Articles by: Alejandro Serrano

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Trump’s ban affects hundreds in Northeastern community

Trump’s ban affects hundreds in Northeastern community

More than 250 Northeastern students, faculty and staff members are potentially affected by President Donald J. Trump’s recent executive order.

by × February 4, 2017 × 0 comments

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Study finds one-fifth of gun owners obtain firearm without background check

Study finds one-fifth of gun owners obtain firearm without background check

The national survey, conducted by Northeastern and Harvard University, asked 1,613 gun owners about their recent firearm purchases.

by × January 14, 2017 × 0 comments

City, Featured Content

Boston workers push for $15 wages

Boston workers push for $15 wages

Hundreds of workers, including some that are part of 32BJ SEIU — the union that represents numerous Northeastern service employees — called on elected officials to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour and give workers union rights at a rally Tuesday inside the Massachusetts State House.

by × December 1, 2016 × 0 comments

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Man killed by Orange Line train at Ruggles Station

Man killed by Orange Line train at Ruggles Station

A man was struck and killed by a train at Ruggles Station Monday afternoon, according to a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Transit Police official.

by × November 7, 2016 × 2 comments

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Somerville festival sees tricks, tails and treats

Somerville festival sees tricks, tails and treats

Scores of dog tails wagged all over Trum Field last Sunday for the 7th annual Somerville Dog Festival.

by × September 15, 2016 × 210 comments

City

Police brass, union spar in court on body cameras

Police brass, union spar in court on body cameras

Boston Police Department (BPD) Commissioner William B. Evans testified at a hearing Tuesday afternoon that he has the authority to assign officers to wear body cameras following a lack of volunteers for a six-month trial program. Union officials implored for more time and conversation.

by × September 7, 2016 × 15 comments

City

Report maps bed bug complaints in Boston

Report maps bed bug complaints in Boston

There have been more than 15 bed bug complaints filed to the City of Boston in the Northeastern University (NU) community in the last four years, according to a map compiled by The Boston Globe on Aug. 29.

by × September 7, 2016 × 1 comment