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The city of Boston officially moved into the high-risk category for COVID-19 last Wednesday, days after Mayor Marty Walsh warned the public in a press briefing on the increasing rates of infection. 

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On Sept. 17, two artists, Gan Golan and Andrew Boyd of New York, displayed a clock on the side of a building in Manhattan's Union Square. The clock displayed a countdown of how long before the effects of climate change become irreversible, and how much energy is produced from renewable sourc…

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On Wednesday, Sept. 23, Bayside Property Owner LLC and Morrissey Property Owner LLC submitted a Project Notification Form regarding the redevelopment of the former Bayside Exposition site to the Boston Planning and Development Agency. Accordia Partners LLC is acting as the developer. 

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For the last couple of fall semesters at UMass Boston, September introduced a flourishing campus humming with student life. The dorms would be overflowing with new students, each one excited to start their college experience. This year, things look very different. Only a limited number of st…

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On Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Her death marks not only the end of the life of a paramount liberal justice, but also a further increase in political turbulence in the U.S. 

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On Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, the popular video sharing app TikTok was expected to be banned in the United States, making it so U.S. citizens would no longer be able to download the app on their mobile devices. That ban has seemed to be postponed yet again after threats of the app being banned …

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UMass Boston’s 2020 virtual Convocation ceremony was held on Thursday, Sept. 17. At 11 a.m., the ceremony began streaming on the UMass Boston Convocation Website, the UMass Boston Facebook page and the UMass Boston YouTube channel.

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Welcome Week, hosted by the Student Arts and Events Council,  has taken on a “Six Million Light-Years Apart” theme and a virtual form for the Fall 2020 semester.

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The West Coast of the United States and specifically the state of California has always faced the threat of wildfires, but in the most recent decades, wildfires have become more and more intensive and destructive.

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On Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, the final results of the Massachusetts Democratic Senate Primary were released, with Sen. Ed Markey winning back his senate seat of 44 years against his opponent, former congressman Joe Kennedy III. The results published in the Associated Press detail that Sen. M…

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On July 20, 2020, the UMass Boston Board of Trustees voted to freeze tuition rates for in-state students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year. “As the pandemic took hold and unemployment ratcheted up quickly, especially in the Commonwealth, …

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Though classes at UMass Boston are functioning remotely this fall, the University’s two residence halls remain open, with newly implemented restrictions to a reduced pool of residents. “Everybody acknowledges that it's going to be a very different in-person experience than  previous years,” …

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On Friday, April 24, the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Office of Housing and Residential Life sent out an email informing former residents of the campus dorms that they will be receiving credits to their housing accounts. The credits will be sent out on a prorated basis from March 23 on.

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Boston, MA—On April 9, the 100th day of the year, MASSPIRG Students and Environment Massachusetts are kicking off “Earth Month” by organizing a virtual celebration for 100 percent renewable energy. Participants are showcasing their home made signs, posting video testimonials online and submi…

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On Thursday, April 16, President Donald Trump laid out a plan to gradually resume normal activities in the United States. The plan is called “Opening up America Again,” and it involves three phases. According to the whitehouse.gov “Opening Up America Again” website, the plan is “implementabl…

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Over the weekend of April 18, Americans across the United States filled the streets to protest stay-at-home ordinances in their states, demanding that businesses open back up so people can go back to work and jump-start the economy, despite rising COVID-19 cases across the country, with the …