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Mayor Walsh emphasizes public safety for Boston during Super Bowl

Mayor Walsh emphasizes public safety for Boston during Super Bowl

Haley Clegg
February 4, 2017
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, 2017
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 22, 2017
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, 2017
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...

United protestors march in stampede through downtown

United protestors march in stampede through downtown

Haley Clegg
November 16, 2016
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, 2016
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 ...

Making Strides to save lives: Annual walk celebrates life and brings hope

Making Strides to save lives: Annual walk celebrates life and brings hope

Katie Dugan
October 4, 2016
Filed under Boston, News

The American Cancer Society held it’s annual fundraiser, Making Strides last Sunday. This event brings awareness to the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Nearly 40,000 supporters and survivors participated in the 24th annual fundraiser at the Hatch Shell in Boston. Theresa ...

Media gap: Editors discuss what makes headlines and what falls flat

Media gap: Editors discuss what makes headlines and what falls flat

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
June 15, 2016
Filed under Boston, News

The media is critiqued in today's society more than ever. However, choosing what goes to print is carefully selected by editors for these publications. See what makes the headlines or gets cut with the red pen.

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Entrepreneurs discuss refugee reality, encourage continued collaboration

Entrepreneurs discuss refugee reality, encourage continued collaboration

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
June 14, 2016
Filed under Boston, News

For more than the past six years, Lina Sergie Attar has seen her home almost completely destroyed. On Tuesday, the Collaborative conference, hosted by Classy at Cruiseport Boston for a three-day event, a panel of four entrepreneurs took the main stage and discussed refugee populations and people on the ...

Ready for the unexpected

Ready for the unexpected

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
June 1, 2016
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

  What had started off as a cool, cloudy day soon turned into a clear host for graduates to walk across the stage with diploma in hand in front of their family, friends, volunteers, coordinators and the rest of the Suffolk community to celebrate their achievements and accomplishments of earning their undergraduat...

Nucci to address traffic, other concerns on Massport Board

Nucci to address traffic, other concerns on Massport Board

Sum Humphrey
March 2, 2016
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

Growing up in East Boston, John Nucci lived so close to Logan Airport that he and his friends could see the faces of pilots as they were coming in to land when they played in the streets. When he was a young man in the 1960s and ‘70s, Nucci and his family took part in protests against the airport...

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