Peter Schworm

Schworm is a general-assignment reporter for the Metro section, and covers breaking news while writing enterprise and feature stories. He enjoys writing human interest and slice-of-life pieces. A former higher-education and suburban reporter, he has been at the Globe since 2001.

Latest stories

Black enrollment at Boston Latin falls sharply

By and , Globe Staff

Boston’s most prestigious school is nearly half white — in a district where 74 percent of students are black or Latino.

Man convicted of murder sentenced to life in prison

By , Globe Staff

A Dorchester man was sentenced for the fatal 2012 shooting of Mariano Malave during a drug deal in Jamaica Plain.

Brookline home invasion was chaotic, bloody

By , Globe Staff

Calls to 911, released by police, show witnesses’ confusion while the episode unfolded in the quiet neighborhood.

Amherst College drops Lord Jeff mascot

By Peter Schworm and Laurie Loisel , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

The school said that the mascot needed to go because it was dividing the community.