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South Common, June 1944

An image from Lowell High School Field Day in June 1944 contributed by Eleanor Sullivan at a Mass. Memories Road Show event at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum of Lowell National Historical Park. The photo was published by the University Archives and Special Collections at UMass Boston, and can be…

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Dennis Lehane Making Sense

“As a country, we used to respect knowledge that was earned over knowledge that was cherry picked.” —Dennis Lehane, Boston Globe,4/1/9/14 In today’s Boston Globe, author Dennis Lehane thinks aloud about the Boston Marathon Bombing, knowledge vs. opinion, intellectual relativism, bad narratives, and his belief that good ideas will prevail.…

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