Pirate on South Street

On South Street today, I saw a guy about 25 years old with a shaved head, tattoos, earring, shirt with no collar, pants that were three-quarter length, no socks, and sneakers. He was talking on his phone. Walking toward the South Common. And I realized what I was seeing. The…

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Normalizing U.S./Cuban relations a mix of nitty-gritty and key principles by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. I just returned from State Department briefings for editorialists from across the country and posted the following to the website of the Association of Opinion Journalists, just one of several key issues covered in Monday’s day-long sessions. The announcement…

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“Cool Science” ~ UML/GSE and Commonwealth’s students educate LRTA commuters about climate change

“Cool Science” is a program at UMass Lowell in the Graduate School of Education. The program allowed students across the Commonwealth to participate in a project whereby they could teach others about the science of climate change through art. For this competition,  David Lustick and Jill Hendrickson Lohmeier – both Associate Professors at…

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