The Suffolk Journal

Students forced into distant housing

Students forced into distant housing

Heather Rutherford, Journal Staff

November 18, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

After transferring to Suffolk and applying for housing, many students may believe they would receive the complete experience of living on campus in downtown Boston. However, due to a much higher than anticipated demand for housing, the university was forced to lease residence hall properties at the Massachusetts...

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

November 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

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...

How boundaries can make roommates closer

October 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

By Amy Gagnon Whether it is living in one of Suffolk’s residence halls or an off-campus apartment, living with roommates is something most college students will have to deal with and every roommate situation is different. In my case, I live with three other girls in one room. I had to learn how...

Living off campus allows for success after college

Living off campus allows for success after college

Ian Kea

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Suffolk isn’t a typical four year boarding university, most students know that. Boston schools with limited housing, like Suffolk, set their students up for a more prepared future inside and outside the classroom by having the majority of students live off-campus after their first year. A university...

Suffolk offers special housing rate for commuters in need of lodging

Suffolk offers special housing rate for commuters in need of lodging

Will Senar

February 25, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

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...

Diminutive digs designed by doctrinal developers

Diminutive digs designed by doctrinal developers

A.P. Blake

March 28, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Suffolk University hosted a Building Boston 2030 forum at the Modern Theatre on Tuesday morning, in order to highlight the issues and changes in regard to Boston’s economic development in the coming years. Tuesday’s forum highlighted micro-unit apartments – the newest wave of development to hit...

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

February 27, 2013


Filed under Staff Editorial

Gossip gossip gossip; shut up. Yes someone on our campus messed up a little bit, and yes, she will most likely be facing sanctions from not only the city but from Suffolk too. In order to use MySuffolk, every one of you must check a box stating that you “read” the student handbook. It comes as no...

Government subsidies and regulations harm housing market

Government subsidies and regulations harm housing market

A.P. Blake

January 23, 2013


Filed under Opinion

As we enter 2013, homeowners are relieved to put 2012, and the bottomed-out real estate prices that came with it, in the rear view mirror. The bottoming-out came five years after real estate prices peaked at an all-time high, and then the market began to unravel. The bursting of the housing bubble is...

OCHO provides activities, services to off-campus community

Soleil Barros

October 5, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

The Off-Campus Housing Office (OCHO) is a resource that assists Suffolk students with their off-campus living search and experience. OCHO is available to help the student community with all aspects of off-campus living including getting involved with campus life, finding roommates, signing a lease and...

150 Tremont gets a makeover

150 Tremont gets a makeover

Gianna Carchia

June 6, 2011


Filed under Campus, Inside the Journal, News

It’s time to renovate Suffolk University’s oldest residence hall. Roderick Waters, director of Residence Life and Housing, said all of the suite furniture in the building will be replaced, along with the carpet on the 11th floor. Located in the heart of downtown on Boston’s Tremont Street, 150...

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