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After a brief pause on the usage of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that use of the vaccine should continue.

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On Monday afternoon, Vice Chancellors Marie Bowen for Human Resources, Gail DiSabatino for Student Affairs, and Executive Director of University Health Services Robert Pomales issued an email to the UMass Boston community, stating that the school “will require vaccinations for all UMass Bost…

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On March 29, Chicago police killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo, who was Latino. On April 11, police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was Black. The deaths of Toledo and Wright sparked protests across the country and calls to end police brutality against BIPOC. 

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Earth Week has come back again, and even though it was virtual, that did not stop Earth Week events from taking place. Here is what happened at UMass Boston and elsewhere this Earth Week.

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On Wednesday, April 21, activists gathered across Boston in order to call for further policing reforms. The demonstrations came just a day after the verdict for the trial of Derek Chauvin was released. 

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Though the city of Boston is still months out from its mayoral election, a recent poll from WBUR is showing that a few candidates have distinguished themselves as front runners, and many Bostonians are still undecided about who they’re going to vote for this November. Let’s refresh our memor…

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Over the weekend of April 10, demonstrators in both Boston and Quincy protested against the wave of anti-Asian hate that has swept the nation.

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Millions of Muslim women and girls across the globe choose to cover their hair and wear a hijab for religious reasons. For French Muslims, that may be about to change.

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This past weekend, the internet has blown up all about this boat that got stuck in the Suez Canal. Well, we’d like to shine a light on that boat that became famous overnight: the Ever Given cargo ship. 

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On Monday, March 29, Acting Mayor of Boston Kim Janey allied with transportation activists in calling on MBTA leaders to reverse the cuts they have made to transportation services and to restore full, pre-pandemic service as quickly as possible. The acting mayor also announced a pilot progra…

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On Monday, March 29, the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd began. Here is a guide to what you need to know regarding this trial as it continues to progress.

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One of Iceland’s many volcanoes began erupting on March 19. The eruption caught a swarm of media attention, and attracted crowds of tourists who hiked to watch lava rivers ooze from the volcano.  

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After Marty Walsh, the now-former Mayor of Boston, was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Labor, now-former Boston City Council president Kim Janey became the first woman and the first person of color to act as mayor of Boston. 

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We are less than two months away from graduation, the day where all of the students completing their Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorates join together and celebrate their massive accomplishments. Usually, this day is filled with joy, excitement, and tears both happy and sad. But of course, du…

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With spring break in full swing, tourists and college students are flocking to Florida beaches in droves, specifically the popular Miami Beach. For Miami Beach, the influx of tourists has caused a state of emergency, and a curfew has been put in place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. The curfew was…

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Horror struck the Asian American community on Tuesday, March 16, as eight people were killed at three Atlanta-area massage parlors.