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Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park
Runners stop to take a photo during the charity run in Fenway. / Photo by Jake Wang

Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park

The annual run raises money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation for Research, which researches neurofibromatosis.

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NU students help plan Boston March for Our Lives
Students from the Teens for Gun Reform organization march in Washington, D.C. following the Parkland shooting./ Photo courtesy Lorie Shaull

NU students help plan Boston March for Our Lives

Some Northeastern students have roots in Parkland, Florida, where a Feb. 14 high school shooting killed 17.

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Mission Hill hardware store reopens months after shooting
The family-owned AC Hardware store is located on Tremont Street close to many college campuses making it popular among students./ Photo by Brian Bae

Mission Hill hardware store reopens months after shooting

AC Hardware on Tremont Street reopened six months after the loss of its beloved owner Andres “Cholo” Cruz.

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Devendra Shivraj and Dominic Yamarone created a robotic pet called Scout. / Photo by Riley Robinson
Domonic Ramarone and Devendra Shivraj made a robotic pet called Scout. / Photo by Riley Robinson

Gallery: Students create projects at HackBeanpot

HackBeanpot, an annual hackathon for Boston students, took place this weekend at Genuine in the South End.

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NU students innovate at HackBeanpot
HackBeanpot produced 31 projects submitted for judging during the weekend-long creation contest. / Photo by Riley Robinson

NU students innovate at HackBeanpot

Throughout the course of HackBeanpot’s 40 hours, around 150 students showed up and 10 prizes were given out.

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Chinatown receives long-awaited public library
The new library is in a temporary location at 2 Boylston St., but a new permanent location is planned. / Photo by Emma Rapp

Chinatown receives long-awaited public library

Chinatown’s original public library on Tyler Street was torn down more than 60 years ago; there hasn’t been a public library since.

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Cannabis commission hears regulation concerns
Tito Jackson attended Tuesday's hearing to speak in favor of expanding marijuana legalization to ensure that people of all means have access. / Photo by Christian Triunfo

Cannabis commission hears regulation concerns

Tuesday night marked the commission’s final stop and the first public hearing since Gov. Charlie Baker’s third condemnation.

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Boston Winter Walk aims to raise awareness of homelessness
Walkers took to the streets to help expose the hardships homeless people face during winter in Boston. / Photo by Jake Wang

Boston Winter Walk aims to raise awareness of homelessness

Sunday marked the second installation of this annual event. Purposely held in February – New England’s coldest month of the year – the walk aims to expose the hardships of those who are left to survive the brutally cold winter on the streets of Boston.

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Brief: Pressley responds to Capuano’s border wall comments
Pressley is a city councilor at-large and is challenging the 20-year incumbent Capuano for the district-7 congressional seat. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Brief: Pressley responds to Capuano’s border wall comments

Capuano said Tuesday that he’d be willing to concede funding for the wall in exchange for “real immigration reform.”

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Environmental summit highlights progress, challenges
The Mass Green Summit was held at Emerson College on Feb. 3. / Photo by Zach Carmosino

Environmental summit highlights progress, challenges

Environmental activists from around New England met at Emerson College Saturday to discuss environmental justice issues.

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