Columnist

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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Mayor Walsh says a strong UMass Boston is critical, and offers to help

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Walsh’s advice: University management and labor need to find a way to get on the same page.

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Ousting of South End artists sounds a sour note

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The architect who owns the Piano Craft Guild building has notified tenants of the last five workspaces in the 174-unit building that their time is up at the end of 2018.

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For women in the Boston Fire Department, an unwelcome part of the job

By , Globe Columnist

The Boston Fire Department is a throwback, a relic of a bad time when women were nearly absent from the workplace, and the few on the scene were treated like interlopers.

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The latest evidence the Seaport isn’t getting diversity right: La Casa de Pedro’s problems

By , Globe Columnist

A Venezuelan restaurant in the Seaport faces an uncertain future, raising anew the question of why the city’s newest and glitziest neighborhood has so little diversity.