Alyssa Vaughn

Staff Writer

Alyssa Vaughn is a staff writer at Boston. A St. Louis native, she moved to the East Coast to study English at Boston College. She currently lives in an apartment perfectly bisected by the Cambridge/Somerville border.

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Tripadvisor Is Closing Its Boston Office and Laying Off a Quarter of Its Workforce

The travel company is cutting 900 jobs worldwide.

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MIT Out-MITs Itself; Builds Full Scale Campus Replica on Minecraft

Students were looking for a way to connect in an era of college closures and social distancing.

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Boston Had One Confirmed COVID Case on March 1. There May Have Been 2,300 More

This according to a model from a Northeastern University research team.

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A UMass Memorial COVID Patient Has “Dramatically Improved” After Receiving Hospital’s First Plasma Transfusion

The patient is now being weaned off a ventilator.

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Florida Man Tom Brady Ejected from a Tampa Park for Working Out During the Pandemic

See, this is what happens when you move there.

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How We’re Commemorating the Boston Marathon from Quarantine

You could run 26.2 miles on a treadmill. Or, you could watch the 2019 highlight reel from your couch.

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Since We Have to Wear Them, Check Out These Cool Masks

You deserve some floral patterns, sequins, and bows in your life right now.

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Here’s How Much Snow Is Coming to Boston This Weekend

Sigh.

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After Devastating Flooding, Some South End Businesses Must Start from Scratch

“We had a store that we were looking forward to returning to, and now it’s gone.”

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A Sinkhole Opened Up in the South End After a Massive Water Main Break Last Night

Because things weren’t stressful enough.

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John Krasinski Just Surprised Beth Israel Staffers with Free Red Sox Tickets for Life

The latest installation of “Some Good News” was a real tearjerker.

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As Coronavirus Surge Approaches, Hospitals Brace for the Impact

The respirators have arrived, the field hospitals are being built—but will it be enough?

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My Life in the Age of COVID: Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Lia Cirio

Everyone’s adapting—or trying to, anyway.

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Boston Coronavirus News: The Peak Is Coming

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.

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Boston Coronavirus News: Here Comes Another Month of Social Distancing, Food Delivery, and Cabin Fever

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.