Area 2/MIT

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Interview with a Cambridge Carrot

The Life of a Carrot Destined for Cambridge Curbside Compost, Clean Energy Production

I recently sat down with a Carrot at the Cambridge apartment of Chris and Liz to talk about readying to enter the new city-wide Cambridge Curbside Compost program. Please note: This interview took place the night before Carrot was picked up at curbside, and two – TWO! - days – DAYS!

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Winter Wonder Dance Festival

Dance Complex's 5th annual festival

On December 29-31 2017, Dance Complex held it's 5th annual Winter Wonder Dance Festival. Dance Complex's Creative Program Manager, Rachel Roccoberton informs us on how the event is set up and who are the guests stars teaching the classes. The festival welcomed all dancers, beginners to advance level to learn a variety of dance such as ballet and interpretive dance. The Dance Complex will be expecting another Winter Wonder festival and other festivals again in 2018!

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Spirits Come Early to Cambridge this Halloween

2nd Annual Local Craft Spirits Festival in Kendall Square October 20

2nd Annual Local Craft Spirits Festival Program

Crowds flocked to the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' Local Craft Spirits Festival Friday night to enjoy this event offering Massachusetts and New England based local craft distilled spirits, cider, artisan beverages as well as a bit of craft beer. The final tweet gives the appearance that your @Neighbormedia correspondent was blotto, but this was actually due to low light.

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Boston Fashion Week comes to Cambridge to Share Positivity

Small Group Purposes Good while Nevada Gunman Commits Evil

One event has ended but our efforts are ongoing

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What if Trailblazing MIT Nanoscientist, Millie Dresselhaus, was Treated Like a Celebrity?

Cambridge celebrates the contributions of world-renowned female scientist and mentor

By Official White House Photo by Pete Souza - http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/7365530528/in/photostream, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38819247

On February 20, 2017, Cambridge lost a world-renowned female physicist, nanoscience trailblazer, professor, and mentor to sister women scientists throughout her 50 year plus career. Known as the "queen of carbon science", Mildred Dresselhaus was the first female Institute Professor and professor emerita of physics and electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Alternative Facts?

...nah, not really

I was reading an interesting article in the Cambridge Chronicle about the old Harvard Square Theater. 

The building is located on Church Street and I walk past it every week on my way to class. 

It has always caught my eye because of the beautiful nostalgic murals painted on the building's exterior.

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MIT fraternity welcomes freshmen with car smashing and other activities

An irreverent crash exploded next to me in the dark. I whipped my head around. My pupils quickly shrank. Big bright lights beamed down on a wrecked, pink and green graffiti painted car. Around it, three young men with sledgehammers circled. One sent his tool up into the air and crashing down once again onto the vehicle.

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MIT Bhangra

Bhangra is a type of popular music combining Punjabi folk traditions with Western pop music. The MIT Bhangra team holds classes every summer and performs at the end. The students and teachers are full of energy and passionate with their dancing. They have done a great job performing!

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Changing Cambridge Businesses: University Stationery

This is the first installment of a new series that profiles small local businesses as they deal with the rapidly changing economic landscape. Here, I pay a visit to University Stationery on Mass Ave in Central Square.

 

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MAPS Invites Community to Halloween HIV/STI Mobile Clinic in Cambridge

The following is a press release from the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers.