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Body of Missing Man Found in Charles River

Body of Missing Man Found in Charles River

Nick Viveiros

April 19, 2017


Filed under Boston

The parents of Michael Kelleher, a 23-year-old resident of Southborough, Mass. who went missing from a Boston Celtics game last month, confirmed that a body recovered by state police Sunday morning was that of their son. “Sadly, Michael was claimed by the Charles River the night of his disappearance,...

Moulton challenges Trump, addresses Russia’s ties to election

Moulton challenges Trump, addresses Russia’s ties to election

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto

April 5, 2017


Filed under Boston, Politics

United States Congressman Seth Moulton sat down with Boston Globe reporter Joshua Miller on Thursday for a “Live Political Happy Hour” on Boylston Street, where the Marine veteran discussed his critiques within his own party, the current administration’s ties to Russia and tensions between the b...

Activists catch the liberty bug at local convention with Ron Paul

Activists catch the liberty bug at local convention with Ron Paul

Kyle Crozier

March 31, 2017


Filed under Boston

In the modern history of American government, political choices have been in the context of either Republican or Democratic policies. This binary choice has been the hallmark of political decision making for generations, with the first major change coming in the past three election cycles. In 2008 Dr....

Tattoo convention exposes skin and the art of ink

Katherine Yearwood

March 31, 2017


Filed under Boston, News

More than 5,000 people from all over the world flocked to Boston for the 17th annual Boston Tattoo Convention this past weekend at the Hynes Convention Center. The convention hosted an array of artistic talent and personalities as people showcased their dedication to their craft throughout the three-day ...

Breaking down barriers with books

Patrick Holmes

March 1, 2017


Filed under Boston, News

In the withering basement of the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA, built in 1828, volunteers from the surrounding area joined together to package and send books to prisoners across the country to help them survive jail. Every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., people of all ages read l...

Stabbing in Boston Common, injuries non-fatal

Stabbing in Boston Common, injuries non-fatal

March 1, 2017


Filed under Boston, News

One man was stabbed in the Boston Common on Monday night, police said. The man, who remained unnamed as of Tuesday night, was stabbed around 6:40 p.m. on Monday close to 139 Tremont St., according to Boston Police. A witness told a reporter on Tuesday that the physical altercation between the two peo...

Healey talks upcoming elections, direction of country

Healey talks upcoming elections, direction of country

Chris DeGusto

February 22, 2017


Filed under Boston, News

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has made it clear that she rejects particular actions and ideals that have emanated from the first few weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration. In an interview last week with Boston Globe reporter Joshua Miller, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura...

Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Nick Viveiros

February 15, 2017


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, 2017


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...

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Officials push the breaks on travel ban

Alexa Gagosz

February 8, 2017


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, 2017


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...

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