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The students violated COVID-19 safety precautions like social distancing and mask-wearing.

12 BU students suspended for violating COVID-19 safety guidelines

Jordan Baron, city editor October 22, 2020

Northeastern’s Westin 11 have now been joined by Boston University’s Allston 12. In a statement released Wednesday afternoon, BU announced that it has suspended 12 students who participated in one...

Gasson Hall on the campus of Boston College.

Boston College suffers from COVID-19 outbreak, diminishing trust from students and residents

Maggie Scales, news correspondent October 14, 2020

A recent COVID-19 outbreak at Boston College in Newton, Massachusetts has left both students and neighboring residents skeptical of the college’s ability to implement effective pandemic protocol. Students...

The community fridge in Jamaica Plain sits outside DFriends Barber Shop.

Community fridges battle food insecurity in Boston neighborhoods

Maggie Scales, news correspondent October 14, 2020

Flavia DeSousa, Zachary Shea and Veronica Bettio have made strides in developing community fridges — refrigerators on the street filled with donated food for locals in need — across Jamaica Plain and...

Constituents across the City of Boston are preparing to vote in the city’s most diverse mayoral election to date, with a field that includes four women of color.

Immigrants Lead Boston program to foster new civic leaders

Julie Sung, news correspondent October 12, 2020

With a growing immigrant population that stands at around 28%, Boston aims to recognize the contributions of immigrants. Immigrants Lead Boston, a program established by the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant...

Collin Knight founded Live Like a Local Tours in 2019.

Live Like a Local Tours helps to familiarize Bostonians with the city

Kenneal Patterson, news staff October 10, 2020

Colin Knight doesn’t want Bostonians to be tourists in their own city. The Boston native launched Live Like a Local Tours in 2019 as a way for residents to get involved in the community around them.      Knight...

Ken Ryan, the director of city relations at Boston University, speaking to members of city council over zoom.

BU students to stay in Boston for Thanksgiving or finish the semester online

Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor October 5, 2020

During a city council meeting on the topic of university reopenings Monday evening, Boston University confirmed its plans to cancel Spring Break and place restrictions on Thanksgiving Break. The meeting...

Genevieve Angelique, the founder of The Other Boston.

The Other Boston works to connect Boston’s Black community

Bela Omoeva, news correspondent October 5, 2020

Genevieve Angelique aims to connect and inform Boston’s Black community through her website and events list, The Other Boston.  Originally known as Boston Come Through, the site updates weekly with...

Many signs are posted along Melnea Cass Boulevard to spread awareness about the trees.

Environmental groups’ efforts halt construction of Melnea Cass Project

Julia Carlin, news correspondent October 5, 2020

After a virtual conversation led by the Mayor’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, the Department of Transportation halted construction of the Melnea Cass Project, which involves the removal of more than...

Ralph Sanon (left) and Aaron Higginbottom (right) are co-founders of The Creative Studio Sportswear.

The Creative Studio carves future for Black-owned companies

Rachel Erwin, news staff October 5, 2020

At The Creative Studio Sportswear, receiving one-of-a-kind apparel is a guarantee.  Aaron Higginbottom and Ralph Sanon, co-founders of the TCS brand, aim to provide schools with quality and affordable...

A small portion of the Rules of Engagement art piece in Roxbury.

New mural ‘Rules of Engagement’ enhances Roxbury public arts scene

Ananya Sankar, news staff October 2, 2020

Ricardo “Deme5” Gomez’s new mural in Roxbury asks for three simple values: “Love”, “Respect” and “Compassion.” Yet upon closer inspection, a more delicate red script glides between...

Cars parked in front of the screen at the Nubian Summer Drive-in.

Nubian Summer Drive-in like a ‘breath of fresh air’ in time of crisis

Julia Carlin, news correspondent September 30, 2020

Every Saturday evening throughout her childhood, Dianne Wilkerson’s mother would give her and her seven siblings a bath and pile them into the family station wagon, packed with blankets and popcorn for ...

Douglass Williams started MIDA in 2016 and is known as a pasta wizard.

Restaurant MIDA built on love for pasta, generosity

Kenneal Patterson, news staff September 27, 2020

One of Food and Wine Magazine’s Best New Chefs in America operates a restaurant only 10 minutes from the heart of Northeastern’s campus. Douglass Williams, also known as a “pasta wizard,” has survived...

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