The Suffolk Journal

Boston’s Freedom Trail gets a makeover

Boston’s Freedom Trail gets a makeover

Thalia Yunen

June 9, 2014

There’s a new trail in town,  designed to help the city of Boston save money, and help tourists find their way. The Department of Public Works has allocated $50,000 towards placement of red, white, and blue-gray thermoplastic strips on the Freedom Trail, which twists and turns through the historic North End, downtown, Charlestown, and of course, right by...

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

Editor’s word: Feb. 27, 2013

February 27, 2013

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...

Editor’s word: Nov. 29, 2012

November 29, 2012

About a month ago, Boston City Council held a hearing on a new "Ordinance Regarding Nuisance Control," which would beef up the consequences for "excessive and unnecessary noise" throughout the city in an effort to quiet down student-riddled neighborhoods. As the docket, sponsored by Councilor Sal LaMattina,...

Suffolk students, alumni, families ‘Stampede’ with community

Suffolk students, alumni, families ‘Stampede’ with community

October 19, 2011

Caitlin Lezell, Journal Staff Suffolk University united students, alumni and families with the Boston community this past Family Weekend at the Suffolk Stampede. The event, co-sponsored by the Off-Campus Housing Office (OCHO), the Advancement Office, and S.O.U.L.S., and several other Suffolk organizations,...

Student housing battle isn’t easy

Student housing battle isn’t easy

Gianna Carchia

September 22, 2011

Housing is limited at Suffolk University; this is something every student knows when deciding to attend the school. However, not everyone knows what to expect from their apartment search. Budget, location, roommates, transportation to school, and finding a trustworthy landlord are all considerations...

Hanover one-way havoc

Hanover one-way havoc

Angela Christoforos

February 16, 2011

Angela Christoforos Journal Contributor The North End’s Hanover Street is known for static vehicle traffic and consistent bustling among sidewalks and cafes. But a new proposal might change this permanently: a surfacing proposition to turn the central main street into a one-way, as well as revamping...

Noise complaints call for action

Noise complaints call for action

Jenn Orr

November 18, 2010

College students blamed for disturbances in the North End Jenn Orr Gianna Carchia Journal Staff It’s Friday night in the North End, and somewhere amidst this charming landscape of brick buildings, a party is getting busted. In clown car fashion, people shuffle out of a tiny apartment one by o...

And the North Enders think they have it bad… Ever hear of Allston-Brighton?

And the North Enders think they have it bad… Ever hear of Allston-Brighton?

Jason Kenosky

November 18, 2010

Jason Kenosky Journal Staff As a Suffolk student currently residing in Allston-Brighton, I have first hand experience as to how college students and permanent residents interact with one another. Surprisingly, that interaction comes more in the form of turning a blind eye than anything. The stereotypica...

Local artist aims to beautify Boston’s many neighborhood eyesores

Jenn Orr

October 7, 2010

Jenn Orr Journal Staff He’s a man on a mission to beautify Boston. Meet Nate Swain, a local artist originally from Worcester who has made the North End his home for the past 10 years. He has big talent and bigger plans to bring life to dead buildings throughout the city. “I have this idea o...

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