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.


Emerson College Will Absorb Vermont’s Marlboro College

The tiny liberal arts college is going to close its campus and move students to Boston.

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Embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Loses Election

It’s the end of the road for the controversial, twice-arrested mayor.

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The Reimagined Commuter Rail: Electric Cars, Shorter Wait Times, and Better Accessibility

It’s an ambitious plan, but it’s not totally clear how the whole thing will get funded.

Arts & Entertainment

This Winter, You’ll Be Able to Ice Skate in the Fenway

Just in case you can’t make it to the Seaport.


Dust off Your Parka: Boston May See Snow This Week

Goodbye, fall.

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Months After Epstein Scandal, MIT President Shares What He’s Learned

A survey indicated more than 200 female grad students had been harassed.

Arts & Entertainment

Here’s What Your Favorite Boston Celebrities Are Wearing for Halloween This Year

And yes, Pierre Delecto made an appearance.


With 60 MPH Winds Approaching, Here Are the Towns Postponing Trick or Treating

Boston-area parents, you’re probably still going out.

Arts & Entertainment

Sharpen Your Skates: An Ice Skating Rink Is Coming to the Seaport

And yes, there will be a "warming tent" with booze.

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Arts & Entertainment

The Friends 25th Anniversary Pop-Up Is Officially Coming to Boston

Bring your lobster.


Former BC Student Faces Involuntary Manslaughter Charge after Boyfriend’s Suicide

Inyoung You, 21, was indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury.


Our Dreams of a Seaport Gondola Have Been Dashed

It was a fun idea while it lasted.


In a Best Bathroom Contest, the Natick Mall Ranks...Number Two

Always a bridesmaid, never the bride.


The Harvard Crimson Faces Petitions, Boycotts After Contacting ICE for Comment

Advocacy groups say the move endangered undocumented students.


Mass. Considers Banning B-Word, Ruining Lizzo Concerts

Turns out, I’m 100%...going to avoid using that word.