Post Tagged with: "Roxbury"

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Ayanna Pressley gives the Jump into Peace Spirit Awards to Cathedral High School's girls' basketball team, the Boston Slammers baseball team, Rope Burners double Dutch team and 4Star Dance Studio. / Photo by Maggie Dolan
Ayanna Pressley gives the Jump into Peace Spirit Awards to Cathedral High School's girls' basketball team, the Boston Slammers baseball team, Rope Burners double Dutch team and 4Star Dance Studio. / Photo by Maggie Dolan

Community jumps into peace in Roxbury

Ayanna Pressley, councilor at-large, hosted the 4th Annual Jump Into Peace Double Dutch Community Celebration at Malcolm X Park to remember community members lost to violence and to encourage peace in the neighborhood.

by × September 13, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

State Rep. Byron Rushing (D-9) speaks at the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute on Tuesday as part of the opening of the Lower Roxbury History Project. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca
State Rep. Byron Rushing (D-9) speaks at the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute on Tuesday as part of the opening of the Lower Roxbury History Project. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Lower Roxbury Black History Project unveiled

The Lower Roxbury Black History Project, now accessible on Snell Library’s website, was unveiled Tuesday at a reception in the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute.

by × April 20, 2017 × 2 comments

Editorials, Opinion

East Village, a luxury residence hall, opened in January 2015. / File photo by Scotty Schenck
East Village, a luxury residence hall, opened in January 2015. / File photo by Scotty Schenck

Editorial: Northeastern must build affordable student housing

There is no need to partner with developers who specialize in luxury housing.

by × April 20, 2017 × 1 comment

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Data obtained from Off Campus Student Services show that overall undergraduate enrollment at Northeastern typically correlates with the number of students living off campus. News graphic by Jacqueline Ali Cordoba

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students.

by × March 20, 2017 × 3 comments

Columns, Opinion

Column: Think before you move off campus

Column: Think before you move off campus

Boston students are moving into neighborhoods that aren’t necessarily meant for them.

by × March 17, 2017 × 1 comment

City

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

Tremont Crossing is a proposed multimillion-dollar development project in Roxbury that would include residential, retail, art and office space.

by × February 8, 2017 × 1 comment

campus

NU mentorship program holds Martin Luther King Jr. service day

NU mentorship program holds Martin Luther King Jr. service day

Legacy’s day of service was filled with workshops in which high school students analyzed King’s words.

by × January 19, 2017 × 0 comments

City

City moves forward with cultural district proposal

City moves forward with cultural district proposal

Roxbury residents made one of the final steps in the creation of a state cultural district by holding a hearing and community discussion on the topic.

by × November 3, 2016 × 2 comments

Columns, Opinion

Column: Time to explore Roxbury

Column: Time to explore Roxbury

When was the last time you walked through Ruggles? Maybe it was an hour ago, when you went to get lunch at International Village (IV), or maybe it was a couple days ago when you visited a friend in one of the Davenports.

by × September 29, 2016 × 1 comment

City

BRA approves Northeastern’s proposed residence hall

BRA approves Northeastern’s proposed residence hall

Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board members approved Northeastern University’s (NU) proposed 812-bed dormitory building on Burke Street at a July 14 meeting, the organization said in a press release. The project will cost $160 million and will generate more than 250 construction jobs.

by × July 22, 2016 × 1 comment