Protests shine light on deeper issues with modern justice
The system destroys a community that has historically suffered under institutionalized subordination.
At Hull High, booster club was a savior for athletic program
In a time of shrinking school budgets, booster clubs often provide an essential fundraising arm for athletic departments.
In Beverly, football boosters association is a vital fund-raiser
Booster clubs for high school athletics are serving an increasingly important role in an era of shrinking school budgets.
Koy restaurant brings kimchi with a twist to Faneuil Hall
Koy, a new Korean-influenced restaurant on the edge of Faneuil Hall, offers a respite from chains, tourist traps, and bars. When you’ve worked up an appetite dodging jugglers and horn players tootling holiday medleys, it’s nice to have a place to duck into for a bulgogi sandwich and a cocktail.
Newton North principal Jennifer Price takes top job in North Andover
After seeing Newton North High School through the transition to a new building and leading the community through nine years of tragedies and triumphs, Principal Jennifer Price is leaving at the end of June to become superintendent in North Andover.
Wellesley College agrees to sell 46 undeveloped acres to town
The move will generate $35 million for campus improvements while protecting the land from large developments.
What the ’60s can teach us about Ferguson, Staten Island today
Lyndon Baines Johnson’s speechwriter reflects on the civil rights movement and its lessons for modern race relations.
Semitic Museum honors founder in compelling exhibition
Harvard University’s Semitic Museum honors the work and legacy of its founder, David Gordon Lyon, with a compelling exhibition, “From the Nile to the Euphrates.”
Sony, ‘The Interview,’ and the power of satire
Nearly everyone still holds dear the notion that anyone is free to poke fun at the people in power.
‘White Christmas’ glistens when dancers take the stage
According to Irving Berlin, “The Best Things Happen When You’re Dancing,” and that is certainly true of the return of “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.”
Jeb Bush candidacy spells a contentious GOP race
It will be a confrontation between the pragmatic establishment Republicans and the party’s self-styled outsiders.
Steward fined for refusing to turn over financial records
Steward Health Care has been slapped with a $5,000 fine for refusing to show certain documents to state officials.
By disc and by download, Boston artists flourished in 2014
Classical music in Boston is thriving, 2014 having seen a swarm of new CDs, DVDs, and downloads from locally-based artists and ensembles.
Deadly education in Pakistan
This week’s attack on a school in Peshawar should remind all Pakistanis of what’s at stake.
On stage, homeless women’s voices will be heard
With a show at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, a group of local women who’ve known homelessness just want to be heard and understood.
No Backlash After Sydney Siege, but Muslims Are Fearful
SYDNEY — When television networks this week showed hostages being forced by a gunman to hold a flag with Arabic script against the window of a Sydney cafe where they were being held, it was the first sign that their captor wanted to link his cause to Islam.
Celtics didn’t get enough in Rajon Rondo trade
The Celtics got 8½ strong seasons from Rondo, but he was an ill-fitting piece for a team that is in rebuilding mode.
Authorities caution people against imposter ride-share drivers
The warnings come after a spate of recent attacks, including several women who said they were assaulted after ordering an Uber.
‘Dear Sugar’ ushers in a new era of podcasts at WBUR
WBUR enters the podcast game with “Dear Sugar Radio,” which focuses on frankly dispensed advice.