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Sean Collier Monument Dedicated at MIT

Event recalls 2013 Marathon tragedy

Flowers on the newly dedicated memorial to Officer Sean Collier

The massive granite memorial to MIT police officer Sean Collier in the North Court at the corner of Vassar and Main Street was dedicated at noon today in a ceremony that was by turns impressive, heart-rending, astonishing, comforting, and inspiring. The crowd–estimated at 3,000 by the MIT news office–filled the tent where the service took place and the surrounding courtyard.

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Same-sex Marriage, What's the Issue?

As arguments continue at the Supreme Court, gay marriage is still seen as a problem.

“Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?”, “Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state?”

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Riots in Baltimore - History Repeats Itself

MASSACHUSETTS GETS IT

Jonathan Daniels Freedom Rider from Massachusetts Murdered for the Cause

Because I  am from the Maryland area, I watch events unfold in Baltimore here in Cambridge with sorrowful objectivism. I always hope for the best in mankind, but my heart is heavy for yet another mother that mourns her son. 

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45 years of Kuumba and Critical Examination

Kuumba Singers of Harvard performed earlier this month for their 45th anniversary

(Cambridge, MA) In 1636, while slave ships carried cargo from the Caribbean to the Southern half of what would later become, the United States of America, Harvard University began as a school in a little village that would over time become what we now know as, the city of Cambridge..

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Community Chorus Sings at Library

Event a preview for upcoming Spring Concert

A lively South African tune, “Siyahamba,” opened a program with a Peace theme performed by members of  the Cambridge Community Chorus on Sunday afternoon, April 26 in the auditorium at the Cambridge Public Library.

Egyptology talk at Harvard Semitic Museum

Kim Ryholt, director of The Papyrus Carlsberg Collection and Project, delivers a talk on the antiquities trade in Egypt.

On April 21st there was a talk at the Harvard Semitic Museum on 2 Divinity Ave about the antiquities trade in Egypt. The talk was delivered by Kim Ryholt, Professor of Egyptology and Director of The Papyrus Carlsberg Collection and Project at the University of Copenhagen.

Ryholt’s interest in Egyptology came from a college internship at the Museum of fine arts dealing with their Egyptian artifacts.

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Summer Brings Lots of Learning

Summer classes available to the public in the Cambridge area.

With summer just around the corner, many will be wondering where to get their education fix. Cambridge is the largest educational hub on the East Coast, surrounded by colleges and universities; therefore it has plenty of summer classes to offer its residents.

As a college student, I am no stranger to trying to get out and do fun things on a tight budget. Here is a list of free and (a few) extremely cheap classes offered in the Cambridge area.

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Stand Against Racism 2015

The YWCA Cambridge hosted a Stand Against Racism panel discussion event last night, April 23, 2015, at the Cambridge Senior Center. This event was planned in conjunction with the YWCA USA’s national campaign; thousands of people across the country participated in similar dialogues and other events as a part of this campaign.

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Don't You Need Some WOW This Weekend?

WOWcambridge! Sunday April 26 12-3pm at Riverside Press Park

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The following is a press release from the Cambridge Arts Council.

Cambridge Arts Announces WOWcambridge! - Sunday, April 26, 12-3pm

It’s supposed to hit 60 degrees this Sunday and we are ready to shake off the winter blues and celebrate! Cambridge Arts is pleased to help present We Overcame Winter (WOWcambridge!), the city’s first ever spontaneous celebration of spring organized by local residents.