Posts Tagged “Massachusetts”

MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Grants’ Announced

Why isn’t the annual announcement of the MacArthur Foundation “genius grants” for extraordinary creativity in the sciences, arts, engineering, and other disciplines televised nationally like baseball’s All-Star Game? The awardees are the ”stars” of intellect, creativity, and insight. The NYTimes today reports on the latest MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grants.” At least three of…

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Another Lowell Connection in Yankee Magazine and Much More

Yankee Magazine arrived the other day. There are a myriad of stories and articles pertaining to summer in New England. Learn the  history and “art of the sail” with Robbie Doyle a Marblehead sailmaker. Follow seasoned kayakers along the Coast of Maine’s Island Trail. Enjoy Rhode Island natives Casey and Garret Roberts’…

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Immigration: Massachusetts an Arizona Wannabe by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The following entry is crossed posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog located at http://marjoriearonsbarron.blogspot.com/. Tough economic times can translate into mean-spiritedness and make things difficult for those who are different. If you’re a Muslim-American, for example, you can be assumed to be a terrorist. If you’re Latino, you can be…

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