Proposed plastic bag ban postponed yet again

Written by Emily Cassel. Posted in Community, News

plastic bag banBy Emily Cassel

Does this headline have you feeling like you’re experiencing déjà vu? That’s probably because you’ve been reading stories about the proposed plastic bag ban for years. On alone, there’s a January 29, 2013 story titled, “Cambridge to draft an ordinance that would ban plastic bags,” a December 2013 post titled “Proposed plastic bag ban takes a step forward in Cambridge,” and then “Cambridge proposed plastic bag ban will get another hearing,” from a February 11 story.

Youth on Fire Art and Talent Show Tonight!

Written by Laura Stiffler. Posted in Arts, Daily, Events

10268512_10152832404566445_2093325378358208195_nWith the temperatures steadily dropping day after day, we are all grateful for the roofs over our heads and the clothes on our backs. But, it is also an important time to remember those less fortunate.

Youth on Fire, in Harvard Square is a offshoot program of AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts. The program operates as a drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth ages 14-24. The shelter is hosting their annual Art and Talent Show tonight December 10th from 6-8:30PM at 1555 Mass Ave. 

Humanist Hub’s “Godless Congregation” Celebrates First Anniversary

Written by Emily Cassel. Posted in News

humanist hub

By Emily Cassel

The Humanist Hub at Harvard commemorated its one-year anniversary this past weekend with a holiday celebration at its home at 30 JFK Street. And while there was no visit from Santa Claus or menorah burning away, the congregation of atheists, agnostics and humanists did welcome thinkers like Harvard U’s own Steven Pinker and former United States poet laureate Robert Pinsky to their seasonal celebration.


Written by Emily Hopkins. Posted in News


Hundreds of protesters shut down Mass Ave. bridge on Friday to protest racial injustice and police brutality

by Emily Hopkins

Last night, about 600 protesters marched from Davis Square to the Mass Ave. bridge in a demonstration against police brutality. This follows a larger protest on Thursday that brought thousands to the Boston Common that shut down major roadways as well as Park Street Station.

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