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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Arts & Entertainment

Attention, Questers: Boda Borg Boston Is about to Get a Whole Lot Bigger

New quests are coming to Malden.

Arts & Entertainment

The Best Holiday Light Displays in Boston and Beyond

From a trolley tour through the nighttime streets of Somerville to a theme park ablaze with 17 million bulbs.

City Life

"IF U EVER LOVED ME STOP": Texts Shed Light on BC Couple’s Final Moments, Defense Claims

Inyoung You’s representatives have released what they say is a text message exchange with her boyfriend, Alexander Urtula.

Arts & Entertainment

We Tried It: Boston’s Friends 25th Anniversary Pop-Up

Could we be taking any more photos?

City Life

Here’s Why the Owner of a Local Comedy Club Shut It Down Mid-Show

Courtney Pong made the executive decision to end a show early at the Rozzie Square Theater.

Education

Want the Most Bang for Your Buck? This Is the Massachusetts College for You

And no, it’s not Harvard or MIT.

City Life

See Video of the Crash That Caused Last Month’s Disastrous Orange Line Closure

Including a daring escape from a moving vehicle by a worker.

City Life

“Sorry for the Uncomfortable Commute,” MBTA Says to Passengers Who Almost Fell Out Train Door

Train riders were treated to a very breezy commute thanks to an open door.

City Life

The RMV Officially Recognizes a Non-Binary Gender Option Now

You can select "X" on your Massachusetts drivers license.

City Life

New England Law “Betrayed” Students by Naming Scott Brown Dean, Petition Says

The former senator’s new appointment is not going over well with students.

City Life

Wednesday Could Be the Coldest November 13 We’ve Ever Seen

A record nobody wanted to break.

City Life

The Manager of a Burlington Buffalo Wild Wings Died after Exposure to Toxic Cleaning Agents

13 others who were in the restaurant required medical attention.

City Life

The Marine Allegedly Linked to the Death of Emerson’s Daniel Hollis Has Been Identified

Lance Corporal Samuel London is a suspect in the death of Daniel Hollis after a fight in Allston.

City Life

Boston Medical Center Workers Are Protesting Melania Trump’s Visit

"Our BMC affirms the dignity, respect, and basic needs of every child."

Education

Emerson College Will Absorb Vermont’s Marlboro College

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