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Not all of core faculty at Lesley University support push for unionization with SEIU

Not all of core faculty at Lesley University  support push for unionization with SEIU

Thirty-eight Lesley instructors say they are concerned that the current media discussion profiles only a small percentage of core faculty members, several with limited experience at the university.

Orchestra thanks Cambridge Trust, CSB, Draper Lab for supporting current season

Orchestra thanks Cambridge Trust, CSB, Draper Lab for supporting current season

Heartfelt thanks to Cambridge Trust Co., Cambridge Savings Bank and Draper Laboratory for their recent financial support for the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, providing a patchwork of support that enables the CSO to continue serving the community.

Law enforcement should protect, serve communities by fighting ordinary crime

Law enforcement should protect, serve communities by fighting ordinary crime

True, the ACLU did not single out Cambridge in a report on police militarization in the Commonwealth. This does not mean Cambridge has no cause for concern.

Arranged marriages, child bride tradition changing too slowly around the world

Arranged marriages, child bride tradition changing too slowly around the world

Throughout the world, 14 million girls are married by force before they turn 18. Abolishing this practice will not happen overnight, but minds are evolving, even in the communities most affected.

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

The weather and MBTA chief Beverly Scott’s honesty have revealed the agency’s corruption and dysfunction.

A Better Cambridge calls on city to create 8,500 housing units within next 15 years (update)

A Better Cambridge calls on city to create 8,500 housing units within next 15 years (update)

An analysis by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council says the region needs more than 400,000 new housing units – including 8,500 in Cambridge – to meet expected demand in the coming 15 years.

McDonald’s should lead way in switching to serving meat raised without antibiotics

McDonald’s should lead way in switching to serving meat raised without antibiotics

Antibiotics fed to food animals to accelerate growth and prevent disease are helping create antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and McDonald’s serves lots of it – but doesn’t have to.

We’ve failed our vocational/tech students. Here’s how to fix district’s broken system.

We’ve failed our vocational/tech students. Here’s how to fix district’s broken system.

A vocational educational collaborative is adding questionable members and limiting choices, but students enter high school totally unaware of it, anyway, School Committee Fred Fantini says.

Pearl Street redesign is chance to perfect the future of urban transportation in city

Pearl Street redesign is chance  to perfect the future of urban transportation in city

The MBTA is going through a rough time, but solutions to delays and breakdowns seem elusive. One obvious (albeit small) opportunity for improvement is redesigning Pearl Street. So far, the conversation about the reconstruction has erroneously been framed as a showdown between bikes and parking. In reality, the redesign is an opportunity to exemplify the […]

We’re getting a world-language poster, but world-language promise is ignored

We’re getting a world-language poster, but world-language promise is ignored

The district has failed to make any move toward fulfilling a world-language promise, but asks students to design posters extolling the wonders of learning foreign languages.

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