Alison Barnet came to the South End in 1964 as a transfer student to Boston University. As there were no rooms in the BU dorms, she came to live at the Franklin Square House on East Newton Street. She had no idea where she was, but, walking back and forth to BU every day, she quickly grew to appreciate the South End. “I liked it when people spoke to me, and I found what they said witty, offbeat, profound, poetic, right on target, and never boring.” In 1980, she was the founding editor of the South End News. As a reporter for Neighborhood Network NewsRead More →