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Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Nick Viveiros
February 15
Filed under Boston, News

Hundreds of Americans in cities across the country braved the weather on Sunday to take a stand for refugees in light of President Donald Trump’s actions centering around immigration. A Boston rally was held at the base of the New England Holocaust Memorial near Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The r...

Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Morgan Hume
February 15
Filed under Boston, News

Winter months in Boston can be treacherous for the city’s homeless community, as some struggle each day to find shelter and warmth in the freezing weather. Participants in the inaugural Winter Walk braved the cold temperatures on Sunday morning through the streets of Boston to raise awareness about the cha...

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

Chris DeGusto
February 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Two members of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) were nominated for the position of the next president during last Thursday’s meeting, junior and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit and junior and current SGA Vice President Daniel Gazzani. In this first round of nomination...

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Alexa Gagosz
February 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

The recent executive order on immigration from newly inaugurated President Donald Trump has sent shockwaves throughout Boston and the nation. Boston officials such as Mayor Marty Walsh and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey have become vocal on their disapproval that could ultimately affect those ...

Jackson already on the job

Jackson already on the job

Chris DeGusto
February 8
Filed under Boston, News

During a turbulent and explosive time for American politics, officials across the political spectrum are divided by either the progression within the country to move forward or they are struck by the newly inaugurated style of the executive branch. In local government, the ability to please all constitue...

Mayor Walsh emphasizes public safety for Boston during Super Bowl

Mayor Walsh emphasizes public safety for Boston during Super Bowl

Haley Clegg
February 4
Filed under Boston, News

Mayor Martin Walsh held a press conference at City Hall on Friday afternoon to discuss the safety of Boston on Super Bowl Sunday. Walsh’s main point was clear; have fun but celebrate responsibly. Despite the Super Bowl being held in Houston, Texas, Boston is expected to be filled with people ce...

Boston officials, Suffolk community push back against executive order on immigration

Boston officials, Suffolk community push back against executive order on immigration

Alexa Gagosz
February 1
Filed under Boston, News, Suffolk News

The most recent executive order from the Oval Office on immigration has sent shockwaves throughout college campuses. At Suffolk University where the international student population bears at 23 percent, some have expressed their private outrage. Demonstrations erupted in Boston and across the countr...

Women’s March echoes opposition against Trump and fight for equality

Women’s March echoes opposition against Trump and fight for equality

Felicity Otterbein
January 21
Filed under Boston, News

On an unusually warm January afternoon, thousands of women flooded Boston Common in a response to the recent inauguration of now President Donald Trump. Decked in shades of pink and running on adrenaline, women young and old took comfort in the massive movement of solidarity. Agnes Wyatt of Worcester told The Suffolk Jo...

Thousands take to streets of downtown Boston to protest Trump’s presidency Friday night

Thousands take to streets of downtown Boston to protest Trump’s presidency Friday night

Morgan Hume
January 21
Filed under Boston, News

“No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA!” This chants were heard outside the Government Center MBTA station in downtown boston on Friday night, as thousands of people marched through through the city streets protesting against Donald Trump’s presidency hours after his inauguration ceremony. The non...

The 45th inauguration: Nation remains divided over Trump

The 45th inauguration: Nation remains divided over Trump

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto
January 20
Filed under Boston, News, Politics

Editor’s Note: Nick Viveiros was the reporter on the scene in Washington D.C. and contributed to some of the content of this article. Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday afternoon. The now president took the oath of office on a day with smaller crowds,...

United protestors march in stampede through downtown

United protestors march in stampede through downtown

Haley Clegg
November 16
Filed under Boston, News

More than 1,000 people came together on the Boston Common on Wednesday to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

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Entrepreneurial experts inspire Boston in Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit

Entrepreneurial experts inspire Boston in Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit

Felicity Otterbein
October 23
Filed under Boston, News

Following a night dedicated to music, Forbes Magazine kicked off their three-day summit with an eventful afternoon of young and wildly successful entrepreneurs who shared their stories and offered advice. Revolutionary. Otherwise known as the word of the day at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on a balmy ...

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