The Scoop


Why Was a Somerville First-Grader Accused of Sexual Assault?

In November 12, 2019, Flavia C. Peréa's six-year-old son was accused of sexual assault. The family has spent over a year trying to get his information out of state and municipal databases associating him with different forms of sexual assault. What, exactly, is going on?

The Return of the Woolly Mammoth

According to the team at Revive & Restore, a Bay Area nonprofit focused on the intersection between biotechnology and conservation, in partnership with Professor George M. Church of Harvard Medical School, a genetically-engineered woolly mammoth could be coming back soon to a tundra near you.

'Preventable Tragedies'

Just after 8:00 a.m. on Feb. 24, a truck reversed into two utility workers at a construction site on High Street in downtown Boston, knocking them into a 20-foot-deep trench. Jordan Romero, 27, and Juan Carlos Figueroa Gutierrez, 33, were pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

Horchata for All

Hoping to share with others the drink he so fondly associates with his childhood and Mexican culture, Fernando Urbina ’22 founded MixChata, a business that bottles and sells horchata.