The 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...

What can Suffolk do about so many snow days?

Jeremy Hayes/Journal Staff

February 18, 2015

By Patricia Negrón If there is one thing uniting all the people in Boston, it is our hatred for the record-breaking snowfalls we’ve had this winter. Boston has broken its record for most snowfall in exactly one week on Feb. 2, going up from 31.2 inches on Jan. 8, 1996 to 34.2 inches, according...

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...

2014 back-to-school guide to fashion, as changeable as the weather

January 23, 2014

By Maria Baulch Take it from someone who has lived in Boston for a little over a year now: I have realized that the weather can be a little unpredictable at this time of year. Some days it is so cold that leaving the house, let alone getting out of bed, seems impossible and some days it is so warm...

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...

Editor’s word: Feb. 16, 2011

February 16, 2011

We received a letter from Gordon King , Sr. Director  of Facilities Planning and Management, last week and he had wonderful things to say to us that we'd love to share with you. To the editor, Your front page headline on the wild winter weather (Snow bombards Suffolk, Feb. 9, 2011) was spot on. Th...

Snow bombards Suffolk

Photo by Gianna Carchia

Jeff Fish

February 9, 2011

The opening weeks of the new semester have been plagued with unrelenting snow storms, making it treacherous for students—some trying to navigate the brick sidewalks overtaken by sheets of ice, and some weighing whether trudging to class is worth the risk. SGA President Mitch Vieira, 2011, became...

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