The Huntington News

Boston-area student newspapers prioritize maintaining newsrooms that are inclusive to journalists of color.
Boston collegiate newspapers work toward more inclusive journalism
Milton Posner, news correspondent • April 15, 2021

On Feb. 9, a sophomore English student at Boston University took over the school’s Instagram account for what seemed like an ordinary student...

On Tuesday, Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey joined the mayoral election race.
Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey declares her candidacy for mayor
Kelly Garrity, news staff • April 6, 2021

On Tuesday, Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey formally announced her candidacy for a full mayoral term starting in the fall. “The work to address...

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Michelle Wu provides update on her campaign at second press conference for student journalists
Kelly Garrity, news staff • March 31, 2021

Boston mayoral candidate and City Councilor Michelle Wu held her second press conference for students March 16. She addressed why she’s running,...

Hynes Convention Center is one of the Commonwealth
Massachusetts’ new pre-registration portal aims to streamline the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines
Maggie Scales, news correspondent • March 30, 2021

As Massachusetts COVID-19 vaccine distribution centers finish rolling out doses to Phase 1 and 2 residents, officials have implemented a more...

On March 24, Kim Janey became the first woman and first Black mayor of Boston.
Kim Janey sworn in as 55th mayor of Boston
Mihiro Shimano, news staff • March 26, 2021

Kim Janey was sworn in Wednesday, March 24 at Boston City Hall, making history as the first woman and first Black mayor of Boston. She stepped...

Former Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is headed to Washington D.C. after being confirmed labor secretary by the U.S. Senate.
Marty Walsh confirmed as labor secretary
Leah Cussen, city editor • March 23, 2021

The U.S. Senate confirmed now-former Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh as President Biden’s labor secretary in a 68-29 vote Monday afternoon. Walsh...

“Breathe Life 3,” a Roxbury mural by Rob “ProBlak” Gibbs, showcases the talent and vision of just one of many Bostonian creatives of color.
Radical Imagination for Racial Justice aims to support Boston creatives of color and their work toward racial justice
Julie Sung, news correspondent • March 18, 2021

Although art has long served as a medium for expression and advocacy, artists and creatives of color are often disregarded when considering what...

Even during a pandemic, Fenway Health provides comprehensive care for many college students, LGBTQ+ community members and homeless youth.
Fenway Health serves LGBTQ+ students amidst the pandemic
Gabrielle Hernandez, news correspondent • March 18, 2021

Content warning: discussion of suicidal thoughts. Editor’s note: The Huntington News wants students to know Northeastern University and...

Governor Baker announced an accelerated timeline for vaccine distribution.
Governor Baker announces vaccine eligibility timeline for workers, general public
Jessica Silverman, news staff • March 17, 2021

Governor Charlie Baker’s administration announced today additional details regarding the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility timeline in Massachusetts,...

The Helpsy clothing donation bins in Jamaica Plains offer community members another way — aside from thrift stores and landfills — to dispose of their old clothes.
Helpsy’s clothing donation bins save the environment, taxpayer money
Sydney Steinberg, news correspondent • March 16, 2021

Founded in 2017 by three childhood best friends, Helpsy aims to keep textiles out of landfills in order to reduce carbon footprints. Last winter,...