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Essaibi George and Wu discuss housing, opioid crisis in final debate

Shealagh Sullivan, Asst. News Editor October 26, 2021

With one week until Election Day, Boston mayoral candidates Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu squared off in their final debate Monday night. The two candidates debated issues surrounding COVID-19,...

Moderna, J&J booster shots receive FDA approval

Moderna, J&J booster shots receive FDA approval

Bryce Reagan, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

After the Pfizer vaccine booster was authorized, the CDC and FDA have approved Moderna and Johnson&Johnson booster vaccines, prompting a Suffolk community reaction.  With the Delta variant on the...

Boston Mayoral Candidates Annissa Essaibi George (left) and Michelle Wu (right)

Essabi George and Wu face off in first mayoral debate

Leo Woods, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

With less than two weeks until Boston’s mayoral election, candidates Anissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu participated in their first debate Oct. 13.  The debate showcased the stark contrast between...

Biden signs bipartisan bill to keep government open

Biden signs bipartisan bill to keep government open

Matt McDonald, Journal Contributer October 6, 2021

After Senate Republicans voted to block a spending bill to keep the government from closing, Biden signs a bipartisan resolution to extend the fiscal calendar. Senate Republicans voted to block a resolution...

A street corner filled with promotional material from candidates

Wu takes lead in historic Boston primary

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor September 15, 2021

Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu won the preliminary election with 33.4% of the vote, with City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi George coming in second. Wu and Essaibi George will now face...

Demonstrators march on Beacon Street in solidarity with transgender youth across the country.

Anti-Transgender legislation reaches all-time high in the first months of 2021

Leo Woods, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

A group of activists gathered on the Boston Common on April 9 to show support for transgender youth across the U.S., who have recently been the targets of restrictive legislation regarding participation...

Boston City Hall

Walsh confirmed as labor secretary, Janey becomes first woman and person of color as Boston mayor

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

The Senate confirmed Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labor secretary Monday, making him the first union leader to serve in the position since 1977. Walsh was confirmed with a 68-29 vote, according to NPR....

ABC News Chief White House correspondent, Jonathan Karl recently released a new edition of “Front Row at the Trump Show.

Jonathan Karl gives inside look at the ‘Trump show’ in his new book

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

“You are worthless and you are weak,” former President Donald Trump said in a statement to his press secretary, Stephanie Grisham. This was one of several Trump quotes Jonathan Karl, Chief White...

Suffolk community looks to cash in on new stimulus package

Suffolk community looks to cash in on new stimulus package

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

President Joe Biden signed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on March 11, sparking new hope for the United States as the pandemic continues on. This will fund direct payments of up to $1,400, extend...

As Biden rolls back Trump-era immigration policies, child migrant facility reopens

As Biden rolls back Trump-era immigration policies, child migrant facility reopens

Leo Woods, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

A Feb. 18 Instagram post drew attention to deportations continuing under the Biden administration - contradicting his campaign promise to pause deportations for his first 100 days in office. PolitiFact...

Charlie Baker at a press conference

New vaccine website launched in Mass. to make registering for vaccine easier

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

Massachusetts residents and employees may have a better chance to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine after the government changed the state’s online registration system last week As of March 12, anyone...

Biden looks to ramp up vaccinations after third vaccine approved by FDA

Biden looks to ramp up vaccinations after third vaccine approved by FDA

Roxanne Snowden, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

The Johnson & Johnson single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine was approved for use in the United States Feb. 27, and the company is aiming to have 100 million doses of the vaccine administered to Americans...

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