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Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 10, 2018


Filed under City, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

Photo credit: Leila Habib Activists march throughout Boston Saturday to call to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. Cambridge recognized Indigenous Peoples' Day in 2016 and Somerville celebrated the holiday for the first time this year.   ...

Special Day at Harvard Art Museums

Special Day at Harvard Art Museums

October 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Pierre Karam, news correspondent On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Harvard Art Museums took part in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day. The entry at Smithsonian museums nationwide was entirely free — all visitors had to do was access their tickets through the Smithsonian website. “I wish the...

Event Calendar: Thursday, March 15 – Wednesday, March 21

Event Calendar: Thursday, March 15 – Wednesday, March 21

March 14, 2018


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Compiled by Samuel Kim, deputy lifestyle editor Our event calendar from Thursday, March 15 – Wednesday, March 21 highlights events in and around Boston that you do not want to miss. Thursday, March 15 If you frequent the Garment District for affordable second-hand clothes, you’re in luck! They ...

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

February 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

Poutine, a Canadian staple named after a Québécois slang word meaning “mess,” is an unbeatable combination of French fries topped with cheese curds and brown gravy. Each component of poutine is indulgent enough on its own, but when you layer them together on a plate, it creates a perfect balance of savory and fatty...

Tax Day protesters in Cambridge call on Trump to release tax returns

Tax Day protesters in Cambridge call on Trump to release tax returns

April 19, 2017


Filed under City

By Ryan Grewal, city editor On Tax Day, the government asks working Americans to relinquish a portion of their wages. This year, however, thousands gathered on April 15 in Cambridge Common to ask something of their president: Accountability. The New England Independence Movement, along with other local activist...

Locals enjoy music inspired by Celtic heritage

Locals enjoy music inspired by Celtic heritage

January 19, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Priya Amin, news correspondent Boston’s 14th annual Celtic Music Festival (BCMFest) was held this past weekend at Harvard Square’s Club Passim, First Church and the Atrium in Cambridge. Founded by Laura Cortese and Shannon Heaton after they moved to Boston and were inspired by the rich culture of ...

Boston workers push for $15 wages

Boston workers push for $15 wages

December 1, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Alejandro Serrano, city editor Hundreds of workers, including some that are part of 32BJ SEIU — the union that represents numerous Northeastern service employees — called on elected officials to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour and give workers union rights at a rally Tuesday ...

TEDxCambridge reveals humanity amid tech evolution

TEDxCambridge reveals humanity amid tech evolution

October 3, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Alex Eng, news correspondent Six professionals from various fields underscored the humanity underlying the technology explosion at Thursday’s TEDxCambridge at the Boston Opera House. Speakers from groundbreaking fields including journalism and data research explored the event’s theme, “Humani...

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