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Pop-Up Magazine brings longform stories to the stage

Pop-Up Magazine brings longform stories to the stage

May 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Allie Kuo On May 19, Pop-Up Magazine, a live show that combines the power of storytelling with visuals and an accompanying orchestra, is coming to Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre. Created in 2009 by founder and editor-in-chief Doug McGray, Pop-Up Magazine was conceived as a way to fill a niche where s...

Students allege leased properties not maintained

Students allege leased properties not maintained

February 15, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff  At almost 3 a.m. every night, Jake Lopez, a second-year communication studies major, hears something scurrying in the floorboards above his bed. He reaches his hand up to hit the ceiling and hears a pause before small feet scatter away. “There’s mice in the apart...

Editorial: LGBTQA+ hate reports disheartening

Editorial: LGBTQA+ hate reports disheartening

March 22, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It almost goes without saying that the last few months have been laden with controversy as President Donald J. Trump undoes LGBTQA+ policy instituted by his predecessor. In February, the Trump administration revoked federal protections for transgender students, removing guidelines advising schools to treat students based on their gender identity. Shortly afterward, the Supreme Court remanded G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, a case involving a trans...

In the wake of hateful online threats, Northeastern Muslim community presses for unity

In the wake of hateful online threats, Northeastern Muslim community presses for unity

August 10, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Rachel Morford, news corespondent  Wilmington, Mass. resident Patrick Keogan, 44, was arrested last week for allegedly making a series of social media threats against the Boston Muslim community and purchasing enough ammunition to burn Boston’s largest mosque to the ground. According to the Bo...

Late-night train in jeopardy

Late-night train in jeopardy

February 5, 2015


Filed under City

By Varun Goyal, news correspondent Due to a lack of corporate sponsors, underfunding may contribute to the death of the MBTA’s one-year late-night program. The program, announced by former governor Deval Patrick last March, allows riders to use the T between 12:30 and 3 a.m. on Saturdays and Sund...

Review: Globe reporters gracefully recount Boston bombings in new book

Review: Globe reporters gracefully recount Boston bombings in new book

May 19, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

By Sara Tucker, Inside columnist National disasters and terrorist attacks often bring confusion and fear to thousands of people. After the Boston Marathon bombing, Bostonians, runners and people around the world were left asking, “why?” In recognition of a year gone since the bombings, two re...

Editorial: Leaving Northeastern with more than a legacy

January 29, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Northeastern paid Richard M. Freeland $239,000 in 2011; only 23 people at the school made more, tax documents show. Freeland no longer works at Northeastern though; he stepped down from the university’s presidency in 2006, but managed to take $2.3 million with him in an exit package, the Boston Globe...

MBTA to stay open until 3 a.m. Fri., Sat.

MBTA to stay open until 3 a.m. Fri., Sat.

December 4, 2013


Filed under City

By News Staff Boston’s night owls will no longer have to worry about paying for a cab past 1 a.m. on the weekends, or leaving the bars early to catch the last T. In a Nov. 3 press release, Governor Deval Patrick announced a one-year pilot program extending Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authori...

In emotional speech, Menino signals the end of an era

April 3, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Todd Feathers, News Staff Mayor Thomas M. Menino, the longtime stalwart of old-school politics who guided the city through a period of vast transformation, announced he would not seek a sixth term last Thursday. The mayor delivered the televised speech at Faneuil Hall in characteristic Menino s...

Editorial: ‘E-hail’ apps good for city consumers

March 20, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Last week, Boston Cab Dispatch, one of the city’s largest taxi companies, filed a lawsuit against the makers of the smartphone app Uber, claiming it was essentially operating a livery service beyond city regulations, creating unfair competition. This is not the first legal hurdle Uber has faced; t...

Murphy discusses book on Bulger at Snell Library

March 14, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Mary Whitfill, News Staff In her new tell-all book chronicling the life of Boston’s most notorious gangster, Shelley Murphy pulled together years of research and journalism experience to divulge to the public the details of Whitey Bulger, a man who spent 12 years on the FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives...

Column: A state of Super Bowl uncertainty

February 1, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

As I served Bud Light pitchers and buffalo chicken nachos at work last Sunday, I watched as everyone, from the table of drunks knocking over shots to the bartender wearing his Giants cap with pride, screamed at the game on TV. All the while, one disturbing fact wouldn’t let me be: I was more or less...

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