Boston Beanpot: Collegiate Hockey’s Biggest Night of the Year

Hundreds of students from four Boston colleges came out for the Beanpot tournament at the TD Garden on the first two Monday nights in February. Despite a fierce comeback, Northeastern fell short and lost the semifinal game to Harvard.  Northeastern students packed into  the Green Line, in cars with students wearing ‘Red Black One Pack’… Continue reading Boston Beanpot: Collegiate Hockey’s Biggest Night of the Year

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Ivanka Trump to Broadway show about welcoming outsiders

The Boston Globe reported a story today about Justin Trudeau, who recently saw a Broadway musical “Come From Away” with an unlikely theatre partner, Ivanka Trump. This story as a whole struck me as somewhat satirical, because of the ironic symbolism that surrounded the event- the daughter of President Trump, a man who is wholly opposed to… Continue reading Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Ivanka Trump to Broadway show about welcoming outsiders

United South End Settlement forum spreads awareness about existing racial inequality

Racial inequality between black and white Americans is still a critical issue in society, according to speakers on a local panel held in Boston’s South End last Wednesday. Reflecting on a tumultuous two years full of Black Lives Matter protests, police brutality and an election with deep racial divides, the United South End Settlements held… Continue reading United South End Settlement forum spreads awareness about existing racial inequality

Nobody puts Elizabeth Warren in a corner

The Boston Globe published an article last week about Elizabeth Warren, a senator from Massachusetts who was silenced for reading a letter by Coretta Scott King. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell invoked a rarely-imposed Senate rule during the meeting to silence Senator Warren, or as this reporter puts it, “sit down and shut up”. Warren… Continue reading Nobody puts Elizabeth Warren in a corner

Trump’s new ban hits closer to home

On The Boston Globe’s homepage today was a report of an incident in Boston revolving around Trump’s executive order to ban immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. This report hits close to home, reporting on two lawyers in Massachusetts working diligently to find detainees at Logan Airport to be plaintiffs in a case to sue the President of the United… Continue reading Trump’s new ban hits closer to home