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Massachusetts elections: A visualization of who is running

Massachusetts elections: A visualization of who is running

Eli Curwin, staff writer November 7, 2022

On Nov. 8, Massachusetts will host a series of important elections. Here are those elections visualized. Statewide Elections There are five statewide positions up for election: governor, lieutenant...

Vice President Kamala Harris delivers a speech at Roxbury Community College Nov. 2.

Shattering glass ceilings, Massachusetts candidates seek to make history

Eli Curwin, news staff November 7, 2022

Massachusetts is likely to break records at the ballot box Nov. 8.  If elected, gubernatorial candidate Maura Healey and lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Kim Driscoll would be the first female team...

Republican gubernatorial candidate Geoff Diehl concludes his Take Back Freedom Tour in Faneuil Hall. The Oct. 25 event featured Diehl as well as other prominent conservatives in Massachusetts.

Geoff Diehl promises supporters a new kind of freedom

Eli Curwin, news staff November 7, 2022

In the mid 18th century, patriots wrought with simmering grievances toward a tyrannical British monarchy met in Faneuil Hall to plan their revolution. In 1870, thousands marched into the same gallery following...

One dog at the Doggone Halloween Parade was dressed as the Mystery Machine from “Scooby Doo.” Hundreds of dogs and their owners gathered in costume at Downtown Crossing Oct. 29.

Dogs of Boston take to the streets in costume for Halloween parade

Kristina DaPonte, news correspondent November 2, 2022

Tails were wagging at the eighth annual Doggone Halloween Parade, an event that was paws-itively a success.  Dogs and humans alike met at Downtown Crossing Saturday, Oct. 29, where hundreds of Boston’s...

Text taken from Executive Order No. 600: Protecting Access to Reproductive Health Care Services in the Commonwealth.

Local, national reproductive rights organizations continue fight after Roe v. Wade reversal

Emma Klekotka, news correspondent October 27, 2022

On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned the longstanding right to abortion secured by Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. In the landmark decision, the Supreme Court determined...

James Smith, left, explains the course to participants gathered at the starting line. Every Saturday, the Jamaica Pond parkrun draws dozens of runners, walkers and joggers. Photo by Kate Armanini.

Jamaica Pond parkrun fosters local, global communities

Kate Armanini, city editor October 26, 2022

Minutes before 9 a.m., over 150 runners waited at the starting line of the weekly Jamaica Pond parkrun Oct. 15. James Smith, this week’s run director, addressed the eager crowd. “Any first timers?...

Several political organizations on campus hosted a voter registration drive in Centennial Common Oct. 12.  Northeastern students have mixed feelings regarding the upcoming gubernatorial election.

Northeastern students weigh in on the governor’s race

Eli Curwin, news staff October 25, 2022

With the Nov. 8 Massachusetts governor's race in full swing, fundraisers, events and speeches are scheduled daily, and Northeastern students are feeling everything from excited to uninformed about the...

One of Sharryn Ross’ photo submissions for this season’s first Pics in the Parks prompt, which asked participants to focus on one color. The photos were taken at the Arnold Arboretum. Photo courtesy of Sharryn Ross.

Pics in the Parks relaunch inspires residents to explore Boston’s parks through photography

Jessica Xing, news staff October 24, 2022

As the leaves start to change colors and cover the city in warm shades of red, orange and yellow, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department has relaunched its Pics in the Parks program to encourage residents...

Healey, Diehl discuss affordability, education, abortion in last debate before election

Healey, Diehl discuss affordability, education, abortion in last debate before election

Eli Curwin, news staff October 24, 2022

The two candidates vying for Massachusetts governor, Democratic candidate Maura Healey and Republican candidate Geoff Diehl, went head-to-head Thursday night for the final time before the Nov. 8 election....

A group of women sort canned food for Roses Bounty food pantry. The organization provides for thousands of Boston residents every month.

West Roxbury food pantry lessens food insecurity for over 2,000 Bostonians each month

Maisie Saganic, news correspondent October 21, 2022

Darra Slagle stacked towers of cardboard boxes in the basement of Stratford Street United Church in West Roxbury on Oct. 7. Outside, it was a quiet Friday morning — but Slagle, executive director of...

A crowd gathers with signs at the Harvard Bridge Oct. 8, protesting the death of Mahsa Amini. The 22-year-old died in custody of the Iranian morality police Sept. 16.

Boston protesters take to Harvard Bridge over death of Mahsa Amini

Lauren Williams, news correspondent October 21, 2022

“From Boston to Tehran, end the regime in Iran!”  This was just one of the many chants called out at Harvard Bridge Oct. 8 on the Global Day of Action for Iran. Protesters stretched across the...

Boston City Council President, Ed Flynn, Connecticut attorney general, William Tong and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu stand with Healey as she speaks to a crowd. Healey visited Chinatown Oct. 15 to canvass for her campaign.

‘But Maura, she’s different. She understands’: Healey garners support in Chinatown

Eli Curwin, news staff October 21, 2022

This past Saturday was Emily Li-Nagy’s third birthday. While most toddlers enter their terrific threes blowing bubbles or finger painting, Emily spent her birthday walking around Chinatown with the Democratic...

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