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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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Behind closed doors, the right deal gets made on a skyscraper

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The process has been far from perfect, but building the proposed Winthrop Square tower is the right thing to do.

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Jessica Tang quietly makes history with Boston Teachers Union election

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Soft-spoken yet fiery, Tang vows to fight for equity and respect for the members of one of the city’s most significant labor groups. 

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BU medical students dispense food, health care, compassion in East Boston

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Every Thursday without exception, BU medical students offer what might be called street medicine.

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Let’s hear better ideas for improving public housing

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Critics of the plans for the Bunker Hill project aren’t offering up solutions, but the redesign is too urgent to hold it up.