Week In Review: Tsarnaev, Opiates, Governor’s Race, Trigger Warnings

A fiberglass sculpture at Wellesley College, entitled "Sleepwalker," is surrounded by cones and yellow caution tape, Wednesday, May 22, 2014, after being defaced Tuesday night with yellow paint on its face, left arm, left leg, and a foot. It was one of several properties on campus vandalized, and campus police are investigating. The outdoor, lifelike sculpture of a man sleepwalking in his underpants had provoked some concern on the college campus in February. (AP)

A fiberglass sculpture at Wellesley College, entitled “Sleepwalker,” is surrounded by cones and yellow caution tape after being defaced with yellow paint. (AP)

A new WBUR poll finds Attorney General Martha Coakley well in front of her fellow Democrats in the race for governor though Republican hopeful Charlie Baker is catching up. Our poll also found broad concern across the Commonwealth for what many call an opiate addiction crisis.

Plus, government prosecutors release the text of a note allegedly written by the accused Boston Marathon bomber that revealed his motives. Also, beware: we might talk about issues that some of you find controversial or offensive. Trigger warnings and their place on college campuses. And, the latest in the Boston bombing case and Buddy Cianci might throw his hat back in the political ring.


Peter Canellos, editorial page editor of The Boston Globe.

Nancy Gertner, former federal judge in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts and current Harvard Law School professor.

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