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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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City Life

As Told To: A Catholic Priest Who’s Visiting COVID Patients Daily

He’s donning a mask and gown to provide the Anointing of the Sick sacrament.

City Life

Now That We’re All at Home, These Boston Businesses Are Stepping Up to the Challenge

The city’s strongest industries seem uniquely well-suited to our new normal.

City Life

Watch: John Krasinski and His Office Costars Recreated the “Forever” Wedding Dance on Zoom

A Maryland couple got the virtual wedding all Pam and Jim fans dream of.

Arts & Entertainment

Your New Quarantine Playlist, Curated by Boston Artists

Dutch Rebelle, Ruby Rose Fox, and more all shared some songs to get you through the shutdown.

City Life

Eight Ways to Celebrate a Socially-Distanced Mother’s Day in Boston

There’s truly no time like now to show the special women in your life how much you care.

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Education

A BU Student Is Suing the University for a Refund

“The value of any degree issued on the basis of online or pass/fail classes will be diminished for the rest their lives,” the complaint states.

City Life

A New Model Is Predicting “One of the Most Active Atlantic Hurricane Seasons on Record”

Scientists at Penn State are calling for 20 named storms in the Atlantic.

City Life

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

The travel company is cutting 900 jobs worldwide.

City Life

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.

City Life

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.

City Life

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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City Life

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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City Life

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.

City Life

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

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

City Life

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

Sigh.