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After the archbishop of Boston announced last month that political signature drives are permissible on church property, some Catholics think that their political aims should follow their faith, while some Catholics think that the church should not intervene, according to the Boston Globe. Cardinal Sean O’Malley announced on ...
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In Boston, you have the ability to enter a portal to immerse yourself with refugees all over the world. This portal, albeit in an unassuming shipping container, allows people to connect with refugees and to talk and collaborate together even though they’re on opposite sides of the world. ...
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According to new information released by the Anti-Defamation League, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in New England has been steadily increasing in 2017. The ADL’s report stated that the number of anti-Semitic incidents rose 32 percent since last year. It also said that 132 incidents ranging from harassment ...
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Racially-charged stickers saying “It’s okay to be white” were found around Cambridge Common and Harvard Square this past week, reported the Boston Globe. The stickers were not only found around Cambridge Common and Harvard Square, but also were found in places far from Cambridge, such as the surroundings of ...
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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh recently decided to open the Office of Returning Citizens to give incarcerated residents a chance at a new life. Last week, Walsh announced the opening of the office, hoping it would give those returning to Boston from county, state, and federal facilities a helpful ...
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In spring of 2015, Harvey Weinstein donated a gift of tickets to Hollywood award events and a sit-in with a famous fashion photographer to amfAR, an organization set on curing AIDS. The gift was auctioned off at amfAR’s summer fundraiser in Cannes, France, earning over $900,000 in donations. ...
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Temperatures were high and so were the spirits of those in attendance at the Head of the Charles regatta last weekend. Over 11,000 athletes competed in the rowing crew competition, according to the Harvard Crimson. With tens of thousands of spectators, this 53rd annual race was much more ...
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The MBTA gained a new addition to its commuter boat fleet this week: a high-speed catamaran ferry known as the Champion. MBTA General Manager Luis Manuel Ramírez, along with the vessel’s crew and ferry management staff, celebrated with a boat christening ceremony on Wednesday that involved the smashing ...
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Boston celebrated its third weeklong festival of art, science, and technology, HUBWeek, last Tuesday, Oct. 10 to Sunday, Oct. 15. According to the event’s website, the civic collaboration aims to strengthen the innovation ecosystem in order to improve human life. This year, HUBWeek opened its first festival site ...
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Boston University is investigating claims that a professor sexually harassed two students during an expedition in Antarctica more than two decades ago. The allegations from two women claim that Dave Marchant, the school’s director of Antarctic Research, harassed them verbally and physically, stating that he threw rocks and called ...
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