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Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Adrian Walker

AG makes the right move on state’s assault weapons ban

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It’s about time we get serious about keeping these weapons off the street.

Adrian Walker

Doc Rivers calls on Boston firms to step up for worthy cause

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Participation is lagging for this year’s “Hoop Dreams” event, and time is running short.

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UMass budget hikes are terrible news for students

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As the cost of private colleges outpaces the resources of so many families, those public colleges become more important than ever.

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Violence across the country touches many in Boston

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The racially charged violence that captivated the nation over the past week prompted a weekend of protests and deep reflection in Boston.