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Law students luckier than the rest

While I know it has been extremely difficult for recent law-school graduates to find employment this year, the data in Kara Baskin’s story was not accurate. Ninety-two percent of our class of 2008 was employed within six months after graduation.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 8, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 08, 2009

Trigger unhappy

Guns don’t kill people. People kill people.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 1, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 01, 2009
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Luis's Lost Years

It had been nearly half a century since Luis Tiant stood on the Cuban soil where he was born, and where he first learned the skills that would see him become one of the greatest and most beloved pitchers in Red Sox history.
After five decades of exile, Red Sox great Luis Tiant journeys back to Cuba
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 24, 2009
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Review: The Lost Son of Havana

Red Sox legend Luis Tiant left his native Cuba for pro baseball in 1961 and hadn't been back in 46 years.
A fascinating look inside Cuba
By TOM MEEK  |  April 17, 2009

Alive and well

The seventh annual Independent Film Festival of Boston
The seventh annual Independent Film Festival of Boston
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The Boston Red Sox

This article originally appeared in the August 17, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Are they racist?
By TOM SHEEHAN  |  November 14, 2006


Flashbacks: August 18, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Paul Babin and Sam MacLaughlin.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By FLASHBACKS  |  August 17, 2006
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Revisiting the Zoo

There’s a whole slew of baseball fans who don’t remember a time when there was no DH in the American League, when there were just the two leagues and no divisions, there was no scoreboard in the corner of your TV screen, and when 50-home-run seasons were
Recalling the golden era when the Yankees were laughingstocks
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 18, 2006