The Suffolk Journal

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...

Students’ trust in elevators needs a lift

Students’ trust  in elevators needs a lift

Haley Peabody

March 27, 2014

“I don’t trust that elevator,” said a student on the sixth floor of Fenton last Monday while leaving class. One of the elevators had been stuck wide open, its alarm sounding, disturbing both students and faculty. This is just one elevator related incident that has plagued the campus throughout...

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...

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