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INSULT TO INJURY: THE HARASSMENT OF MARATHON BOMBING VICTIM JOANNA LEIGH

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“I just saw these badges being flashed … My dog was barking like crazy. The guy immediately wedges his elbow and his foot in my door and says, ‘Let us in. We just need 10 minutes of your time. We want to talk to you about the bombing. You’re a victim of the bombing?’” Continue reading

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ONE YEAR LATER: REFLECTIONS ON THE FIRST CLASS BACK AFTER THE BOMBING

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I had been teaching college freshmen for eight months when the bombs went off on Marathon Monday, but the writing class I taught the Wednesday after might as well have been my first day … Continue reading

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POLL GLANCING: BACK BAY: COPLEY SQUARE LIBRARY, PART ONE

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WHAT WE DIDN’T SEE: People who seemed to know or care much about the election. People’s power must be out in this neighborhood.
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NO FILTER FASHION: MICAH MAHINAY

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Her name is Micah Mahinay (@WICVH) but she goes by NOODLES. A 20-year-old fashion stylist, blogger and DJ she is adjusting to life, (and fashion) in Boston after moving from the West Coast only three months ago. As Karmaloop.com and MissKL.com’s new head stylist, Micah is bringing her Oakland flair to the Boylston Street office. Continue reading