15 favorite historic sites across Boston: Old State House

It was the site of the Boston Massacre in 1770, where five Bostonians were killed when British soldiers fired unordered shots. Now, nearly 250 years later, the Old State House is the perfect tourist attraction to soak up some of the history of the city. NOTE: The above was published in a slideshow that featured theContinue reading “15 favorite historic sites across Boston: Old State House”

Sports Writing Final

The year was 1979. Michele Himmelberg is writing for the Fort Myers News-Press covering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On this specific day, she is traveling to Minnesota for an away game against the Vikings. However, she learns that the Vikings are not letting any press into their locker room because of the one female sportsContinue reading “Sports Writing Final”

Mike Eruzione Profile

His office looks just like any other office in the Boston University Alumni Center. There’s a desk, a computer, a few chairs and framed pictures on the wall. The pictures however, they are not the same as the other offices. A picture of the Stanley Cup with an Olympic gold medal and a picture ofContinue reading “Mike Eruzione Profile”

Beanpot Story

On Monday night the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins skated to a 4-0 win against the Albany Devils at Boardwalk Hall. Although they were playing a division rival, some players had a different hockey event on their mind. With players from Northeastern University, Boston College and Boston University, almost half the team was keeping track of theContinue reading “Beanpot Story”

The DogHouse

When James van Riemsdyk’s skate touched the ice of Northeastern University’s Matthews Arena, the entire upper bowl, dressed in red for the “We Want Blood” theme, hollered and booed in his direction. Throughout the game, Northeastern’s fierce fan section, the DogHouse, booed every time the blade of van Riemsdyk’s stick touched the puck. He scoredContinue reading “The DogHouse”