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Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Julia Preszler, news correspondent

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

The 46-foot white spruce tree, which was set up on Boston Common Nov. 20, came from Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is an annual gift and a sign of gratitude to the city of Boston for the assistance it provided after a major explosion that occurred Dec. 6, 1917.

Boston celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade

Boston celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade

March 21, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent Despite the frigid temperature, crowds lined the streets in South Boston for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday afternoon. Organized by the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, or SBAWVC, the parade made its way down W. Broadway Street starting ...

Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park

Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park

February 22, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent More than 500 people ran through Fenway Park Saturday during the annual Cupid’s Undie Run in an effort to raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation for Research, which researches neurofibromatosis. The race was one of many held in cities across the country...

NU Pride presents annual student drag show

NU Pride presents annual student drag show

April 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

  By Gianna Barberia, news staff A broken foot did not stop Angela Trans-bury from performing her signature death drop, a dramatic dance move in which she flopped backward onto the ground – even though practicing the move in 5-inch heels is what broke her foot in the first place. Trans...

Protesters at State House denounce Trump’s ties to Russia

Protesters at State House denounce Trump’s ties to Russia

March 2, 2017


Filed under City

By Janette Ebbers, news staff More than 200 demonstrators rallied at the State House Sunday calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate President Donald J. Trump and his administration’s connections to the Kremlin. The protest, called the “Emergency Rally to Stand for ...

Boston advocacy groups hold teach-in against intolerance

Boston advocacy groups hold teach-in against intolerance

January 25, 2017


Filed under City

By Jill Sojourner, news correspondent Masses of people filled the Arlington Street Church basement both Monday and Wednesday evenings to obtain the skills necessary to advocate against Islamophobia and other forms of intolerance in workshops organized by Jewish Voice for Peace Boston (JVP). The ...

Participants evaluate Northeastern 2025 at second town hall

Participants evaluate Northeastern 2025 at second town hall

November 21, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Alex Eng, news staff Northeastern University Provost James C. Bean and Treasurer Thomas E. Nedell hosted a town hall meeting Friday in the Alumni Center with members of the Northeastern community to discuss the university’s long-term institutional plans regarding academic advising, infrastructure and...

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