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

Boston Coronavirus News: Suffolk Dorm to Shelter the Homeless, the DPH Commissioner Tests Positive, and Basketball Is Canceled

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

City Life

Boston Coronavirus News: “Unprecedented” Unemployment, Schools Will Stay Closed, and Our Congresspeople Might Have COVID

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

City Life

While We’re Forced Apart, Mutual Aid Groups Bring Neighbors Back Together

Local mutual aid groups are helping community members find housing, food, and support—all while maintaining social distance.

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Boston Coronavirus News: Saying Goodbye for Now to Reusable Bags, the Olympics, and Nonessential Businesses

Your daily dose of local COVID-19 coverage.

Education

How Local Colleges Are Handling Commencement During the Coronavirus Crisis

A running list of Boston area schools that have canceled, postponed, or replaced their commencement ceremonies.

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Boston Coronavirus News: The First State Death from COVID-19, Plus a Celtic Tests Positive

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

Arts & Entertainment

31 Books to Read While Self-Isolating, Chosen by Boston Booksellers

No time like now to dive into a pleasure read.

City Life

Boston Coronavirus News: Unemployment Relief, Lockdown Rumors, and Commencement Ceremonies Get Creative

Today’s coronavirus update.

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How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Boston

You’re going to need to call your doctor.

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Boston Coronavirus News: School Is Closed, Testing Is Up, and Everyone’s Ordering Delivery

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

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Boston Coronavirus News: A Ban on Large Gatherings, Shut-In Celtics, and a Marathon Decision At Last

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

City Life

Within an Office Phone Booth, I Found Inner Peace

Over a decade after the open office floor plan changed the way we work, the walls are going back up.

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Here’s Why So Many People Are Mad at the Aquarium on Twitter

It involves climate change, a parking garage, and the ambitious plans to build one of Boston’s tallest high-rises.

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Is Our Innovation Economy Doomed?

Boston’s booming tech sector depends on a dwindling number of highly skilled foreign-worker visas. Is it time to start panicking?

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Boston’s Start-Ups Will Never Be Silicon Valley Cool

And that’s a good thing.