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Cambridge residents visited various polling stations on Tuesday to vote for the city council.

The Council Meets
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Ahead of Election, HGSU Distributes Voter Guide

As Cambridge gears up for today's slate of elections, Harvard’s student unionization group is distributing a guide for voters.

Gender Neutral Bathroom
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Commission Pushing Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in Square Businesses

The Cambridge Human Rights Commission is training square businesses to understand gender discrimination laws—particularly when it comes to gender-neutral restrooms.

Nadya Okamoto
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Nadya Okamoto

Okamoto's age has helped her garner national and regional media attention as she tries to become the youngest member of the City Council.

City Politics

Youth Rally Draws Students, Politicians to Boston Common

Although the march’s Facebook page stated that the event was open to those of all “political leanings,” speakers derided many aspects of President Donald Trump’s agenda.

Reverend Walton
On Campus

‘Education Not Deportation’: Professors Under Arrest

“There weren’t a lot of question marks,” a professor says. “People knew what to expect.”

Cambridge City Hall
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City Council Announces Plan to Use Building for Cambridge Benefits

​After Cambridge City Council agreed to redevelop the Foundry Building outside of Kendall Square, the city manager appropriated $30 million to complete the project at the body’s meeting Monday night.

Cambridge City Council
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Harvard Democrats Host Cambridge City Council Forum

More than a dozen candidates for Cambridge City Council discussed how to make housing more affordable in the city at an event hosted by the Harvard College Democrats Tuesday night.

Cambridge City Hall
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Three Spots Open on Cambridge City Council

​Three seats will be open on the Cambridge City Council for the first time in recent memory, opening a door for new faces in the upcoming election on a council where turnover is rare.

Cambridge City Hall
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City Councillors to Vote on Investigating Trump’s Impeachment

​The Cambridge City Council will vote on a resolution Monday calling upon Congress to look into impeaching President Donald Trump, alleging that his business holdings violate the U.S. Constitution.

Cambridge City Hall
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Cambridge Holds to Sanctuary City Ideals as DOJ Pushes to Hold Funds

“Cambridge won't be bullied into changing our commitment to protecting the human and civil rights of all our residents regardless of their immigration status."

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Developers Gather Input on Planned Redevelopment of Brighton Church Site

Real estate developer Cabot, Cabot & Forbes intends to build 679 student housing units on Brighton's abandoned St. Gabriel’s Church and Monastery site.

Cambridge City Hall
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement Challenges Cambridge's 'Sanctuary City' Status

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency listed Cambridge an “uncooperative jurisdiction” for refusing to comply with federal requests to detain individuals for possible deportation.

Boston Mayor at Harvard
On Campus

Boston Mayor at Harvard

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh gives a talk at the Harvard Graduate School of Design about his housing development plans for Boston.

The Future of Defense
College

The Future of Defense

Steven H. Walker, the Acting Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, speaks about the agency’s mission, history, and current and future avenues of research.