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RETRACTED: Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected

RETRACTED: Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected

October 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dear readers, It has come to our attention that one member of our staff plagiarized material published in this editorial. In accordance with our constitution, we are retracting this post and the person involved has been removed from staff. Integrity, truth and transparency are all values we take v...

Local activists rally to close Guantánamo

Local activists rally to close Guantánamo

February 28, 2018


Filed under City

By Zach Carmosino, news correspondent “Can you imagine being there for 15 years and not going crazy?” human rights advocate Susan McLucas asked an energized crowd on Park Street on Saturday. Fifteen years after the Bush administration opened the Guantánamo Bay detention camp, Boston activi...

Editorial: Stand with Native Americans on Dakota Access Pipeline

Editorial: Stand with Native Americans on Dakota Access Pipeline

September 7, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A federal judge temporarily halted construction Tuesday on some, but not all, of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline slated to pass through North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. The Dakota Access Pipeline has been met with resistance by Native American tribes who say they will be affected by the pipeline...

For Scalia’s seat, it’s all politics, not prudence

For Scalia’s seat, it’s all politics, not prudence

February 26, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

By Dylan McGuinness, political blogger When the news hit that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died, it didn’t take long for politicians on both sides of the aisle to send their condolences and hastily digress to their more important message: Who should replace him. As the statements poured in, each ...

Cartoon: Veto-man holds congressional power

Cartoon: Veto-man holds congressional power

February 26, 2015


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion

News illustration by David London

Keystone passed in Congress

Keystone passed in Congress

February 11, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

By Scotty Schenck, photo editor The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline bill passed in Congress today. The pipeline is proposed to be built to transport oil sands from Canada to refineries in Texas along the Gulf Coast. The Canadian company TransCanada Corporation wants to build the pipeline. After being d...

Obama and Merkel hold press conference to discuss Ukraine

Obama and Merkel hold press conference to discuss Ukraine

February 9, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

By Scotty Schenck, photo editor President Barack Obama met with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and held a press conference with her today in the White House. One of the key points they discussed was the rising tension in the Ukraine, specifically in the east where pro-Russian separatists have...

Cartoon: You shall not pass

Cartoon: You shall not pass

January 28, 2015


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion

News illustration by David London

Obama delivers sixth State of the Union

Obama delivers sixth State of the Union

January 21, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

By Scotty Schenck, photo editor Barack Obama stepped through the halls of Congress and into the House of Representatives on the night of Jan. 20 to deliver the annual State of the Union address. He spoke of the numerous issues facing the country and noted the accomplishments that the nation has m...

Police require regulation

Police require regulation

December 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

On Monday, days after the Ferguson grand jury decision, the White House concluded its review of police militarization. The highly anticipated results are not what many had hoped for. President Obama has left much of the federal programs providing local police with military equipment untouched, instead makin...

Column: Help, not punishment

Column: Help, not punishment

October 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

By Juliana McLeod On Sept. 19, a man scaled the White House fence before jumping over it and running toward the residence. It was not until he made it inside that security was able to stop him. The incident has made headlines of The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and more, as the breach qu...

Conflict in Iraq heats up, calls for U.S. involvement

Conflict in Iraq heats up, calls for U.S. involvement

June 19, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

                            By Rebecca Sirull, inside editor Just a few years after the U.S. finally began its long-promised withdrawal of troops from Iraq, there is already a fresh conflict...

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