Seuss And Holyoke High Controversies, Barrett Comeback: The Short List

Oct 13, 2017

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news. 

What made The Short List this week?

  • The Dr. Seuss Museum decides to take down controversial mural after children's authors cancel out on an event there. (MassLive, Boston Globe). 
  • A poem delivered by a Holyoke High School student during a Latino Heritage Month assembly draws criticism, threats. (MassLive)
  • Former North Adams mayor John Barrett wins the Democratic special primary for state representative in northern Berkshire County. (NEPR)
  • The Red Sox fire manager John Farrell after back-to-back division titles.  (AP/NEPR)


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