Columnist

Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Latest stories

adrian walker

The state and TD Garden cut a deal, and promptly forgot all about it

By , Globe columnist

There is blame to go around — but more importantly, there is a way to make this right.

Adrian Walker

In broad daylight, in cold blood

By , Globe Columnist

From a distance it looked like a simple fight, just a piece of street theater.

adrian walker

Even in crisis, UMass Boston can’t shake its habit of political hiring

By , Globe Columnist

I thought the University of Massachusetts Boston had fallen on hard times, but apparently that depends on whose times we are discussing.

Adrian Walker

Veteran whose valor has long been buried will finally get his due

By , Globe Columnist

In a city obsessed with history, Medal of Honor recipient Frank Elmer Smith represents an overlooked chapter.