According to the City of Boston Homeless Census, 85 percent of both temporarily and chronically homeless people in Boston suffer from a mental illness, a disabling condition, substance abuse, or a physical disability, all of which require support and attention from society.
With a large portion of the graduating class interested in public health, philanthropy, and politics, Bloomberg has the potential to deliver a meaningful speech on issues that the audience cares about.
n fall 2013, The Crimson lauded the change in MBTA policy that would expand late-night T service with a one-year pilot program. Harvard students, both at the College and University levels, stand to benefit from increased public transportation options.
Though it appears that large-money races are here to stay given the Supreme Court’s recent attitude toward campaign finance reform, there is no need for these donations to be given in secret, where the media and electorate are left in the dark on the possible motivations of their elected officials.
Voters should be made fully aware of all of the stances that candidates have promised to uphold. This would enable citizens to best make informed and educated choices for governor, as well as to know what type of leadership and policy changes they can expect to be implemented.