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Protestors demand President Donald J. Trump to release his tax returns. / Photo by Ryan Grewal
Protesters demand President Donald J. Trump to release his tax returns. / Photo by Ryan Grewal

Tax Day protesters in Cambridge call on Trump to release tax returns

The rally was part of the national Tax March, which included 200 protests across the country.

by × April 20, 2017 × 2 comments

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Students lead anti-war protest following Syria airstrikes
Anti-war protesters marched through downtown Boston from Park Street Station to City Hall. / Photo by Ryan Grewal

Students lead anti-war protest following Syria airstrikes

The “NO WAR on Syria!” rally, held on Friday evening on the Boston Common, was organized by Northeastern students.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

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The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) held the "Immigrants' Day at the State House" in support of immigrant protections. / Photo by Ryan Grewal
The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) held the "Immigrants' Day at the State House" in support of immigrant protections. / Photo by Ryan Grewal

Massachussetts residents lobby at State House for immigrant protections

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) organized the event to facilitate the direct lobbying of lawmakers by their constituents.

by × April 5, 2017 × 0 comments

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Massachusetts universities that receive federal funding do not allow marijuana use or consumption on campus grounds, despite last year's referendum. / Photo courtesy of Tanjila Ahmed, Creative Commons
Massachusetts universities that receive federal funding do not allow marijuana use or consumption on campus grounds, despite last year's referendum. / Photo courtesy of Tanjila Ahmed, Creative Commons

Colleges continue to ban marijuana following 2016 state legalization referendum

By Ryan Grewal, city editor  Northeastern University does not plan to change its Code of Student Conduct to reflect marijuana’s legal status in Massachusetts, according to a university spokesperson. Local marijuana legalization advocates have criticized the decision, as well as recent delays on Beacon Hill over the implementation of legalization. […]

by × March 30, 2017 × 0 comments

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Protestors gather in front of the state house to urge Gov. Baker to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. / File photo by Ryan Grewal
Protesters gather in front of the state house to urge Gov. Baker to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. / Photo by Ryan Grewal

Protesters rally to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state

Protesters called for Massachusetts to refuse to cooperate with federal immigrations officers and to defend undocumented immigrants living in the state.

by × March 22, 2017 × 2 comments

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MIT panel draws parallels between Japanese internment and Muslim ban

MIT panel draws parallels between Japanese internment and Muslim ban

The “National Security and Civil Liberties: 1942 & 2017” panel explored the connections between Japanese internment and Trump’s travel ban.

by × March 2, 2017 × 3 comments

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Boston health care workers, activists protest ACA repeal on Beacon Hill

Boston health care workers, activists protest ACA repeal on Beacon Hill

Over a hundred professionals and students voiced their opposition to Republican lawmakers’ efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at the state house.

by × March 2, 2017 × 3 comments

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Councilor Jackson proposes program to assist immigrants

Councilor Jackson proposes program to assist immigrants

The program would provide financial assistance for the legal defense of immigrants.

by × February 8, 2017 × 2 comments

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Protesters pack Copley to resist Trump’s ban

Protesters pack Copley to resist Trump’s ban

President Donald J. Trump signed the order Friday banning entry to the U.S. for immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries.

by × February 4, 2017 × 2 comments

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Thousands protest Trump’s inauguration at Boston Common

Thousands protest Trump’s inauguration at Boston Common

The rally on Friday evening was organized by the Boston Socialist Alternative and was attended by more than 3,000 people.

by × January 20, 2017 × 1 comment