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CULTURE

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Lesley Professor Chronicles Punk's Jewish Origins

Every new movement in music gives birth to a new rebellion, and no genre exemplifies rebellion more than punk rock. If genres were drinks, then punk rock would come in a shot glass.

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Harvard Dining Employees Strike

University, Workers Unable to Reach Agreement

Members of the Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) went on strike after the university failed to negotiate a suitable agreement regarding their salary demands. 591 of 609 workers initially voted to strike and threatened to do so for several weeks, demanding a yearly salary of $35,000 for full-time employees.

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CAMBRIDGE FIREFIGHTER, JEREMY COLLINS

ANSWERS ALL MY SILLY QUESTIONS ABOUT "SURVIVOR"

I have watched, religiously, the CBS reality television show SURVIVOR, since it began in 2000. While watching 30-plus seasons, I acquired a long list of behind-the-scenes questions that could probably be answered via the Internet. But perusing the web is not my style. If possible, I like to go to a real live source.

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ANNA RAE!

CURATOR OF "ALL TOGETHER NOW"

Anna Rae with the pretty name is a cerebral type musician with an austere exterior, and sweet and supportive soul.

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Yume Wo Katare, The Place of Dreams

Yume Wo Katare is not your typical restaurant, it is a place where you come eat ramen and share your dreams. Customers come here to figure out their passions and pursue them. Located in Porter Square, Cambridge, the owner, Tsuyoshi Nishioka and his shop manager, Jake Vo explains how Yume Wo Katare was born and the rules set in the shop. There are many members that volunteer and the staff are very welcoming to the public.

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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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Using Respiratory Therapy To Treat Lung Disease

Part Two of an Investigation on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Your doctor will plan your treatment and may recommend that you meet with a respiratory therapist. These therapists evaluate and treat and care for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD. One treatment they use is pursed-lip breathing. It is a simple breathing exercise. This is valuable as you can use it anytime or anywhere.

1. Relax your neck and shoulder muscles.

2. Breathe in slowly through your nose to a count of two keeping mouth closed.

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ONCE Somerville

A Chat with Owner, JJ Gonson

Cambridge native, JJ Gonson, has found Nirvana! Although an accurate statement, it may be a bit overstated.

In the nineties, during the height of the “grunge years,” Gonson lived on the West Coast where she produced, managed, and toured with rock bands. It was during this incarnation that she experienced (hung with) Seattle grunge heroes, Nirvana.

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Garden to Glass Cocktails

An Interview with Meaghan Sinclair of Booze Époque

Meaghan Sinclair of Booze Epoque at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education

By Paul Sayed

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Pokemon Go to Cambridge Common, Harvard Square

Local "Trainers" Teach Pokemon-Catching Skills to Novice Players

Cambridge residents David Tulis and Jose Negon tackle Pokemon-catching strategies in Cambridge Common and Harvard Square.

CCTV member Jose Negron and citizen journalist David Tulis spend a beautiful summer day visiting the landmarks around Cambridge Common and Harvard Square playing the new viral game, Pokemon Go. Jose, who has been a Pokemon fan for years, explains the game to David and helps him capture Pokemon characters Squirtle and Pidgey. Along the way the two come across another player all the way from Orlando, FL and get some exercise while seeing the sites around Harvard Square.