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“The Man Who Shot My Eye Out Is Dead"

Chanelle Benz Signs Her Debut Short Story Collection at Harvard Book Store

Rarely will you see monks, western outlaws and abusive stepfathers in the same place. All of those characters and more can be found in Chanelle Benz’s debut short story anthology, “The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead.” On Jan. 31, Harvard Bookstore welcomed Benz for a signing where by her former professor, Dana Spiotta, joined her.

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Cambridge Community to Rally at City Hall

Cambridge's Mayor and Vice Mayor to Host a Unity Rally Next Week

On Monday Feb. 6 Mayor E. Denise Simmons and Vice Mayor Marc McGovern plan to demonstrate Cambridge’s support of social justice, equality, sanctuary cities along with members of the Cambridge community.

Across the country people have protested at airports, lawyers have volunteered their time to help free detained travelers, and city officials have spoken out and against the Trump administration in favor of their sanctuary statuses.

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Not for Nothin' - Sharon Zimmerman

Executive Director of Cambridge Camping

An interview with Sharon Zimmerman, Executive Director of Cambridge Camping. 1-30-2017

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Boomerangs: What Goes Around Comes Around

Central Square Thrift Store Offers Unique Porthole Into Life of Locals

Today I took the Redline to Central Square, and after walking a block I found myself inside Boomerangs, a Massachusetts thrift-store chain. The first thing I noticed upon entering the store there was a colorful sign on the ground which read, “the best is yet to come.” I would have to agree with that sentiment because throughout the next hour I sorted through piece after piece of cantabrigian relics.  

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Crimson Corner to Leave Harvard Square

“We were not planning on closing” says Chris Kotelly, the current owner of the Crimson Corner, a newsstand located at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Brattle Street across the street from Harvard Square.

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Poetry Matters in Cambridge and Worldwide!

Liberation Poetry Collective Presents Poetry Matters at Cambridge's Out of the Blue Gallery

Saturday, November 19, 2016, just a week and a half after the U.S. Presidential election of Donald Trump, The Liberation Poetry Collective assembled to perform Poetry Matters. Poetry Matters' is a collection of poet activists which dates back over 20 years. The theme for Saturday's event was Voices Against Injustice. The venue was Cambridge's Out Of The Blue Gallery, @outofthebluegallery.

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What Did the Women's March Mean to You?

NeighborMedia Wants to Hear Your Story

Did you participate in the Women's March in Boston or Washington, D.C.? NeighborMedia, the citizen journalism project of Cambridge Community Television, wants to hear your story. You are invited to stop by CCTV, 438 Massachusetts Avenue, to record your story on camera in our portrait studio during the following hours:

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My Life in America

Cambridge Man: "Now I Want to be a Haitian American"

The following is an essay written by Listz Jean Toussaint, a student enrolled in a Level 4 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) class at Cambridge Community Learning Center.

Before I moved to the United States, I thought is a new life, a new language and it will be American life . I heard is a beautiful place to live,free country and you can be what ever you want to be.It took me two years to adapt it the weather now it’s a second home for me.

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Feelings About the United States

Cambridge Woman Talks Life in America vs. China

The following is an essay written by Qi Zhong, a student enrolled in a Level 4 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) class at Cambridge Community Learning Center.

Before I moved to the United States, I thought this country had more freedom and no plotting against each other. Also it was easy to find a job. And the United States was more modern and clean.

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My Own Situation in America

Haitian-born Cambridge Man Describes Life in USA

The following is an essay written by Waldophe Maximin, a student enrolled in a Level 4 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) class at Cambridge Community Learning Center.