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Marchers traveled down Bostons streets carrying banners and wearing masks to hide their identity. Photo by Lex Weaver.

Hong Kong protest at Boston City Hall Plaza organized by Emerson student

Lex Weaver September 30, 2019

Almost 200 people gathered in Boston on Sunday, Sept. 22 to rally in support of Hong Kong’s protests, which have entered their seventeenth week. In an event formally called "The 105 Days of Resistance:...

Fan Pier, Boston Seaport

Climate change is becoming more prevalent in Seaport, residents unaware of city’s plans.

Editor’s note: The Scope partnered with students from Ha Ta’s “Digital Storytelling and Social Media” course at Northeastern’s School of Journalism to conduct random person-on-the-street interviews...

Cliff Notez (left) and Tim Hall (right), the co-owners of HipStory.

Trust the Process: Tim Hall, HipStory and resilience

Claire Joy Moss, Reporter March 10, 2022

  The phrase “jack of all trades, master of none” doesn’t fit Tim Hall. He’s quite the opposite. An educator, artist, spoken word poet, musician, creative consultant and entrepreneur,...

City council race: Tania Del Rio running for District 1

City council race: Tania Del Rio running for District 1

Lex Weaver, Editor-in-chief January 17, 2022

Editor's Note (4/7): The spring election for the next D-1 councilor will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. For more information about the election, please visit here. Tania Del Rio, immigrant BPS parent...

City council race: Gabriela Gigi Coletta running for District 1

City council race: Gabriela “Gigi” Coletta running for District 1

Lex Weaver, Editor-in-chief January 12, 2022

Editor's Note (4/7): The spring election for the next D-1 councilor will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. For more information about the election, please visit here. Gabriela “Gigi” Coletta, political...

A screen grab of the virtual BPS Education Committee meeting

City Council discusses safety conditions of Boston Public Schools in extreme temperatures

Molly Swanton, Assistant Editor October 1, 2021

Boston City Council discussed plans to address the safety conditions of Boston Public Schools buildings and classrooms during extreme temperatures in a virtual meeting on Sept. 30. Councilor at-large...

(L-R) Michelle Wu, Annissa Essaibi Georg

Michelle Wu, Annissa Essaibi George and Boston City Council candidates advance to the general election

Lex Weaver, Editor-in-chief September 15, 2021

  After a long night of delays due to a surplus of mail-in and dropbox ballots on election day, the mayoral and Boston City Council results are finally in. Over 45 candidates ran for 13 City...

Courtesy of the Eric Porter campaign.

City council race: Eric Porter running for District 9

Ha Ta, Audience Engagement Editor September 8, 2021

  Eric Porter, an entrepreneur and business owner from Allston, is running to be the next District 9 City Councilor.  Porter is running against the incumbent Councilor Liz Breadon, Michael...

Courtesy of the Liz Breadon campaign.

City council race: Liz Breadon running for reelection in District 9

Jacob Bentzinger, Reporter September 3, 2021

  Liz Breadon, the incumbent candidate from District 9, is running for reelection to City Council. Breadon is running against Michael Bianchi, who was running in a mayoral bid before joining...

Courtesy of the Michael Bianchi campaign.

City council race: Michael Bianchi running for District 9

Jacob Bentzinger, Reporter September 1, 2021

  Michael Bianchi, former Boston mayoral candidate and Allston-Brighton native, is running to represent District 9 on Boston City Council.  Competing with Bianchi for the seat is the incumbent...

Courtesy of the Michael Flaherty campaign.

City council race: Michael Flaherty running for reelection for at-large seat

Taylor Blackley, Reporter August 24, 2021

Michael Flaherty, incumbent City Councilor At-Large who has spent 16 years on the City Council, is running for reelection.  There are at least 16 other candidates and one other incumbent (Julia Meija)...

City council race: John E. White running for District 5

City council race: John E. White running for District 5

Lex Weaver, Editor-in-chief August 22, 2021

  John E. White, a union gravedigger for the city of Boston, is running for the District 5 seat in the City Council. White is running against incumbent City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo. White previously...

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