The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Northeastern University - The Scope Boston
Gann Farm connects Jewish youth with agricultural heritage
College Reporting

Marigo Farr | October 22, 2021

Being Jewish at Gann Farm is unlike being Jewish in a synagogue or classroom. It means muddied knees, singing in open air and connecting with the land — a chance for youth to do as their forebears did.

The…

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Incarcerated women need treatment, not punishment. Stacey Borden knows firsthand.
College Reporting

Ysabelle Kempe | September 17, 2021

Content warning: The following story briefly recounts experiences involving harm and sexual violence endured by the subject. The editorial staff worked with the author to maintain the integrity of this…

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Children’s artistic community blossoms in partnership between Dorchester nonprofits
College Reporting

Katie Mogg | September 17, 2021

To give the children of Greater Boston an opportunity to let their creative juices flow, All Dorchester Sports and Leadership joined forces with Brain Arts Organization.

All Dorchester Sports and Leadership,…

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Dorchester Food Co-op – a model for community ownership in a neighborhood “not for sale”
College Reporting

Marigo Farr | September 16, 2021

At first glance, the Dorchester Food Co-op could be any other business in a wave of gentrification hitting the majority low-income, Black and Brown neighborhood of Dorchester in Boston. But co-op members…

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As Boston ballet community reckons with a year of change, dancers advocate for more agency
College Reporting

Delainey LaHood-Burns | May 27, 2021

In a highly competitive field in which careers are more finite than most, it’s rare for classical ballet dancers to stop moving. But when the pandemic hit last year, things changed.

For Chyrstyn Fentroy,…

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The mass vaccination center at Reggie Lewis is an accessibility success, but a lagging one
College Reporting

Claire Yates | April 30, 2021

In one way, the establishment of mass vaccination centers across Boston took Black organizers by surprise. The vaccine was ready much faster than most people expected. But in another, it felt like Deja-vu….

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Policymakers, nonprofits leading the solutions for Boston’s affordable housing crisis
College Reporting

Delaney Murray | April 30, 2021

In a small basement apartment in Mattapan, Massachusetts, Symone Crawford and her husband raised three daughters while working full time. When Crawford set out to secure the stable home that her family…

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The Red Deal proposal prioritizes climate justice and liberation for Indigenous people
College Reporting

Nia Beckett | February 19, 2021

Amid growing attention and demand for climate action, the Green New Deal proposes a plan to address climate change and economic inequality. Among the many proclaimed shortcomings of the Deal, including…

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Mental health professionals provide free teletherapy to healthcare workers during pandemic
College Reporting

Rachel Gore | February 19, 2021

When Ariel Brown texted her longtime friend, a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, asking how she could help as he battled COVID-19 from the front lines, she wasn’t planning on starting a non-profit…

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Boston might have just had its first snow but rising temperatures remain a threat to communities
College Reporting

Lillian Hoffart | November 12, 2020

Boston might have had its first snow in October, but residents shouldn’t get used to it, as climate change is causing rising temperatures around the planet. Experts say heat has been a critical danger…

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