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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.

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Gordon College pleads for right to discriminate

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

The school wants an exemption from a planned executive order banning discrimination in hiring on the basis of sexual orientation.

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Residency requirement is a joke

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

Promoted in the 1970s as a means of keeping middle-class white employees in the city, it’s now an anachronism. But don’t try telling that to our politicians.

Adrian Walker

A slice of solace for a small nonprofit in Dorchester

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

Dorchester peace activist Tina Chery’s deeply personal mission is now guaranteed to survive for another year.

Adrian Walker

Lexington nursing home workers at unsettling impasse

By Adrian Walker , Globe Staff

The pay cuts at the Lexington Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation came as a shock to the longtime employees.