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Politics

Harvard’s Mayor: The ‘Foundational’ College Experience That Shaped Michelle Wu ’07

A daughter of Taiwanese immigrants born on Chicago’s South Side, Wu had never truly been away from her family before coming to Cambridge in August 2003. Her entire family — including her parents, and her three siblings — made the nearly 1,000 mile drive from Chicago to Harvard Yard in a minivan together.

Wu Profile
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Wu Profile

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu '07, center, with her 10-person blocking group in 2007, the year she graduated from Harvard College.

Wu Sworn in
City Politics

Michelle Wu ’07 Inaugurated as Boston’s 56th Mayor

Michelle Wu ’07 was sworn in as the first female and person of color elected mayor by the city of Boston during a brief ceremony in the Boston City Council chamber Tuesday.

Wu Sworn in
Boston

Wu Sworn in

Michelle Wu' 07 was sworn in Tuesday by Judge Myong J. Joun as the 56th mayor of Boston, the first woman and person of color elected to the office.

Allston
City Politics

‘Deeply Disappointed’: Harvard-Allston Task Force Calls on Bacow to Increase Collaboration

The Harvard-Allston task force penned a letter Wednesday to University President Lawrence S. Bacow calling for greater “accountability” and outreach around Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus development.

East Boston High School
Boston

East Boston High School

East Boston High School, where the student known as Orlando attended before being deported in part due to surveillance information collected on him while in school.

Boston Police Department
Boston

Boston Police Department

Mass General Hospital
Health

MGB Invests $50 Million in Local Health Initiatives with Focus on Equity

Mass General Brigham will invest $50 million in a new initiative focused on mental health, chronic disease management, and nutrition security, the hospital network announced last week.

Michelle Wu Election Night Event
City Politics

Harvard Alum Michelle Wu ’07 Elected Boston’s 56th Mayor

Boston City Councilor and Harvard alum Michelle Wu ’07 will become Boston’s 56th mayor, the first woman and person of color elected in the city’s history, following a decisive victory over City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George Tuesday.

Michelle Wu Election Night Event
City Politics

Michelle Wu Election Night Event

Michelle Wu ’07 — who became the first woman and person of color elected mayor in Boston history — takes the stage at her election night event in Boston Tuesday evening.

Lanier Versus Harvard
Harvard in the City

Lanier Versus Harvard

Civil rights attorney Benjamin L. Crump, right, alongside Tamara K. Lanier at a press conference Monday after a hearing before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston.

Michelle Wu Student Forum
City Politics

‘You Are the Powerhouse’: Boston Mayoral Candidates Make Final Pitches to Young Voters

With only a day before polls open in the Boston mayoral election, candidates Michelle Wu ’07 and Annissa Essaibi George are making their final appeals to voters, with a focus on getting out the youth vote.

Ashley E. Kirsner
Events

Ashley E. Kirsner

Indigenous Peoples' Day March Crowd
Boston

Indigenous Peoples' Day March Crowd

Indigenous Peoples' Day March Signs
Boston

Indigenous Peoples' Day March Signs

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