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Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Boston’s walk for homelessness endures chills of February

Morgan Hume

February 15, 2017

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

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

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, 2017

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

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, 2017

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

“No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA!” These 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

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

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

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

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

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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