who don’t know, Restaurant Week is a semi-annual event hosted by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and American Express that takes place in metropo...

New dining spot visits Greek roots, Beacon Street welcomes Piperi

New dining spot visits Greek roots, Beacon Street welcomes Piperi

Matt Bacon

February 7, 2013

Are you a fan of falafel? Maybe you have never tried it but are an adventurous eater, or just looking to shake things up. If any of these apply to you, then the new Mediterranean cuisine restaurant called Piperi is the right place! Located on Tremont St. right between One Beacon and Government Center...

Boston Burger Co. opens up Boylston St. shop

December 19, 2012

Joey Johnson  Journal Contributor Many of us can say we’ve had that one burger that changed our perspective of burger consumption eternally. Whether it was a special new taste that challenged all preconceptions of burgers before, or something as simple as a burger done right, most burger fanatics ...

Hostess demise long overdue: terrible food

Hostess demise long overdue: terrible food

November 29, 2012

Anya Batrakova  Journal Staff   Hostess – the old, beloved brand based in Irving, Texas – is finally going out of business, and it has stirred up quite a controversy. The union strike, and the end of the brand, has been building up for years. This is the second time Hostess has file...

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