As much as Senior House students should get the hearing they deserve and the outcome they want – for their dorm to be allowed to exist as the same eclectic, supportive, artistic community it has for decades – there’s a strong indication they will not get justice.
The Senior House dorm known to generations of Massachusetts Institute of Technology students is being transformed by administrators – and some would describe those changes as gentrification and whitewashing.
Olivia D’Ambrosio became interested in running for City Council when Donald Trump was elected president, but almost as electrifying was another experience more specific to Cambridge: exploring the housing market.
“As You Like It!” performed by Youthquake Theatre; Dancing in the Streets; 10th Annual Make Music Harvard Square/Fete de la Musique; Cambridge Symphony Orchestra’s world premiere of “The Little Match Girl”; and Feminist Fiber Art Fairy Festival.
The science of “Avatar”; Community Chorus’ “Eternal Light”; Pride Week entertainment; Cambridge Arts River Festival and sculpture race; “The Orbiting Human Circus” live podcast performance; and Eighth Annual Carnaval Somerstreets Festival.
Narcan kits are available to people who go through training and in certain pharmacies, and zeal to combat the rising tide of opioid overdoses and deaths has also led police here to help a private, for-profit startup trying to develop a commercial prevention product.
Fresh Air @ARTFarm rock festival; “In No Time: A Garden Party” of MIT artists; Fresh Pond Day; An Afternoon with Granta Magazine’s Best of Young American Novelists; and two new, daring dance performances.
City surveillance policy debate and an MIT lab proposal raised questions Monday: How should Cambridge control digital surveillance technologies by city government? Should the City Council leave deployment of technologies to the city manager?
Women in Comedy Fest; MCC Literary awardees read; Record Hospital music fest; Bookish Ball & Shakespeare’s Birthday; “Natural History of Favorite Foods”; Tiny Great Outdoors Fest; Nave Gallery Benefit; Opera meets the ’80s; Bach Society season finale; and BAHFest.
Hassle 24 Hour Telethon & Performance Marathon; Live Band Emo/Pop Punk Karaoke; Slow Art Day; “Transparent” improvised performance; and classical Perform-a-thon 2017 fundraiser.