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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Michelle Wu greets supporters after winning the mayoral election on Nov. 2.

Wu triumphs in mayor’s race; first woman, person of color to be elected to city’s top job

By Frankie Rowley and Bailey Allen
Published November 2, 2021

Michelle Wu secured victory in Boston’s mayoral election Tuesday night, defeating her opponent, at-large city councilor Annissa Essaibi George, by nearly...

Michelle Wu addresses an MBTA meeting in February 2019

Days before election, Wu tells students to get involved

By Vivi Smilgius
Published October 31, 2021

City Councilor at Large Michelle Wu outlined what a Wu mayoralty would look like and urged the younger population to participate in the upcoming Nov. 2...

Michelle Wu (left) and Annissa Essaibi George (right) are set to compete for the citys top job this November.

Wu, Essaibi George advance to general election for Mayor

By Frankie Rowley
Published September 15, 2021

City Councilors at Large Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George are set to advance to the city’s general election for Mayor on Nov. 2 after finishing...

Clockwise from top left: Michelle Wu, Kim Janey, John Barros, Andrea Campbell, and Annissa Essaibi George, and

Breaking down Boston’s five candidates

By Frankie Rowley
Published September 10, 2021

Preliminary elections for Boston mayoral election—the first contest without an elected incumbent since 1993—are set for Sept. 14—after which two...

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