New Year’s Eve is like prom: You get really excited about it, you probably dress up, and before you know it, it’s over. Unlike prom, though, you actually get a chance to do it over. Here are three ways to get it right:
By 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 Boston.com 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.
With 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.
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.
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.