After Comm Ave: What’s Next for BU Hockey Captain Doyle Somerby


At 6’5”, the well-dressed man at the podium leaned towards the microphone set for a smaller stature. Standing before the Boston University Men’s Ice Hockey organization, Doyle Somerby, 22, received the Bennet McInnis Award for Spirit for his dedication and passion. After watching the team growing up and a four year tenure, Somerby bid a final farewell.

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Chelsea Handler uses talk show for advocacy


APRIL 30, 2017

Chelsea Handler took time from her “national holiday” to talk politics, feminism and the new season of her show, “Chelsea,” on April 20.

“I haven’t started celebrating [4/20] yet because it’s still — it’s four [in the afternoon] — so I have 20 minutes. Hurry up,” she said to begin the virtual press conference with The Daily Free Press and other student publications from around the country.

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Local artists re-energize City Hall through visual art


August 13, 2017

“Boston’s City Hall is attracting more crowds this summer, but it’s not for the standard parking tickets and marriage licenses.

Continuing an ongoing effort with the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, Mayor Martin Walsh announced July 14 that new art installations were on display to infuse City Hall with a dose of cultural vivacity.”

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Sports personalities gather to discuss race and gender at Play it Forward Summit


APRIL 18, 2017

“Last Friday, the second Play It Forward Summit brought industry leaders to Boston University’s Agganis Arena to tackle race and gender issues in the sports industry.

Speakers and attendees explored the two heavy-hitting topics with candor at the event, organized by BU’s College of Communication, BU’s Athletics Department, WBUR and the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground. Using a multimedia approach and speaker meet and greets, the summit encouraged a new approach to engagement.”

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Boston Society of Architects advocates to add more green space to Emerald Necklace


April 4, 2017

“With the Boston Common, the Charles River Esplanade and various community gardens immersed in the city, Boston has maintained a reputation for putting a lot of work into its public green spaces. The Boston Society of Architects is now focusing on the Emerald Necklace, a chain of several parks and waterways, in hopes of making some additions.”

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INTERVIEW: Cast of “Trainspotting” reunites to discuss upcoming sequel


March 24, 2017

“The original 1996 perverse comedy “Trainspotting” revealed the good, the bad and the nauseating behind a group of Edinburgh junkies in constant pursuit of their next high. Whether chasing the intoxication from the chemical bliss of heroin or the joy of youthful abandon, the film centered around the empowerment of being young.”

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