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  • Gala weekend for Lexington’s 300th
    March 14 2013
    Outlet: Boston Globe - Online

    Gala weekend for Lexington's 300th By Brock Parker | Globe Corrrespondent March 14, 2013 Joanne Rathe / Globe Staff Residents gathered last September for an all-town photograph as part of Lexington's 300th anniversary
  • Boston Phoenix alternative weekly folds
    United Press International, March 14 2013
    One day after The Phoenix shocked Bostonians by announcing it has closed, this article looks back on the weekly’s long history of journalism excellence, including a Pulitzer Prize in criticism for longtime contributor and UMass Boston Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz.
  • The Democratic Party’s two faces
    Boulder Weekly, March 14 2013
    This article about an ideological divide in the Democratic Party cites research from Professor of Political Science Thomas Ferguson, who notes that Barack Obama’s share of the vote in 2012 was much higher among lower-class voters than it was among people earning more than $100,000.
  • Boston Phoenix ceasing publication
    NECN, March 14 2013
    Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz, classical music editor for The Phoenix and winner of a Pulitzer Prize there, talks to NECN about the sudden demise of the alternative weekly. “It was like being punched in the gut, just so sad," Schwartz said of learning the publication was going out of business.
  • Dot Hall of Fame welcomes Senate President Murray
    Dorchester Reporter, March 14 2013
    Article on how Senate President Therese Murray, who earned a certificate in management from UMass Boston, will be inducted into the Dorchester Hall of Fame on Saturday.
  • Rita McNally Brookline’s 2013 Woman of the Year
    Brookline Tab, March 14 2013
    Rita McNally, who taught at Boston State College and pursued a law degree in her 40s, will be honored next week by The Brookline Commission for Women.
  • Boston Scenes
    Bay State Banner, March 13 2013
    Chancellor Motley and his family met with rapper-actor Ice-T when the entertainer visited UMass Boston for a speech on March 6.
  • Tom Daschle and Trent Lott Join Edward M. Kennedy Institute Board
    Citybizlist Boston, March 13 2013
    The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, now under construction on the UMass Boston campus, has added ex-Senators Tom Daschle and Trent Lott to its board of directors, along with Stephanie Cutter, previously a top adviser to Sen. Kennedy and President Barack Obama. Chancellor Motley and UMass President Robert Caret also serve on the board.
  • Sullivan’s website borrows from past
    Boston Globe, March 12 2013
    Political Science Chairman Paul Watanabe criticizes a “lazy and lame” move by the campaign manager for Republican Senate candidate Michael Sullivan, who lifted policy declarations for Sullivan’s website from a former client, GOP House candidate Richard Tisei.
  • A taxing time for many at UMass
    Boston Globe, March 11 2013
    Student trustee Alexis Marvel, speaking to Globe columnist Adrian Walker, shares her personal story of struggling to fund a college education in a time of decreased state funding.
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