The Suffolk Journal

Slideshow: East Boston residents call for Moratorium

Mary Russell, volunteer Boston Climate Action Network

March 2, 2018

  Both East Boston residents and representatives from the Boston Climate Action Network gathered outside on the Portside at East Pier at 11 a.m. on Friday. These photos are views that were taken at 50 Lewis Street, where new infrastructure projects, such as new condominiums are on the ris...

Snowy semester slows curriculum for some

Snowy semester slows curriculum for some

Brigitte Carreiro

March 4, 2015

A phone call, a voicemail, a text message, and an email: it’s another snow day, and Suffolk students might have an extension on their latest assignment, or, they might not. This semester, both students and professors have had to adapt to a new curriculum in response to the snow days. For some...

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

February 25, 2015

Check out the latest from our partners at Suffolk U News. Their newscast reports on how snow is taking a toll on local businesses and Boston Marathon runners, and includes a peek at the lead story in this week's Suffolk Journal.  

Suffolk offers special housing rate for commuters in need of lodging

By Victoria Davis

Will Senar

February 25, 2015

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...

With a month of partial service ahead, MBTA’s woes put into perspective

Sam Humphrey/Journal Staff

February 18, 2015

What else is there to say about the dire situation of the MBTA? Until Monday, it seemed as if I had read every article left about the T’s woes. The past month saw transit passengers across the region have been left out in the cold when their trains were immobilized, usually after extreme cold or...

Editor’s word: A make-up day for students and professors should not be a day off for everyone else

Melissa Hanson/Journal Staff

February 18, 2015

While it was fair that Suffolk University chose to hold classes on President’s Day after a barrage of snowstorms canceled multiple Mondays, it was unfair that employees across every university department did not have to report to work. This may sound like a childish complaint. And, it is a complaint....

Emergency Manager focuses on students amid snowstorms

Melissa Hanson/Journal Staff

Brigitte Carreiro

February 12, 2015

Following the recent barrage of winter storms that piled dozens of inches of snow onto the metro Boston area and caused multiple school closures, Suffolk University’s Emergency Manager John DeSilva stressed the university’s main concern is to keep students and faculty safe during any type of emergency. After...

Snowstorms cause major setback for athletics

Jeremy Hayes/Journal Staff

Jeremy Hayes

February 4, 2015

The historic amount of snowfall has all of Boston cold, including Suffolk University’s winter athletics. Men's hockey, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball are the three winter sports currently playing, but the abundance of snowfall this  semester has interrupted each  squad’s season. Men’s...

Commuter students weigh in on how storms like Juno impact their time at Suffolk

Commuter students weigh in on how storms like Juno impact their time at Suffolk

January 27, 2015

By Thalia Yunen and Haley Peabody They come by bus, train, car, and even by boat. They’re Suffolk commuters, and they check and re-check their emails, their phones, and Suffolk’s website when news of an impending storm hits. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday were no exception. With the impending storm on...

Mayor Walsh, officials, address storm as city prepares to shut down

Mayor Walsh, officials, address storm as city prepares to shut down

Brigitte Carreiro and Melissa Hanson

January 26, 2015

By Brigitte Carreiro and Melissa Hanson Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Monday afternoon addressed concerns regarding the imminent snowstorm expected to pile upwards of 2 feet of snow on the city and greater Boston. Walsh said he was confident in the city’s abilities to handle the storm and listed some pre...

With near constant snow, how does Suffolk decide to cancel class?

(Photos by Melissa Hanson)

Melissa Hanson

February 19, 2014

Suffolk University is a school in the heart of the city, and often, also in the heart of a snowstorm. In February, 20 inches of snow have been dumped on the city of Boston, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Since the beginning of this snow season, 53.5 inches of snowflakes have piled...

Dumped before Valentine’s Day

Dumped before Valentine's Day

Angela Bray

February 13, 2013

Dan Olson  Journal Staff One of the five largest winter storms in Boston’s history, Nemo dumped a total of 21.8 inches of snow on Beantown.  While there was only one reported storm related fatality, CNN tallied over 600,000 people without power in the following days. Of course, the major public...

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